KoreConX Appoints Kiran Garimella, Ph.D., as Chief Scientist and Chief Technology Officer
Artificial intelligence and blockchain expert to drive technology and machine learning solutions for KoreConX
NEW YORK – April 11, 2018 – KoreConX, the first, secure, all-in-one platform for private companies to manage their capital market activity and stakeholder communications, announces Kiran Garimella, Ph.D., as its chief scientist and chief technology officer. Leading the development and strategy for the KoreConX platform, Garimella will help integrate blockchain and implement the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) for greater efficiency within the software.
“The global private capital markets economy has one of the most vibrant and innovative ecosystems. At the same time, companies are operating with massive inefficiencies and in technology silos. With the resurgence of AI and machine learning, as well as rapidly maturing blockchain technologies, this is the most opportune time to define the operating system for the capital markets ecosystem,” said Garimella. “I’m tremendously excited about KoreConX and how we can leverage AI and blockchain in a very unique and synergistic way.”
Garimella brings more than 25 years experience in information technology, consulting and financial services. Prior to joining KoreConX, Kiran was a global CIO and chief architect at General Electric (GE) and vice president and chief evangelist for BPM at Software AG. At GE, Kiran facilitated the growth of the P&L from $2.2B in 2001 to $8.0B in 2006. At Software AG, he supported the business development of a $100M practice and provided consulting services and thought leadership to senior-level executives in over 20 countries.
“As one of the foremost leaders in AI and blockchain, Garimella will greatly enhance our team and efforts in bringing the most disruptive solution to revolutionize global private company capital markets,” said Oscar A. Jofre, co-founder, president and CEO of KoreConX. “In today’s evolving blockchain market it was important that KoreConX bring a high level of subject matter expertise and experience to further develop our software. It’s not just talking about AI, blockchain or machine learning, it’s about implementing and solving problems that are relevant to global private companies, investors and broker-dealers.”
Kiran is also an advisor to the Association of Merger & Acquisition Advisors and the MidMarket Alliance, where he has helped implement a mid-market center of excellence, incorporating AI, machine learning, data analytics, and blockchain technologies. He is also the principal founder, developer, and chief curator of iKnowCentral, an AI-based platform for digital asset curation, and a co-founder of CognitiveWorld.com, a knowledge hub and ecosystem for cognitive computing.
Garimella has a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence and machine learning from the University of Florida. He is the recipient of the Circle of Excellence “Best of the Best” award from Capital One and management awards from GE. In addition, he is a highly sought out keynote speaker and author of “The Power of Process: Unleashing the Source of Competitive Advantage” and “BPM Basics for Dummies.”
KoreConX is the first secure, all-in-one platform for private companies to manage their capital market activity and stakeholder communications. Removing the burden of fragmented systems and inefficient tools across multiple vendors, KoreConX makes a complicated funding experience easy, offering the tools and services to connect companies, investors and broker/dealers in one location. Investors can organize their full portfolio of personal holdings, while private companies can share and manage corporate records including capitalization table management, virtual minute book, security registers, transfer agent services and virtual deal rooms for raising capital. Organize your company documents with KoreConX for FREE www.koreconx.com.
Oscar A. Jofre