Founder, CEO, Chairman
Anindya Datta is a leading technologist and innovator with core contributions in best-in-class large-scale data management solutions, artificial intelligence, and internet technologies.
As Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Mobilewalla, Anindya has combined the industry’s most robust data set with deep artificial intelligence and data science expertise to help enterprises better understand, model, and predict consumer behavior.
Prior to Mobilewalla, Anindya founded Chutney Technologies which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. He has been on the faculties of major research universities and institutes in the United States and abroad, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Arizona, National University of Singapore, and Bell Laboratories. Anindya obtained his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, he resides in Atlanta.
COO & Founder
Jay Clark brings more than twenty-five years of experience to Mobilewalla in leading global technology organizations through hyper-growth, transition, and turnaround environments.
Prior to Mobilewalla, Jay held global leadership roles at EDS, Syntel, and CGI including sales, delivery, niche acquisition, and full operational responsibilities.
Jay believes the ultimate success of any worthwhile venture is fully attributed to the team that is assembled and then inspiring them to do great things. He holds a degree in Management Information systems from the Tennessee Technological University College of Business Administration and currently resides in Atlanta.
Chief Marketing Officer
As Chief Marketing Officer, Laurie Hood is responsible for all aspects of Mobilewalla’s marketing strategy including messaging and positioning, brand awareness, demand generation, and sales enablement. She brings extensive experience in technology marketing and product management to Mobilewalla, most recently holding leadership roles at Equifax and IBM, through their acquisition of Silverpop, a marketing automation company.
Earlier in her career, Laurie worked with several marquee companies, including KnowledgeStorm, S1 Corporation, and Accenture, gaining marketing, product management, and business partner management experience. Laurie is on the board of the Technology Association of Georgia - Marketing Society, the Forbes Communications Council and The George Washington University Digital Marketing Council. She graduated from Clemson University and resides in Atlanta.
VP, Enterprise Sales
Venu Koganti is VP of Enterprise Sales for Mobilewalla, where he is responsible for building the Enterprise business in North America and driving customer success.
Prior to Mobilewalla, Venu headed the GTM team for Bluekai DMP at Oracle Data Cloud. Before Oracle, he worked at Salesforce.com where he led the global Sales Engineering teams for Data Cloud, Analytics Cloud, and Marketing Cloud (Pardot).
Venu is amazed at the amount of data (good and bad) that’s out there and how AI/ML technologies are making it easier to build a holistic view of consumers. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Silchar. Venu resides in New Jersey.
VP of Sales, APAC
Soumita Roy Choudhury leads the revenue function in the Asia Pacific region for Mobilewalla. She is responsible for revenue forecasting, sales strategy, and planning.
Prior to her work with Mobilewalla, she worked with InMobi and Exponential, where she helped build their business development functions.
Soumita is inspired by the industry’s rate of evolution and enjoys being an agent for implementing change across the tech ecosystem. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, and a degree in engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India and resides in Singapore.
VP Business Development
Zara Altbach is VP of Business Development leading strategic partnerships, data acquisition efforts, and GTM strategy for Mobilewalla's TV Attribution and Measurement Solutions.
Prior to joining Mobilewalla, Zara spent two years at Yahoo leading the Marketplace efforts to secure managed video and OTT/CTV demand to attract premium third party inventory.
Before that Zara was a founding member of the newly formed Marketplace Development team at Google. There she spent five years helping the largest publishers and brand advertisers grow their businesses on the DoubleClick Ad Exchange using AdX’s suite of Private Market products and services. She graduated from San Francisco State University and resides in New York City.
Sr. Director, Product Management & Analytics
Varun Chugh strategizes, designs, and delivers data analytics and products for Mobilewalla from the ground up.
He previously worked for Standard Chartered Bank where he first served in the management team of the bank’s technology center in Chennai as Executive Assistant to the Head of Technology. Later, he helped the bank meet the Singapore government’s compliance guidelines by implementing a trade surveillance program across all consumer banking verticals.
Varun finds that the tech industry allows him to reinvent himself, always working to solve new hard problems the industry is facing. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and resides in Atlanta.
Vice President, Finance
Sumit is responsible for leading and managing regular financial operations as well as providing strategic and analytical support to execute on the company’s vision and achieve Mobilewalla’s revenue and growth goals.
Sumit is a seasoned and experienced professional having worked in leadership positions in Amazon, Home Depot, Alcan, and Schneider Electric across multiple geographies including India, Canada, and the United States. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant and lives in Atlanta.
Head of Data Science
Kajanan currently manages the Data Science and AI function at Mobilewalla. He is passionate about solving real business problems using innovative AI/machine learning approaches.
Prior to Mobilewalla, Kajanan worked as a Senior Data Scientist at Singapore Telecommunications where he honed his skills processing and analyzing large volumes of structured and unstructured data.
He earned his Ph.D. at the National University of Singapore and his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. His early work experience included many roles as a Senior Software Engineer and Software Engineer at companies in various industries. Kajanan currently resides in Australia.
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