The visionary behind the product and platform strategy, Anil has built and managed SaaS and technology product platforms at start-ups and large enterprises for over 15 years. Anil previously served as CEO of PushPoint Mobile as well as CTO of iCharts, both mobile commerce and data visualization SaaS companies. In his past executive roles at Allianz Insurance and ACC Capital Holdings, he led Enterprise Architecture teams in IT strategy big data analytics. Anil holds business degrees from the U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business and Columbia University's Business School. He also has a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the Malnad College of Engineering in Mysore, India.
Rajesh "Raj" Setty is a serial entrepreneur and a business alchemist based in Silicon Valley. He currently serves as the president of WittyParrot and he also serves on the boards of Jiffle and Compassites Software. He has been instrumental in founding several technology and publishing companies in US and India. Raj has been a member of the Band of Angels since 2007 and is also an award-winning teacher at the Founders Institute. Raj is also a published author with 14 books to his credit so far with his first book published when he was thirteen. Raj has been blogging since 2005 and as of today, has more than 1880 posts on his blog. Raj also writes for Huffington Post and Medium. You can follow him on Facebook at facebook.com/rajesh301 or on Twitter at twitter.com/rajsetty
Dr. Dhara has a proven track record of innovating deep technological solutions and integrating them into products. His recent work focuses on developing novel collaboration services based on data mining and predictive data analytics. He played a key role in developing new collaboration applications that influenced Avaya's strategic shift towards SIP, a framework for current generation Avaya end-points, application enablement, and context aware collaboration.
Prior to Wittyparrot, Dr. Dhara served as Senior Research Scientist at Avaya Labs and before the Avaya spinoff, he was at Bell Labs, Bell Labs Innovations, and Lucent technologies. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Iowa State University. He has several refereed journal and conference publications, and book chapters. He has 14 issued and around 15 pending patents.
Responsible for worldwide revenue growth for small business and enterprise. Rich has most recently been a business advisor and investor to early stage software start-ups. He previously served as President of the Application Management & Quality Division at Micro Focus, SVP of Sales and Services for Borland SoftwareandVP of WW Sales Specialists at BMC Software. Rich has held executive sales and marketing positions in high growth start-ups such as Cape Clear Software (acquired by Workday), Marimba (acquired by BMC), MicroStrategy (IPO), Net Perceptions (IPO) and the Stanford Technology Group (acquired by IBM). He graduated with Honors from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
Girish has 15 years of proven ability to create simple and innovative technology solutions for complex business problems. With his sound knowledge about current and future technology and design trends; and excellent ability to evaluate their relevance in context of problem domain, Girish has provided enterprise level and high end technical solutions for varied industries across globe. Girish, with WittyParrot holds responsibility to develop, own and lead engineering and technology vision of the company. He is external face of the company’s technology philosophy; an evangelist to development team; and a mentor to budding technology leaders.
Prior to WittyParrot, Girish served Compassites Software Solutions (an outsourced product development company) as Head of Technology. Girish was also instrumental in setting up, and successfully running, the division of Compassites at Pune, India. Before Compassites, Girish has held technical leadership position at Ivega Corporation Pvt Ltd (now, TCG Software Services), where he provided his technical expertise for enterprise level projects for fortune 500 customers in various domains.
Ramesh is the Vice President – Product Development at WittyParrot, where he is based in Bangalore and responsible for Operations and Infrastructure. Ramesh brings more than 20 years of Experience in Banking and Non-Banking Financial Services. Ramesh has served in various institutions including Canbank and Deutsche Software, and joined WittyParrot in middle of 2011.