Sridevi Aiyaswamy is the founder and CEO of Sri Aiyaswamy Solutions. Sridevi is a thought leader, influencer, visionary, and successful entrepreneur. Sridevi provides the leadership and energy that has inspired the creation of Sri Aiyaswamy Solutions. Sridevi Aiyaswamy joins other leading Bestselling Authors, International Speakers & Entrepreneur, and founder and CEO’s taking part in our Leader Roundtable Interview Series. The DotCom Magazine editorial team is delighted to have Sridevi join us for our Leader Roundtable Interview.
Sridevi Aiyaswamy is the founder and CEO of Sri Aiyaswamy Solutions, a company that offers a customized app and web porting services. Sridevi has been in the tech world for over 2 decades and has been quite successful. Back in 1995, she co-founded Ravel Software, and as its VP for sales, she grew the company’s sales by over 60% in under 15 months. She achieved this by planning and implementing an aggressive marketing campaign that also anchored the company’s growth for years. Her biggest career stint was at Strataserv, where she worked for 13 years between the years 2000 and 2013. At Strataserv, she helped the company enter new growth markets mainly in the fields of mobile apps and cloud computing, and saw the company record exponential revenue growth. Essentially, Sridevi has left a mark in every company where she has lent her skills. Her success comes from her passion for tech and a desire to continually learn new skills. Sridevi holds a BE in Engineering from B.M.S College of Engineering and a Master of Science in Computer Science from San Jose State University. She has over the years improved her skills and is now proficient in strategic marketing, program management, mobile applications, and cloud data management. Besides work, Sridevi is a charitable person and has for the last 5 years been a volunteer at Leave-a-Trail, a program that helps children with special needs.
Let’s start by telling us about your business.
Sri Aiyaswamy Solutions is a customized apps and web porting solutions business. We are still a young company but our client-base is growing fast.
Q: Please tell us how you make sure your customers will become raving fans of your company?
By always offering services that meet and exceed their expectations. Customer service comes first at my company.
Q: Please tell us the one thing that separates your business from the competition?
There are lots of companies that offer the same services as my company. What separates my company from them is soft skills. Besides delivering the service, I strive to establish a connection with the client and understand their vision.
Q: And to finish this section, please tell us what is the one major key to your company’s success?
I invest in the right talent. Having the right people has pushed my business to the level where it is today.
Q: For our readers just starting to build a company, what advice can you give entrepreneurs just starting out with a new venture?
Have a passion for what you do. Entrepreneurship is not easy, and if you are not passionate, you will most likely quit.
Q: For entrepreneurs seeking to build a business as successful as yours, what one big piece of advice can you give them when times get a little challenging.
As long as you are doing everything right, just hang in there. Businesses are cyclical and it’s only those who persevere that succeed in the long run.
Q: In today’s fast changing business environment, how do you stay abreast of things?
I am always meeting people from the tech industry and other industries. From these interactions, I can tell the direction that market trends are moving.
Q: What is your “Why”? In one sentence, why do you get up in the morning?
To serve my clients in the best way possible.
Q: In one sentence, what is the most important thing one has to do to be a great leader?
You need strong organizing skills to bring diverse talents together and make the most of them.
Q: In one sentence, describe how important your customers are to your business?
They are the reason the business exists.
Q: In one sentence, describe a positive way that technology can make the world a better place?
It can solve problems that were hitherto thought to be insurmountable.
Q: In one sentence, tell us how something positive to motivate our readers?
It doesn’t matter how low you start, with the right mindset, anyone can make it.
Q: In one sentence, tell us how you start your day to get ready?
I work out early in the morning to energize the day.
Q: In one sentence, describe how you handle rejection and setback?
I use rejection and setbacks to improve myself and do better.
Q: In one sentence, describe what your hiring philosophy is?
Character first, skills second.
Sridevi Aiyaswamy, thank you so much for participating in the DotCom Magazine Leader Roundtable Interview Series. We appreciate you participating in this important roundtable interview series, and helping our readers learn more about what it takes to build a great company and become a great leader. We wish you, your family, and of course Sri Aiyaswamy Solutions, nothing but the best.