Pratap Daruka – Tredence Inc

Pratap Daruka

NonPublic Company

Pratap Daruka is the C.F.O. and E.V.P. at Tredence Inc., a global leader in data science and A.I. engineering. With over two decades of finance experience, Pratap has driven Tredence’s remarkable 600% growth and 19% improvement in EBITDA through his strategic leadership and unwavering commitment to financial excellence. His fund-raising, capital management, deal structuring, and investor relations expertise has earned him industry accolades. 

Before joining Tredence, Pratap held significant roles at prominent firms such as Wipro and MakeMyTrip. At Wipro, he was responsible for financial planning and analysis, where he implemented strategies that significantly improved the company’s profitability and operational efficiency. At MakeMyTrip, Pratap was crucial in scaling the business and overseeing financial operations during rapid growth and expansion. 

His early career began at “Mother Earth,” a small retail business, where he laid the groundwork for his financial acumen by managing key financial functions and driving the company’s financial health.

Under Pratap’s stewardship at Tredence, the company has achieved exponential revenue growth and established a robust financial framework that aligns with its vision and business goals. He has been pivotal in raising significant capital, including a $175 million Series B funding round, which has positioned Tredence for continued expansion and innovation. His strategic initiatives have resulted in a 19% improvement in EBITDA, enhancing the company’s profitability and operational efficiency. 

Pratap’s leadership extends beyond financial strategy. He fosters a culture of teamwork and mentorship within the finance team, ensuring alignment with the company’s objectives and promoting operational excellence. Pratap is dedicated to nurturing early-stage startups and contributing to the broader financial community.