Dr. Gopal Bethi
President and Founder
Dr. Gopal Bethi is the Founder and President of Canopy One Solutions, Inc. His 25+ years’ experience in diverse technology environments combined with his servant-leadership philosophy have been instrumental in growing the company exponentially since its inception in 2009. Gopal leads a team of seasoned industry leaders with vast experience in IT business and innovation. His mission is to grow and diversify Canopy One Solutions to meet the industry’s most pressing needs. Prior to starting the company, Dr. Bethi had a long and distinguished career as the COO & Co-founder of S2 Technical Strategies, a software consulting and technology company specializing in data warehousing, business intelligence, and identity management. He has also held various IT and management roles at AOL, Sprint Nextel, GEICO, Equant, and Global One. Dr. Gopal Bethi earned his doctorate and master’s degrees in Soil Chemistry from Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in Hyderapad, AP, India.
EVP & Head of Strategy
Ramana Mullapudi As an Executive Vice President, Ramana spearheads Customer Relationships, Service Delivery, Business Development and Strategy execution. Ramana has been in the Systems Integration, IT Outsourcing and Product Implementation industies for over 20+ years, having worked at Tata Consultancy Services, ACI and Kabbage. At TCS, Ramana served as a Client Partner for large telecom relationships across US and Europe – accountable for establishing the large MSO segment under the CME United States business unit. At ACI and Kabbage, Ramana served as Global Vice President and Head of Implementations for software product organizations for more than 2 years before joining Canopy One Solutions as a partner and EVP. Ramana’s vast experience in building strategic relationships and leading high-performing business development and account management teams makes him a key piece in Canopy One’s plan to pioneer services for the digital revolution and next generation technologies.
Ms. Dawn Reames
Director of Human Resources & Finance
Ms. Dawn Reames started with Canopy One Solutions soon after its inception. Her rich professional experience has been instrumental in building the required infrastructure and processes that harness the exceptional growth of Canopy One Solutions. Currently, Ms. Dawn Reames oversees all aspects of Human Resources, Finance, and Compliance. In her off time, Ms. Reames enjoys spending time with her family.
Strategic Client Partner
Charlie Fritsch As a Strategic Client Partner, Charlie develops and maintains relationships with key partner organizations that can benefit from Canopy One’s services. Having started his career with The Advisory Board Company, Charlie is glad to be fully immersed again in the IT services field. With over 6 years under his belt in the financial sector, first as an independent financial advisor at Nationwide Securities, then as a Vice President with Capital One, Charlie has deep experience focusing on clients and what matters most to them.
Head of Technology Practices
Srinivas Gundabattula As Head of Technology Practices Srinivas will strengthen the technology competencies and provide support to Canopy One’s service delivery organization. His priority is on maturing SAP BI/BW Practice and Competency Center and will also focus on building practices on Digital Technologies. Srinivas’ vast experience in building and managing a Competency is well aligned with Canopy One’s growth plan and diversification strategy of serving the next generation technologies. Srinivas has around 25 years of professional experience which includes around 12 years in SAP BI, in multiple industry domains. As a Practice Manager, he has been actively involved in SAP BW / BI Competency Building, Pre-Sales, Client Management, Account Growth and Delivery Management.
Kiran Thuraga As a Operations Director, Kiran leads the operations and oversee the off shore delivery center to create a culture of success since its start in India. Serving as a close member of the leadership team, Kiran supports and promotes collaboration across the organization while modeling, cultivating and nurturing the commitment to our company vision, mission and core values. Prior to joining Canopy One, Kiran worked on all phases of software programming, design, testing, documentation, integration and project management for AT&T, Capital One. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Instrumentation.
Elliot Miller- As a Regional Director Elliot is responsible for Customer Relationships, Strategy Execution and Business Development efforts. Elliot has over 20+ years of experience in the IT Staffing and Systems Integration industry having been in leadership roles with industry leaders Volt Technical Services and Randstad Technologies. Elliot has developed Technical Staffing Strategies for such world class companies as Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, The Coca-Cola Company, Total Systems Services, CH2M Hill, Bridgestone/Firestone and Caterpillar Financial. Elliot feels strongly that helping his clients achieve their strategic goals while always maintaining his integrity is a critical part of his role with Canopy One. In his time off Elliot enjoys volunteering in his community and watching his sons Evan and Luke play on their respective Athletic teams.