Sriraj Kantamneni, Managing Director of Digital Strategies, Cargill
SriRaj Kantamneni (Sri) is the Managing Director for Cargill Animal Nutrition’s Digital Insights business. He and his team are responsible for commercializing new products, services and capabilities, leveraging data and digital technologies to transform animal production for livestock & aquaculture. These new and emerging capabilities have the ability to transform the industry by creating efficient, connected systems that feed a growing world sustainably.
Sri joined Cargill in 2002 working with technology in the supply chain planning and optimization domain. He began his career in Cargill’s Food Ingredients &Bio-Industrial Enterprise, initially in edible oils, subsequently working with Cargill’s flour milling business, Horizon Milling. He later assisted with the integration following the acquisition of the JM Smucker’s flour business in Canada.
In 2008, Sri joined a large technology transformation initiative to deploy SAP to Cargill. During his time on this program, he served in a variety of leadership roles across supply chain, procurement, shop floor, transportation & logistics.
In 2012, he relocated to Bangalore, India, where he was tasked with establishing and running a technology shared services center, which is now part of Cargill Business Services, India. Sri repatriated to the U.S.in 2016 and joined the Cargill Animal Nutrition Enterprise in a leadership development assignment, including stints in Brazil, Europe and the United States leading several transformational strategy initiatives for the business. He was also responsible for leading the digital and data strategy, which led to the formation of a new business within Cargill, called Digital Insights.