Advisors

Pratip Raychaudhuri

Advisor

Pratip is an experienced professional with IBM’s Analytics/ Informatics and has strong experience in architecting and implementing enterprise-wide master data management Solutions in various industries bringing business management, technology, and leadership competencies together. Pratip specializes in defining and spearheading complex data management implementation/strategy initiatives that are critical to the business. He is a seasoned Solution Architect possessing many years of architecture strategy and IT strategy experience across a wide range of organizations.

An accomplished Consulting Executive, Pratip has delivered innovative business and technology solutions that have enabled leading organizations to exceed targeted financial and operational objectives. During his career, he has developed mission-critical data migration /master data management strategies by analyzing the distribution of data across systems. Pratip brings with him business management, technology, and leadership competencies that enable him to effectively manage complex project structures and deliver multicultural global projects. He has provided thought leadership to business owners,resulting in significantly reduced developmental cost and complexity of building applications.

Industry Specialization: Strategy Consulting, Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Insurance

Functional Expertise: Complex Program Management, Lean Process Improvement, Organization transformation, Modernization of Technology Platforms, Master Data Management, Data Integration, Data Migration, Data Quality, DataOps

Cyra Richardson

Advisor

With rich experience of more than 20 years in the IT industry, Cyra Richardson has played multiple roles as a technical entrepreneurial leader (General Manager, Engineering Director etc.) in start ups and in large organizations. She has expertise in the consumer designing and executive coaching. She had helped Microsoft to achieve top level business improvement (worth 13.5 point NSAT) and also empowered some well known e-commerce organizations to generate $312 Million revenue growth. She is an effective leader and delivered impactful solutions to the market for the large organizations & for the start ups as well.

Industry Specialization: E-commerce, IT, AI, Robotics & SaaS

Functional Expertise: Industry 4.0 Technologies, IoT, ML, AI, Simulation, Autonomous Systems, Robotics, Cloud, HW, Edge, Program Management, Business Development and Technical Leadership

Tony Jackson

Advisor

Tony Jackson is a well experienced administrator and reputed leader with a demonstrated history of working in the Hospital & Healthcare industry. He has the unique ability & versatile skills in Business Development, Operational Management and Physician Relation Handling. He has been involved in Leadership Development and Healthcare Management also.

Industry Specialization: Healthcare & Hospital

Functional Expertise: Operational Management, Leadership Development, Healthcare Management, Business Development and Physician Relationship

William Haines

Advisor

Bill has spent 35 years designing, building, deploying, and managing technology for a variety of industries, including process manufacturing, office machine sales and distribution, retail, discrete manufacturing, and more. For the last 10 years, Bill was the Supply Chain CIO for a vertically integrated global retail brand. Bill has a particular passion for Industry 4.0 technologies and its benefits for global manufacturers.

Industry Specialization: Discrete Manufacturing, Retail, Distribution, Marketing

Functional Expertise: Industry 4.0 Technologies: Process Automation, Additive Manufacturing, Data & Analytics, IoT, IT/OT Integration; MRP, Integrated Planning, and Diamond Cutting & Polishing

William Hanes

Suranjan Pramanik

Advisor
Suranjan is an accomplished catalyst for change with demonstrated expertise in stimulating profitable growth. He creates value by advocating new business models, revitalizing strategic customer relationships, and deploying transformational technologies like AI, Cloud Computing, IoT for business growth and market differentiation. He has kickstarted successful new product organizations like RFID enabled supply chains and Value focused As a Service business model, transformed underperforming businesses, advised and partnered with customer executives to enable business objectives, and instituted customer-focused sales and operations organizations. Suranjan has delivered value for clients in various industries like Chemicals, Hi-Tech, Manufacturing, Mining and Metals, Software Products and Transportation Services across Digital Transformation, Engineering, Finance, HR, Procurement, IT & Infrastructure Services, Supply Chain, and Customer Experience Management.

David Bradford

Advisor

David Bradford has 40 years of experience in the computer industry. He has previously served as CEO and Chairman of 2 remarkable companies – Fusion-io and HireVue. Fusion-io eventually achieved a $3.6 Billion valuation. At HireVue, he increased sales by over 200%, the Company raised over $ 47 Million in capital, and was twice recognized as the HR product of the Year. With 30,000 connections on LinkedIn and 5000 on Facebook, David is known as the “Human Internet”. In 2014, he authored the highly popular book- “Up Your Game- 6 Timeless Principles for Networking Your Way to the Top” and launched www.fundinguniverse.com, a highly successful Web-based company that matches Entrepreneurs with Angel Investors.

Mr. Bradford has significant experience in the Venture Capital markets. He is an advisor to several organizations and funds. He was on the original Advisory Board of Omniture (now part of Adobe) and as the Chairman on the board of the Audit Committee for Pervasive Software, (now part of Actian).

Mr. Bradford has a Law Degree from Brigham Young University, a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University Today, David Bradford is the CEO of FluentWorlds which is revolutionizing Language training in 3D VirtualWorlds.

Industry Specialization: Computer Software, Venture Capitalism, Law, Government Relations, Business Development Security, Finance

Functional Expertise: Talent Acquisition, Venture Capital Funding, Private Equity, Digital Interviewing, Networking

David Bradford

Nick Summers

Advisor

Nick Summers brings 30 years of experience with global Fortune 200 companies and Big 4 consulting firms across a variety of industries. His leadership experience has created billions of dollars in top-line growth and bottom-line revenue including the $2.6B acquisition of InterVu Inc. by Akamai and raising $100m in Series-B funding for Mirantis. His post M&A work with Takeda Pharmaceuticals, The Home Depot, BB&T & SunTrust has led to hundreds of millions in cost savings and business optimizations. 

Nick has a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Old Dominion University, including multiple industry certifications. He has authored 5 patents in software, data center devices and outdoor leisure products.

Industry Specialization: Strategy, Digital Transformation, Cloud Services

Functional Expertise: Capital Markets, Financial Services, Healthcare, Pharma, Technology, Management Consulting, Retail, CPG, and Cloud Services