Leadership

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Mallinath Sengupta

Chief Executive

Mallinath is the Chief Executive of NextAngles and heads the Compliance Automation Program at Mphasis. Mallinath has more than three decades’ experience in the IT industry including in enterprise management, account management, pre-sales, domain/ practice management, new product development, and delivering high-tech solutions to market. Prior to assuming his current role, he held multiple Senior VP roles at Mphasis and was the firm’s global head of manufacturing. Mallinath also led the Aerospace and Industrial Manufacturing divisions at IT and consulting firm Wipro Technologies. He holds a post-graduate degree in management (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and a Bachelor degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University.

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Suresh Nair

Chief Architect & CTO

Suresh is responsible for the overall vision and design of the NextAngles platform and products built on the platform in his role as Chief Architect and CTO, as well as VP for Financial Services at Mphasis. Suresh has spent more than 30 years as a product architect across a broad range of industry areas including banking, engineering design, retail, and manufacturing. He has spearheaded successful products for CRM, credit initiation, knowledge management, ERP, 3D modeling, and engineering design. During his career he has spent long stints at Citibank as a Vice President, Max Ateev as Chief Architect, and the Emirates National Oil Company as a Lead Consultant. Suresh is a member of the IEEE professional society and the Association for Computer Machinery.

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Geri-Lynn Clark

Head of Client Services and Partnerships

Geri-Lynn is responsible for Client Services and leads the Implementation Team at NextAngles. Her duties include expanding the NextAngles ecosystem by promoting brand awareness, advocacy, collaborative management of the Board of Advisors, and formulating relationships with strategic partners. Geri-Lynn has spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry, focusing on information technology and executive management. In her various leadership roles she has emphasized balancing innovation and technology to optimize business solutions as well as developing collaborative relations among stakeholders to drive results. Geri-Lynn is a former CIO of Citibank N.A. and has held key roles at The Harvard Group, IBM’s Center for CIO Leadership, J.P. Morgan Chase and McGraw Hill.

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Tara Raafat

Chief Ontologist

Tara is the Chief Ontologist for the NextAngles team, leading the company’s knowledge modeling and knowledge engineering processes. Tara brings around a decade of experience in semantic knowledge modeling and knowledge-driven applications, having completed semantic-oriented projects in domains including finance, industrial symbiosis, healthcare, electrical products, and manufacturing. Tara holds a PhD in Information System Engineering from the University of Surrey with a focus on the application of semantic technologies in the real industrial world, an MSc in Wireless Enterprise Business Systems from Brunel University, and a BSc in software engineering from Islamic Azad University. Tara is frequently published in academic journals on semantic interoperation and semantic platforms for industrial symbiosis.

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Neil Rudden

Vice President for Sales

Neil heads sales and business development for NextAngles and leads our Go-To-Market strategy and initiatives. Drawing on more than two decades worth of experience in customer engagement and strategic planning for financial technology and software firms, Neil excels at building out account management teams and boosting operations and sales in a start-up environment. Neil joins NextAngles after serving as vice president for Sales and Account Management at Intercontinental Exchange, where he oversaw double-digit percentage boosts in growth in the ICE Data Services group. Neil previously helped lead business development efforts for Moody’s Corporation and Automatic Data Processing. He is a graduate of the State University of New York’s College at Oswego, is Veterans Affairs volunteer and is active with a number of charitable organizations in his community.

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Mallinath Sengupta

Chief Executive

Mallinath is the Chief Executive of NextAngles and heads the Compliance Automation Program at Mphasis. Mallinath has more than three decades’ experience in the IT industry including in enterprise management, account management, pre-sales, domain/ practice management, new product development, and delivering high-tech solutions to market. Prior to assuming his current role, he held multiple Senior VP roles at Mphasis and was the firm’s global head of manufacturing. Mallinath also led the Aerospace and Industrial Manufacturing divisions at IT and consulting firm Wipro Technologies. He holds a post-graduate degree in management (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and a Bachelor degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University.

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Suresh Nair

Chief Architect & CTO

Suresh is responsible for the overall vision and design of the NextAngles platform and products built on the platform in his role as Chief Architect and CTO, as well as VP for Financial Services at Mphasis. Suresh has spent more than 30 years as a product architect across a broad range of industry areas including banking, engineering design, retail, and manufacturing. He has spearheaded successful products for CRM, credit initiation, knowledge management, ERP, 3D modeling, and engineering design. During his career he has spent long stints at Citibank as a Vice President, Max Ateev as Chief Architect, and the Emirates National Oil Company as a Lead Consultant. Suresh is a member of the IEEE professional society and the Association for Computer Machinery.

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Geri-Lynn Clark

Head of Client Services and Partnerships

Geri-Lynn is responsible for Client Services and leads the Implementation Team at NextAngles. Her duties include expanding the NextAngles ecosystem by promoting brand awareness, advocacy, collaborative management of the Board of Advisors, and formulating relationships with strategic partners. Geri-Lynn has spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry, focusing on information technology and executive management. In her various leadership roles she has emphasized balancing innovation and technology to optimize business solutions as well as developing collaborative relations among stakeholders to drive results. Geri-Lynn is a former CIO of Citibank N.A. and has held key roles at The Harvard Group, IBM’s Center for CIO Leadership, J.P. Morgan Chase and McGraw Hill.

