DALLAS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sri Ayyeppen, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Keste, has been recognized by Dallas Business Journal as a 40 Under Forty award winner for 2014. Ayyeppen will be recognized, along with other recipients, during a reception and award ceremony on May 29th. The distinguished group of award winners will also be featured in a special section of the May 30th issue of the Dallas Business Journal.
The Dallas Business Journal's annual 40 Under Forty awards honor executives and entrepreneurs who demonstrate "top of the line" excellence in their respective professions and personally demonstrate a commitment to the North Texas community. The winners were selected from a pool of 242 nominees by judges representing the publication's editorial staff and a panel of previous 40 Under Forty honorees.
"All of us at Keste sincerely congratulate Sri on this award. He is a results-focused leader who is driven to find the best solution for our customers. His leadership in today's competitive environment has helped Keste continue to grow in size and stature," said Howard Moore, Keste's CEO and Co-Founder.
Ayyeppen co-founded Keste in 2004. He is involved in the management of the company and is responsible for driving and delivering the overall solutions and technology strategy for Keste and Keste's customers. His responsibilities include business development, solutions, and strategy evangelism.
In February, Ayyeppen was honored as Dallas Business Journal 2014 Minority Business Leader, and, in 2012, Ayyeppen was a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. He has also been named an Oracle Deputy CTO in 2010. Oracle Deputy CTOs are considered strong, trusted advisors that participate with Oracle on strategy and leadership conversations. In addition, Sri is actively involved in community organizations in both Texas and India.
Ayyeppen earned a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Dallas and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.
For more information about Keste visit keste.com.
Keste is an award-winning software solutions and development company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Keste develops solutions, by leveraging cutting edge technologies, such as Cloud and Mobility, that help global companies accelerate enterprise strategy and achieve breakout success in their markets. As a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork and a Salesforce Cloud Alliance Partner, Keste creates innovative enterprise solutions that their customers need. Recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the nation's fastest-growing businesses, Keste is focused on the execution, delivery and support of enterprise software for the technology, communications and industrial manufacturing industries. With solution centers in the United States and India, Keste has international experience developing efficient solutions that create business value for Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 clients. For more information, please visit www.keste.com.