About Us

Meet Our Team



MEET OUR TEAM

 

We’re a team of passionate and experienced professionals from all walks of life. Though our backgrounds couldn’t be more diverse (especially once you get to know us!), we’re united by our shared mission to create software that simplifies your worklife. And why not? Have a lot of fun along the way.

 

 

Team



Rajiv Chatterjee

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Rajiv founded Debut Logic Inc. (Debut Logic) in 2006 as a software consulting company. Through his vision and leadership, Debut Logic built Triyo, a SaaS-based social collaboration platform serving the needs of a broad range of companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to Non-Profits and Trade Associations.

Prior to Triyo, Rajiv acquired the know-how to helm a multi-national technology company through his work for several startups in San Francisco. Rajiv led the professional services and account management teams as Director of Services at Wego Systems (acquired by Lightspeed Inc.), resolved strategy and operational issues with a host of shareholders at CyberAd Global Consulting, and excelled as a Divisional Manager for Indonesia-based PT. Ames Indah Internation, a leading commodities trading company in Southeast Asia.

Rajiv holds a B.A. in economics from the National Defense Academy of India and a B.S. in liberal arts (cum laude) from the University of Houston.

Puneet Malhotra

Co-Founder & VP Finance and Strategy

Puneet is based out of Toronto and helps Triyo with finance and strategy, primarily focused on attracting capital and driving projects in the financial services space.

Puneet has over 12 years of experience in financial services and strategy consulting. Between 2006 and 2011, Puneet worked as a sell side research analyst covering small to mid cap technology and telecommunication hardware companies. Subsequent to his role on the sell side, Puneet led investor relations activity at Manulife Financial helping them set up their Investor Relations function in Asia out of Hong Kong. At the same time, he drove key M&A and business development initiatives for Manulife in Asia. In 2015, Puneet joined PwC's strategy consulting arm (Strategy&) with a focus on driving business and operational strategies for Banking and Capital Markets clients. He currently works as an independent consultant developing machine learning and predictive analytics solutions in investment research and financial markets. Outside of work, Puneet enjoys sports, travelling and stand-up comedy.

Yasir Asif

Chief Operating Officer

Yasir leads the operations and brand marketing for the company. He has over 15 years of global experience in operations strategy, brand management, business transformations and cost optimization. Yasir has been a social entrepreneur, a management consultant and has held leadership roles at world-class companies such as GE, NBC & Nestle.

Yasir holds a Business degree in Marketing & Commerce from the Rotman School of Management, Executive Education programs from Columbia Business School, Six Sigma and Change Leadership certification from GE and is a graduate of GE’s Leadership Development programs from Crotonville, NY.

Chris Mihalicz

Chief Architect

Chris earned his 19 years of software development expertise with years of trailblazing as an entrepreneur. Despite our efforts to pull him out of the trenches you can still find Chris heavily involved in the production of nearly every client project. He spends most of his day providing an ideal development environment for our staff, which runs from teaching to coding to motivating to furniture building. Chris is know around the office as our SaaS and .Net guru - not just because he develops futuristic and SaaS applications, but because that's where his head often is.

Lukas Arent

Director of Sales

Lukas is a business professional with an entrepreneurial spirit. At Triyo, he is focused on creating growth opportunities and building long term customer relationships. Lukas’s prior experience includes converting his first house into a cash flowing income property, founding Superior Exotics (a Toronto based exotic car rental company), and working as a Program Manager in the aerospace industry. Lukas is never satisfied with the status quo and is always looking for better ways to complete the task at hand.

Matthew Kuzminski

Software Engineer

Ever since his father introduced him to one of those really old computers, Matthew was hooked. His love for all things a computer is only surpassed by his desire to constantly become better. His mantra, “efficiency over everything”, has served Triyo quite well (we expect him to write a ground breaking book on this in the future). For now though, as back-end engineer, he’s handling logic, communications and procedures on the server side.

Matthew holds a Bachelors of Computer Science from Ryerson University. Outside work, he’s engaged in various Slackware related projects, on seadoos and snowmobiles (depending on the season) or playing a game of chess.

Amit Sinha

Advisor - Corporate Development

Amit is based in New York and helps Triyo with strategy and business development, primarily focused on developing solutions to help financial services businesses enhance collaboration and productivity.

Amit has over 15 years of experience in capital markets and investing. In 2006 he co-founded JPMorgan’s pension advisory group where he played a key role in growing the business to over $20 billion in assets. In 2011 he helped sell the business to Pacific Life, where he joined the management team of Pacific Global Advisors. As the head of business development and technology strategy, he overhauled PGA’s approach to technology to make it into a data and process driven scalable investment business. He is currently incubating a systematic multi-asset fund for Pacific Life, Outside of work, he enjoys the simple pleasures of running, travelling and learning from his two children.

Ken Akoundi

Advisor

Ken Akoundi is the founder and Senior Editor of Investor DNA. He has spent 22 years in the technology space, interfacing with Long Term Investors.

Cordatius is a company dedicated to consulting to Long Term Investors. Cordatius places itself at the interface of technology and Operations, for the Long Term Investors, assisting them in the analysis, selection, implementation, and integration of technology driven innovation.

In 1998, he co-founded RiskMetrics Group, where he last held the position of Chief Knowledge Officer.

Ken holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from NYU Tandon School of Engineering.