SemaConnect Leadership Bios
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President, Head of Global Manufacturing
Senior Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Business Development
Vice President of Software Development
Mahi Reddy founded SemaConnect in 2008 and serves as the company CEO. Mahi is a serial entrepreneur, with SemaConnect being his sixth successful company. Previously, he co-founded CBay Systems Ltd. which was listed on NASDAQ (MODL) and then taken private by JP Morgan after growing to $70 million in annual revenue and being twice named Healthcare Informatics 100 Leading IT Companies in healthcare.
Mark Pastrone is Chief Operating Officer and has over 25 years of experience building high-tech companies. Prior to SemaConnect, Mark led the development of several commercial start-ups in the aerospace industry. He was part of the founding team at GeoEye which was acquired by DigitalGlobe (NYSE:DGI) and is now the world’s largest commercial satellite imagery provider. He also led many space commercialization ventures at Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), the developer of the world’s first commercial rocket. Mark earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Stanford. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Harsha Kollaramajalu brings with him over 20 years in the technology industry. Previously, Harsha worked at Phoenix Technologies the worldwide leader in core-systems (BIOS) where he pioneered a Virtualization Operating System, a Laptop Anti-theft product and a Cloud Storage product. Harsha has also served as Principal Architect at Intel, CTO at CBay Systems Ltd., Technology Consultant at Ericsson and as co-founder at Knoxware, an antivirus and security technology company.
Tony Sargent is the Vice President of Sales for SemaConnect, Inc., and is responsible for strategic sales growth and acquisitions within the organization. Tony brings over 15 years of experience in the electrical power industry, beginning his career with Eaton Corporation holding positions in project management, sales and sales management before moving to CE Power as the Director of Sales. Tony is a graduate of Miami University in Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management and holds an MBA from Xavier University.
Stephen Carroll is Vice President of Marketing, where he leads SemaConnect’s marketing program strategy and growth initiatives. He brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, finance, business strategy, M&A, and business development across the software-as-a-service (Saas), eCommerce, and data analytics industries. Stephen recently served as Senior Director of Enterprise Marketing and Business Development at Cvent, a Vista Equity Portfolio Company valued at over $5.3 billion with 4,000 employees, focused on software-as-a-service solutions for corporations and the hospitality industry. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona, earning a B.S. in Finance and Accounting and an MBA.
Joseph is the Vice President of Business Development. Joseph joined SemaConnect in 2011 and brings over 30 years of sales and business development/management experience. Previous to joining SemaConnect, he spent most of his career with ARINC – an aviation leader now owned by Raytheon Technologies. He earned a BA in Economics from St. Mary’s College of MD and holds an MBA from Canisius College.
Ravi Kumar manages the software development operations in Bangalore. He comes with over 25 years of experience in product development and software delivery. Prior to SemaConnect, Ravi was with a leading e-commerce company, and earlier in the healthcare domain.