The SymphonyAI Team
Over 2,200 talented leaders, data scientists, and other professionals operate SymphonyAI under the leadership of one of Silicon Valley’s most successful serial entrepreneurs, Dr. Romesh Wadhwani. Meet the team that incubates, transforms, builds, and invests in B2B AI solutions.
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani is a proven, successful entrepreneur and CEO. He built Symphony Technology Group from startup to $2.5B revenue, $10B EV. Dr. Wadhwani has committed $1B of his own capital to build SymphonyAI.
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani is the founder and CEO of SymphonyAI, a fast-growing operating group of leading AI companies that deliver a new generation of advanced AI solutions to transform the enterprise. SymphonyAI companies focus on driving revenue growth and operational excellence for customers in their vertical sectors, including retail, CPG, life sciences, payer/provider, manufacturing and process industries, defense, financial services, and media.
Prior to founding SymphonyAI, Dr. Wadhwani was the founder and CEO of Symphony Technology, a strategic private equity firm that builds great software and technology-enabled services companies. Dr. Wadhwani founded STG in 2002, growing it from startup to $ 2.5 billion in combined revenue and 15,000 employees. Dr. Wadhwani was the founder and CEO of Aspect Development Inc., a B2B software firm. Aspect Development was acquired in 2000 for $9.3 billion, the largest software acquisition at the time.
Dr. Wadhwani established the Wadhwani Foundation in 2001 to accelerate job creation and economic development in India and other emerging economies through large scale initiatives in entrepreneurship, innovation, and skilling. Today, the Wadhwani Foundation is active in India and more than 20 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Wadhwani Advantage, Wadhwani Entrepreneur, and Wadhwani Innovate are three large initiatives for helping hundreds of entrepreneurs start new businesses and grow existing SME businesses each year, creating a large number of new jobs. The Wadhwani Advantage initiative allows tens of thousands of students each year learn employability and soft skills and get placed in high-quality jobs.
Dr. Wadhwani and his brother Sunil Wadhwani have established the Wadhwani Institute for AI for Social Good in Mumbai, a research institute and global hub for developing AI solutions for social good in public health, education, skilling, job creation, and infrastructure. Indian Prime Minister Modi inaugurated WIAI in 2018. The institute was awarded the Google Prize in 2019 for one of its innovative initiatives.
In January 2020, the Government of India awarded Dr. Wadhwani the Padma Shri honor, the fourth-highest civilian award in the Republic of India. President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Wadhwani to the board of trustees for the John F. Kennedy Center. Dr. Wadhwani is a board member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gates Buffet Giving Pledge.
Dr. Wadhwani holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and a master’s of science and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Wadhwani received an honorary doctorate from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in August 2018.
The SymphonyAI Team
Director of New Product Development
Pujish is a director of new product development for SymphonyAI, focused on the financial services vertical sector. He is responsible for incubating, transforming, and growing companies that leverage AI to disrupt B2B markets.
Previously, Pujish held the role of director of banking strategy at American Express. He was on the new products and innovation team at fintech company Kabbage and a key member in the launch of Kabbage Checking, which American Express acquired. He was the first employee at business banking platform Bank Novo, taking the company from an idea to a fully operational digital bank with over thirty thousand customers. Prior to his work at fintech startups, Pujish spent five years in investment banking, at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan.
Pujish holds a master’s degree in economics from Johns Hopkins University and a BS degree in finance from Rutgers University.
VP of Sales for SymphonyAI Accelerate
Jeff is vice president of sales for SymphonyAI Accelerate and has revenue responsibility for AI industry applications and the EurekaAI platform.
Jeff has over 20 years of go-to-market leadership experience in SaaS and enterprise software and a solid track record of delivering revenue and margin growth in early-stage and established companies. Jeff is focused on partnering with enterprise and ecosystem innovators to drive business transformation and economic impact with state-of-the-art software, most recently in AI machine learning.
