Strategies for reducing operational expenditure whilst maximizing operational resiliency and efficiency
Pithambar GonaChief Financial Officer and Head of Acquisitions, Bridge Data Centres
Pithambar (Preet) Gona is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Acquisitions for Bridge Data Centres and has over 15 years experience in the technology, venture capital, investment banking and private equity. Prior to joining Bridge, Preet was a Managing Director at Blackstone and responisible for the firm’s private equity operations in the Southeast Asia and also served as a Director of Blackstone Singapore. Before joining Blackstone in 2008, he worked as an Associate at Lehman Brothers in the Global Industrials Group advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, debt, and equity financings. Before his work in finance, Preet advised companies on IT strategy and governance with the particular focus on cybersecurity. He also serves as an adviser to start-ups in the region across the technology, media and entertainment industries.
Mr. Gona received a B.E. with distinction in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University in India, a Master’s in Manufacturing Management from the Pennsylvania State University, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.