Who we are

ABOUT MASTECH INFOTRELLIS

Mastech InfoTrellis partners with enterprises to help them achieve their business objectives by leveraging the power of data to derive deep, analytical insights about their business and its operations.

We accelerate business velocity, minimize costs, and drastically improve corporate resiliency through personalized, process-oriented programs, consisting of strategy, data management (including master data management), business intelligence and reporting, data engineering, predictive analytics, and advanced analytics.

We will activate the value of your information assets by building a strong data foundation and adding to it, brick by brick, to build modern, advanced analytics capabilities, such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

As your data experts, we join you on every stage of your data journey, freeing you to focus on your core competencies.

Part of the NYSE-listed, $193.6M, digital transformation IT services company, Mastech Digital; we drive businesses forward around the world, with offices spread across the US, Canada, India, Singapore, UK, and Ireland.

Turn data into insights into action, today!

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ganeshan Venkateshwaran
Chief Executive Officer
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Ganeshan Venkateshwaran

Chief Executive Officer

Ganeshan Venkateshwaran comes to Mastech InfoTrellis with extensive leadership experience in enabling enterprises to re-imagine their business value proposition and the ability to bring people together to drive collaborative successes. He has a remarkable track record of success and a wealth of knowledge in advanced technologies and digital transformation services. Before joining Mastech InfoTrellis, Ganeshan held successful executive leadership roles at Trianz and Wipro Technologies. He holds an engineering degree in Industrial and Production Engineering (India) and business management programs from the Indian Institute of Science and the Wharton School of Business.

Jim Strickland
Chief Information Officer
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Jim Strickland

Chief Information Officer

With more than 34 years in the technology space, 17 of which have been spent in senior/executive leadership roles, Jim brings with him extensive expertise in information technology strategy, digital transformation, process engineering, and bringing it all together through the use of next-gen technologies.

Jim holds degrees in Business Administration and Technology Management from Southeastern Louisiana University and Mercer University, respectively.

Jacob Samuel
SVP, Integrated Digital Transformation Practice
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Jacob Samuel

SVP, Integrated Digital Transformation Practice

Jacob Samuel joins Mastech Infotrellis as Senior Vice President and leader of the Integrated Digital Transformation practice, where he will lead the efforts in shaping clients' digital transformations with a systematic and strategic perspective. Jacob brings unique strategic insights and a successful track record of connecting customer-centric outcomes with business goals and approaching product development with an ingenious touch.He has cultivated an innovative outlook toward problem-solving, combining design thinking, service design, and systems thinking.

Jacob has proven expertise in platform implementation and platform integration strategy. He brings a collaborative approach with enterprises to design and build future digital products and services that cut across customer experience, business model evolution, digitalization, and operations. His strong technology, services, and personnel management skills are well appreciated by clients and colleagues alike.

He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science and MBA from US universities.

Kishalay Gangopadhyay
VP Global Operations
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Kishalay Gangopadhyay

VP Global Operations

Kishalay, or “KG” as he’s commonly known, is a strategic leader with 16 years of experience across various technology roles. He began his career at Infosys leading engineering and consulting teams, and then joined Mastech InfoTrellis as a Principal. Overtime, KG has moved up the ranks to become the Vice President of our North American Operations and delivering complete digital transformation solutions to clients across numerous industries.

KG holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Madras

Michael Ashwell
VP and GM Data Management
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Michael Ashwell

VP and GM Data Management

Michael comes to Mastech InfoTrellis after a successful 30+ year career at IBM where he spent the last 5 years leading the Data and Analytics Lab Services Cloud COE. As part of the Cloud COE, he led the development of several key IBM offerings including the MDM, IIS and HDP IHAH Cloud services. In addition, he managed the associated Architecture, Network, Security and DevOps teams. Prior to this role, Mike held several roles at IBM, including Worldwide MDM Services Delivery Manager, a leading-edge technology Principal, and an Architect.

Michael brings 35+ years of experience in Enterprise Architecture, complex solution development, Managed Cloud offering development, global sales oversight, and consulting. Throughout his career, Mike has worked internationally across multiple industries and solution areas, helping clients develop and implement complex enterprise solutions.

Michael has a BSBA degree in Information Systems from Xavier University. When he is not reading up on new technologies and industry trends, he spends his free time as a home theater/audiophile fanatic, a wood fired pizza maker and a driver of a restored 1962 TR3.