Jeff came to SymphonyAI from RapidMiner, a leading data science platform vendor, where he was the vice president of channel sales. RapidMiner’s channel revenues grew from less than 10% to over 45% of total ARR during his three-year tenure. Before RapidMiner, Jeff was the vice president of sales at Qlik Technologies, where he drove go-to-market for a new product, Qlik Sense, resulting in over 180% YoY growth in region. Prior to Qlik, Jeff was the vice president of sales at TIBCO, which acquired DataSynapse, where he held a global go-to-market leadership role. During his tenure at TIBCO, Jeff oversaw product management of a novel hybrid PaaS solution that grew from launch to $15 million in revenue in a little more than one year.
Jeff received a bachelor’s degree in English from Lehigh University.
Eshwar is a partner at SymphonyAI focused on incubating, transforming, and growing companies that leverage AI to disrupt B2B markets. Eshwar assumes interim operating roles across SymphonyAI’s portfolio to accelerate company business goals and enhance customer and shareholder value. Prior to SymphonyAI, Eshwar led products and alliances for Rubrik, where he launched a suite of products that grew the company to an annual run rate of $100 million after only six quarters. Rubrik is the fastest-growing enterprise infrastructure company and was featured on Forbes’ 2018 The Cloud 100 list.
Previously, Eshwar was the vice president of strategy at Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ:FUEL), responsible for shaping strategic direction and driving ancillary revenue through new business initiatives. He helped close Rocket Fuel’s $230M acquisition of [x+1] to expand Rocket Fuel’s enterprise solutions portfolio. Prior, Eshwar was Rocket Fuel’s vice president of products and business development, responsible for brand and direct response products and data and measurement partnerships. Eshwar helped Rocket Fuel grow revenue to over $240 million to claim the #1 spot in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list.
Previously, Eshwar was the founder and CEO of Sensact Applications, an IoT company focused on solutions for smart physical environments; drove product strategy for Epiphany’s (now Infor) marketing and analytics products, including Epiphany’s flagship CRM marketing and analytics platforms; co-founder and CTO of iLeverage (acquired by Epiphany in 2000), an advertising and collaborative selling solutions company; and a software development engineer in Oracle’s Application Server Group.
Eshwar serves as an advisor at Singularity University and Alchemist Accelerator and is a charter member of TiE Silicon Valley. He holds a MS in computer science from U.C. Berkeley, Management of Technology from U.C. Berkeley, and a B.Tech in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras. He has authored several academic publications and holds six patents.
Head of Talent
Patrick leads SymphonyAI executive and strategic hiring, partnering with SymphonyAI portfolio companies on talent strategy and people practices. Before joining SymphonyAI, Patrick led inside sales and global sales strategy/operations for Findly, an HR technology start-up focused on optimizing hiring for Fortune 1000 companies. Findly, now Symphony Talent, was acquired by Symphony Technology Group. Previously, Patrick held sales and channel leadership positions at Salesforce and customer service company Desk.com and managed technical recruiting for Aerotek, an Allegis Group company.
Patrick graduated from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Director of Business Development
Mike is a director and head of business development for SymphonyAI. He is responsible for all aspects of deal origination and qualification. Before joining SymphonyAI, Mike was the head of corporate development for ESW Capital, a $2 billion private investment firm focused on enterprise software acquisitions.
Previously, Mike was a member of the business development team and led the technology efforts at OpenGate Capital. Mike began his career in private equity as an associate with Pegasus Capital Group.
Mike holds an MBA with a focus in finance and entrepreneurial management from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Pepperdine University.
Mike is based in Los Angeles and can be reached at email@example.com.
Senior Operating Partner
Vinit Doshi is an accomplished software executive with a solid track record of growing and transforming private equity-owned and publicly traded enterprise software companies while maximizing investor returns. Vinit is currently the managing director and senior operating partner at SymphonyAI, assisting various businesses across all stages of growth and value creation.
Before joining SymphonyAI, Vinit was chief operating officer at Sparta Systems, a market leader in life sciences supply chain quality management. During his tenure, he transformed the company into an innovative, fast-growing SaaS company, resulting in a $1.3B strategic sale to Honeywell Corp.
Before Sparta Systems, Vinit had P&L responsibility for an $800 million SaaS business serving the global travel industry. As Sabre Airline Solutions’ general manager and chief product and marketing officer, Vinit led product and go-to-market execution, resulting in double-digit revenue and earnings growth. Under his leadership, the business doubled revenue in less than four years. Sabre Corporation held a successful IPO in 2014.
Before Sabre, Vinit led the $250 million Customer Experience Management business for OpenText as general manager of products. Previously, Vinit held various product management, industry marketing, and presales roles in supply chain and manufacturing for Oracle Corporation and i2 Technologies (Blue Yonder).
Vinit earned his master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Mumbai.
Alison is a marketing manager for SymphonyAI, working to elevate the SymphonyAI brand and drive marketing initiatives across the SymphonyAI vertical businesses.
Alison’s role with SymphonyAI builds on her experience developing compelling brand narratives and generating awareness through a variety of cross-functional marketing programs. Most recently, Alison led marketing growth as the senior marketing manager at RxVantage, a B2B SaaS company operating at the cross-section of healthcare and life science. Before RxVantage, Alison worked at Brown University to develop a high-profile speaker series that featured esteemed alumni from a variety of fields.
Alison began her career in publishing, first working in digital marketing for HarperCollins Publishers, and later helping to launch new marketing initiatives for Time Inc., where she worked with storied brands including TIME, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated.
Alison graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in film.
Carla has been the executive assistant to SymphonyAI Founder, Chairman, and CEO Dr. Romesh Wadhwani since SAI’s founding in 2017. For the previous 15 years, she was the executive assistant to Managing Partner Dr. Wadhwani at private equity fund Symphony Technology Group. Previously, she held CEO assistant roles at technology companies OnFiber Communications, Real Chip Communications, Rendition and robotic medical device company Intuitive Surgical. Earlier in her career, she spent 15 years at Mitsubishi Electronics in executive support roles. A Silicon Valley native, Carla attended Heald Business College.
Garoon Gibbs-Racho is a senior associate on the SymphonyAI investment team, responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing acquisitions, focusing mainly on financial technology and healthcare. Prior to joining SymphonyAI, Garoon was part of the corporate development team at MathWorks (2019) and DaVita (2016-2018). Prior to his corporate development roles, Garoon was an analyst at Financial Technology Partners, from 2014 to 2016, where he played a role in the execution of transactions totaling more than $5 billion and led research in payment processing, alternative lending, and insurtech.
Garoon holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, where he was a Dean’s Fellow, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Malik is an associate on the SymphonyAI investment team, focused on evaluating and executing acquisitions. Prior to joining SymphonyAI in 2021, Malik was an investment banking associate at GCA Advisors, where he worked on M&A transactions in the software, advertising technology, financial technology, and tech-enabled services sectors. Previously, Malik worked at Beacon Tree Capital LLC as an analyst and Cisco Systems Inc. in corporate development.
Malik holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College.
Senior Investment Partner
Chris Hasslinger is a senior investment partner at SymphonyAI with over 25 years of deal-making experience across the healthcare and software industries. He is responsible for leading acquisition, investment, and partnership activity at SymphonyAI.
Throughout his career, Chris has led a wide range of strategic transactions and value-enhancing partnerships, driving several billions of aggregate acquisition value. Most recently, Chris was senior vice president at OptumInsight, responsible for acquisition strategy and execution and partnerships for the critical healthcare technology and analytics business of UnitedHealth Group. Previously, Chris led acquisitions within Optum’s corporate development group, focusing on technology and related healthcare solutions.
