Srikrishna ‘Kris’ Sharma is the Financial Services Sector Lead at Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu. Over the last two decades, Kris has held various leadership positions at management consulting firms providing advisory services to Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 clients.
Kris’ consulting and management experience spans multiple sectors including Financial Services, Media & Telecommunications, Public Sector, Automotive and Retail. He has worked with clients in various parts of the USA, Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific. As a trusted C-level advisor and Business-Technology Leader, Kris partners with organisations across industry sectors on open source and business transformation strategies and enables them to build innovative solutions by leveraging open source. Kris focuses on creating strong ecosystem partnerships and sees himself as a change agent with a passion for transformation, open source product strategy, business use of Open and promoting education and learning of open technology skills in schools that shall build the next generation of technologists and open source advocates.