Anirudh Kulkarni is the founder and CEO of CVP. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in business and technology consulting, strategy development, change management, and advanced technology strategy. Anirudh’s specialties include e-commerce, customer relationship management, operations and IT alignment, organizational transformation, and operations research. His industry expertise lies in government, media, telecommunications, and financial services. Prior to starting CVP, Anirudh led strategic services at Answerthink, a publicly held consulting and systems integration firm. Before that, he led the media and publishing consulting practice at SRA International. He also founded Anthem Decision Support Systems, a management and technology consulting firm specializing in decision support and analytical tools for sales and marketing in the consumer products industry. Anirudh serves on the Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors and the Dean’s National Advisory Council at George Washington University’s School of Engineering and is a former board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) National Capital Chapter. He received a BS in Operations Research and Computational Science, with concentrations in Statistics and Economics, and an MS in Operations Research and Management Science, both from George Washington University. He is an inductee into the GWU Engineering Hall of fame.