As Chief Strategy Officer, Malli is responsible for crafting and leading key strategic initiatives across the firm. Malli and his team, working in tandem with the rest of the Executive Leadership Team, identify opportunities to maximize client value, drive product innovation and identify new growth areas.
Malli has extensive global experience in corporate and business unit strategy, launching and scaling SaaS businesses. Previously, Malli led the Office 365 strategy team at Microsoft. In this role, he and his team helped incubate strategic growth areas which became multi-billion dollar businesses and provided recommendations on various product strategy topics. Malli also spent 3+ years leading a product marketing team for CyberSecurity and Compliance solutions. In this role, Malli helped identify, launch and scale multiple SaaS solutions.
Prior to Microsoft, Malli was Vice President of Corporate Strategy at SAP where he worked on product and commercial go-to-market strategy topics. Earlier in his career, Malli spent 4 years at McKinsey & Co. as a management consultant, serving clients globally on organizational, operational and strategic topics.
Malli holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton school of business, a Master’s in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M and a Bachelor of Engineering from Osmania University, India. Malli is an amateur mountain climber and avid hiker. He resides with his wife, children and their Alaskan Malamute in Seattle.