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MEET THE INDIX TEAM

Pull together 80+ people singularly focused on building the world’s largest Product Platform, and great things happen. Headquartered in Seattle, with product and engineering teams in Chennai, India, Indix is an energetic place to work!

 

Get to know the members of our team below. If you’re interested in joining us, check out the Join Us page.

 

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Matteo Molieri
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Matteo Molieri

Lead Development Rep

After graduating from Washington State University in 2017, Matteo started his sales career at Konica Minolta Business Solutions before moving over to Indix. In his free time, he likes to do almost any outdoor activity, watch sports, and brew his own beer!

Cassimir Shefts
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Cassimir Shefts

Lead Development Rep

Cassimir is a true local, born and raised in Seattle. He loves his city and everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer…including the rain. He is a graduate of Seattle University with a major in Humanities and History. In his free time, he continues to enjoy reading about history. In addition to his love of history, Cassimir is avid outdoors-man; you can catch him fishing, boating, hunting, skiing, and scuba diving (he prefers warmer water but will brave the Puget Sound).

Aayush Kumar
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Aayush Kumar

Software Engineer

Identifying, architect-ing and solving people’s problems through technology drives me to write code, build products, and read a lot about business strategy and entrepreneurship. Someday, I wish to be a tech-preneur. 🙂 Even more than that, I aspire to be a great storyteller who helps people simplify their lives. Being fresh out of college, I am a new kid on the block who enjoys learning from all the smart people around.

Adithya B
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Adithya B

Software Engineer

The only “rocket scientist” on the team with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, my passion for programming made me a software engineer. The three things I enjoy the most are learning, solving puzzles, and a good night’s sleep.

I am a foodie and like to try out new cuisines. When I’m not working, you can find me reading manga, listening to music, watching TV, and catching up on movies. I also love to play racing games and Counter-Strike in my spare time.
Anant Khaitan
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Anant Khaitan

Software Engineer

Anant is a problem solver, like to build softwares and optimize algorithms. He is a native of Rajasthan, permanent address in West Bengal but currently lives in Hyderabad. He loves playing guitar, gardening and star watching(Star gazing). He is also an Open Source enthusiast and like calling himself GNUger.

Anirudh Venkatraman
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Anirudh Venkatraman

Product Manager

Anirudh loves numbers. He really loves numbers. Really. Anirudh is a finance major with a soft spot for macroeconomics. For fun he plays the stock market, basketball and follows ManU.

Anithapraba K
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Anithapraba K

Software Engineer

Anitha loves to observe things. She aspires to touch people’s lives with software that makes a positive impact. A black belt in Karate, she practises Judo and Aikido in her free time. She loves foreign languages, and is also a JENESYS-ian. Read more about her here.

Anthony Dallosto
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Anthony Dallosto

Inside Account Executive

Anthony is a sports fanatic, passionate about baseball and football in particular. Whether he is at a game, hanging out with friends, or hard at work, he brings enthusiasm and intensity into everything he does. He has carried over the focus and dedication of playing baseball for 4 years in college to his efforts in pursuing and building strong relationships with clients. Prior to Indix, he spent two years working for a large value added reseller learning the ins and outs of the technology world. He is super excited about leading the new wave of change in the world of commerce.

Anurag Mishra
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Anurag Mishra

Software Engineer – Machine Learning

Anurag Mishra has completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from the Army Institute of Technology, Pune. His area of interest is Artificial Intelligence. He was a visiting student at the University of Auckland in its Robotics lab, where he worked in the area of Knowledge Representation & Reasoning(KRR). He enjoy making stuff like the ones present here. He likes to skate, play a little Lawn Tennis.

Arijit Bhattacharyya
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Arijit Bhattacharyya

Director of Engineering, DevOps

Just another guy in the crowd who loves to understand problems which others tend to ignore. Trying to build a robust & scalable platform @Indix and bring some peace into the world 🙂

Arul Raj
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Arul Raj

Don’t mess with Arul the Office Manager and Kick Boxer. In reality though, Arul is a gentle soul who makes sure that everything is perfect and spends his spare time with his kids.

Arun Koshi
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Arun Koshi

Software Engineer

Arun started his career as a Consultant on Microsoft tech stack dealing with Enterprise customers and applications. Moved on to an Engineering role, did development for products in Retail space and now to the open source world.
Arun is an avid (former) motorcycle enthusiast, travelled solo and with groups on multi-day multi-city tours.Likes playing sports/games both in the real world and the virtual realm.

