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Suri Surinder

CTR Factor

Surinder is the CEO of CSuri TR Factor, an advisory services firm in leadership, diversity, and inclusion, serving publicly and privately held corporations, associations and non-profits, universities and foundations.

In addition to the above role, Mr. Surinder also serves as the CEO of QuantumFly and as CEO of MyRequest US, two startups revolutionizing the talent management and property management spaces.

Mr. Surinder has developed the techniques and concepts he teaches during a long and successful business career spanning 30 years as an executive, consultant, board member, author, entrepreneur and professor As part of this journey, he has served as Chief Learning Officer of Kaleidoscope Group, a highly respected full service D&I provider with a distinguished history of serving diverse clients for 25 years.
He has also been Chief Learning Officer at ALPFA, the nation’s largest Latino professional organization with 72,000 members and 190+ chapters in cities across America. In this role, he led the development of strategic relationships, and design and delivery of learning programs for clients such as Walmart, PwC, Santander, MassMutual, Voya, Disney, New York Life, Kaiser Permanente, P&G, HJ Heinz, JB Hunt, and Accenture. 

His entrepreneurial experience includes serving as Global Head of Consulting Services at Diversity MBA magazine, and Founder & President at Systems & Statistics Group. His corporate experience spans multiple industries, and  companies like Pfizer, Verizon, McKinsey, Centurylink, Capital One, and Barclays. He has held C-level roles running billion dollar P&Ls and large global functional groups. 

He is the author of the forthcoming book, The CTR Factor: How high is Your Leadership Quotient, former board member of three boards, and former Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management at the City University of New York. In 2011, he was recognized as one of the Top 100 Senior Executives under 50 by Diversity MBA magazine. 

Mr. Surinder holds a BS in Civil Engineering, an MS in Structural Engineering and an MBA in Marketing.