Our Team

Experienced Leadership and Reliable, Expert Team

Our Team

Experienced Leadership & a Reliable Team of Experts

Our team of industry experts are all leaders in their field.  We have decades of experience solving complex problems with IT solutions.


Sriram Edupuganti, CEO and Founder

Sriram has led the company since its inception in 1993. His passion for excellence and customer service ensures that Everest Consultants remains focused on client needs, quality performance, and continuous innovation. Sriram also drives the process and delivery capabilities for clients. Before launching Everest Consultants, Sriram served as the Vice President of Software Development for a startup company. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University in India. He then earned a Master’s degree in Marketing and Finance and a Master’s degree in Information Systems from the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

Ranya Edupuganti, President

Ranya brings strong organizational skills, a commitment to operational excellence, critical human resource development, and resource and project management skills to her role. Her leadership has resulted in solid growth and financial performance at Everest Consultants for more than 25 years. Ranya worked at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) before joining Everest Consultants. She received a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a Master’s degree in business administration from Oregon State University.

Technology Staffing and Application Services

Clark Slayter, Program Manager for Enterprise Services

Clark is responsible for delivering Everest’s outsourced project engagements. He brings over 25 years of computer industry experience encompassing hands-on software engineering, QA, and management of multi-site international remote teams. Clark has his BS in Computer Science and Economics from the Cornell University College of Engineering, as well as an MBA in International Finance. His background enables him to bridge the business to technical interface effectively and manage remote team communication to successfully deliver our projects.

Dave Myers, Director of Business Development for Technology Staffing Services

Dave has placed qualified candidates in engineering and IT positions throughout the western United States since 1994, including 17 years with Everest Consultants. His goal: Exceed client needs with high-quality staffing solutions and placement services. Dave graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising from San Jose State University.