Propeller appoints Sunil Kasturi as chief executive officer

15 November 2023 1 min. read
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Propeller, a Portland, OR-based management consulting firm, has appointed Sunil Kasturi as chief executive officer, effective October 1. 

Kasturi, who has been at Propeller since 2013, succeeds Amy Weeden, who has led the company since she co-founded it in 2012. Weeden will transition to the role of chief strategy officer and will continue to serve as chair and co-owner.

As CSO, Weeden will focus on Propeller’s long-term strategy, positioning, partnerships, and other projects. 

“Sunil’s growth at the firm has been remarkable, and I’m thrilled to have him step into the CEO role,” said Weeden. “Sunil’s innate ability to establish trust with clients and colleagues and his expertise and strategic vision will help propel our firm forward, helping us deliver greater value to our clients. I have full confidence in Sunil’s ability to build on the momentum we’ve created over the past eleven years.”Propeller appoints Sunil Kasturi as chief executive officerKasturi has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting and technology. He joined Propeller’s Portland office in 2013 as one of the firm’s first consultants. Three years later, as a managing director, Kasturi moved to San Francisco to lead and grow the market. Since 2021, he has served as chief growth officer and board member, helping establish further offices in Denver, Dallas, and Minneapolis and doubling the size of Propeller’s practices. 

Prior to joining the firm, Kasturi was a senior project leader at Acme Business Consulting, a program manager at Microsoft, and a product manager at Intel. 

He has an MBA from Duke University, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India.

Propeller provides services in people and change, experience design, data and analytics, and technology transformation to clients in retail, technology, healthcare, energy and utilities, and the public sector. The firm has more than 200 employees, according to LinkedIn.