Ashwanth Kumar
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Ashwanth Kumar

Principal Software Engineer

Ashwanth is a hacker who likes to code in his spare time. As a fan of ancient Hindu history he’s attempting to identify technology references and patterns in the Vedas and then convert those into practical frameworks for everyday use. Quite the hacker philosopher. Here’s more on Ashwanth

Avinash Vijayaraghavan
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Avinash Vijayaraghavan

Software Engineer, Machine learning

Avinash did his undergraduate studies in Physics from Loyola college in Chennai, went to IIT Kanpur for his master’s degree, and then followed it up with a Ph.D in Physics from Northwestern University in Chicago, USA.

He enjoys math and computer science. Prior to joining Indix, he spent close to five years working as a quantitative analyst in Bombay and Bangalore. He enjoys running and really hopes to keep at it. He’s not too big on cricket and Bollywood, but loves old Malayalam films and is a big fan of Illayaraja.

Ayushi Sharma
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Ayushi Sharma

Software Engineer

Ayushi pursued her Bachelors in Computer Engineering in Army Institute of Technology,Pune. Before joining Indix, she interned at various organisations like ThoughtWorks and Tavant Technologies besides helping an NGO develop their website. She likes to code and read programming blogs. She appreciates and practices clean coding.
In her free time, she likes to indulge in poetry and writing. She is also a national debater. Her favourite music genres are Pop Rock and Blues. She is an ardent Beatles fan and unwinds by looping over their records.

Balasubramaniyan R
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Balasubramaniyan R

Software Engineer

Perspective is the key to understanding a person’s behavior. Seeing so many people with very different perspectives live in the world with some semblance of order in spite of the utter chaos, is what excites me. I love making things work and playing football or any team sport. I want to travel and wish to see the world through different people’s worldview and perspective.

Bethleharaja G
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Bethleharaja G

Software Engineer

Bethleharaja loves to code and solve hard problems. He spends most of his time searching for information, be it political, social, or technical from various online resources. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to Carnatic, Hindustani, sufi or ghazal music rendered by veteran vocalists.

Ganesh Prasannah
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Ganesh Prasannah

Principal Software Engineer

GP is a total geek who started programming at the age of eight, and has been at it since. He brings with him 8+ years of professional experience in UI and UX, and his favorite language right now is Node.js. He has a keen interest in open source, UI design, mentoring new talent, Reddit, punk rock, watches, and tattoos. He gets routinely lost in parking lots but swears he is gifted in other ways.

Jatin Kakkar
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Jatin Kakkar

Vice President, Product Management

Jatin firmly believes that tomorrow is for us to dream about today and hence, you will always find him challenging the norm and pushing the boundaries on what we set out to achieve.

Jatin joins Indix with 18 years of industry experience. His last stint was at Microsoft where he took on various roles in product and program management. He has spent more than a decade shaping and shipping a number of industry-leading products and services. His expertise lies in big data, search, digital maps, cloud computing, and enterprise products and services.

In his free time, Jatin likes to play squash and cricket, and keep himself informed on all the latest sports and automotive news.

John Rake
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John Rake

VP, Customer Success

John was raised in Chicago but was lured to Seattle for college and never once thought about returning to the Midwest. He has been in the technology industry in various roles for startups, midsize and large companies for over 25 years. His first job was in technical support, but he soon branched out into other disciplines. After many years away, he found himself drawn back to roles in customer success and discovered that he truly had a passion for integrating the customer experience into the DNA of an organization. When he’s not focused on Indix customers, he spends his time volunteering for the Humane Society, attending Broadway shows, cooking, and remodeling (much to his wife’s chagrin).

Joseph Nirmal
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Joseph Nirmal

Human Resources

Joseph is a multifarious HR professional who is passionate about exploring novel ways to find and engage talent. He loves socializing with people from all walks of life and makes friends very quickly. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

His hobbies include reading books on spirituality and management. You can spot him at meet-up events in Chennai on topics ranging from startup journeys to space exploration.

He is a passionate believer of contributing to various social causes and has a special interest in bridging the rural-urban divide in India.

Karthik Natarajan
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Karthik Natarajan

Software Engineer

Eat, sleep, sing, run, swim, code, dota, friends, football, motorbikes, NEVER PANIC, hakuna matata !!!

