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Fishbowl Announces New Technology Leadership Team to Drive Company Forward
Dr. Ganesh Mani, Big Data and artificial intelligence expert, appointed to the Advisory Board
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10, 2015 – Fishbowl, the leading provider of a guest-centric marketing analytics platform to the restaurant industry, today announced a new technology leadership team to strengthen its R&D investments. The team will focus on the expansion of the analytics platform and further integration with the company’s email, SMS, social, promotions management, and guest acquisition solutions. According to Dev Ganesan, President and CEO of Fishbowl, “The future of restaurant marketing is in a closed loop solution that leverages structured, unstructured, and streaming data to deliver actionable guest insights. We have assembled a group of accomplished technology leaders to work with our talented engineering teams to continue defining and executing our vision.”
The new team includes the following technology veterans:
- Scott Weeren, Chief Operating Officer, a highly experienced B2B executive who has held leadership roles at Aptara, Intelliworks, SAP, and Siebel Systems. Weeren is responsible for all sales and services and delivering value to clients.
- Sanjog Gad, Chief Technology Officer, has a long track record of delivering innovation in analytics, Big Data, cloud technologies, and mobile. A veteran of SAP, EMC, WebEx, and Baan, Gad will remain in Silicon Valley while overseeing the company’s technology strategy and innovation, including the expansion of Fishbowl’s Hadoop-based analytics platform.
- TK Sreeram, Vice President of Engineering, will deliver the company’s integrated analytics and engagement products and solutions that help clients activate their guests, drive them into stores, and build loyalty. An experienced engineering leader in global software development companies, Sreeram previously held senior management roles at EMC and IBM.
- Parijat Jauhari, Vice President of Analytics Solutions, is responsible for delivering client specific results from Fishbowl’s analytics applications, which include various modules, such as offer optimization, campaign performance, and recency/frequency/monetary analysis. He comes to Fishbowl from the Corporate Executive Board, where he advised C-suite clients on analytics, cloud computing, and mobile technologies.
Fishbowl is also announcing the appointment of Dr. Ganesh Mani, the President of the Global Innovation Center in Pittsburgh, PA, and an adjunct member of the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, to the company’s Advisory Board. Dr. Mani is a successful entrepreneur and strategist, who advises businesses on how to manage and leverage innovation to drive greater value creation and will serve as an advisor to the CEO. He has been featured on ABC Nightline and in a Barron’s cover story entitled “New Brains on the Block.” Dr. Mani has an MBA in Finance and a PhD in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology.