Co-founder & CEO
Aneesh Reddy is the Co-founder & CEO of Capillary Technologies and a visionary who believes that advances in technology can lead to significant advances in business value and ROI. He leads the Capillary team and works with enterprise customers to help them craft the right communications for the right products into the hands of the right customers just when they need it.
Aneesh is a frequently featured expert at global retail, marketing and technology forums worldwide and premier educational institutes such as Wharton and ISB. He participates in discussions around entrepreneurship and major technology trends such as cloud, mobile, social and Big Data. He is also a featured entrepreneur in leading publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Economic Times. Prior to founding Capillary, Aneesh worked with ITC Limited, where his role involved facility management and setting up a new Greenfield factory for their FMCG division. Aneesh holds a bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Co-founder & President – Americas
Krishna is the Co-founder & President of Capillary Technologies, where he drives the product vision and business strategy for the company. As a technology evangelist, Krishna believes that true innovation happens at the confluence of Technology and Business. At Capillary, he has created powerful products that address the gaping void of customer engagement in the Retail industry. Capillary’s products have enabled hundreds of consumer facing businesses worldwide to embrace emerging and cutting-edge paradigms – including real-time analytics, integrated mobile and social media based customer engagement technologies.
Krishna holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology and has been associated with Microsoft Research prior to co-founding Capillary. Krishna is a frequent speaker at industry forums and some of the world’s top schools including NASSCOMM, Wharton, Harvard Business School and the IIMs. In his free time, he likes to indulge in his passion for reading, writing and theatre.
Co-founder & COO
Ajay is the Co-founder & COO at Capillary Technologies. An entrepreneur with deft influencing skills, Ajay has an unusual ability to identify opportunities, believes in “making things happen” and consistently achieves goals and objectives.
A graduate from IIT Kharagpur with a B.Tech in Industrial Engineering, Ajay has worked with Danieli, a multinational company, as one of the youngest technical coordinators for Myanmar & Indian projects in the field of building plants for the steel industry. At Capillary, his expertise spans over Operations and Client Servicing. Ajay’s significant contribution at IIT includes conceptualizing and pioneering the first ever technical fest in the Industrial Engineering and Management Department. He also served as the General Secretary Technology, Radha Krishnan Hall of residence and led the hall for one academic year in technology events. Inspired by a family of proficient businessmen, Ajay is gifted with an inherent business acumen and is well-versed with the intricacies of running a business. He is also enthusiastic about travelling and has a keen interest in books.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia-Pacific
Anant Choubey is responsible for sales and marketing in the APAC region at Capillary Technologies and currently manages the firm’s business across South East Asia. His prime focus is to strategize and expand Capillary in the burgeoning South East Asia market. He has donned many hats in Capillary over the years, from operations to client servicing to business development and has been instrumental in setting up Capillary’s India business, before moving to Singapore to establish and manage the South East Asia market. Prior to joining Capillary Anant worked with the operations division of Proctor & Gamble, where within a short period he was chosen to set up the $100Million Baby Care facility in India. He is also one of the youngest employees in P&G’s history to receive recognition shares.
Anant is an Industrial Engineering & Management graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT – KGP). Even as a student he showed extraordinary leadership qualities and led numerous initiatives at IIT-KGP including serving as the Governor of the Technology Robotix Society.
Janet A. Jaiswal
Vice President, Marketing
Janet is responsible for the global marketing function at Capillary and possesses more than 20 years of experience building and marketing products in the e-commerce, mobile and payments space for both businesses and consumers. She has successfully introduced half a dozen products and services to the enterprise and consumer market. Her industry knowledge is formed from previous positions held at eBay, Scient, IBM and PayPal where she was responsible for protecting more than 110 million users worldwide. Janet’s past roles have included creating and implementing marketing strategies that generated widespread awareness for products in both domestic and international markets for companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500.
Janet holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Management at Carnegie Mellon University and a BS at the University of California, Berkeley.
Vice President, Technology
Ashish is responsible for the development of all Capillary applications and technology. Ashish comes to Capillary with over 20 years of IT experience. Over the last 14 years, Ashish has been focused on building SaaS products for the retail and commerce sector. Prior to joining Capillary, he was at Yahoo! for 10 years as the head of Engineering for their Small Business group. At Yahoo! He helped create and scale the engineering team, and built a suite of profitable services ranging from “content to e-commerce” targeted at enabling small and mid-sized businesses to be successful online. Ashish has also worked at and held leadership roles at various large establishments and start-ups in the United States.
Ashish holds an MS in Computer Science from SUNY Stonybrook in New York. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and helps run a village school in India.
Vice President, Professional Services
Govind heads Analytics, Systems Integration, Delivery and Support functions at Capillary and brings over 20 years of IT and consulting experience. Before joining Capillary, Govind was with Cognizant for over 8½ years where he held multiple leadership roles. Most recently, he was a partner with Cognizant Business Consulting, managing the P&L for their Customer Solutions practice and earlier, had served as the North America Leader for Cognizant’s Integration practice. Govind has also held leadership roles at Sun Microsystems/SeeBeyond and the eCommerce startup StoreRunner Network.
Govind is a published author with Cambridge University Press and has a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin. He is an experienced mountaineer and has been on numerous high altitude treks around the world, including the Everest Base Camp.
Chief Financial Officer
Sridhar heads Finance at Capillary Technologies and has been instrumental in ensuring that Capillary consistently delivers on key financial and operating metrics, making it one of the most profitable companies operating in this space. Sridhar comes with over 23 years of experience and has worked with large consumer names such as 3M India, Coke and Vodafone. Prior to Capillary, Sridhar was working with a startup in the education space, iProf (an NVP portfolio company), where his key priorities were to support the company’s growth, manage critical finance function and adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements.
Sridhar is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered accountants of India and holds a Diploma in IFRS from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK.
Narayan R Thammaiah
Vice President, People Practice
Narayan joins Capillary with over 20 years of expertise in strategic, transformational people practices. A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who effectively balances the needs of employees with mission and values of the organization, Narayan manages human resources for all locations at Capillary Technologies. Prior to joining Capillary, Narayan was the Director at Rambus Inc where he was responsible for re-organizing the company, its strategic roadmap to create a center of excellence and build an organization for growth and its culture of innovation. Narayan also has extensive experience working with organizations such as AT&T GBS, iPass, Cosystems and Qualcomm (Spike Technologies).
Narayan has done his Post Graduation in Human Resources and Executive Education from ISB. He is also a lifetime member of NHRD.