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Tara Raafat

Chief Ontologist

Tara is the Chief Ontologist for the NextAngles team, leading the company’s knowledge modeling and knowledge engineering processes. Tara brings around a decade of experience in semantic knowledge modeling and knowledge-driven applications, having completed semantic-oriented projects in domains including finance, industrial symbiosis, healthcare, electrical products, and manufacturing. Tara holds a PhD in Information System Engineering from the University of Surrey with a focus on the application of semantic technologies in the real industrial world, an MSc in Wireless Enterprise Business Systems from Brunel University, and a BSc in software engineering from Islamic Azad University. Tara is frequently published in academic journals on semantic interoperation and semantic platforms for industrial symbiosis.

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Neil Rudden

Vice President of Sales

Neil heads sales and business development for NextAngles and leads our Go-To-Market strategy and initiatives. Drawing on more than two decades worth of experience in customer engagement and strategic planning for financial technology and software firms, Neil excels at building out account management teams and boosting operations and sales in a start-up environment. Neil joins NextAngles after serving as vice president for Sales and Account Management at Intercontinental Exchange, where he oversaw double-digit percentage boosts in growth in the ICE Data Services group. Neil previously helped lead business development efforts for Moody’s Corporation and Automatic Data Processing. He is a graduate of the State University of New York’s College at Oswego, is Veterans Affairs volunteer and is active with a number of charitable organizations in his community.

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Mallinath Sengupta

Chief Executive

Mallinath is the Chief Executive of NextAngles and heads the Compliance Automation Program at Mphasis. Mallinath has more than three decades’ experience in the IT industry including in enterprise management, account management, pre-sales, domain/ practice management, new product development, and delivering high-tech solutions to market. Prior to assuming his current role, he held multiple Senior VP roles at Mphasis and was the firm’s global head of manufacturing. Mallinath also led the Aerospace and Industrial Manufacturing divisions at IT and consulting firm Wipro Technologies. He holds a post-graduate degree in management (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and a Bachelor degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University.

Suresh Nair

Chief Architect & CTO

Suresh is responsible for the overall vision and design of the NextAngles platform and products built on the platform in his role as Chief Architect and CTO, as well as VP for Financial Services at Mphasis. Suresh has spent more than 30 years as a product architect across a broad range of industry areas including banking, engineering design, retail, and manufacturing. He has spearheaded successful products for CRM, credit initiation, knowledge management, ERP, 3D modeling, and engineering design. During his career he has spent long stints at Citibank as a Vice President, Max Ateev as Chief Architect, and the Emirates National Oil Company as a Lead Consultant. Suresh is a member of the IEEE professional society and the Association for Computer Machinery.

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Geri-Lynn Clark

Head of Client Services and Partnerships

Geri-Lynn is responsible for Client Services and leads the Implementation Team at NextAngles. Her duties include expanding the NextAngles ecosystem by promoting brand awareness, advocacy, collaborative management of the Board of Advisors, and formulating relationships with strategic partners. Geri-Lynn has spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry, focusing on information technology and executive management. In her various leadership roles she has emphasized balancing innovation and technology to optimize business solutions as well as developing collaborative relations among stakeholders to drive results. Geri-Lynn is a former CIO of Citibank N.A. and has held key roles at The Harvard Group, IBM’s Center for CIO Leadership, J.P. Morgan Chase and McGraw Hill.

Tara Raafat

Chief Ontologist

Tara is the Chief Ontologist for the NextAngles team, leading the company’s knowledge modeling and knowledge engineering processes. Tara brings around a decade of experience in semantic knowledge modeling and knowledge-driven applications, having completed semantic-oriented projects in domains including finance, industrial symbiosis, healthcare, electrical products, and manufacturing. Tara holds a PhD in Information System Engineering from the University of Surrey with a focus on the application of semantic technologies in the real industrial world, an MSc in Wireless Enterprise Business Systems from Brunel University, and a BSc in software engineering from Islamic Azad University. Tara is frequently published in academic journals on semantic interoperation and semantic platforms for industrial symbiosis.

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Neil Rudden

Vice President of Sales

Neil heads sales and business development for NextAngles and leads our Go-To-Market strategy and initiatives. Drawing on more than two decades worth of experience in customer engagement and strategic planning for financial technology and software firms, Neil excels at building out account management teams and boosting operations and sales in a start-up environment. Neil joins NextAngles after serving as vice president for Sales and Account Management at Intercontinental Exchange, where he oversaw double-digit percentage boosts in growth in the ICE Data Services group. Neil previously helped lead business development efforts for Moody’s Corporation and Automatic Data Processing. He is a graduate of the State University of New York’s College at Oswego, is Veterans Affairs volunteer and is active with a number of charitable organizations in his community.