Suri Surinder, M.S., M.B.A.

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About Suri Surinder, M.S., M.B.A.

Suri Surinder is Chief Operating Officer at ALPFA Institute, leading the development of strategic relationships, design and delivery of client programs. Mr. Surinder has developed the techniques and concepts he teaches during a long and successful business career spanning 25 years serving as an executive, consultant, board member, author, entrepreneur and professor. His leadership arc has been extraordinary, starting in 1984 as an immigrant graduate student on an academic fellowship, with several humble roles along the way.

His entrepreneurial experience includes serving as Founder and CEO of CTR Factor, and Chief Learning Officer and Global Head of Consulting Services at Diversity MBA Consulting. His corporate experience spans multiple industries including telecom, banking, energy, city government, non-profit, and healthcare at companies like Pfizer, Verizon, McKinsey, Centurylink, Capital One, and more.
He has held C-level roles running billion dollar P&Ls and large global functional groups:
• CEO of $1.7B regional P&L,5K employees
• COO of $2.7B regional P&L,3K employees
• CMO of $1B P&L serving 50M customers

He is the author of The CTR Factor: How high is your leadership quotient. In 2011, he was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Senior Executives under 50” by Diversity MBA magazine.

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business