Raj focuses on the retail, financial services, and telecoms verticals. His areas of interest include management consulting, direct campaign design, retail promotional optimization, attrition analytics, channel partner analytics, and inventory management.
Raj has more than 15 years of experience in analytics and management consulting. Before KF, he led CRM Analytics at Marketics (now WNS). He was instrumental in starting the retail and financial services practices.
Raj has held senior positions at Booz & Co. (New York) and Adventis (New York) where he advised several global companies in telecoms and financial services.
He holds an MBA degree from IIM Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech. degree from IIT Bombay. He has completed the requirements for a CFA charter.
Girish Ramachandra, Ph.D.
Girish has been with us since inception. His areas of interest include customer segmentation, statistical modeling (response modeling, forecasting, pricing sensitivity analysis, etc.), optimization, scheduling, and inventory management.
Before KF, he worked for Citibank's Global Decision Management team, in the areas of customer segmentation & portfolio analytics, retail deposit drivers analysis, and branch location optimization.
He has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Suratkal, followed by MS & Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from North Carolina State University, Raleigh. During his Ph.D., he worked for the Operations Research R&D team at SAS Institute in Cary, NC.
Mohan joined Knowledge Foundry as a result of the Knolseed Technologies acquisition. Before being co-founder of Knolseed, he has built software for Nokia-Siemens, Motorola and Amazon. At Amazon, he worked with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team that built the Amazon Flexible Payments Service(FPS), where he built several key components of the distributed transaction processing system.
Outside of work, he loves wildlife and participates in Wildlife Conservation initiatives. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Bangalore University.