Leadership Team

Our Leadership team includes mobile, wireless and technology experts from leading companies.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Dayakar’s distinguished career is showcased by an impressive record of achievement in building high value mobile, wireless and telecommunications businesses. He was recognized by the US White House as a mobile technology visionary and has been a keynote speaker for numerous industry events.

 

Dayakar is a Managing Partner at Naya Ventures, a 50 million USD fund that invests in early-stage Cloud, Mobile & Big Data companies.  Previously, Dayakar owned the P&L for the Hosting & Mobility Solutions business at Microsoft. Dayakar is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University and earned a master’s degree in computer science from Nova University.

Prabhakar is a recognized business executive, with over 20 years of diverse experience in global operations, business development, and strategy for various organizations, including advisory roles to Fortune 500 Executives on Global Sourcing and Growth/Innovation strategies. He is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Naya Ventures. He was earlier Managing Director at ANSR Group, a global sourcing advisory firm with operations in the US and India.

 

Prabhakar holds a MBA from the Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Engineering from Andhra University, India.

Raghu has over 20 years of experience. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of M2Junction, which was acquired by SinglePoint Inc. Earlier, Raghu was CEO for the Indian offices of JP Mobile and Good Technology and his last association was with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) where he managed the mobile solutions group. He led the successful acquisition of Good Technology by Motorola and transition of teams and products.

 

Raghu is a graduate of Delhi University and an ex-Captain in the Indian Army.

Venkat comes to motivitylabs with rich experience in direct sales and leadership, domain expertise in Telecom, and Product Engineering across various domains. Venkat is responsible for revenues and customer satisfaction. He leads sales & marketing teams and client partners. He started his information technology career with CMC, was General Manager of Telecom Business Unit with Satyam before moving to Dallas in 1999 to start sales and operations of MBT (now Tech Mahindra). He then led Satyam’s Product Engineering.

 

Venkat has Master of Engineering degrees from IIT-Varanasi and University of New South Wales.

Gowri has an established track record of building and growing companies at the intersection of mobile, infrastructure and content for over twenty years. He was on the founding team at Sprint PCS and pioneered both direct and online wireless sales in the early 90’s. Most recently he served as President and CEO of SinglePoint, a mobile marketing agency focussed at media companies where he pioneered the interactive TV through mobile with NBC Universal, MTV, CBS and Disney.

 

Gowri holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Madras and a MBA from University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is an avid bicyclist and a NPR junkie.

ADVISORS

Chito is known for his expertise in setting up large scale global delivery teams, delivering testing advisory services and people leadership skills. Prior to motivitylabs, Chito was the Director for Enterprise Mobile Development at Sabre Holdings, where he led the development of mobile applications and systems. Chito also has designed and developed the Visa Message Gateway – a worldwide network of shops, ATMs, Banks and Websites that handle 130 million payments a day. He is passionate in good and simple design, utilizing methods and tools that best solve a given business problems.

 

Chito is a graduate of De La Salle University with a BSCS in Computer Science.

Kedar brings in comprehensive expertise in Corporate and Business Development, Category and Product Management, Multi-channel Retail, Digital Marketing, International Operations, Financial Analysis, and Global Strategy Formulation and Execution. Kedar is the founder of KeepTrax and served as Director – Business Development at Sabre Holdings.

 

Kedar is an engineer from University of Western Ontario and also has his MBA – Finance & Marketing from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.

As Advisor to Chairman, Manish aligns strategic partnerships and business development efforts in addition to providing his financial and strategic acumen. Prior to his current role, Manish spent 10 years at Cognizant, most recently as AVP Communications and Leader – Strategic Alliances. He played instrumental role in growing their Banking & Financial Services, Media & Entertainment practice and most recently on Strategic Alliances looking at mobile, cloud and big data innovations. Prior to Cognizant, he was with Bank of America and IBM. He has an MBA from the Chicago Booth School of Business, Masters of Computer Engineering from North Carolina AT&T State University and a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Pune, India.

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