Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. announced Nirup Krishnamurthy has joined the Company as Chief Integration and Information Officer, reporting directly to Justin Dye, Chief Executive Officer.
In this newly created role, Krishnamurthy will lead the integration of the Company’s outlined acquisitions, any future acquisitions and the realization of identified integration synergies. In addition to integration responsibilities, Krishnamurthy will lead Medicine Man Technologies’ IT strategy and operations, implementing business solutions to empower real-time, data-driven decisions and ensure the security and stability of the Company’s infrastructure.
“Nirup’s ability to unlock business value while accelerating growth are key advantages he brings to Medicine Man Technologies,” said Justin Dye, Chief Executive Officer. “His experience and leadership coupled with deep capabilities in both technology and integration spaces, are those that I have been able to experience first-hand during our partnership at Dye Capital. With Medicine Man Technologies’ announced acquisition strategy, deliberate technology and integration are critical tenets to ensuring our combined company is successful. Nirup has successfully guided complex, global companies through transformations and I look forward to having his keen focus and detailed approach at Medicine Man Technologies.”
“I am thrilled to be part of this one in a lifetime opportunity at Medicine Man Technologies to help develop the most admired cannabis company in the world,” Nirup Krishnamurthy shared. “It is not often that one gets to design and build a growth platform from the ground up and integrate companies effectively. As the Company brings together some of the best operators across the state, Medicine Man Technologies is poised to become a global leader and I look forward to participating in the explosive growth of this emerging industry.”
Krishnamurthy has over 25 years of experience in innovation, technology, integration, restructuring and M&A at Fortune 500 companies. As Chief Information Officer of United Airlines, Krishnamurthy was part of the management team that undertook one the largest turnaround restructurings in corporate America. He used technology, business analytics and process improvements as major levers to drive cost reduction and revenue enhancement for the airline.
After United Airlines, Krishnamurthy became Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President at Northern Trust Bank where he oversaw an IT Transformation effort that enabled better collaboration and implemented several large-scale enterprise wide initiatives. Krishnamurthy was also Chief Strategy Officer at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Company where he oversaw the operational restructuring and the subsequent M&A transaction. For the past several years, he has been a partner at Dye Capital and oversees its technology investment portfolio. Krishnamurthy holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo.