Dr. Pallab Chatterjee
CEO, Symphony RetailREAD BIO
Leader in AI solutions for customer-centric retailing and supply chain
Leader in RWD and AI solutions for precision oncology
Leader in services and AI solutions for revenue management
Advanced AI solutions for anti-money laundering, risk, and compliance
AI solutions and services for asset performance management
Leader in AI for IT service and operations management
CEO, Symphony Retail
Dr. Pallab Chatterjee is an internationally recognized high-tech executive with experience in Corporate General Management, Corporate Governance, Strategy, Technology, Operations, and Outsourcing.
Currently, Dr. Chatterjee is Chairman and CEO of Symphony RetailAI. Prior to Symphony RetailAI, Dr. Chatterjee was Managing Director and Operating Partner of Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm that invests and partners in building great software and services company, growing companies not only with capital, but innovation.
Prior to STG, Dr. Chatterjee was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of i2 Technologies, Inc. Under his leadership, i2 launched a new sales execution model coupled with new services lines for the company’s Total Supply Chain Management approach that yielded significant growth for i2. Prior to assuming the CEO role, Dr. Chatterjee was President Solutions Operations at i2. As President of i2’s Solutions Operations, Dr. Chatterjee was responsible for product development, product marketing, and delivery of i2 Technologies’ supply chain management solutions.
Prior to i2, Dr. Chatterjee spent 24 years at Texas Instruments in various executive management positions. Under his leadership as senior vice president of Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer, the Texas Instruments Technology Labs became known as a standard for excellence acknowledged by both academia and industry. He led a Manufacturing Excellence team at TI across 21 factories worldwide and delivered over 1Billion dollars in productivity improvements. As President of TI’s Notebook and Calculator Business TI became the leader in Educational products. A TI senior fellow in 1985, an IEEE fellow in 1986, Dr. Chatterjee received the IEEE J. J. Ebers award in 1986 and was elected to the National Academy of Engineers in 1997. He has been awarded numerous patents and written several hundred publications on the high technology industry.
Dr. Chatterjee earned a BS in electronics and communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India where he was awarded the President of India Gold Medal for curricular excellence and the B.C.Roy Memorial Gold Medal for extracurricular excellence. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois.
Symphony Retail AI counts 15 of the top 25 grocery retailers and all 25 top CPG manufacturers as clients, and more than 1200 total customers in 70 countries. With more than 25 years of retail and CPG leadership, Symphony RetailAI has more than 1000 employees in the U.S., Asia, and Europe.
Symphony RetailAI mission is to deliver 2%+ revenue and profit growth to high-volume retailers and CPG manufacturers through the adoption of AI-enabled, role-specific solutions that span the retail value chain. The company’s AI solutions help customers uncover growth opportunities through AI recommendations, plan and execute intelligent actions, and measure the improvement in revenue and profit.
CEO, Concerto HealthAI
Jeff Elton, Ph.D., is CEO of Concerto HealthAI, a SymphonyAI portfolio company, and a 3rd generation Real World Evidence company that partners with the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s CancerLinQ initiative and healthcare providers across the U.S. Concerto develops engineered Real-World Data products designed for specific use cases ranging from regulatory submissions, post approval studies leading to label modifications and market access initiatives. Concerto’s engineered datasets are deployed in a clinical cloud environment, with AI metadata, AI Models and AI-enabled applications all aligned to generate “precision evidence” required for high priority use cases.
Jeff Elton, Ph.D., is CEO of Concerto HealthAI, a SymphonyAI portfolio company. Prior to Concerto, 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. Jeff has a Ph.D. and M.B.A. from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Concerto HealthAI offers solutions for the life sciences industry to drive insights and decision-making for providers and to enable precision oncology and value-based care models.
Concerto HealthAI’s mission is to accelerate improvements in clinical outcomes for cancer patients through partnerships, unique real-world data assets, leading AI-based technologies, and the world’s top outcomes research and data science talent.
CEO, Symphony MediaAI
Bruce Lazarus joined Symphony MediaAI, then Cable Audit Associates as its Chief Operating Officer in 1998 and was named the company’s CEO in 2001. Bruce has more than 35 years of financial management and entrepreneurial business experience in the media industry, including consulting for the accounting and finance departments of Fox News Channel, launching and serving as Director of Finance for the CNBC television network and serving as the CFO of Request Television, an early provider of pay-per-view movies and events. He had previously served as Corporate Controller for Reiss Media Enterprises and held accounting management posts at NBC Sports and RCA American Communications, one of the first companies to provide satellite capacity to the emerging cable TV industry. As CEO of Symphony MediaAI, Bruce oversaw the acquisition of Media Audits International (formerly CAA) by SymphonyAI, a private equity firm based in Los Altos California. Today, Symphony MediaAI is the leader in contract compliance audits and revenue management services in the media industry.
Before entering the media industry in 1982, Bruce was a senior analyst with Lever Brothers. He earned an MBA Degree in Corporate Finance from the City University of New York’s Baruch College and a Bachelor of Science degree in resources management and environment science from the State University of New York. He is an active member of the Media Financial Management Association and was inducted in the 2014 class of Cable TV Pioneers.
Symphony MediaAI works with the majority of Fortune 500 content publishers and media companies, providing audits billions of dollars each year in license fees, retransmission consent fees, subscriber fees and royalty payments.
As the leading provider of audit and financial management services in the media industry, Symphony MediaAI relies on three decades of experience and expertise in the financial management and oversight of digital assets.
CEO, Symphony AyasdiAI
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.
Symphony AyasdiAI’s proven, next-generation AI technology helps discover new and valuable insights in enterprise data for revenue growth, process excellence, and risk management.
Built on more than a decade of research and experience, Symphony AyasdiAI’s technology leverages topological data analysis (TDS) as its core IP.
CEO, Symphony AzimaAI
Burt Hurlock is the CEO of Symphony AzimaAI, a portfolio company of SymphonyAI where he drives the company’s vision and strategic growth initiatives. Prior to joining the company, he was a partner at SourceSquared Management LLC, the founder of WordWave and a partner in Highland Capital Partners.
As a successful entrepreneur and investor, Burt has founded, built, operated, turned-around and/or sold almost a dozen venture-backed operating companies, and has completed more than 40 acquisitions. He holds a baccalaureate from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
AzimaAI serves many of the world’s leading industrial companies including two of the top three global industrial gases companies, two of the top four global oil and gas companies, the world's largest naval logistics support operation, and the largest privately-held U.S. industrial enterprise.
Symphony AzimaAI offers proven solutions for optimizing production and energy efficiency, increasing quality, extending asset life, and improving safety. AzimaAI solutions reduce unplanned maintenance and emissions, unwarranted capital expenditures, and unexpected downtime.
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, Southeast Asia, and GCC.
Prior to SummitAI, he 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.
Symphony SummitAI customers include leading enterprises across business, financial services, insurance, healthcare, IT and consulting, automobile, manufacturing, aviation and education verticals across North America and Asia.
Symphony SummitAI’s award-winning solutions provide enterprise and service providers greater levels of speed, responsiveness, and productivity. SummitAI brings unprecedented benefits of automation, agility, and productivity gains leveraging AI.