Gramener Leadership

Gramener is founded by leaders with pedigrees of creating global businesses for large technology and consulting companies — including IBM, The Boston Consulting Group and Accenture.

S. Anand

CEO, Co-founder
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Anand is rated among top 10 data scientists in India. A Gold medalist from IIM Bangalore. Alum of IIT Madras, BCG, Infosys Consulting & IBM. Geek to the core. His affair with programmatically analyzing data began in the mid-90s at IIT Madras. From Linux based grep, sed and awk, he then moved on to PERL and Excel, and now Python. *"Tools are never the concern, the motive and the execution is,"* believes Anand.

Naveen Gattu

COO, Co-founder
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Naveen is a proud recipient of the Lufthansa Pioneering Spirit Award. An Alum of JNTU (Hyderabad), IBM. A good relationship and team builder. Naveen advises large enterprises in Data Driven Leadership strategies/roadmap. Naveen is a regular speaker at Industry/academic forums like Nasscom,ISB, TiE, Big Data Conferences and advises entrepreneurs/tech founders at Founders Institute, Startup Leadership Programs (SLP), Startup Sundays etc.

Mayank Kapur

CDO, Co-founder
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Mayank is a leader with a proven record of driving growth and client value creation. He brings deep industry skills and vast experience in Healthcare domain He has successfully led business growth and new business initiatives for Fortune 100 companies.

Ganes Kesari

SVP Analytics & Innovation, Co-founder
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Ganes heads Analytics & Innovation at Gramener, and leads our AI Labs. He has over 16 years of experience in technology, data, analytics, and design. Ganes advises enterprises on deriving value from data science initiatives. Ganes holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from CECRI and MBA (full-time) from FMS, Delhi University, India. He enjoys hiking, playing chess and blogs at []( He is based out of our Princeton, NJ office.

Sivakumar Sangubotla

SVP, Delivery
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Siva heads the Customer Delivery function at Gramener. An alum of IIT Kharagpur, Siva has two decades of rich experience in IT Industry spanning Global Delivery, Program Management, PMO and Operations Management. In his career, Siva has led large multi-million dollar engagements involving complete IT Lifecycle of outsourcing with multiple technologies, multiple geographies and diverse industry verticals with consistent success.

Sundeep Reddy

SVP, Product Management
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Sundeep heads the product and creates IP Solutions. He is on the lookout for product innovation, ready-to-deploy solutions and the commercialization of innovative ideas. Sundeep is an alum of Birlasoft, Comcast and holds a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from GPREC & a PGDM from SCMHRD.

Vijay Nair

SVP, Sales
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Vijay is responsible for strategic account sales for Gramener based out of Mumbai. Vijay is an experienced sales & marketing professional with rich experience in Marketing, Business Analytics and Sales. Vijay is an alum of Tata Tele, Airtel & Birlasoft and holds degrees from Kurukshetra University & Symbiosis University. He has demonstrated the ability to deal with ambiguity, take over & strategically drive business growth.

Vijayam Sirikonda

SVP, Sales
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Vijayam is a consultative Sales professional with 15 years of experience in sales, business development and relationship management. Vijayam is an alum of Tata Tele, ABN Amro, RBS & Citibank and has an MBA from the University of Pune.Establishing and maturing trust-based relationships with external and internal stakeholders is a core strength of Vijayam.

J. Ramachandran

Chief Mentor
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Ram is the founding CEO of Gramener and currently advises Gramener on strategy. Ram is an industry veteran with over 20 years of Technology Services experience and holds a Masters Degree in Technology from IIT Kanpur. Ram has led international teams and served Fortune 50 customers from over 5 continents. Ram communicates his Strategic Vision through honest and simple words to mobilize teams’ energy for flawless execution.

Anu Agrawal

Business Advisor (North America)
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Anu is a passionate technologist with 20+years experience. He advises startups in Silicon Valley in the areas of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence. In 2015 Anu led the development & successful launch of the Specular BatSense, a smart wearable connected-device for Cricket, and world’s first. Anu has held leadership positions in NASSCOM. He is an advisor to “new-economy” start-up companies in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and have led building of SaaS solutions from concept to sales.