Suresh V. Shenoy is an Indian-American engineer, senior business executive and philanthropist. He is the current President of WHEELS Global Foundation (WGF), an organization founded in 2013 by alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology in North America. It is an independent 501c3 charitable entity to provide innovative technology driven solutions to the challenges that affect the global rural population in six areas: Water, Healthcare, Energy, Education, Livelihood and Sustainability.
Suresh V. Shenoy is also Executive Vice President at Alyx Technologies, a Virginia based IT systems consulting company. He served two terms as Chairman of the National Capital region of the American Red Cross. He also served as a Director of The Capital IIT Alumni Association, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Tech America, and Fairfax 2015 – the biennial World Games of Police and Fire Fighters with 12,000 athletes competing from 80 countries. He was the Programs Chairman of the PanIIT Global Conference held in Washington, DC in 2005. Mr. Shenoy served as President of the PanIIT Alumni Association in North America for the 2006-2008 Term and is currently Director Emeritus. He also represented Dranesville District on the Fairfax County IT Advisory Board for six years. He served on the CLOUD2 commission – an industry initiative directed by the Obama administration to study the impact of migrating government applications to the cloud and associated impact on procurement rules, data sovereignty, security, interoperability and other issues.
Mr. Shenoy is a Fellow of the Information Management Congress (Europe) and AIIM International (USA). He was awarded the Award of Merit by AIIM International in 2015 – the highest industry recognition for Enterprise Content Management technologies. He has been recognized by IBM Corporation as ‘Information Champion’ for his contributions to Enterprise Content Management technologies for four consecutive years 2009-2013 and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai. In 2010, Mr. Shenoy and his brother Sudhakar, were honored by the Northern Virginia Community Foundation for their leadership and contributions to Fairfax County and also received a citation for their community service from the US Congress. He has taught Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the School of Information Technology & Engineering at Georgem Mason University for over 12 years. He served on the Partner Advisory Council at IBM for 2014-15. In 2014 Mr. Shenoy was awarded “Distinguished Alumnus” by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, where he and his brother endowed the “Shenoy Innovation Studio” in 2006.