Founder & CEO
Prasad Gollapalli is founder and CEO of Trucker Tools. As Trucker’s Tools chief strategist and solution visionary, Prasad brings to the company nearly 20 years of experience in management and product strategy with trucking and shipping software companies. His career has spanned a variety of positions engaged in the design and operation of sophisticated transportation technology solutions as well as directing product management teams.As CEO, Prasad is the senior executive responsible for directing Trucker Tools’ business and strategic planning; organizational, product and staff development and financial performance. He also serves as Trucker Tools’ chief customer advocate, engaging with customers for product performance insights, and hosting regular forums to gather user feedback and input on the Trucker Tools’ product roadmap.
Prior to founding Trucker Tools in 2013, Prasad was the director of product management for Getloaded.com and was tasked with the business and product strategy. Getloaded.com provided truckers and brokers with an affordable and easy-to-use load board, which was eventually merged with DAT Solutions. Before getting into trucking, Prasad was in the shipping business and had worked for the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR, LLC) as product manager.Prasad earned an MBA with a focus in strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and a master’s in Computer Science from the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Madras, India, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering.