Madhu joined OpenText as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in April 2018.
With more than 25 years of financial leadership experience, Madhu brings to OpenText a strategic mindset with global industry expertise and deep operational focus in software, hardware and tech-enabled services businesses, as well as a demonstrable track record of building shareholder value. Madhu is skilled at leading and supporting business transformation initiatives, strategic acquisitions and global capital raising.
Prior to OpenText, Madhu served for more than 9 years as the Chief Financial Officer for 7.ai, a highly global, enterprise-class software and services company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to dramatically improve customer experience. At 7.ai, Madhu was responsible for worldwide finance, accounting, treasury, planning, tax, internal audit and procurement. During her tenure, Madhu worked closely with the CEO and management team to transform the company into a technology innovator.
Madhu started her career with Liberty Mutual Financial Services and has held senior financial roles at Rackable Systems, which became SGI and is now part of HPE and Redback Networks, a telecommunications equipment company acquired by Ericsson, services platform Jamcracker, and e-Business software provider Backweb Technologies (IPO on NASDAQ). She also has public accounting experience with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLC.
Additionally, Madhu currently serves on the Boards of the Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) and Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), where she is also a member of the Audit Committee. Previously, Madhu served as a Board Member of Watermark, a Bay Area organization focused on professional development for women.
Madhu holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, is a member of the AICPA and is a Chartered Accountant from India.