Krishna Sangeeth
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Krishna Sangeeth

Software Engineer

Sangeeth is a native of Kerala, The God’s own country. He moved to Chennai to pursue his first job where he got the opportunity to work on the tech stack which had a good overlap between traditional Big Data processing and ML tools.

He is a huge fan of movies, reading, do lot of quizzing and recently had the luck of winning a TV quiz programme. When he is not doing any of these he likes to hangout with friends and travel new places.

He is also very passionate about being a part of tech communities like Chennai Python User group and do his part on presentations.

Loren Stockhausen
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Loren Stockhausen

Digital Marketing Manager

Manoj Mahalingam
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Manoj Mahalingam

Principal Software Engineer

Manoj loves to code and solve hard problems. He spends most of his spare time reading books, be it fiction, non-fiction or technical. Manoj has authored a book titled Learning Continuous Integration with TeamCity, and is looking forward to writing more books in the future. He also likes to travel any chance he gets, and hopes against hope that people like his jokes.
Manoj tweets under @manojlds and blogs at http://stacktoheap.com/.

Mark Schneider
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Mark Schneider

General Counsel and VP Business Operations

Mark comes to us from INRIX, where he was general counsel. He is a corporate attorney with law firm and in-house tech company experience, including intellectual property, commercial transactions, venture capital, M&A and initial public offerings. Mark began practicing law with Cooley LLP and most recently served as company in-house counsel and corporate secretary for GMI Lightspeed and INRIX Inc. Mark is a Washington native and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Mark has a creative side to him that is passionate about cinema, opera and vinyl records. Mark is also an avid mountain biker and Seattle Sounders FC supporter.

Matild Reema
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Matild Reema

Software Engineer

My passion towards programming took root from my interest in solving puzzles. It gives me lot of satisfaction when I come up with a solution to problem. I unwind by reading books, listening to music and watching some of my favorite TV series. I have always wanted to write a book despite all my failed attempts to start one.

Mohanarangan Muthukumar
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Mohanarangan Muthukumar

Software Engineer

I am a programmer who likes to build ‘machines’. I am a recent graduate. As a kid I was interested in large systems. I spent most of my time childhood reading history. I got into programming when I was about 14 with writing jquery for my Runescape clan. Then I decided to build my own social network a year later with ruby on rails. Ever since, I have built mostly hobby projects github.com/extrasalt. When I am not coding, I read history or philosophy.

Monika R
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Monika R

Data Analyst

I am passionate about data handling and problem solving, which drove me to be an analyst rather than a developer. I have always been very enthusiastic about data mining and its related fields. I plan meticulously before starting a job which ensures that it’s done well.

I can (and often do) work well alone, but I am at my best when collaborating with others. When not at work, I love to hang out with my family and enjoy great chats with my friends. My favorite pastime is cooking. I am tagged with the label of a “Silence Painter.”

Morgan Freeland
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Morgan Freeland

Senior Director, Inside Sales

My passion is building, growing and mentoring sales teams. During my career, I have worked with a diverse set of companies – The Seattle Times, buuteeq, and Booking.com – where I have had the privilege of successfully creating a winning team structure and dynamic.
For me, it’s all about the journey. These are words I live by whether it’s friends and family, traveling or work. The adventures you take are what make life fun and interesting. In my professional life, I deeply enjoy working with young companies and being a part of shaping their success. Great products and solutions are what get companies moving, customers are what make them grow. I take great satisfaction in connecting customers with the right solutions and playing a part in their path.

Neeraj Kumar Taraka
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Neeraj Kumar Taraka

Software Engineer – Machine Learning

Neeraj has graduated from IIT Delhi with masters in Mathematics and Computing. He loves to learn new things be it related to computers, math or in general anything and currently, an avid AI enthusiast. He strongly believes that a lot can be learned through discussions. In his free time, loves watching Tennis, Chess and Movies.

Pranesh Kumar
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Pranesh Kumar

Senior Director of Finance

I’m a numbers guy, so it’s not surprising that I’m the finance guy at Indix. In my spare time, I’m working on an alternative currency for financial inclusion, a derivatives instrument for farmers, and a multivariate credit rating model for individuals. I can’t remember the last time when I wasn’t busy.

Pranesh Ravi
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Pranesh Ravi

I’m a fun guy who loves to create simple, effective and responsive designs. In my free time, I spend a lot in OPLSiteInspire and flattrendz learning about the latest design trends form various creative minds all over the world. I also love to experiment with new ideas in my areas of interest. Learn more about me here.

