The true mark of an exceptional leadership team is synergy between business growth and employee happiness. Since 2012, Innovapptive, Inc. has sustainably scaled into an award-winning, multinational organization that is over 170 people strong.
Our employees share the core values that our executive leadership team instilled in the foundation of the organization. Customer centricity, integrity, transparency, passion, respect, ownership, and—of course—innovation driven by data. These merits don’t just serve as our moral compass in business, but also as the moral code that binds our amazing company culture.
Hari Kamineni is at the forefront of innovation and the core foundation of Innovapptive's product and innovation strategy. Hari brings extensive leadership and management experience to Innovapptive, with over 15 years of technology expertise in SAP solutions. Prior to founding Innovapptive, he was at IBM as a Senior Leader having managed several large global SAP business transformation projects and he was actively involved in customer sales pursuits. His clients included large organizations such as the Government of Canada, AT&T, Verizon, Colgate Palmolive, The Coca Cola Company, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and Air Products.
Hari has received multiple awards for service excellence and outstanding technology achievements throughout his career. He has played a pivotal role in several of Innovapptive's strategic partnerships and has been recognized for winning the SAP Pinnacle Awards and SAP Mobile Apps challenges.
Sri Karthik is Innovapptive’s Senior Vice President, Business Development & Value Engineering. Sri brings strong relationship building skills cultivated by a successful career in software sales and project management, which complements an extensive background in accounting, finance, and information technology. His organization is focused on leading profitable growth by creating differentiated solutions for customers. His team’s responsibilities include product strategy, branding and execution, marketing initiatives, and the development and deployment of industry-leading value engineering capabilities.
His experience spans several industries including consumer products, oil and gas, media and telecommunications, F&B, chemicals, and life sciences and includes working with clients from different geographic regions and cultural backgrounds.
Sri has a Masters degree from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Amar Pratap leads Innovapptive’s technology and innovation teams and focuses on providing leadership supporting the company vision, strategy development, and go to market approach for Product Management and Product Engineering, to build a scalable industrial worker engagement platform.
Amar has 25+ years of experience as a leader in building high caliber, high impact product teams across a variety of roles and companies throughout the world. Before joining Innovapptive, Amar served as Infosys’s Head of Architecture and Technology - Open Source globally. He has worked in leadership roles with startups and large enterprises building high performing product and technology teams. A successful entrepreneur, he is a founding member for multiple startups where he was instrumental in building successful high performing platforms.
Amar received his Master of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Mysore in Karnataka. He has also completed the Digital Strategies for Business – Leading the Next-Generation Enterprise program at Columbia Business School.
Mike Hancock is an experienced sales leader and leads vision, strategy development, go to market approach and delivery of Innovapptive’s Global Sales goals across North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Mike brings over 20 years of expertise in sales and business development to Innovapptive, and has a strong success rate of building and leading sales teams and developing sales processes. Mike’s impressive portfolio includes working as Vice President with IBM where he spearheaded leadership, guiding five Sales Managers and 40 sellers to achieve 107% and 110% of sales plans in sequential years. Most recently, Mike served as Senior Vice President - Business Development and Sales for eRelevance Corporation where he led 300% YOY growth in 2017.
As Vice President - Strategic Accounts, Sven manages key accounts at Innovapptive with focus on bringing innovation to SAP customers, thereby extending the value creation via mobile solutions and cloud paradigms. Sven brings a rich sales experience in the SAP domain, helping customers realize step-change improvements through the adoption of a workforce management platform.
Prior to joining Innovapptive, Sven worked at Critigen as Global VP – SAP sales, where he led the rapid emergence of Critigen’s business tied to SAP and ensured critical success for the company’s rapid sales initiatives. Sven was instrumental in helping customers realize step-change improvements through the adoption of mobility solutions that seamlessly integrate business data (ERP) and geospatial data (GIS) in the context of business processes.
Before serving at Critigen, Sven enjoyed a distinguished career at SAP where he co-founded and led a cross-organizational incubation team that successfully catalyzed the emergence of spatial solutions across core verticals like utilities, public sector, oil & gas, and transportation. Apart from that, he also worked as a solution manager in the IBU for utilities by focusing on bringing analytic solutions and the SAP HANA appliance to the market. Overall, he possesses over ten years of experience as a strategic member of corporate leadership teams with venture-backed companies and currently is the member of the board of directors of a leading natural and organic beef company in the US. Sven was a Sloan Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned an MBA in innovation and global leadership. He currently resides in Boston with his family.
Lisa Haag leads Innovapptive’s global Customer Success Delivery team, providing insight, guidance, and direction to ensure successful implementation and delivery of the connected workforce platform to customers. Lisa also leads Partner Delivery at Innovapptive, helping to identify partners who can provide implementation services to clients, offering the training they need to implement Innovapptive’s programs and guaranteeing they have the ongoing tools and support to make them successful.
Lisa brings over 23 years of experience working with customers and partners to drive the adoption of mobile and cloud technology. Her track record shows a strong history of successfully managing implementation projects ranging from small proof-of-concept to multi-million dollar global transformation projects with teams of 50+ consultants. Before joining Innovapptive, Lisa gained expertise in mobile and cloud technology, mobile EAM, as well as program and project management with SAP and Syclo LLC (acquired by SAP in 2013).
Lisa is a summa cum laude graduate from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing degree. She also holds an Applied Degree in C programming from William Rainey Harper in Palatine, IL.
Kalyan manages dual roles as Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) and VP of Customer Success. As Managing Director of ANZ, Kalyan is responsible for developing and managing the territory P&L and leading the company in ANZ across sales and operations. On the Customer Success front Kalyan is responsible for strategic customer success initiatives leading to high adoption of Innovapptive’s product portfolio and overall customer satisfaction collaborating across Products, Professional Services, Sales, and Marketing business units.
Kalyan has 14 years of global IT industry experience spanning across State and Federal Government, Mining, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications and Products industries. Kalyan worked with IBM and Accenture in senior roles in selling and implementing best of the breed ERP solutions including SaaS and Digital core.
Abhishek Parkala oversees the daily operations of the Global Delivery Center or GDC, the largest workforce office for Innovapptive. As an experienced and efficient leader, he is responsible for designing and implementing business strategies, plans and procedures that promote Innovapptive’s Mission and Vision.
He is responsible for developing and managing policies to streamline processes, oversee their execution and make sure the back office is running in alliance with the customer requirements. He has extensive experience in different sectors like Financial Services, IT, Real Estate, and Construction Management.
Abhishek is a serial entrepreneur having involved in three startups as a founder. In his previous ventures, he demonstrated competency in strategic planning and business development. He has deep insight into all facets of a business, and his ability to develop financial strategies to help these businesses grow is of added advantage to Innovapptive.