Jeff Pohlmann
VP and GM Data Engineering
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Jeff Pohlmann

VP and GM Data Engineering

Jeff comes to Mastech InfoTrellis after a successful tenure at Teradata as VP, Americas Consulting. Prior to joining Teradata, Jeff held executive roles at Oracle, Big Data/Analytics, Genpact, Industrial Analytics, IBM, Global Oil and Gas Innovation, and SPSS, Analytics Consulting. While at IBM, he had the opportunity to lead an innovation lab with a major oil company that developed market-shifting solutions that maximized production by dramatically limiting downtime. Jeff served around the globe as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He brings with him +20 years of experience in global consulting, sales, and operations.

Jeff holds a degree in Business Administration from Northwood University and attended the University of Redlands Executive Management Education. He spends his free time on outdoor activities and is an avid student of analytics and economics.

John Kariotis
VP and GM Customer Experience
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John Kariotis

VP and GM Customer Experience

John has over 25 years of experience delivering innovative, proven, CX-based solutions that solve critical business challenges. He aligns across several disciplines spanning Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, and Customer Data Management. From acquisition and retention to care, John manages the support and services needed to maximize CX solutions that enable organizations to drive real business value and results. He is focused on driving positive outcomes for clients by building Centers of Excellence, breaking down the barriers of cross-divisional resources, and establishing CX platforms for channel support agility to predict and respond to customer demands.

He was presented the Oracle Excellence Award as the CX Global Partner of the Year and is a three-time award winner of the North America Partner of the Year for Customer Service. Oracle recognized his efforts for demonstrating an outstanding and innovative solution based on Oracle CX products that create value for customers and generate new business potential.

Nipun Kumar
VP of Product and Design
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Nipun Kumar

VP of Product and Design

He is a trailblazer in the field of human-computer interface (HCI) and design thinking, having authored over 60 patents. Nipun comes with over 17 years of product innovation experience focused on delivering business advantage to organizations and taking their full potential to market through strategy, design, research, benchmarking, and implementing end-to-end digital transformation initiatives.

He holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Sunil Mahajan
VP and GM EMEA
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Sunil Mahajan

VP and GM EMEA

At Mastech InfoTrellis, Sunil comes with over two decades of experience in helping customers achieve success in leveraging Analytics and Cognitive technologies. Having lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, and South Africa, he brings with him a unique blend of diverse, multi-cultural experience. Sunil has a proven track record of building motivated teams to deliver rapid business growth and success.

Prior to joining Mastech InfoTrellis, Sunil was the Business Unit Executive for IBM’s Data and AI portfolio in Dubai for geographies such as the Middle East and Africa, where he led and built IBM’s sales and delivery capabilities across the MEA region successfully.

Sunil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Nowrosjee Wadia College, University of Pune, India.

Kevin Pochapin
VP and GM Americas
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Kevin Pochapin

VP and GM Americas

With over 25 years of experience in the technology services industry, Kevin has led numerous teams and programs focused on improving operating, cost, and market performance for various Fortune 500 clients across Healthcare, Banking, Manufacturing, Retail, and other verticals. Most recently, he has been working with companies to align their core business objectives with digital transformation investments across MDM, Data Governance, Data Engineering, Cloud, and AI/ML to maximize the return on those investments and deliver disproportionate business value and outcomes. Kevin holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. When not doing whatever it takes to meet the needs of his clients and colleagues, he enjoys spending time with family, golf, movies, good food, and home-improvement projects.

Rajkumar Selvam
Country Head, India
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Rajkumar Selvam

Country Head, India

With over 20 years of experience in the technology space, five of which have been spent in senior leadership roles, “Raj” brings with him extensive expertise in software engineering and architecture. Prior to his tenure at Mastech InfoTrellis, he has held senior technology roles at IBM and Infosys, spearheading data-driven software architecture projects.

Raj holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Anna University and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Ball State University.

Lavanya Ramkumar
VP India Operations
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Lavanya Ramkumar

VP India Operations

In this role, she oversees the delivery of all client services, including the technology and operations of our India Labs. She is also the Data Management and Data Integration Practice Lead responsible for solution consulting, strategic initiatives, and pre-sales in the Information Management space.

She comes with over 17 years of experience in Master Data Management, working for Global Clientele, including several Fortune 100 companies. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Madras University.

Deepti Soni
Director, Data Science and Analytics
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Deepti Soni

Director, Data Science and Analytics

Deepti Soni is a Data Science professional with more than ten years of experience in architecting innovative analytical solutions for strategic business problems. She helps enterprises design and implement viable solutions leveraging knowledge graphs and AI/ML-based approaches, enabling clients to drive ROI quickly from their initiatives.

Deepti holds a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. in Machine learning-based analysis of High dimensional data from Delhi College of Engineering and IIT Roorkee.