Leadership

Executive Team

  • Gururaj Rao

    Chief Executive Officer

    Gururaj “Guru” Rao serves as CEO and is responsible for company’s overall strategy and execution. Guru has more than 20 years of experience in organizational strategy, technology implementations and professional services. Prior to founding nuVizz, Guru worked at IBM in the Supply Chain Strategy practice and Manhattan Associates’ professional services organization. Guru received his MBA from Georgia State University and bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India.

  • Anantha Rao

    COO & Chief Technology Officer

    Anantha Rao is the Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer. In his role of CTO, Anantha establishes the company’s technical and strategic vision and leads all aspects of technology adoption. Anantha comes from a technology development & implementation experience of over 20 years with expertise in multiple systems, technologies and methodologies. Anantha holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.

  • Neil Sharma

    Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

    Neil is responsible for North American Sales, Business Development and Worldwide Marketing. He is focused on expansion and awareness of the next generation of mobile enterprise solutions for the company. He brings more than 15 years of experience in these capacities. He has a good instinct working in large and small enterprises, holding various roles in Fortune 100 companies like Comcast (Vice President), Samsung (Vice President and General Manager) and Microsoft (Global Director) and high-soaring startups in PacketVideo and InfoSpace. He is passionate about giving his time to young startups, often supporting as a Board Member, as well as mentoring new business professionals. Neil has an MBA from Emory University, B. Education and B. Arts from University of British Columbia.

  • Jeff Gantt

    Vice President, Product Management

    Jeff Gantt helps manage and drive the company’s emerging product portfolio. Jeff brings 16 years of consulting, product management and operations experience at high-growth technology companies.

    From 2011 to 2015, Jeff was Senior Director, R&D at AirWatch where he was responsible for driving AirWatch’s Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), release deliverables and product quality. During his tenure, he built a 190-person Global Quality Assurance team and helped drive AirWatch’s mobile strategy, product design and SaaS architecture. Prior to AirWatch, Jeff worked as a Director of Product Management at Elemica and before that spent 11 years at Manhattan Associates as a consultant and product manager. Jeff earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Logistics from Penn State.

Board of Directors

  • Gururaj Rao

    Gururaj “Guru” Rao serves as CEO of nuVizz Holding Company and is responsible for company’s overall strategy and execution. Guru has more than 20 years of experience in organizational strategy, technology implementations and professional services. Prior to founding nuVizz, Guru worked at IBM in the Supply Chain Strategy practice and Manhattan Associates’ professional services organization. Guru received his MBA from Georgia State University and bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India.

  • Sudhakar Maruvada

    Sudhakar is the co-founder, President & CMO of nuVizz Holding Company, leading the Marketing and WorkLLama teams. Over the last decade, Sudhakar helped streamline supply chain processes and provided strategic and tactical direction for many customers across the globe. Sudhakar has over 25 years of experience in building and growing organizations, primarily focused on Marketing, Sales and Professional Consulting Services. Sudhakar received his Master’s in Statistics from Andhra University, India.

  • Anantha Rao

    Anantha Rao is the Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer of nuVizz Holding Company. In his role of CTO, Anantha establishes the company’s technical and strategic vision and leads all aspects of technology adoption. Anantha comes from a technology development & implementation experience of over 20 years with expertise in multiple systems, technologies and methodologies. Anantha holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.