News : Support.com Announces Appointment of Roop K. Lakkaraju
Redwood City, CA, Oct 30, 2013 -- Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT), a provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announces the appointment of Roop K. Lakkaraju as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Lakkaraju, who joins the Company today, will be responsible for finance, IT and contact center operations, and will play an important role in all of the Company’s strategic growth initiatives.
"Roop has an ideal background for Support.com, including CFO roles at Quantros, a private equity backed SaaS company, 2Wire, a provider of integrated broadband solutions for the connected home, and Solectron, an electronics manufacturer whose business required disciplined margin management," said Josh Pickus, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe Roop will play a significant role in taking our business to the next level, and we’re delighted to have him aboard."
Prior to his tenure at Quantros, 2Wire and Solectron, Mr. Lakkaraju worked at Safeguard Scientifics, an investment firm, and at the public accounting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers and Grant Thornton.
Mr. Lakkaraju holds a Bachelor of Science from San Jose State University in Business Administration/ Accounting and has been a Certified Public Accountant.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Friday, November 1, 2013