Leadership Team

Buno Pati

Chief Executive Officer

Buno is currently the CEO of Infoworks and served as its Chairman from its inception, and as Executive Chairman since September 2017 through January of 2019. Buno brings over 20 years of experience as CEO, entrepreneur, board member and investor in technology companies. Buno was CEO and cofounder of Numerical Technologies, a company that redefined how semiconductors are manufactured, and led the company from inception through a very successful IPO (NMTC). Buno is also a partner at CenterView Capital.

Amar Arsikere

Chief Product Officer, CTO and Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding Infoworks, Amar built the first data warehousing platform on Bigtable at Google, then built one of the world’s largest in memory database infrastructures at Zynga.   To deal with the complexity of these environments, Amar created an automation layer to simplify the entire data workflow.  Amar started Infoworks to create a commercially available product based on his experiences. Infoworks presents the third time he has solved the problem of simplifying away the complexity of big data.

Ned Hooper

President & COO

Ned is the President and COO of Infoworks and is also a Founding Partner at Centerview Capital Technology. Previously he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco Systems where he was responsible for business development activities including acquisitions, equity investments, and the incubation of innovative technologies. Ned brings over 20 years of experience as a senior executive and investor in technology companies. He currently serves on the boards of numerous private companies and has a long history in the C-Suite leading growth and creating shareholder value through both IPO and M&A.

Mike Ownby

Chief Financial Officer

Mike has over 20 years of experience as a finance and systems executive in both public and private technology and bio-technology companies.  He has also consulted for a very wide range of clients focusing on growth as well as aligning systems with operations.  Mike also founded MRO’s Strategic Services and co-founded DBA Capital Advisory Services.

Ram Himmatraopet

Senior Vice President, Sales

Ram is Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Infoworks bringing over 20 years of successful sales leadership experience working with enterprise customers and global system integrators in the data, analytics/AI, and developer domains. Prior to joining Infoworks Ram founded and led an executive sales consultancy advising early-stage companies on sales strategies and scalable revenue growth models. He has led sales and go-to-market for the enterprise software business unit at Altran, a $3B product engineering services firm acquired by CapGemini. Ram has also held sales and leadership roles at IBM, Cognos, SPSS, Rational, Telelogic and Filenet, both in the United States and globally. 

Kevin Holder

Senior Vice President, Technical Field Operations and Customer Experience

Kevin is SVP of World Wide Technical Field Operations at Infoworks. He leads the technical field organization, spanning pre-sales, post-sales, and customer experience. He previously served as VP of World Wide Technical Field Operations at Couchbase, where he built a global technical field team spanning pre-sales, post-sales, education, and sales enablement helping to establish Couchbase as a leader in the NoSQL space. Before Couchbase he spent 15 years at Informatica in leadership roles ranging from product management, professional services, strategic account management, creation of verticals, and technical pre-sales teams.

Pranav Maydeo

Vice President, Engineering

Pranav is the VP of Engineering at Infoworks and leads the R&D team to implement digital transformation solutions for enterprises. He brings over 23 years of experience working with big enterprises in building their data engineering workloads, operational data stores, data lakes, and data warehouses.
He was previously managing global technology teams at Target focusing on enterprise services including automation. Prior to that, Pranav spent 12 years at Walgreens in various leadership roles and built a double mission-critical program to integrate and master data across multiple lines of businesses and built enterprise services to be served across all the channels.