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Dr. Venkat Srinivasan

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan brings his rich academic background in finance and technology along with his entrepreneurial successes to lead RAGE Frameworks as its Chairman and CEO. Venkat founded Rage Frameworks, Inc., to enable the creation of intelligent, live, business process automation solutions [LiveBPA™] including semantic intelligence based products [RealTimeIntelligence™]. Rage has successfully implemented many LiveBPA™ and RealTimeIntellience™ solutions for global corporations with dramatic results.

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan is the CEO of RAGE Frameworks and a serial entrepreneur. Venkat successfully built and exited eCredit first and then Corporate Fundamentals. Venkat brings his rich academic background in finance and technology along with his entrepreneurial successes to lead RAGE Frameworks as its Founder, Chairman and CEO. The RAGE AI platform is pioneering the creation of intelligent machines in a wide range of industries and for a broad range of use cases. These intelligent machines are in use today in several global corporations.Venkat is an expert in knowledge-based systems architectures, computational linguistics and natural language processing. He has over 30 peer reviewed publications and 2 edited volumes to his credit. His research has appeared in a number of prestigious academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Management Science, Financial Management, European Journal of Operations Research, and others as well as business and news publications such as The Wall Street Journal. Venkat holds several patents related to flexible technology architectures. He is the author of a forthcoming book titled, The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of BigData, to be published by Wiley.

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Rummana Alam

SVP, Finance, HR and Admin

Rummana Alam serves as RAGE's SVP of Finance, HR and Administration. In this role, she is responsible for corporate governance, devising financing strategies, managing the company's finances, its intellectual property initiatives, investor relations, human resources and administrative activities. She also assists in the formulation of the company's business strategy and acts as a legal liaison between internal/external parties.

Prior to joining RAGE, Rummana spent a year at SRR Solutions, Inc., a consulting organization which provided technology diligence services to Boston area venture capitalists. In this capacity, she assisted in the technology/business diligence of many companies in different stages of growth looking for venture financing. Prior to that, Rummana worked at eCredit.com, Inc. for over 7 years in various capacities ranging from Customer Support Management to Product Management and Intellectual Property Management. In her longest role at eCredit, Rummana served as Manager, Global Customer Support for all of eCredit’s products worldwide. Rummana has a B.A. in English from the University of Delhi, India.

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Srinivasan Bharadwaj

SVP, RAGE AI Products and Global Delivery

Srinivasan Bharadwaj ['Srini'] is currently SVP, BigData Solutions Delivery at RAGE. In this capacity, Srini is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s Real Time Intelligence [BigData] solutions and the company’s unique semantic intelligence technology. Prior to Rage, Srini has had a rich tenure at eCredit in various capacities and was most recently, VP, Professional Services responsible for implementing eCredit products worldwide.

Srini also managed eCredit’s implementation partners including Deloitte and Touche, and KPMG. Prior to managing product implementation and delivery, Srini managed the strategic Opportunities Team at eCredit and was responsible for the development of eCredit’s powerful Global Financing Network. Prior to joining eCredit, Srini worked for Global Software Inc. as a consultant providing companies like Olivetti with Jetform front end to report data from DNIX servers. Srini holds a MBA in Global Management from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s in Electronic and Communication Engineering from the University of Poona [India].

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Ram Chatty

SVP of Artificial Intelligence solutions

Ram serves as the SVP of Artificial Intelligence solutions at RAGE Frameworks. He is responsible for building strategic relationships, shaping solutions and driving market expansion for the business in banking, insurance and healthcare verticals. Ram brings to RAGE many years of experience in the outsourcing, automation and IT/BPO services business, mostly in the banking, financial services, insurance and healthcare payer markets. He is passionate about applying technology and process to solve business problems.

Prior to RAGE, Ram worked for leading IT/BPO services and outsourcing firms in various roles having responsibility for business strategy, market expansion, sales & P&L leadership. Most recently, he had a leadership role in the Banking and Financial Services practice at Tech Mahindra. In this role, he led development and implementation of the business growth strategy in the BFS practice. Prior to Tech Mahindra, Ram worked with Patni/iGATE (now Cap Gemini), Hexaware and DSQ Software.
Ram earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engg. from NITIE, a leading institute in Mumbai, India. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engg. from JNT University, India. Ram lives in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters.

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Joy Dasgupta

SVP Marketing and Corporate Development

Joy heads up Marketing and Corporate Development. In this role he is responsible for RAGE’s go-to-market strategy and execution. He is also responsible for establishing channel relationships to take Rage solutions and products into new markets as well as provide implementation and support services.

As a founder of a boutique business transformation consulting firm, Joy led turnaround assignments for Private Equity firms, a major divestiture program for American Express and enabled International Foundations effectively execute philanthropy programs in India and Asia.
Prior to that he ran a Worldwide Business Transformation organization in American Express, with goal of driving global value capture initiatives for five Business Units in Amex. As a Global Technology Head at Hewlett Packard reporting to the CIO of HP’s Imaging and Printing Group, his most recent assignment was a SAP-CRM enabled transformation of HP’s global consumer services operations across over 100 countries. Joy has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, India.

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James DeWaele

SVP, Wealth Management Solutions

As SVP of LiveWealth Solutions, Jim is responsible for driving the sales and marketing of the company’s wealth management performance analysis products and services. Jim brings 25 years of management experience to the RAGE Frameworks team. During his career he has specialized in establishing and structuring solution-oriented sales organizations geared towards multinational organizations both in the corporate and financial services markets.