Prasanna Jagatheesan
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Prasanna Jagatheesan

Software Engineer

Prasanna has completed M Sc Theoretical Computer Science; Algorithms, Machine Learning and Software Patterns are the ones that interests him the most. Very passionate about machine learning and has started to learn through participating in various hackathons.

Apart from this, an ardent fan of Royal Enfield. love to drive bikes, do a bit of dancing, a big movie buff  and a big Marvel/DC fan boy. While he is not a big fan of TV series, has seen a few which includes FRIENDS and Dragon Ball Z. 

Prasanna Murugavel
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Prasanna Murugavel

Senior Director of Human Resources

It’s not just enjoying what you’ve built but building what you enjoy that drives me and keeps me focused and motivated.

Meeting, knowing and spending time with different people adds a new dimension and meaning to my life and the learnings that I get from these success stories are priceless. People have always complimented me for my sense of humor, and more often than not, I like taking center stage in whatever I do. I am an outdoor person and a natural athlete. My interests include playing cricket, general fitness and other outdoor games. I’d also like to take some time out occasionally to rejuvenate myself listening to Ilayaraja classics, preferably over a long drive with my wife.

Raghavan AK
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Raghavan AK

Software Engineer

Raghavan is an avid fitness freak and a technophile with an undying passion for learning new things. Being a fitness junkie, he loves to spend time doing CrossFit and is also interested in Krav Maga (self-defense martial arts). At work, he loves to solve problems that involve voluminous loads of data, and he cherishes building large-scale distributed systems. When he is not at work, he likes to participate in hackathons or pursue his fitness interests.

Rajesh Muppalla
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Rajesh Muppalla

Co-Founder and Senior Director,Engineering

Rajesh loves coding. Rajesh loves to ship products. When he’s not shipping products, Rajesh competes in coding competitions. His perspectives on engineering have been honed at Indigo Architects and ThoughtWorks.

There is a softer side to Rajesh as well – he loves to mentor coders.

For a balanced diet, Rajesh indulges in a little badminton and some photography.

Rucha Kulkarni
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Rucha Kulkarni

Software Engineer

Rucha is a coding freak and loves solving tough problems. When she’s not coding, likes to spend time reading fiction books and even after so many years Harry Potter is her favourite and she is an absolute “Potterhead”. Her other hobbies include painting, spending time on YouTube & love to check out new places with friends.

Sachin Aggarwal
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Sachin Aggarwal

Software Engineer

Sachin holds bachelor’s engineering degree in Information Technology from Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology,Delhi. He is an avid open source enthusiast and have participated in programs like Google Summer of Code, Code-in, etc. An ardent fan of rock music, huge follower of the passionate game of cricket, loves to travel and explore adventurous places.

Sai Kothapalle
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Sai Kothapalle

DevOps Engineer

Sai has worked for 3 startups prior to Indix and like the challenges that he comes across in a startup. As an ops engineer, he has adopted infra-as-code patterns to efficiently support scalable cloud infrastructure while working in a nimble ops team. He also does focus on building Ops Tooling along with Config Management to simplify building pipelines and deploying to Prod. His interests lie in Distributed Systems, Kafka and Data Processing and Indix is all about data so he looks forward to the challenges that come along.
While not at work, he likes to travel, hike, edm or play badminton.

Sandeep Naidu Pamidiparthi
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Sandeep Naidu Pamidiparthi

Director of Engineering

Sandeep is an Applied Machine Learning Enthusiast and loves to drown himself into solving tough problems. He had been an Enterprise Product Developer, Architect and Technical Manager for 15 years developing products and teams from scratch.He hails from a small town near Hyderabad and loves his town and its people. When not at work he plays with his two sons and have happy time with his parents and his better half. He is also deep into yoga, spirituality and social activities. He reads a bit from research to business to spirituality.

Sanjay Parthasarathy
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Sanjay Parthasarathy

Founder & CEO

Sanjay likes big ideas and enjoys the creative process of bringing them to life. Indix crept up on him after he moved to India after more than two decades in the US. Indix also just happens to be at the intersection of everything that Sanjay is passionate about – art, design, technology, business and social and economic activism. The only thing that’s missing is cricket and ManU.

You can reach me at Sanjay@indix.com.

More about Sanjay : about.me/sanjaypat

Satya Kaliki
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Satya Kaliki

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Satya is a serial entrepreneur and startup aficionado (iSoft plc, Zanec, NetScaler). He loves to make things real with architecture and hardcore execution. When he is not busy cheerleading the engineering team, Satya becomes an (e)bookworm, and if he can find any more spare time, he gets some exercise on his Nintendo Wii.

