Timothy Kasbe

President at Zoho


Timothy is President of Zoho Enterprise and is on the board of directors of Zoho Corporation Pty Ltd, a leading SAAS and PAAS company that operates in over 180 countries. He has been Chief Information Officer (CIO) many times, managing multi-billion-dollar budgets and over 26,000 technologists supporting businesses across retail, finance and high-tech. The diversity Timothy brings is from living and working in four continents and managing people across many cultures. No two firms Timothy has led are the same: at Reliance Industries Ltd (BSE:RIL) he drove greenfield deployment of technology across the enterprise, whereas at Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD) he helped transform a bricks and mortar retailer into a leading online marketplace. At Intrexon (NASDAQ:PGEN), he worked with hundreds of scientists in figuring out a first-of-a-kind synthetic DNA supply chain. In Russia, he helped transform Gloria Jeans from wholesaler to a retailer with hundreds of stores across eleven time zones. His hands-on technology experiences at Westpac Bank (ASX:WBC) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) provided a technical foundation to build on in serving Fortune 50 organisations, private equity and startups. He has led many engagements in investments, valuation, due diligence and transformation at Cerberus over the past ten years. As an angel investor, Timothy has supported and mentored dozens of startups, with several resulting in successes including Twine Health, Cloudant, Tamr, Intrexon, Mapkin, OpenBay and Carta to name a few. Over the past several years, Timothy is honoured by the Digital/Technology community in naming him CIO 100 in India, most innovative CIO in USA, Influential CIO in Russia and CIO 100 in New Zealand. Timothy was distinguished visiting scholar at Stanford University from 2011 to 2018 and completed doctoral studies in ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at Duke University. Timothy has volunteered with Good Shepherd Schools (child education) in India, Chabad House (orphan care) in Rostov on Don, Russia, Salvation Army (hunger cure) in Russia; and Youthline (teen suicide hotline) in New Zealand. Timothy and his wife, Amber, are foster parents and have served with Asha Graahum, in Mumbai, Safe Families in Chicago, Detski Dom in Russia in the past and currently serve with Oranga Tamariki in New Zealand.