Before Optum, Chris focused on growth companies in enterprise software for nearly two decades in investment banking, spending most of his banking career at Piper Jaffray, where he led the software practice. His banking experience includes buy and sell-side M&A and equity and debt financing in public and private markets for growth companies across a wide range of software sectors.
Chris has a bachelor’s of science degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Head of Finance
As head of finance for SymphonyAI, Carl Hekkert is responsible for finance, IT, legal, human resources, compliance, and administrative functions. Carl drives transformational finance and people initiatives across the SymphonyAI portfolio and also assists with deal structuring and integration.
Before joining SymphonyAI, Carl held senior finance roles at software, AI and professional services companies, including Motorola Solutions, Vigilant Solutions, and Astreya Partners. Previously, Carl was the head of finance for SVB Financial Group’s corporate VC and warrant portfolios. Carl also served in finance leadership roles at Varian, Juniper Networks, Agilent Technologies, and HP.
Carl began his career at the Silicon Valley practice of Ernst & Young, where he earned his CPA designation, and in KPMG’s Risk Advisory Services group. Carl’s expertise includes technical accounting and SEC reporting for public and private technology companies, venture fund accounting, equity financings, acquisition due diligence, systems implementations, and human resource programs.
Carl holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in culture from Regent College Vancouver. Carl is an adjunct faculty member of William Jessup University’s MBA program.
Vice President of Products and M&A Diligence
Prashanth’s responsibilities at SymphonyAI straddle the investment and operating teams, including evaluating target acquisition product strengths and alignment with SymphonyAI’s mission. Post-acquisition, Prashanth works with the company’s leadership and go-to-market organizations to fashion a transformative AI-enabled product and value selling roadmap. Before joining SymphonyAI, Prashanth was the founder of AcumedAI LLC, a healthcare technology and advisory startup utilizing AI/ML capabilities in provider revenue cycle, patient activation, and engagement solutions.
Previously, Prashanth was vice president, healthcare product management at Symphony AyasdiAI, where he led the creation and go-to-market for a portfolio of intelligent healthcare applications built on Ayasdi’s one-of-a-kind machine intelligence platform. Symphony AyasdiAI’s healthcare solutions grew to account for 50% of revenue with deployments at marquee provider and payer institutions. Previously, Prashanth was senior director, health sciences product strategy at Oracle, leading the introduction of Oracle’s first organic and partner SaaS offerings for life sciences and healthcare enterprises.
Prashanth earned his bachelor of science and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering with a focus on medical imaging from the University of Cincinnati.
Director, New Product Development
Joshua Levin is the director of new product development for SymphonyAI. He is responsible for identifying and incubating new solutions that drive enterprise AI adoption within and across vertical industries.
Before joining SymphonyAI, Joshua was the director of product for Primer.ai, where he led the core Analyze product, selling into the public sector and Fortune 500 companies. He previously ran the product team at Zenloop, a Berlin-based customer feedback startup leveraging machine learning for text analytics for e-commerce businesses. Joshua began his career as a consultant at Bain & Co, with particular expertise in customer strategy and business transformation in the retail and telecommunication industries.
Joshua holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Sydney.
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Ishan is a results-oriented entrepreneur with the knowledge, expertise and track record to incubate, grow and transform businesses that focus on enterprise software, data and analytics.
As an operating partner, Ishan’s focus at SymphonyAI is incubation and acquisition opportunities across the operating group’s financial services and enterprise technology segments. Additionally, he plays interim C-level roles across the SymphonyAI portfolio companies.
Prior to SymphonyAI, Ishan was COO of CoreOne Technologies, a Symphony Technology Group portfolio company; which was exited to IHSMarkit. At Deutsche Bank, Ishan was the global head of analytics for the Electronic Trading Platform. Ishan started his career at CitiBank. Ishan has a dual MBA degree from Columbia Business School and London Business School.
Head of Marketing
Erica leads SymphonyAI marketing, working with SymphonyAI portfolio companies to build awareness and create marketing programs that drive enterprise AI adoption across vertical industries.
