2023 American Business Awards Judge

Surendra Reddy Challapalli

“I have had the honor of serving as a judge for the American Best in Business Awards organized by Globee. As a judge, I reviewed and scored nominations from all over the world for several categories. I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to evaluate such innovative and outstanding work from talented individuals and organizations across the globe. It was an enriching experience, and I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to Globee awards.”

Vice President | CITI Bank | Tampa, Florida, United States

Surendra currently holds the position of Vice President at one of the leading financial institution in North America. With over 16 years of experience as a prolific Business Analyst and Product Owner in the financial industry and software development, he has successfully served some of the largest multinational financial institutions across the globe, acquiring an incisive global perspective and unparalleled insight into the intricate inner workings of the industry. He has a keen focus on middle and back office function applications, as well as regulatory compliance, financial risk management, Data management, trading, hedge funds, performance and compliance reporting, and agile project management.

Surendra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Finance, as well as a postgraduate program in Finance from Ohio State University. As a CFA® charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst®) , he has demonstrated his commitment to excellence and a deep understanding of the intricacies of the financial industry.

Beyond his impressive career accomplishments, Surendra’s fervent ardor for writing and mentoring is palpable. He invests his valuable time in staying abreast of the latest trends and dynamic developments in the ever-evolving financial markets and FinTech sphere, thus exemplifying his unyielding commitment to staying at the forefront of his field.