LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Predecir leadership team is comprised of people who are passionate about what they can bring to  technology. We understand the needs of our clients and partners, and have worked inside organizations that view technology innovation as an imperative. We are driven by the belief that we can accomplish great things together and in concert with our clients, investors, and partners.

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Satish Kambalimath
Founder and CEO

Satish has over 25 years of experience in a vast array of leadership roles at AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent, Cadence and Niksun. He has held senior leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. He has a proven track record in taking emerging technologies from Inception to market validation, customer acquisition and revenue growth. Satish holds a Master’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering from Florida Tech. Satish has been a serial entrepreneur, having founded a RFID solutions company. Most recently Satish was Co-Founder and board member at Axiom Propack Pvt. Ltd., which was acquired by Guala Closures of Italy. 

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Viajy
Market Development

Vijay has over 25 years of experience in sales and business development, leading teams at Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Niksun. He has been very instrumental in market validation and customer acquisition including Telcos and large enterprise accounts. Vijay has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Texas at Arlington.

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Dr. Jikku Venkat
CTO / CPO

Dr. Jikku has been involved with startup companies in healthcare technology, enterprise software, Cloud, SaaS, and Virtualization areas for the past 20 years. He has built successful Engineering, Product Management, Customer Services organizations from the ground-up at Draker Energy, Virtual Bridges, and United Devices. Dr. Venkat has 6 patents issued and was named Austin’s Technology Executive of the Year in 2002. He has a Ph.D, and M.S in Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a B.E. (Honors) from NIT-Trichy, India.

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Behlul
Application Engineering

Behlul has over 10 years experience in software solutions for robotics, networking, and devops. While at UC, Riverside grad school, he worked on navigation systems, creating real time map rendering for CALTRANS.  At Intel he worked on zaautomation testing of network baseband processors to devops for architecting the continuous integration of the same, evangelizing methodologies to increase efficiency  and implementing solutions to enable adaptation. 

 

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Ryan Scott
Sales & Channels

Ryan Scott brings over 15 years of high profile leadership and recognized sales achievements in high-tech and data center industries. Prior to joining Predecir, Ryan oversaw global channels for Iron Mountain Data Centers, nurturing key relationships and engendered strategic partnerships that led to significant revenue growth. Ryan has been recognized by VAR Business Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Channel Sales Execs” and featured in Computer Reseller News. Ryan earned a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

ADVISORY BOARD

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Ravi Arimilli
Focus Area:
Intellectual Property

Senior Vice President

State Street Corp.

 

Ex-IBM fellow and Chief Scientist of the POWER series of processors. Recognized as one of the most prolific inventors in the history of IBM with over 500 patents to his name.

Featured in Top 25 CTO’s in the world by InfoWorld.

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Dr. Rahul Razdan
Focus Area:
Strategy & Research

25 years experience in startups, academia, and Fortune 500 companies. Successfully led multiple startups (WiPower, PwrLite, Ocoos) Academic guidance and research areas of STEM education, Autonomous Vehicle Technology, and Semiconductor Design. Held Senior Corporate roles at Cadence and DEC (now HP). Over 24 issued patents. Ph.D. from Harvard University (M.S./B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University).

 

 

 

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Dr. Vijay Sankaran 
Focus Area:
Data Science & AI

Managing Director, AI Technologies

State Street Corp.

Ex-IBM global leader for manufacturing solutions. Responsible for development of artificial intelligence software to control  products quality -  smartphones, laptops, LED displays, electric motors, smart speakers, drones, and robots. Successful Entrepreneur with 3 companies over 12 years in Austin dealing with online databases for industrial images, internet-based multi-party document management, and creating solutions with Big Data analytics for large semiconductor firms, banks, insurers, and oil/gas exploration companies.