Prior to joining SymphonyAI, Erica was senior director of marketing for C3.ai, where she led content and drove a number of other marketing functions, partnering closely with product and sales organizations. Prior to C3.ai, Erica was senior director of marketing for SunPower Corp., where she led marketing for SunPower’s commercial and utility solar businesses across the U.S, Europe, and Japan. Prior to SunPower, Erica was a director of marketing at Cisco Systems Inc., leading marketing for a variety of emerging technology products. She also held leadership corporate communications and analyst and public relations positions in Cisco’s service provider business.
Erica began her career as a journalist at PC Week (now eWeek), where she edited several news sections, wrote a column, spoke at industry events, and covered a variety of markets, including telecommunications, networking, enterprise software, storage, and enterprise video.
Erica holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and has completed executive MBA programs at Kellogg School of Management and Oxford University’s Said Business School.
Galia Rosen Schwarz
Vice President of Business Development
Galia Rosen Schwarz is the vice president of business development for SymphonyAI. She is responsible for go-to-market strategy and execution for new and emerging technology solutions, working across industries to accelerate AI solution delivery and value creation.
Before joining SymphonyAI, Galia was the vice president of business development for Resonai, where she led global business development, strategic partnership, and marketing activities across key verticals, including building automation, healthcare, and retail. From 2014 to 2016, Galia was a visiting professor at NYU Stern School of Business, specializing in strategy, R&D innovation and investment, and big data analysis. Previously, Galia co-founded and was managing partner of Knowledge Three, a management consulting firm working with corporations and startups on R&D innovation and growth. Prior, Galia led commercial operations at Imagu Technologies, an AI startup specializing in computer vision, acquired by iCarbonX, and market planning at Compugen, a bioinformatics and immuno-oncology drug discovery company.
Galia holds a Ph.D. in strategic management from Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, an MBA from Tel Aviv University, and a bachelor of science degree in biotechnology from Technion.
Senior Investment Partner
Pradyut Shah is a senior investment partner at SymphonyAI
and oversees all investment and acquisition activity at the firm. He currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Symphony IndustrialAI, Symphony MediaAI and TeraRecon.
Pradyut was previously a Managing Director and founding member of Insignia Capital Group, a middle-market private equity firm where he served as a Director on the Boards of portfolio companies in the consumer sector. Prior to Insignia, he was a Vice President at Behrman Capital where he was significantly involved with a number of private equity investments from 2004 to 2011, including Athena Diagnostics, Brooks Equipment Company, Peacock Engineering Company, Pelican Products and WIL Research Laboratories. Prior to Behrman, Pradyut spent 3 years at Credit Suisse First Boston’s Technology Group.
He attended the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.E. in Computer Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science and a B.S. in Economics with a major in Finance from the Wharton School of Business.
Vice President, Investment Team
Jimmy Sourbeer is a vice president on the SymphonyAI investment team. His responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating, and executing acquisitions. Jimmy was previously a vice president at Resurgens Technology Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm focused on software and tech-enabled services businesses. Prior to Resurgens, Jimmy was a vice president at PGi, where he assisted in leading the execution of strategic investments, deploying over $175 million in four acquisitions. Prior to PGi, Jimmy was an associate at ICG, where he was involved in identifying and investing in software businesses. He began his career in investment banking.
Jimmy holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he was a member of the Private Equity Fellows program, received the Robert H. Montgomery Prize in accounting, and graduated with Dean’s Honors.
Jimmy is based in Los Altos, CA, and can be reached at Jsourbeer@symphonyai.com
Senior Investment Analyst
Anusha is an analyst on the SymphonyAI investment team, responsible for evaluating new market opportunities across a variety of established and emerging technologies and industries. She brings her talents to successful acquisition and investment sourcing, diligence, and close.
