After working in risk and corporate banking, Rishi found his true calling in consulting and has been solving challenging business problems since the last 20 years. These roles have given him a unique perspective on approaching customers’ use-cases, and the wisdom to bring the right teams to architect and build viable and sustainable solutions.
His passion for modeling and data became the driver, growing Syntelli Solutions to be a pioneering analytics and big-data solution provider. Rishi has assembled a high-performing team that brings deep leadership experience, hundreds of years of business experience, and skilled technologists who orchestrate impressive solutions for our clients. As a result, Syntelli Solutions has garnered several awards for being one of the fastest growing companies and best places to work, in addition to several other accolades won by its executives.
Rishi is also the Founding Chair of the Analytics & Big Data Society (ABDS), which contributes to the community by Using Data for Social Good. The ABD Society forms a community where corporates, practitioners, and educational institutions come together to share ideas, experiences, and use-cases. Rishi serves on many different advisory boards, enjoys playing chess with his son, and hiking with family and friends.
Frank brings a proven track record to Syntelli. He’s known as a specialist in designing and executing IT strategies focused on growing businesses. His experience focuses on enhancing the customer experience and simplifying automated business processes. He’s also recognized for large-scale business transformations, big data solutions and application portfolio rationalization, which have business impacts worth millions of dollars.
He is passionate about using big data as a strategic tool that makes businesses more competitive. His mantra: “Data-driven companies will win the fight for a bigger market share.”
His big data experience spans three disciplines:
- Data analytics solutions that provide insights and transform organizations into data-driven cultures.
- The use of big data in business processes, which change conversations with customers in real time.
- Opportunities for companies to create and monetize new data products.
Frank’s life away from the office focuses on community work. He currently serves on the boards of three Charlotte-based organizations:
- IT-ology, an IT career development organization (Chairman of Charlotte branch).
- Opera Carolina, a professional performance, and education organization (Vice Chairman)
- A Child’s Place, a welfare organization for homeless young people (Executive Committee member).
Frank lives in the Charlotte area on Lake Norman with his wife and three children. He recently started a new sport: wake surfing.
Shikha has two decades of experience delivering advanced IT solutions. Her focus was on big data, long before anyone called it ‘big data’. Ever since, her experience has grown within the industry, in data and data analytics, master data management, and architecting Big Data Solutions for her clients.
She believes in using big data for social good and is actively involved in the community as board member of the Analytics & Big Data Society in Charlotte. Shikha is also on the communications advisory committee of SIM Charlotte, and is owner of the largest data visualization and data science meetup in Charlotte.
When she’s not building dynamite IT solutions, she likes to travel and paint.
Mohana brings more than 13 years of business development, pre-sales, account management and program management experience to his work. He has a strong technology background and has worked in the banking, insurance and telecom industries.
Mohana holds an MBA in Marketing, Managerial Analytics, and Finance from Kellogg School of Management. He lives in Charlotte with his family.
He is owner of one U.S. Patent, a Spotfire certified professional and trainer, and holds Google Adwords and Analytics certifications.
Whether it’s a simple data visualization or a highly intricate system, Dennis applies this “data first” approach in designing any of his solutions. He says, “The solution that you come up with will only be as good as your data and your understanding of it”.
When Dennis isn’t breaking down large datasets, you can find him spending time with his wife, 16-month-old baby girl (#TheDennistator aka #AmoryKim), and 9-year-old chihuahua (#TheMiles aka #Miley). He is especially proud of his growing collection of guitars.
Ruben resides in Birmingham, Alabama and when he isn’t collaborating and engaging in meaningful conversations with customers, you will find him playing golf, cooking a paella or spending time at the beach with his wife, and dog Romeo.
When Susan is not at work, she enjoys her family time with her two children, a round of golf, match of volleyball, a cook out with family and friends or traveling to and experiencing a new place.
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When Ashmika is not extracting information from data, you can find her belly dancing.
His current role is a data analyst and sales support team member, who is working on Tableau conversions and sales of our consulting services.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Data Visualization and Analytics Certificate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
He is a Charlotte native, who enjoys his spare time playing disc-golf as well as recreational golf.
Bojana grew up in Macedonia and when she’s not organizing exciting events, you can find her pursuing her passion for archery, hiking and traveling.
She joined the Syntelli team as an intern supporting new and exciting expansions.
When she’s not in class or working, Carolyn enjoys spending time hiking and traveling.
