Shiv Krishnan



Shiv Krishnan is a Technology Leader in the Washington, DC Metro business community.  A serial entrepreneur, Shiv is CEO of KOOLROX, focused on helping companies achieve their growth potential.  Shiv is also a Philanthropist, generously providing his time and resources to further the cause of education, industry, and community.  His commitment to give back to the community and the countries which gave him so much, is legendary. 

Shiv Krishnan founded INDUS Corporation and built it into a highly successful mid-tier Technology Consulting firm, which was acquired by a Global Public Company, Tetra Tech in March 2016.  INC 500, Deloitte, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Washington Technology, Washington Business Journal, SmartCEO and others have repeatedly named INDUS to be among the Region’s and America’s fastest growing companies.  Shiv’s leadership, reputation for integrity and ethics, and unwavering commitment to quality service, and commitment to education and community is exemplary. 

Shiv is a founding board member and past Chairman of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF).  Shiv has served on or lead several Boards including the Professional Services Council, ACG National Capital, Wolf Trap Foundation, UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Wolf Trap Foundation, GMU Foundation, and GMU School of Management. 

Shiv has been recognized as a Washington business leader with numerous awards including those by U.S. SBA, Ernst & Young, GovCon, Washington Technology, VRSDC, MBPN, and SmartCEO among others. Along the way, Shiv honed his management skills at the Executive Programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.