RSquared is a pioneer in the nascent Workforce Intelligence market, which replaces the time-consuming and costly manual surveying of employees with real-time analysis of employee digital communications.
The RSquared product is a cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) platform that assesses the state and health of an organization’s culture. It delivers immediate, actionable insights via a secure online executive dashboard.
RSquared is a Silicon Valley based company that started in late 2018.
Meet the Team
Sreekanth Ravi is a visionary serial entrepreneur and strategic leader who excels at identifying and rapidly developing disruptive technologies and bringing them to market. With his brother Sudhakar, Sreekanth has founded three successful tech startups to date. He is currently executive chairman of the board for RSquared, an artificial intelligence (AI) pioneer in the emerging Workforce Intelligence market. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Code Green Networks, a maker of data-loss prevention and content security solutions for enterprises that resulted in a successful M&A with Digital Guardian in 2015. Prior to that, Sreekanth was co-founder and CEO of SonicWall, a firewall company that led to an IPO (SNWL) and was subsequently purchased by Dell in 2012. Sreekanth earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Sudhakar Ravi is a hands-on technologist who is skilled at driving innovative developments from the lab to market. With his brother Sreekanth, Sudhakar has founded three successful startups. He is currently Chief Architect of RSquared, an artificial intelligence (AI) pioneer in the nascent Workforce Intelligence market. Previously, he was co-founder and CTO of Code Green Networks, a maker of data loss prevention and content security solutions for enterprises that resulted in a successful M&A with Digital Guardian in 2015. Prior to that, Sudhakar was co-founder and CTO of SonicWall, an early next-generation firewall company that was taken public (SNWL) and was subsequently purchased by Dell in 2012. Sudhakar has a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Dan Udoutch is a passionate chief executive officer (CEO) and multi-time industry leader who has brought multiple successful technology innovations to market. Dan has deep experience in enterprise sales, marketing, professional services, and partnerships. He has led organizations ranging from startups to enterprises with annual revenues of more than $250 million. Currently co-founder and CEO of RSquared, an artificial intelligence (AI) pioneer in the Workforce Intelligence market, Dan was previously CEO of Alpine Data Labs, an AI/ML platform firm he positioned for a successful exit via M&A to Tibco. Prior to that, he was CEO and president of Code Green Networks, a data-loss prevention company that he established as a leader in the healthcare vertical and led to a successful M&A to Digital Guardian. Dan has held prior executive roles at NavTeq, Netscape and Commerce One. Dan has a B.A. from San Jose State University in Math and Computer Science.
Dr. Lawrence Spracklen is an experienced leader, with over two decades of experience in developing and delivering cutting-edge solutions. At RSquared Lawrence leads the engineering and data science teams focused on applying AI to the Workforce Intelligence market. Prior to joining RSquared, Lawrence led research and development teams at several other ML startups; SupportLogic, Alpine Data and Ayasdi. Before this, Lawrence spent over a decade working at Sun Microsystems, Nvidia and VMware, where he led teams focused on the intersection of hardware architecture and software performance and scalability. Lawrence holds a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, a B.Sc. in Computational Physics from the University of York and has been issued over 65 US patents.
Co-Founder & CEO, Tely
Co-Founder & CEO, Code Green Networks
Co-Founder & CEO, SonicWall (SNWL)
CEO, Alpine Data Labs
CEO, Code Green Networks
Co-Founder & CTO, Tely
Co-Founder & CTO, Code Green Networks
Co-Founder & CTO, SonicWall (SNWL)
LAWRENCE SPRACKLEN Ph.D
VP of Engineering & Data Science, SupportLogic
VP of Engineering, Alpine Data
VP of Engineering, Ayasdi
Arvin Patel is the EVP and Chief Intellectual Property Officer (CIPO) at TiVo, where he’s responsible for driving new innovations, partnerships, patenting and licensing. He oversees growth and integration of strategic partnerships with some of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies. Mr. Patel is a leading voice in the future of IP, ranking #7 in the 2017 IAM Market Makers list. At TiVo, he oversees the annual $400 million IP business, including the company’s industry-leading portfolios of approximately 6,000 issued and pending patents worldwide. Within the IP business, Mr. Patel leads TiVo’s global organization of IP professionals tasked with ongoing portfolio development and management, licensing, strategic patent acquisition, policy, and the company’s long-term innovation strategy. Holding more than 50 patents worldwide, Mr. Patel has been named a Top 100 Lawyer in California by the American Society of Legal Advocates since 2013.
Nellie Peshkov is a global talent executive with over twenty years of experience leading progressive HR organizations with experience in areas such as Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partnerships, Inclusion and Diversity, Talent Management, Leadership Development and M&A. Nellie led massive growth for Netflix for over 5 years, building workforces in over 20 offices around the world. She helped sustain its' well known culture and also evolve it to a more inclusive one where people from all backgrounds can achieve great success. Prior to Netflix, Nellie helped lead transformation of Electronic Arts from packaged to digital gaming company by reengineering its talent practices, attracting digital, engineering and gaming talent around the world. She launched an inclusion and diversity program. As a strategic HR Business Partner and later as a leader of the global Talent Acquisition team at Symantec and Veritas Software, Nellie led rapid growth for the merged companies.
Nellie Peshkov (She, Her, Hers)
Head of People and Culture, Reddit
VP, Talent, Netflix
VP, Global Talent Acquisition, Electronic Arts
EVP & CIPO, TiVo
Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Technicolor
SVP, Worldwide Intellectual Property & Licensing, Rovi
CRO / SVP Business Development, Kranz & Associates
Vice President, Client Solutions, Robert Half
Chairman of the Board, Siembra Mobile
Amit Mohindra is founder and CEO of People Analytics Success, the premier advisory, coaching and education firm in the people analytics space. He applies his engineering background and over 20 years of business and people analytics experience in guiding organizations and individuals toward success in their talent management and people analytics journeys. Amit has built and led people analytics teams at companies such as Apple, Wayfair, and McKesson. He began his professional career as a labor economist at The World Bank and has worked in business consulting and corporate HR for organizations such as Goldman Sachs, IBM, Lucent Technologies (now part of Nokia) and Willis Towers Watson. He held global leadership roles in HR, compensation, benefits, talent management, diversity & inclusion, M&A, operations, and mobility. Amit is based in Boston and teaches at Stanford Continuing Studies remotely. He has taught in executive educations programs at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Amit is also a frequent conference speaker.
Christina Bui serves as the Chief Revenue Officer at Kranz, a finance consulting and CFO advisory firm. She’s responsible for revenue-related functions, including driving sales, launching new service lines, expanding into new markets, driving growth, and building effective partnerships. Her experience spans a variety of industries including technology, healthcare, engineering, construction, finance, management consulting, executive services, venture capital, and private equity. Prior to joining Kranz, Christina was VP of Client Solutions for Robert Half, leading the integration between their professional staffing divisions and the consulting organization of its wholly-owned subsidiary Protiviti. She also serves on the boards of Siembra Mobile, Omni Bev, and 3toZen. A refugee of Vietnam's Fall of Saigon, Christina believes in giving back to the community and serves on the Board of How Women Lead, Association for Corporate Growth Global, Hands Deliver, and Advisory Board at Asian Pacific Fund and How Women Invest.
Founder & CEO, People Analytics Success
HR Venture Advisor, SemperVirens Venture Capital