Satya is a missionary for sustainable agriculture and primary education in rural India.More about Satya: about.me/satya.kaliki

Sri Velamoor
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Sri Velamoor

Vice President, Business Development

Five, the number of startups I have now been a part of
“Fore!”, an expression I aspire to use less on the golf course
Three, the number of countries I have lived in
Two, children that amaze, inspire, and humble me every day
Building new businesses and partnerships – my number one passion

You can reach me at Sri@indix.com.

Sri Devi Ramoo
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Sri Devi Ramoo

Human Resources

A human resources professional by training, Sri Devi draws energy from the people around her and loves spending time getting to know them. She holds a master’s degree in Human Resources from SSN School of Management. Prior to joining Indix, she garnered over four years of experience in the field with ThoughtWorks. A self-confessed social nut, she enjoys shopping and listening to music. Her son is her biggest asset and she is happiest when she is playing with him. She appreciates individuality and strongly believes in just being herself. Her hobbies include collecting earth jewelry and different colored watches.

Sridhar Venkatesh
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Sridhar Venkatesh

Co-founder, VP of Product Management & Business Development

A veteran of two startups, and most recently the CEO of an Indian joint venture, Sridhar moved to India in 2007. He grew up on the coast in San Diego and then spent five years at MIT in Cambridge, MA.

When he’s not at work, you can find him on the beach training for a marathon or out on the water.

Sri Harsha Boda
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Sri Harsha Boda

Software Engineer

Harsha has graduated from IIT kharagpur with a dual degree in Ocean Engineering and Naval architecture. He has worked in the Big data analytics space where he built multiple open source frameworks targeted at making big data adoption simpler for enterprises. You can find his projects here https://github.com/sriharshaboda.

He follows cricket and binge watch TV during his free time. Breaking bad, Fargo, GOT are some of his favourites. He aspires to learn to swim and play a Ukulele someday.

Sriram Ramachandrasekaran
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Sriram Ramachandrasekaran

Principal Software Engineer

Sriram likes to observe. And then apply scientific discipline to understanding those observations. When he’s done observing, he usually gets on a motorbike and drives off to explore the real world.

Subba Rao
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Subba Rao

Software Engineer

Subba Rao is a native of Hyderabad, completed education from IIT Kanpur where his masters’ thesis was in theoretical machine learning which is his primary area of interest. In previous organization, at Microsoft, he got the opportunity to work with the knowledge graph team.
Apart from work, he likes to play any outdoor game or watch football and is an ardent fan of FC Barcelona.

Sudha Praveen Maremanda
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Sudha Praveen Maremanda

Software Engineer – Machine Learning

Praveen is from Visakhapatnam, which boasts picturesque beaches and a natural harbour but professionally settled in Hyderabad. He likes to find patterns in anything he does and associates them with the experience he had gained so far.

An ardent football follower in general and specifically a fanatic of Liverpool FC. He has fair amount of fun in gaming, mostly FIFA and DoTA.

Thirulogachander M
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Thirulogachander M

Principal Data Analyst

Thiru describes himself as a knowledge seeker with a particular fondness for Tamil literature, astronomy and management. Someday he’d like to be a teacher. Until then, he applies his skills as a data and business analyst to solving business problems for customers. Thiru comes to Indix after six years at a KPO in the Information and Media industries.

Varadharajan M
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Varadharajan M

Principal Software Engineer

Varadharajan loves building scalable and high performance systems. He is interested in understanding how systems work inside out. He is also a quantitative trader trying to capitalise on the imbalances in the markets.

Varahasimhan Srinivasan
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Varahasimhan Srinivasan

Director Of Engineering

Varaha brings 16 years of experience in software development and its management. Before joining Indix, he was with Amazon and Infosys for eight years each, all of it in the data processing space. He is passionate about instituting processes, setting a growth path for engineers, executing system architecture improvements, and tracking progress of projects. When not working, he likes to drive in the busy streets of Chennai, and read about physics, evolution, and sociology.

Vasanth Gopal
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Vasanth Gopal

Principal Software Engineer

Has been a startup guy all his young life, most recently at CloudPact. Charts and graphs set off an adrenaline rush, as does Need for Speed and other racing games. Recently, Vasanth has been focusing his energy on web frameworks and mobile apps.

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