Ketos is focused on delivering water intelligence by building innovative patented hardware, software fabric and data analytics to help drive a global impact.
Big Pitch Finalists
Founder & CEO
Meena Sankaran is an accomplished technology executive, business leader and evangelist driving global strategy and innovation for customer success through a variety of leadership roles. She has been a key influencer and executed on product strategy with her unique blend of business and technical acumen to customers worldwide across organizations of varied sizes. As a Social Entrepreneur, she believes in leveraging technology for challenges that bring about global change and deliver solutions to impact at a grass roots level. She has a BE in Electronics Engineering from India and MS in Electrical Engg from UTA, Texas. Her Leadership in Ketos's engineering innovation, product & business strategy, team discipline and strong culture are instrumental in the path to success
Chief Scientist, R&D
Mazhar Ali is a highly accomplished materials scientist primarily working in the fields of solid state chemistry, topological physics and next-generation computing devices. He completed bachelor's programs in both Chemistry and Physics from UC Berkeley and his PhD in Chemistry and Materials from Princeton. He has been an IBM Scientist before accepting the Sofia Kovalevskaja Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation. He has authored and co-authored more than 40 publications in prestigious journals, garnering more than 700 citations. His unique capabilities to innovate next generation materials and work closely with Water is an underlying component as Maz leads the Research & Data Science team for Ketos.
Director, Columbia Water Center.
Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering,Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics.
Research Areas: Hydroclimatology, nonlinear dynamics, and applied statistics; Natural hazards, water systems, and risk management; Water technologies for developing countries.
Director, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University
Research Areas : Water quality, freshwater biogeochemistry, coupled biogeochemical cycles
Raghunath Nambiar is a distinguished engineer and chief architect of big data and analytics solution engineering. His current focus areas include emerging technologies, data center solutions, and big data and analytics strategy.
He is a member of the IEEE big data steering committee, Board of directors of the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC), and founding chair of its International Conference Series on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking
Jeff (J.D.) Davids has served on the management teams of 8 venture capital backed startups, 3 of which completed successful IPOs, 3 were acquired, and 2 were valuable learning opportunities. J.D. has closed over $1 Billion in financial transactions including raising money from Angel Investors, Venture Capital Firms, Strategic Corporate Investors and completing IPOs and Mergers & Acquisitions from the buy side and the sell side of the deal.
B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA and Certificate of Public Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Leah is a serial co-founder and advisor to startups and investors. Her first company was acquired for $380 million within two years. Leah then directed the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she oversaw the development and management of innovation and entrepreneurship courses and programs, and she now teaches at Stanford, UC Berkeley and Northeastern University.
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