Suman Kalyan
Founder & CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Suman is the visionary behind the evolution of Singolar – the leading AI and automated Machine Learning (auto ML) platform. Suman has a well rounded techno functional and Leadership experience (18 years) that includes Business Development, leading cross functional teams to build products, ‘C’ level management consulting, Solution Sales, building Analytics/ Machine Learning products,. He has a rich experience in applying state of the art Machine Learning techniques, Adaptive Learning, Control systems logic and statistical methodologies to create Intelligent Analytical software, for solving business problems.

Prior to Singolar, Suman worked as Director of Technology for Allied Media with a focus on Big Data Analytics. Suman has worked for companies like General Electric, and consulted for companies Rogers and Telus. He started his career building neural networks software for Japan companies in the area of analytical chemistry and mathematical modeling.

He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with his family. He enjoys sailing the lovely waters off the coast of Nova Scotia, golfing and teaches Taichi in his spare time.

Suman graduated with a B.Tech and MS (by research) degrees with a focus on Systems Engineering, Statistics, Forecasting and neural networks from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India. His research focus in his Masters Thesis was using artificial neural networks within time series analysis.


Arvind Tangirala
CTO

As the CTO, Arvind brings more than 18 years of technical leadership to oversee all of Singolar's product development, platform architecture, processes, technology direction and infrastructure. He is a results-driven professional with a track record of applying emergent technologies to realize business strategies & goals in multiple industries. Prior to Singolar, Arvind led the architecture & development of a comprehensive, performant online platform in use by hundreds of users at a Federal Govt. agency that automated the entire spectrum of it's credit insurance & trade finance business processes from application intake, underwriting, servicing, claims processing, portfolio monitoring & asset management. In his earlier career, he helped design, build & improve web-scale software systems using the start-of-art technologies at the time, including among others, the online classified ad platform for the New York Times; the e-commerce & order fulfillment platform at Proctor & Gamble; retail commerce application at Sears; and supply chain interfaces at Premier Inc.

He brings expert skills in the areas of change management strategy; building cross-functional teams; agile software development; product planning; large scale software systems architecture; and systems integration.

Arvind has a B. Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India, and dual M.S. degrees in Ocean Engineering and Computer Science. His research focus for the graduate degrees was in the areas of efficient numerical techniques for 3-D analysis of Very Large Floating Structures (VLFS); distributed systems; and parallel computing

Arvind lives with his family and 2 kids in Washington DC. He is also an amateur musician and enjoys playing percussion in his spare time.

Suman Kalyan
Founder & CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Suman is the visionary behind the evolution of Singolar – the leading AI and automated Machine Learning (auto ML) platform. Suman has a well rounded techno functional and Leadership experience (18 years) that includes Business Development, leading cross functional teams to build products, ‘C’ level management consulting, Solution Sales, building Analytics/ Machine Learning products,. He has a rich experience in applying state of the art Machine Learning techniques, Adaptive Learning, Control systems logic and statistical methodologies to create Intelligent Analytical software, for solving business problems.

Prior to Singolar, Suman worked as Director of Technology for Allied Media with a focus on Big Data Analytics. Suman has worked for companies like General Electric, and consulted for companies Rogers and Telus. He started his career building neural networks software for Japan companies in the area of analytical chemistry and mathematical modeling.

He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with his family. He enjoys sailing the lovely waters off the coast of Nova Scotia, golfing and teaches Taichi in his spare time.

Suman graduated with a B.Tech and MS (by research) degrees with a focus on Systems Engineering, Statistics, Forecasting and neural networks from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India. His research focus in his Masters Thesis was using artificial neural networks within time series analysis.


Toon Nagtegaal
Member of the Board of Directors

His experience covers startups, entrepreneurship and Venture Capital. He has over thirty years of experience in the VC industry starting his initial career, mainly based in the Netherlands and investing in Europe, Israel and North America. He was a member of the founding team of Atlas Venture and later a managing partner with Holland Venture and p3 technology partners. In Canada, he worked with GrowthWorks Atlantic. He is founder of an entrepreneurial accelerator program called THENEXTPHASE/PhaseMap in Nova Scotia.

Toon lives with his wife on Nova Scotia’s South Shore where, in his free time, he enjoys sailing his Folkboat. Toon earned his Bachelors degree in business in Holland.

Dr. Daniel Silver
Subject matter expert – Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Dr Danny Silver is also a tenure professor at the Jodrey School of Computer Science at Acadia University, Canada and a Director of the Acadia Institute of Data Analytics.

His areas of research and development are AI, machine learning, deep learning, data mining, user modeling and adaptive systems. He has published over 60 scientific papers, edited special journal editions, and has been part of the organizing or program committee for a number of national and international conferences, seminars and workshops. Most recently he was awarded a Harrison McCain Foundation Award for research into advanced machine learning methods. Since 1993, he has worked on machine learning and data mining projects in the private and public sector providing situation analysis and problem definition, project management and guidance, and predictive analytic services. In 2011, he received the Science Champion Award from the Nova Scotia Discovery Center for his work on youth robotics and the advancement of STEM education.

Danny lives with his family in Nova Scotia and is an avid farming enthusiast in his spare time. Danny earned a Ph.d in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario, Canada and a B.Sc in Computer Science from the Acadia University Canada.


Rangaraj Sreenivasan

Rangaraj Sreenivasan as a high performance-computing expert ensures performance of Singolar’s technology in enterprise grade environments. He also plays a major role in all data engineering initiatives and has deep expertise in big data infrastructure and architecture.

Rangaraj has over 20 years of enterprise product development experience in the areas of Big Data, Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Customer Management. Ranga has developed products for large organizations such as Vodafone, Telus, and HP-Japan.

Rangaraj is a technology enthusiast and loves to play with latest gadgets and loves to play with new software platforms. He lives with his family in Mumbai, India.

He earned a BS in Computer Science from Mumbai University, India.

Filippo Loddo
Advisor – Product Strategy & Business Development

Filippo Loddo is an experienced Business development and Technology Leader with more than 20 years experience leading major technology integration and support initiatives, business development for Business Intelligence, Billing, and Enterprise CRM products. Filippo has also led global technical organizations responsible for the design, testing, implementation, and administration of managed technology products and services. He developed technology policies to fulfill stakeholder needs and to maximize overall business and system performance.

As a senior advisor Filippo has worked at several consulting firms including Accenture, IBM, CapGemini, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Lucent Technologies and LogicaCMG among others.

Filippo Loddo received a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has also been an instructor at the Oracle University.

Filippo lived in more than 18 countries and speaks/writes fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.


Govind Sury
Advisor

Prior to Singolar, Govind had an extensive career of over 20 years at Global Fortune 500 companies across Financial Services, Automotive and Media/Entertainment domains. As VP of Information Technology at Western Union he was responsible for all digital payments technologies, customer analytics, enterprise shared services and Global Point of Sale technologies. Prior to Western Union, as VP of Information Technology at Dish Network, the second largest Satellite TV provider in the US he was responsible for all information management, analytics, CRM and back office applications. He has worked for several other companies in various leadership capacities including Caterpillar, Cummins and Citibank. At Dish Network he led a pioneering initiative to build a Big Data analytics platform for Digital Set Top Box. Govind has made strategic foundational technology decisions and has always ensured strong alignment of technology initiatives with business strategy.

Govind lives with his family in Denver, Colorado and ardently enjoys the outdoors and likes to run,hike and sometimes climb 14ner peaks.

Govind earned an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Strategy from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania an MS in Information Systems from the University of Arizona.