When he isn’t coding, you can find him spending time with his family, and kids.
When Kevin is not building models, you can find him chasing trophy bass, deer in the woods, freshly fallen powder or the perfect wave.
Prior to joining Syntelli, Kirsten spent 4 years as VP of Marketing at Healthcare Education Associates and spent another 4 years managing accounts for an advertising agency. She leverages her previous experience to help our clients in the Healthcare and Manufacturing sectors remain progressive in their thinking about what to do with their data.
When Kirsten isn’t delivering awesome projects to our clients, you can find her cheering on our local Carolina Panthers!
He works on full-stack application development, machine learning, dashboarding, BI, and server administration. Louis’ special interest lies in Natural Language Processing and possesses an exceptionally brilliant skill in building chatbots.
When Louis isn’t tearing through lines of code, you can find him writing fiction.
Maithili brings over 4 years of marketing experience, having worked with start-ups and multi-nationals in the retail and professional services industries to plan and assist with their digital marketing strategies. During the course of her career, she has also undertaken pro-bono consulting projects in marketing strategy for local non-profits.
Maithili also holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Management from the University of Mumbai.
When she isn’t channeling her inner creativity, you can find her enjoying her love for music or pursuing her passion for traveling.
When Marcela isn’t being Syntelli’s very own wonder-woman, you can find her playing volleyball, hiking, cooking for friends, traveling, camping or doing yoga.
As a Data Scientist/Engineer, she has managed several successful projects building and implementing predictive models. She earned her M.S. in Data Science and Business Analytics degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
When Moyo isn’t building dynamite models, you can find her spending quality time with friends and family, reading, planning and contributing to the community.
He brings over 5 years of expertise in Big Data Analytics as a Big Data Architect, Senior Big Data Engineer and Data Scientist. His past work includes data analysis, architectural design, prototyping, development, integration and testing of applications using Java/J2EE and Endur Technologies.
Raja received his Bachelors in Statistics & Computer Science, and Masters in Computer Science from India.
When Raja isn’t designing advanced analytical solutions, you can find him spending time with his family and children, or traveling around the country. He has visited 14 states in two years.
Sarah is passionate about developing comprehensive and flexible data models for applications and has recently focused on serverless processing and hosting for big data solutions in the cloud. She is an alumni of DePaul University in Chicago.
When not digging into data, Sarah enjoys dance parties with her daughters, singing, reading, and baking.
With an M.S. in Information Technology from University of North Carolina specializing in Data Analytics, he enjoys working with large amounts of data, facts, and figures and using them to make informed decisions.
When Shrey isn’t running detailed reports, you can find him playing cricket, exploring new places and spending time with his friends and family.
When she is not analyzing data, you can find Supraja exploring the town and enjoying different cuisines.
At Syntelli, he has had the opportunity to work on a diverse range of analytics use cases, leveraging various BI tools, API’s, and data platforms.
When Tyler isn’t professing his love for data, you can find him writing, serving as a pilot for the US Bobsled team, and training for the next Winter Olympics in Beijing, China in 2022!
With over 2.5 years of IT experience, Vinod is passionate about discovering and delivering innovative Big Data, Data Science and Machine Learning solutions to solve critical business problems across the industry. His expertise lies in analyzing data through insightful reports, and making & communicating recommendations. He is skilled in identifying trends, usage patterns, and growth patterns that impact business decisions, defining new KPIs and tracking existing ones.
Vinod holds a Masters Degree in Computer & Information Sciences from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia, and a Bachelors Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from India.
When Vinod isn’t delivering innovative solutions, you can find him playing cricket and volleyball.
Prior to working at Syntelli, Vishwas was a Research Assistant at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While at UNC Charlotte, Vishwas worked on integrating Big Data with Mobile Devices (IoT) and Deploying Language Classifier on a Pseudo Distributed Spark Cluster.
Vishwas received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research interests are Spark development, Visual Analytics, Android Devices, Machine Learning.
When Vishwas is not providing incredible big data solutions to our clients, you can find him hiking, playing soccer and travelling.
Walter’s experience includes hands-on Data Science, website development consulting, owning and running a background screening company, and running the Technology and Complex Operations as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Sterling Backcheck, which is now the largest background checking company in the United States. He maintains his hands-on programming and database expertise.
When Walter isn’t generating value out of data, you can find him playing on an ice hockey team with his son who is in college.