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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

Mike Ashwell
VP and GM - Data Management
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Mike Ashwell

VP and GM - Data Management

Mike 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.

Mike 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.

Mike 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.

Tera Chung
VP - Technical Sales
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Tera Chung

VP - Technical Sales

Tera comes to Mastech InfoTrellis after an illustrious stint at IBM, where she spent more than 12 years as a worldwide technical specialist on IBM’s Digital Technical Engagement team. In those 12 years, Tera spent seven years on gaining hands-on experience as the technical sales specialist supporting Master Data Management (MDM) deals globally. Tera is a seasoned specialist in MDM and Data Governance space.

Tera holds a Bachelor of Computing degree with a specialization in Biomedical Computing from Queen’s University.

Nora Elkelish
HR & Associate Care Partner
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Nora Elkelish

HR & Associate Care Partner

Nora brings with her a distinguished track record of leadership in the Information Technology and Consulting industry in geographies like Canada, the US, and India. She is an experienced Human Resources Manager who is instrumental in establishing the HR policies and employee programs at Mastech InfoTrellis while cultivating a positive employee experience. Nora works closely with the recruitment, finance, legal, and immigration teams to ensure seamless operation of all HR functions. She joined Mastech InfoTrellis in 2012.

Nora holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ryerson University and a Post-Graduate Human Resources Management certification, both from Humber College.

Kishalay Gangopadhyay
VP - Operations
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Kishalay Gangopadhyay

VP - 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

John Kariotis
VP & GM - Customer Experience
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John Kariotis

VP & 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.

Vicki Liu
VP - Channels and Operations
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Vicki Liu

VP - Channels and Operations

Vicki comes to Mastech InfoTrellis with over 18 years of leadership experience in the IT industry. She has hands-on experience in roles spanning from channel development, digital business, technical sales, service management, business consulting, and sales enablement. She began her career at IBM, where she spent 15 years across various key positions with global responsibilities in Analytics, Data & AI, Information Governance, and Data Management. Vicki has a successful track record in overseeing global operations. She is known for translating vision into actionable plans.

Vicki holds an MBA and a Master of Science degree from Colorado State University in the USA and Western University in Canada, respectively.

Kelvin Looi
Chief Customer Officer
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Kelvin Looi

Chief Customer Officer

With nearly 36 years of experience in the technology space, 17 of which have been spent in senior leadership roles, Kelvin brings with him extensive expertise in MDM and Data Governance. Most recently, Kelvin was the Sales Leader for IBM’s worldwide Info Integration, Governance, & MDM practice. He has also authored a book on MDM titled, “MDM for Customer Data: Optimizing Customer Centric Management of Your Business.”

Kelvin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto and graduated, with distinction, as a Fellow from the Life Management Institution.

Sunil Mahajan
General Manager - EMEA
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Sunil Mahajan

General Manager - 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.

Jeff Pohlmann
VP & General Manager, Data Engineering
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Jeff Pohlmann

VP & General Manager, 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.

DJ De Ray
Chief Growth Officer
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DJ De Ray

Chief Growth Officer

Dipanjan de Ray, or “DJ” as he’s commonly known, has over 20 years of leadership experience across industry verticals and geographies, in the global managed services industry. Prior to joining Mastech InfoTrellis, he was the SVP of Digital + Analytics at WNS and before that, VP and Sales Leader of Analytics for various industries. He’s focused on delivering value to client organizations through Digital Transformation, Applied Design Thinking, Analytics, and Enterprise Managed Services through effective go-to-market strategy design and execution.

DJ holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta, India and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Rajkumar Selvam
SVP & Director of India Operations
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Rajkumar Selvam

SVP & Director of India Operations

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.

Maria Singson
VP & General Manager, Data Science
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Maria Singson

VP & General Manager, Data Science

Maria brings 20+ years of experience as a technical and business leader of analytics-driven Centers of Excellence (CoE) for clients aiming to be strategic and culture-conscious in their digital transformation. In her past roles as Leader of Innovation Analytics at Dun & Bradstreet, CEO of twoMS.co, and Chief Science Officer at Genpact, Maria established CoEs that helped companies realize value in their data, and reimagine their risk decisioning and sales and marketing analytics. She is also the founder of multiple startups in analytics and retail, where she leverages AI/ML to create economic opportunities for disadvantaged women and benefit disabled children. In her spare time, Maria teaches AI strategy and metrics for organizations to gauge and forecast their AI adoption at Rutgers Business School for Executive Education. Her human performance-centric approach to AI readiness and transformation is rooted in her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science (UC Irvine), and bachelor’s degree in Psychology (University of Southern California).

Jim Strickland
Chief Architect
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Jim Strickland

Chief Architect

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.

Madhavan Vasudevan
Chief Strategy Officer
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Madhavan Vasudevan

Chief Strategy Officer

Madhavan comes to Mastech InfoTrellis with 20+ years of business and technology expertise in new-product and solution market development, with a focus on Analytics, Machine Learning and AI. He has held leadership roles in a variety of companies ranging from nascent start-ups to global technology giants such as Genpact and IBM. As VP – Analytics Solutions at Genpact, Madhavan led the go-to-market for all client-facing analytics solutions. Before Genpact, Madhavan was a strategic deal-maker in Big Data and Analytics in IBM Software Group. Madhavan has also held leadership roles in three early-stage, Tier one VC-backed, Silicon Valley start-ups in both consumer and enterprise segments. These led to successful acquisitions, including one by IBM.

Madhavan is based in the Bay Area, California and has an MS in Computer Science from Stanford, a PhD from Rutgers in Bio-Chemical Engineering and a BTech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He is passionate about discovering different cultures, food and music through extensive travel and reading.