During his 10 years at eCredit Jim excelled at a variety of sales and business development positions. As the company’s first sales executive, he established eCredit’s initial direct sales team in the trade credit industry and grew the company out of its start-up mode. In 1997, he led the company’s entry into the financial services industry, establishing the Diversified Financial Services sales team. He later went on to play a leading role in eCredit’s Strategic Opportunities Team. At Mergent International, Jim held sales Management roles for the company’s financial services offering for large national financial institutions. While a siemens Nixdorf, he led the sales and marketing of vertical solutions of the company’s accounting and MRP applications. Jim graduated from Bryant University with a Bachelor’s Science in Finance and Accounting and received a Masters degree in Economics and International Trade from the University of Connecticut.

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Mahantesh [Monty] Kothiwale

SVP Global LiveBPA Delivery & CTO

Mahantesh Kothiwale heads the Global Delivery function for LiveBuild™ solutions and is also the Chief Technology Officer at RAGE. In his capacity as the Head of LiveBuild™ Delivery, he oversees all implementations of custom LiveBPA solutions leveraging the RAGE platform and implementation methodology. In his capacity as CTO, Monty is responsible for setting the technology strategy for the company and for evolving the RAGE BPA platform.

Prior to RAGE, Monty had a long and successful tenure at eCredit.com, most recently as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. As a member of eCredit’s management team, Monty was responsible for company’s technology strategy and all technology development activities in the U.S. and its offshore development center in India. Monty has had many significant accomplishments during his long tenure as a technologist. He joined eCredit working in an individual capacity on a knowledge-based automation engine for credit. Subsequently, he provided technology leadership as well as architectural guidance to create the company’s Process Automation Engine, a rules-based framework for eCredit’s software products. Before joining eCredit.com, Mahantesh worked as a Project Manager at Intercope, India. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Mysore.

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Vikram Mahidhar

SVP, RAGE AI Solutions

Vikram heads up the Semantic Intelligence business at RAGE Frameworks. He is responsible for establishing go-to-market strategy, building strategic relationships, shaping products, and managing P&L for the business. He is passionate about solving big business transformation problems using semantic intelligence, big data, machine learning, analytics, and automation. Prior to RAGE Vikram was a Director at Deloitte.

In his leadership role at Deloitte’s Innovation group, reporting into the Chief Strategy Officer, he focused on identifying emerging business ideas and on driving development, commercialization of new products and services. Vikram directed development of new products and services involving Big Data, Semantic Intelligence, Analytics, and Mobile.
Vikram has held several other leadership positions at Deloitte in his decade long tenure. He had leadership responsibilities for Deloitte’s thought leadership research group, where he managed multi-industry research business delivering novel ideas and strategic solutions to senior executives at global companies. He has consulted fortune 500 clients in the areas including corporate strategy, risk management, and around discovering emerging trends in business, technology, and society. During his career Vikram has also spent time in emerging markets where he developed and led a 200 people team delivering strategic, financial research, market research, and analytics services to global clients. He has led numerous primary research studies and authored business and academic publications. Vikram delivers speeches at eminent forums. Prior to joining Deloitte, Vikram worked at Accenture as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Vikram earned a Masters of Sciences degree in system design from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also earned an MBA in finance from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Pune, India. Vikram lives in Boston with his wife, their son and daughter.

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Aashish Mehta

SVP, Commercial Lending Solutions

As SVP of Commercial Lending Solutions, Aashish is responsible for driving the sales and marketing of the company’s LiveCredit™ and LiveSpread™ solutions globally. Aashish also heads the company's Operations Centers in India. Prior to assuming this role, Aashish was the VP of Business Development for Corporate Fundamentals, where he was responsible for developing the market for the company's products and forming strategic alliances.

Prior to Corporate Fundamentals, Aashish spent six years at eCredit.com where he held various management positions in sales, business development, product management and operations. Aashish started his career at eCredit.com in product management, managing 3rd party integrations. In October 2000, Aashish played a key role in establishing eCredit’s subsidiary in Japan and forming reseller/investor partnerships with leading Japanese Systems Integrators, including: NTT Data, Hitachi Ltd., Toshiba IT solutions and Intec. Later, he assumed a senior sales role at eCredit.com where he successfully sold the company’s automated credit and receivables management solutions to Fortune 500 companies like Philip Morris USA and Continental Airlines. Aashish holds an MBA from Oklahoma City University and Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from Karnataka University, India.

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Nadeem Yunus

SVP, Global Production/IT

Nadeem Yunus is currently SVP, Production and IT Infrastructure, at RAGE. In this capacity, Nadeem is responsible for the day to day functioning of RAGE’s hosted solutions centers for all hosted solutions. He is responsible for maintaining the company’s world class IT infrastructure and information security processes. Prior to joining RAGE Frameworks, Nadeem worked at eCredit for over 10 years in various roles, including Account Manager, Lead Technical Advisor and Director, Professional Services.

Nadeem has wide ranging experience implementing mission critical solutions globally for global corporations including Discover Financial Services, Hewlett Packard, American Express, Chevron among others. Prior to joining eCredit, Nadeem worked at CERN [European Organization for Nuclear Research] based in Geneva, Switzerland for over 3 years, where he managed communications/storage between computer systems. CERN is one of the largest research organizations in the world and the birth-place of World Wide Web [www]. Nadeem has a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Delhi, India.