Prior to joining SymphonyAI, Anusha was responsible for legal and policy research for the Equals Center for Promotion of Social Justice, focusing on advocacy and research projects for the rights of persons with disabilities in India. She was previously a caseworker at the Trinity Centre Cardiff Asylum Support Advocacy group, working on pro bono cases to help asylum seekers in the UK fight for necessities such as access to housing. Anusha has lived and worked in the United States, United Kingdom, Paris, and India.
Anusha holds a bachelor of law degree in law from Cardiff University.
Mark Tice is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience working in the commercial and federal software fields. Previously, in his role as vice president of global sales and customer success at Unison, he was focused on driving top-line growth and increasing customer satisfaction. Mr. Tice joined Unison (formerly Compusearch Software Systems) in 2015. Working with Unison’s management team, he drove growth through winning new clients and expanded use of Unison’s products by existing customers. Mr. Tice was instrumental in successfully integrating acquired companies and driving sales across product lines.
Prior to joining Unison, Mr. Tice held executive positions for market leaders including Oracle, Sybase, and Business Objects as well as a number of startups. As CEO of two venture-backed startups, Mr. Tice led successful exits to NYSE-listed companies including Oracle. While he has spent most of his career in sales and general management roles, Mr. Tice began his career as a developer and has broad marketing experience.
Katie is a talent coordinator at SymphonyAI. Her charter is to help build successful teams at each SymphonyAI portfolio company. Previously, she was operations manager and administrator for the organization.
Prior to SymphonyAI, Katie held multiple operational and administrative positions at a variety of Silicon Valley technology companies, including Cisco Systems Inc. At the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), Katie helping promote proper planning and urban research in the Bay Area. She developed her dexterity for operations management by heading a corporate location for biohazard company Crime Scene Steri Clean featured on the A&E show Hoarders.
Katie holds a master’s degree in criminology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Sonoma State University.
Vice President, Investment Team
Jason Williams is a SymphonyAI Senior Associate, focused on executing acquisitions across several verticals. Prior to joining SymphonyAI in 2018, Mr. Williams worked as an investment professional at Golden Gate Capital and at The Gores Group, where he focused on investments in the industrial and technology sectors. Previously, he worked as a consultant in the Dallas office of the Boston Consulting Group, where he conducted numerous projects in the technology media and telecom industries.
Mr. Williams has a bachelor degree in neurobiology with a secondary degree in economics from Harvard College.
Vertical Business Leadership
Jeff Elton, PhD
CEO, ConcertAI, Healthcare & Life Sciences
Jeff Elton, Ph.D., is CEO of ConcertAI, a SymphonyAI vertical business. Prior to ConcertAI, Dr. Elton was Managing Director, Accenture Strategy/Patient Health, where he focused on building the next generation of value and outcomes-centric business models for healthcare organizations and life science companies. He is the co-author of the widely cited book, Healthcare Disrupted (Wiley, 2016).
Jeff has over 25 years of experience as a global executive and consultant in the healthcare and life sciences. He was previously Senior Vice President of Strategy and Global Chief Operating Officer at Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research, Inc.; founding CEO of an oncology molecular diagnostics and therapeutic pathways company; and founding board member and senior advisor to several early-stage companies in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Pathology, Parkinson’s Disease treatment, protein therapeutics, diabetes, oncology therapeutics, and precision medicine/oncology diagnostics.
Jeff is currently a board member of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council. He is a former partner with McKinsey & Company and was adjunct faculty at Boston University, Questrom School of Business, in Health Sector Management. He has a Ph.D. and M.B.A. from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
CEO, Symphony IndustrialAI, Industrial Manufacturing
Dominic Gallello is the CEO of Symphony IndustrialAI. An established technology leader with a deep background in vertical engineering software solutions, Dominic has an established track record of building great products, driving an intense customer focus, and developing global brands. His teams have received more than fifty product awards, including two R&D 100 awards. He was recently named as SaaS Top 50 CEO.
