The Executive Team
Mahi Reddy, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
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, Chief Operating Officer
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
Harsha Kollaramajalu is CTO at SemaConnect and 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
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 the 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.
Joe is the Vice President of Business Development. Joe joined SemaConnect in 2011, just as we started our commercial sales. He 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. When not working, he enjoys the great outdoors
Jeannie Plew, Vice President of Human Resources
Jeannie Plew is the Vice President of Human Resources. She brings over 20 years of leadership experience in high growth organizations with 17 years in strategic Human Resources. She is a results-focused leader who delivers talent acquisition, employee relations, culture, and motivation. Previous to joining SemaConnect, Jeannie led the talent acquisition, human resources, and administration teams for DrFirst, a pioneer in Healthcare IT. She earned her BS in Business Administration from University of Maryland University College. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her twin daughters.
Ravi Kumar, Vice President of Software Development
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.