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Advisors

Matt Ryan

President & COO, iFLY Holdings

Matt Ryan is President and COO of iFLY Holdings, the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving. Today, iFLY has 37 locations around the world in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, and the list continues to grow. Matt is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years in the highly competitive world of global-electronics manufacturing. He has a demonstrated track record of running an $18-billion P&L for one of the world’s largest operating and supply chain services companies as well as managed end-to-end contract manufacturing operations for leading OEM’s with unparalleled experience managing an outsourced supply chain for the likes of Dell, Microsoft, Cisco, Sun, Apple, Motorola, Nortel, Alcatel, Sony Eriksson, HP, and others.

Alexander Stojanovic

Vice President Cognitive Computing, Cisco

Alexander Stojanovic is the founding Vice President, CTO, and Chief Architect for the upcoming  Cisco Cognitive Computing and Real-time Analytics SaaS platform. Additionally, he drives strategy and cultural transformation at Cisco for cloud-based computing platforms and delivery models (SaaS, PaaS). Prior to Cisco, Alexander was a Vice President at Oracle Corporation, working on design and strategy of Oracle’s public cloud platform offerings. He served as CTO for the Oracle Data Integration Cloud Services within Fusion Middleware and recently founded Oracle DataflowML Cloud Service. Alexander has also held executive and scientific leadership roles at Frost Data Capital, Ubix Labs, MAANA, and Microsoft. Alex is an active angel investor and advisor to innovative AI and ML-driven start-ups including Roambee.

Greg Yonko

President GY Consulting LLC

Greg Yonko is President of GY Consulting, providing contemporary industry expertise in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. Prior to establishing GYC, Greg served as Senior Vice President for Global Sourcing and Purchasing for McKesson Corporation, a $200B, Fortune 5 Global health care company. His group managed more than 400 suppliers, $12B in inventory, and guided all of the company’s foreign and domestic procurement activities, including: Global Sourcing for the US, Canada and Europe, Supply Chain Management, Packaging, McKesson Plasma and Biologics, Vaccines, Clinical Trial Sourcing, Trade Relations, Branded Fee for Service Negotiations, and Branded Product Management.

Greg is a seasoned executive offering more than 30 years of experience in finance, purchasing, and procurement. In addition to managing McKesson Corporation’s acquisitions, Greg has been a key player in launching several start-ups and spin-offs from zero to multi-billion dollar operations specializing in, plasma and specialty pharmaceuticals, arbitrage-based re-packaging facilities, and clinical trial sourcing.

Santanu Das

Chairman of the Board, DomaniSystems, Inc.

Dr. Santanu Das was a founder of TranSwitch Corporation, a Communications Semiconductor Company, New York NASDAQ-listed company. Dr. Das served as President and CEO from its inception in 1998 until December 2009. He is currently the Chairman of the Boards of DomaniCom Corporation, Data Core Systems, ZDoof Inc. He is also an advisor to Biorasis, Inc., Calmare Therapeutics, in addition to Roambee Corporation.

Dr. Das received his B.S. and M.S. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, respectively, from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, and his Doctor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Washington University, St. Louis. He has authored and/or co-authored 28 papers on Computer and Communications in different journals, magazines, and conference proceedings. He has also been granted 30 patents in his field.

Manpreet Mattu

Director - Strategic Ventures, Booz Allen Hamilton

Manpreet is an avid runner, and has multitude of interests ranging from neuroscience, literature, history, and economics. Over the years, he has gone from coding, to building global enterprise RFID products business for Motorola, to successfully launching a diverse investment platform that includes derivatives, buyouts, and venture investments. More recently, Manpreet co-lead the creation of Booz Allen’s Strategic Ventures operations and is focused on helping Booz Allen find paths to grow its Cyber Security portfolio through inorganic means.

Krishnamoorthy Muralidharan

Port and Logistics

Krishnamoorthy Muralidharan (Murali), is a deeply experienced Port and Logistics professional with over three decades of business development, operations and leadership in the Port and Shipping industries. For the past fifteen years, he has held CXO responsibilities for SREI Infrastructure, as well as Vedanta and Birla group in their Port and Logistics business.

Murali has also founded Port Logistics and Port IT businesses, each a market leader in their respective areas. Currently, he is involved in development of two seaports in India, and responsible for coal logistics at two coal-based power plant.

Lalit Tayal

Director, Bharath Hi-Tech Builders

Lalit Tayal is an entrepreneur and manages his global business real estate, finance, power plants, mining, infrastructure, agriculture and logistics. He spearheads the group's international business interests in Africa, Middle East and Asia and under his leadership, the group's international division envisions leaving its footprints on both sides of the equator. Lalit Tayal earned an MBA in Finance & International Business from the University of Michigan.

Sauvik Banerjjee

VP, Tata Industries – Digital Initiatives & CTO, TataCLIQ

Sauvik Banerjjee is VP, digital initiatives at Tata Industries and also CTO of TataCLIQ – online shopping portal. Tata Group comprises of 100 operating companies spread across six continents. Prior to TATA, he held various positions with P&L responsibilities at Infosys, Accenture and SAP in India and Europe and built two successful startups in UK. Sauvik is a recipient of multiple technology and business awards, a visionary speaker on topics of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Robotics and a mentor to many technology startups. Sauvik holds a Ph.D. in computer languages from University of Sunderland, London, UK.