Leadership team

 

Leadership Team

CEO

Mahmood Abbas

CEO & Co-Founder

Mahmood Abbas (Moo) is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of InfoTrellis. He has many years of experience in enterprise software development. Prior to founding InfoTrellis, Moo guided both product delivery and architecture of the leading MDM product solution in the master data industry, IBM’s InfoSphere Master Data Management Server. At IBM, Moo led a 150-person global development team (Canada, USA, India, UK). He had earlier joined IBM as part of its acquisition of Toronto-based DWL, where he was the Chief Architect and was instrumental in shaping the CDI space.

Moo specializes in undertaking technical due diligence and has helped clients across various industries with their MDM strategy and implementations. He sets the vision and direction of InfoTrellis globally and is responsible for the overall company strategy covering customers, partners and employees. Moo holds a degree in Mathematics from York University and a diploma in Computer Sciences from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.

Functional Experience:

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Technology Strategy
  • Program and Project Leadership
  • MDM Strategy and Solution Architecture
COO

Sachin Wadhwa

COO & Co-Founder

Sachin is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of InfoTrellis. He has many years of experience in enterprise application architecture and product development in the Customer Data Integration and Master Data Management space. Prior to founding InfoTrellis, he worked at IBM, guiding product delivery and some of the first deployments of IBM InfoSphere MDM Sever. Sachin had earlier joined IBM as part of its acquisition of Toronto-based DWL, where he was the lead Architect and was instrumental in shaping the CDI space.

At InfoTrellis, Sachin leads our global operations covering finance, administration and human resources. He defines the processes and policies for global operations and doubles up as a program director, helping clients from various industries in defining and implementing their MDM strategy. Sachin holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Rotman Business School and a Master of Science in Computer Science from University of Delhi.

Functional Experience:

  • Corporate Finance and Global Operations
  • Global Delivery Strategy and Execution
  • MDM Strategy and Solution Architecture
  • Program and Project Leadership
CTO

Zahid Naeem

CTO & Co-Founder

Zahid is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of InfoTrellis. He has many years of experience in enterprise software development and consulting. Prior to founding InfoTrellis, Zahid was the Lead Architect at IBM, working on InfoSphere™ MDM Server. At IBM, he played a major role in product development and provided consulting services to help clients maximize MDM Server capabilities to realize their CDI/MDM strategy. Zahid joined IBM as part of its part of its acquisition of Toronto-based DWL, where he was the Lead Architect and was instrumental in shaping the CDI space.

At InfoTrellis, Zahid defines our technology vision and roadmap. He sets the standards for our service delivery and drives various global initiatives across competencies to maintain and enhance our technical leadership. He sets the standards for our services and product delivery and drives various global initiatives across competencies to maintain and enhance our technical leadership. Zahid holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.

Functional Experience:

  • Technology Leadership and Strategy
  • Program and Project Leadership
  • MDM Strategy and Solution Architecture
  • Big Data Strategy and Mentorship
  • Sales Enablement and Customer Adoption Programs
VP

Dave Borean

VP Products

Dave is the Vice President of Products at InfoTrellis. He has many years of experience working on the architecture and development of mission-critical enterprise applications in both the product and custom solution spaces. Dave came from IBM where he was a Senior Technical Staff Member responsible for leading the InfoSphere MDM portfolio of products and working directly with clients from around the world.

At InfoTrellis, Dave heads the Products division, driving the strategy, conception, development, launch and marketing of our Products. In this role he manages our relationships with customers, partners and analysts.

He designs and runs the sales enablement and customer adoption programs of our products; he also guides the product development team in the architecture, design and development of our products. Dave holds a degree in Math and Computer Science from University of Waterloo.

Functional Experience:

  • Product Strategy and Marketing
  • Development and Launch of New Products
  • Sales Enablement and Customer Adoption Programs
  • MDM Strategy & Solution Architecture
  • Big Data Strategy and Architecture
VP

Kumaran Sasikanthan

Country Head – India

Kumaran heads the India delivery center for InfoTrellis. He is responsible for Consulting Services delivery, Product engineering and General administration and operations. He has many years of experience in software product management, marketing, enterprise application consulting and software development. Prior to InfoTrellis, he was a Senior Manager for Product Management and Marketing at Software AG where he helped launch multiple releases of market leading SOA Governance products. Over the years, he has worked with clients across a range of industries from North America, EMEA and Asia. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and an Masters in Computer Applications from Delhi University.

Functional Experience:

  • Building High Performing teams
  • Product Management and Marketing
  • Program Management
  • Enterprise Applications Consulting
  • Product Engineering
CMO

David Corrigan

CMO & VP Product Management

David Corrigan is the Chief Marketing Officer and VP Product Management at InfoTrellis. He has 17 years of experience in marketing and product strategy in enterprise software. Prior to joining InfoTrellis, David led the worldwide marketing team at IBM for various business units including analytics, big data, integration and governance, and master data management. While leading product management at DWL, David helped to define the Customer Data Integration (CDI) market category, while working with early adopter clients on their customer data strategy. After joining IBM, David helped evolve the CDI into Master Data Management, driving a multi-entity strategy and vision.

David specializes in helping clients evangelize their data strategy internally and to build the business case for new data technologies. He drives the product strategy and messaging for InfoTrellis AllSight. David has an MBA in marketing and strategy from York University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Functional Experience:

  • Product strategy
  • Marketing strategy and execution
  • MDM, big data and analytics strategy for client adoption
  • Public speaking and evangelism for emerging data technology
VP

John Gairhan

VP Sales

John Gairhan is the VP Sales at InfoTrellis. He has 25 years of experience in sales, strategy, marketing and development of enterprise software, including 15 years in data management. Prior to joining InfoTrellis, John led the worldwide Big Data sales team at IBM where he directed the geographic sales teams to build the big data market. John also worked as a consultative big data seller, partnering with Fortune 500 companies to define and execute their big data strategy and architecture in a way that leveraged their existing IT investments. Prior to that, John led the Master Data Management (MDM) sales team for IBM, and also held leadership positions in MDM strategy and marketing. Before joining IBM, John led strategy for the customer data market at DWL, an MDM vendor, and Acxiom, a 3rd party data provider.

John specializes in translating client needs into actionable roadmaps of new technology adoption. John’s consultative approach fosters deep client relationships. John has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Arkansas.

Functional Experience:

  • Client relationship management
  • Client-specific big data strategy & adoption plans
  • MDM, big data, and customer data technologies and 3rd party data providers
  • Evangelism for emerging big data technology

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