Nirup Krishnamurthy serves as President of Tella. Nirup has over 25 years of experience in innovation, technology, restructuring and M&A in Fortune 500 companies. As Chief Information Officer of United Airlines he was part of the management team that undertook one the largest turnaround restructurings in corporate America. As Chief Technology Officer at Northern Trust Bank, he oversaw its major IT & Operational & Transformation projects. As Chief Strategy Officer of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Company, he oversaw the operational structuring and M&A assets sale process. He holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D in Industrial Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo. Nirup is also a managing partner of Dye Capital, focused on due diligence, synergy realization and operational leadership of portfolio companies.