THE TEAM

Meet Our Team

Purandar Das

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

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Purandar has focused on using technology to solve business problems. Throughout his career, Purandar has been working on utilizing technology to solve complex business challenges. He adopts a pragmatic approach that enables business to leverage technology to achieve business goals and power growth.

Purandar has built world class organizations that have added to the organization’s growth by crafting new products and offerings that have grown the company’s top line. Purandar has been on the leading edge of embracing new technology to help organizations transition their product & technology offerings.

Purandar started Sotero with the conviction that today’s data protection was deficient and that a better approach was needed to protect data. He is a firm believer that security, where the core focus is not the data, is not a viable option.

Purandar was most recently the CTO at Infogroup. Prior to Infogroup, Purandar was the CTO at Epsilon, where he led the Digital Solutions organization. He has held leadership & management roles at a variety of other organizations.

Purandar is a graduate of Texas A&M University (MS – Mechanical Engineering) and Bangalore University (BS – Mechanical Engineering).

Shanthi Boppana

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

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Shanthi Boppana is Sotero’s Co-founder and CTO, overseeing the company’s technology development.

Shanthi has held several senior technology positions throughout her career built innovative analytical solutions on a broad range of modern platforms. Before Co-founding Sotero she worked as Vice President of Big Data and Analytics at Infogroup where she was responsible for modernizing legacy platforms and re-architecting applications to leverage Cloud Computing.

Previously, Shanthi worked at a startup Syncra Systems where she architected the Value Chain Collaboration Platform which was acquired by Oracle in 2005. Shanthi also led the mobile advertising and data analytics platform at Nokia. She earned an M.S degree in Engineering Science from LSU.

Anne Gotay

Marketing

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Neil Saltman

Sales

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Aboo Thanikkal

Product Development

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Rajesh Chakravarthy

Product Development

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Chantel Pszenny

Marketing

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MJ Kaufmann

Marketing

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Michaelene Koskela

Sales & Business

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Shiv Chikkappa

Product Development

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Vinay Kambam

Product Development

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Jimmy Lawless

Sales

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Harrison Davenport

Sales

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Carol Meyers

Advisor

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Patrick Dineen

Advisor

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Tony Hadfield

Advisor

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The Board

Purandar Das

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Shanthi Boppana

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Bob Davoli

Chairman Of The Board
Gutbrain Capital

Bruce Clarke

Board Member
PBJ Capital

Eric Schnadig

Independent Board Member

Alan Kessler

Independent Board Member

Investors

PBJ