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Hrishikesh Pippadipally

Hrishikesh Pippadipally

Partner & CIO

As Partner and Chief Information Officer at Wiss, Hrishikesh is responsible for creating and executing technology strategies and roadmaps. This includes leading efforts to build and modernize products and platforms that provide security, flexibility, and scalability, allowing partners to manage operations successfully and deliver services to end users.

With a strong focus on people, Hrishi is an authentic and transparent leader, recognized for building high-performing teams through empowerment, coaching, and accountability.

In addition to the firm’s internal CIO responsibilities, Hrishi provides his CIO & CTO Advisory expertise to clients with IT strategy, Digital Transformation, Cloud Acceleration, Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Optimization, Info Security, Cybersecurity, and Infrastructure needs.

In prior roles, Hrishi worked as a senior technology leader with nearly two decades of experience in delivering enterprise-class solutions in the Financial Services industry with a strong understanding of both technology and business.


Education

Master of Science – Computer Science – Western Kentucky University

Bachelor of Technology – Computer Science – JNTU, India

Professional Affiliations

Project Management Institute – New Jersey Chapter

New Jersey Society for Information Management – NJSIM

Beyond Wiss

Hrishi is an avid fan of sports and music, and loves spending time with his family and friends. His love of travel has taken him to more than 20 countries, and he looks forward to exploring more. He loves to chat about investing and commercial real estate.

Accomplishments

Hrishi delivered multi-millions in annual cost savings through strategic transformation initiatives, Robotic Process Automation, Innovation, and Low Code/No Code Citizen Development. Reporting to CTO, he served on a technology leadership team that helped his previous firm garner accolades from Accounting Today trade magazine.


Fun Facts

How did you get your foot in the door?

“In college, I considered becoming a Doctor or Engineer. I didn’t want to study for too long…so naturally, I became an Engineer. On a serious note, my early fascination with computers and a strong affinity for analytical subjects helped me get where I am now.”

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