Madhu Ranganathan joined the Akamai Board of Directors in June 2019 and serves on its audit and finance committees. She currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, of OpenText, a position she has held since April 2018.
With more than 25 years of financial leadership experience, Ms. Ranganathan brings 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. Ms. Ranganathan is skilled at leading and supporting business transformation initiatives, strategic acquisitions, and global capital raising.
Ms. Ranganathan has served as chief financial officer within global companies for nearly 15 years. Prior to OpenText, Ms. Ranganathan was CFO at 7.ai, an artificial intelligence and customer experience software company, as well as at Rackable Systems, Inc., which later became Silicon Graphics International Corp.
She previously served as a board member of Watermark, a Bay Area organization focused on professional development for women. Ms. Ranganathan holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, and is a Certified Public Accountant in California and a Chartered Accountant in India.