As CEO of Anju Software and Board member, Kurien is responsible for the overall strategy, direction and vision for the organization. Kurien is an experienced executive having held Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer positions in five different industries including transportation, consumer electronics, automotive accessories, financial planning and audit and software industries spanning 25 years. Prior to Anju, Kurien served as the Chief Executive Officer of AFS Technologies and AFS Financial Solutions. AFS was one of the most successful software consolidation platforms and created the leading supply chain software platform for the CPG and F&B industries. Kurien serves on several independent boards, is an Executive Partner at Blue Cloud Ventures and on the Advisory Board of Argentum Capital Partners. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds an Advanced Management Certificate from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Kurien is a graduate of University of Madras.
As the Chief Customer Officer at Anju, Lisa is responsible for its customer centric focus and providing leadership into the overall customer lifecycle success, which includes client services, project management, support, sales, account management and customer satisfaction. Prior to Anju, Lisa was the Chief Customer Officer and EVP Operations, managing professional services and support responsibilities, at AFS Technologies. She established the Customer Advocacy Group which contributed to the rapid organic growth and customer success focus on achieving high customer satisfaction. Lisa has over 25+ years of experience in team building integration within global software organizations. She specializes adding value for customers by aligning business efficiency requirements with technology. She has held executive technology roles within industries such as, Consumer Packaged Goods, Telecommunications and Distribution. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Information Systems.
As the CTO of Anju Software, Suhas is the key technology strategist in providing guidance, driving product roadmap and product development for all of Anju's solutions. Prior to Anju, Suhas orchestrated the technology and product portfolio as CTO of AFS technologies, contributing to the company’s growth. Suhas is an experienced technology executive with strong expertise in enterprise architecture, product development and technology integration with a proven track record of building engineering teams with focus on real time scalable enterprise solutions. Suhas was formerly the VP Software Services for CGI and Consultant Engagement Manager for Tata Consulting. He holds Master Degree in Computer Science, Master of Business Administration with Technology specialization and is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Gopi is a Managing Director in the Providence Strategic Growth team based out of Providence, RI. Gopi is currently a director of Anju Software, Conversica, LogicMonitor and Untangle. Prior to joining Providence in 2012, Gopi was an executive director at J.P. Morgan. Previously, Gopi worked at Columbia Capital as a principal focusing on growth equity and venture investments in communications, media and technology. Prior to Columbia Capital, Gopi held operating and research roles at Cisco Systems, Avici Systems and Sprint Corporation. Gopi received a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar, a Master of Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Satish Tadikonda is an entrepreneur who specializes in the life sciences and healthcare sectors. As an entrepreneur and early stage investor, Satish has helped found and/or fund more than 15 innovative companies in technology, health care and the life sciences. Most recently, he founded and is the managing partner of Avigo Solutions, a life sciences solutions development company.
Prior to Avigo, Satish was the Founder/CEO of Virtify, a software company focused on developing structured content management solutions to accelerate clinical and regulatory approvals for life sciences companies. Satish has been an active participant in helping develop a number of industry standards (DICOM, CDISC, SPL/PLR, RPS, eStability and other HL7 standards). He also helped found the DIA Special Interest Group on Content Reuse and actively participated on the DIA Steering Committee on Clinical Trial Disclosure. Satish has published and presented more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences on topics in global labeling, medical imaging, clinical trial data management/disclosure, and technology in the life sciences. Satish holds a Doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Alexis Egan is a Managing Director and head of origination for Providence Strategic Growth. Alexis is currently a director of Anju Software. Prior to joining Providence in 2014, Alexis had been at Garvin Hill since its inception in 2009. Prior to joining Garvin Hill, she was an Executive Director at CIBC. Prior to that, Alexis was an Associate at TA Associates, a Boston-based growth equity firm focused on technology investments. Previously, Alexis was a financial analyst at the investment banking firm, Alex Brown. Ms. Egan received a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College.