Dominic has led three successful public and private software companies over the past 16 years, resulting in ~$1.3B in exit value. Earlier in his career, he held Executive Vice President positions leading product development at Autodesk and Macromedia and served as President of Intergraph Japan. He holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Monmouth University.
CEO, Symphony RetailAI, Retail & CPG
Chris Koziol is the Chief Executive Officer and a Board Member of Symphony RetailAI. Chris is an experienced President & CEO with a demonstrated 35-year history of leading technology growth organizations including 10+ years in the global enterprise software industry.
Prior to joining Symphony RetailAI, Chris served as President and CEO of Aspect Software for six and a half years, and before that, as COO, JDA Software. Chris also held CEO positions at Mission Advisors and MicroAge Inc.
President, TeraRecon, Healthcare
Dan McSweeney is the President of TeraRecon, bringing more than 20 years of strategic healthcare experience and a strong track record of customer-centric growth. Dan spent 18 years with GE Capital and GE Healthcare in multiple executive roles. Most recently, he was at Wolters Kluwer Health, where he led the company’s $500 million business in the Americas.
Dan’s track record of creating and expanding value through continuous solution improvement and deployment will serve the TeraRecon team well. He understands the importance of driving down barriers to adoption by making AI solutions valuable, practical, and ubiquitous.
With his strong expertise in the Healthcare, Finance, and IT sectors and his proven record of developing and executing a strategic and innovative vision, Dan will continue to lead TeraRecon into the future.
CEO, Symphony MediaAI, Media & Telecom
Mark Moeder is the CEO of Symphony MediaAI. Mark is a growth and transformational oriented executive with an extensive knowledge of general technology and the media space. Carrying 20 years of industry experience in the media industry; centering around technology, revenue management, and optimization.
Previously, Mark spent 10 years at WideOrbit Inc, the preeminent ad decisioning and ERP provider for TV/Radio/Cable industries, where he served as chief operating officer. In this capacity, he oversaw business operations for WideOrbit’s various product verticals, all externally facing initiatives, special projects, and strategies. Prior to WideOrbit, Mark spent seven years at Google serving as technical operations manager and managing operations for Google’s Broadcast division, specializing in the real-time insertion of advertising on live Radio Broadcast streams.
Before pivoting to a technology specialization, Mark spent several years in the media industry proper, holding positions of Operations Manager, Director of Programming and on-air talent to Radio and Television organizations throughout the Midwest.
CEO, Symphony AyasdiAI, Financial Services
Simon Moss is the CEO of Symphony AyasdiAI with strategic and P&L leadership responsibility. He brings three decades of market-recognized business experience in financial crime, risk, and compliance, and patented leadership in financial services technology innovation in network and edge computing, cognitive analytics, and AI.
Previously, Simon led Mantas, a firm that defined the founding phase of anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance behavior detection. He has led multiple other firms as founder, CEO, or board director, and most recently was global head of AI and automation for Infosys Consulting. He delivers a unique balance of strong leadership, deep subject expertise, and focused technology knowledge.
CEO, Symphony SummitAI, Information Technology
Satyen Vyas has been the Chief Executive Officer at Symphony SummitAI since 2013. Currently based in New York, he has led the company’s growth from a startup to a global entity with customers and partners in North America, India and Southeast Asia.
Prior to SummitAI, Satyen was a Vice President at IBM in India and South Asia, where he was instrumental in growing the company’s x-Series servers to a market leadership position. He also served as General Manager for mid markets at Dell India, and spent 12 years building Vitage Group into a leading IT systems integration and services player in the Indian market.
Satyen holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Nagpur University and a post-graduate degree in management from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
Expertise and Impact
Rapid Growth, Rapid Results
SymphonyAI has grown rapidly from a startup in 2017 to a leading enterprise AI software company that delivers packaged solutions for a range of critical industry use cases. Each SymphonyAI division uses a unique operating model that combines AI-centric innovation with deep vertical domain and process expertise.