Our Team – Throughput

ALI RAZA

Founder & CEO

SETH PAGE

COO

BHASKAR
BALLAPRAGADA

CTO

ALLA
ANASHENKOVA

Head of Product Management
& Sales Engineering

Dr. ASHUTOSH
(ASHU) MANI

Senior Principal Data
Scientist (ML/AI)

Jay
Jobanputra

VP of Technical Implementation

PATRICK
TALLEY

VP of Sales and Customer Success

ANITA RAJ

VP of Product Marketing

ANITA RAJ

VP of Product Marketing

ANZAR
KAMDAR

Head of Industrial
Data Science

GENEVIEVE
SHATTOW, PhD

Head of Analytics

Cameron A.
Nazeri

Head of Operations and
Government Projects

Ali Raza

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Ali comes from a deep academic and real-world industrial operations in process simulations and operations management. He has managed onshore/offshore/war zone logistics as well as batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing setups. At Schlumberger, he became one of the youngest Geomarket Production Services, pioneering 3 projects and serving 50+ industrial clients. His production teams were responsible for billions of dollars of hydrocarbon output to the global economy. Ali joined his first tech startup while still an undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, he has been eliminating one global bottleneck after another, with his current focus on optimizing supply chains that extend to Mars.

Seth Page

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Seth is an 8x serial entrepreneur with 6 exits and dozens of financings. ThroughPut is Seth’s 4th Industrial IoT & AI company. Seth’s deep background in Industrial Economics & Big Data has led to the development of ELI’s proprietary financial engines. In his 25+ years in international corporate development, Seth has orchestrated hundreds of Strategic Partnerships, Channels, and Transactions. Seth spent 8 years living abroad, including Europe, where he was responsible for cross-border transactions and venture financings with the leading European industrial powerhouses.

Bhaskar Ballapragada, PhD

Chief Technology Architect

Bhaskar is an Industrial Process Design Engineer who has over 20 years of expertise building large industrial facilities from Concept to Design, Implementation & Operations. He has spent 15 years building large-scale data platforms that process billions of time-stamped events per day to optimize operations, automate processes and improve productivity in public & private company executive roles. Bhaskar has leveraged his expertise in Big Data Analytics & Data Science to scale up multiple businesses over 10x within short spans of 18 to 24 months each. Bhaskar has built ThroughPut’s highly scalable and customizable AI platform, the missing piece to the success of every company’s industrial operations and digital transformations.

Alla Anashenkova

Head of Product Management & Sales Engineering

Alla brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to the ThroughPut team. She’s a hands-on Product Leader with over ten (10+) years of experience developing software data products and systems. Alla has delivered over 100+ software releases and owned strategic initiatives that resulted in saving Tesla, Inc. over 1/2 Billion dollars in the span of 4 years.

Dr. Ashutosh (Ashu) Mani

Senior Principal Data Scientist (ML/AI)

Dr. Ashutosh (Ashu) Mani serves as a Senior Principal Data Scientist leading the data science and machine learning efforts at ThroughPut Inc. Prior to joining the ThroughPut team, Dr. Mani worked at, Progress (DataRPM) and Boeing as Applied Mathematician working on projects related to machine learning, statistics and artificial intelligence. Dr. Mani’s experience includes working at Bristol-Myers Squibb as a data science/statistics consultant; his doctoral research at University of Cincinnati, Ohio, where he developed algorithms to predict falls in neuro-degenerative disease patients (such as Parkinson’s Disease); and his work with firefighters in detecting and predicting physiological responses to heat stress.

Anzar Kamdar

Head of Industrial Data Science

Anzar has multiple masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain from leading German & American universities. Anzar comes from a utilities grid and shop floor data optimization background, where he leveraged self-developed machine learning modules to improve output and efficiencies for major industrial corporations. Anzar leads Data Science at ThroughPut, managing both the development of the ELI platform, as well as Data Science Special Projects.

Jay Jobanputra

VP of Technical Engineering and Implementation

Jay is an entrepreneur with 2 Industrial AI startup exits. Jay holds engineering and management degrees and has worked across 18 countries during his Industrial Automation career. Jay has led the implementation of multi-million dollar AI projects at the world’s largest industrial conglomerates. Jay has successfully scaled startup companies from their first logos to broad client portfolios. Jay leads technology efforts & strategy.

Cameron A. Nazeri

Strategy & Operations

Cameron is a serial cross-border entrepreneur with deep expertise in design and product launch. Cameron previously was at Apple, working on the iPhone 4 launch alongside Ron Johnson. Cameron manages all innovation groups and accelerator relationships for ThroughPut. Cameron maintains all databases, websites, and software application suites

Jeet Parekh

Data & Systems Engineer

Jeet is a data engineer and systems engineer at ThroughPut. He has a background of automating, optimizing, and scaling systems. In his career of deploying production ready AI solutions on cloud and on-premise, he realized the importance of quality and availability of data. He takes care of the databases, data pipelines, ETL processes, and makes sure your data is being analyzed efficiently.

 

Anita Raj

VP of Product Marketing

Anita is a result-oriented product marketer who combines her technologist bent of mind with her keen eye for new-age marketing to deliver real business outcomes. Currently, the VP-Product Marketing at ThroughPut Inc, Anita is focused on setting the organisation up for hyper-growth. She is also a member of the prestigious Forbes Communication Council and an executive board member of the renowned The Fast Company. Anita has been published across multiple technology publications including CloudTweaks, Thrive Global, DZone, PMMHive and Product Marketing Alliance.

In her previous stints, she has worked with multi-million enterprises and high-growth startups across the U.S, U.K and Germany including EMC, Infosys, Progress Software, Brillio, LeanIX, Signavio, and more.

Genevieve Shattow, PhD

Head of Analytics

Genevieve is the Head of Analytics for ThroughPut, where she focuses on everything from architecture to z-scores. A Data Scientist with a background in both industry and academia, she has over 5 years of experience in IIoT, mainly in temperature monitoring for food and drug safety, including recent COVID initiatives. Her models and metrics for asset management are used by multiple Fortune 5 companies. She has degrees in Astrophysics from Columbia University (BA, New York, NY), University of California, (MA, Santa Barbara, CA), and Swinburne University of Technology (PhD, Melbourne, Australia), where she did her dissertation on the effects of environment on the evolution of galaxy clusters in large scale simulations.

 

Patrick Talley

VP of Sales and Customer Success

Patrick L. Talley has spent a 39 year career selling technology into the Innovator Sector of the Technology Adoption Curve. He has worked with a few “Rocket Ship” software companies, notably Landmark Graphics Software and Trilogy Software. Patrick has been part of building teams and companies from White Board Ideation to Commercial Traction including multiple exits. He is an investor in early stage B2B tech plays and Advisor to tens of early stage tech companies. An avid outdoors person, technical climber, published author, award winning nature photographer and Advisor to Female and BIPOC led startups.