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We Are Katalyst

The Katalyst leadership team blends a history of industry expertise with visionary thinking.

Rahul Shah

Founder & CEO

Rahul Shah is the founder and CEO of Katalyst Technologies, Inc. A successful entrepreneur, Rahul has driven Katalyst’s growth since founding the company in 2001. Through his expertise, Katalyst has...

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Shobha Shah, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Shobha Shah is the Chief Operating Officer at Katalyst Technologies. Prior to joining the executive team in February 2008, Ms. Shah was a Senior Research Scientist at NORC, University of...

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Manjari Gupta

Executive VP of Strategy

Manjari Gupta is the Vice President of Strategy at Katalyst Technologies. Manjari started her career in 1995 with ITW, a US based multinational firm. She has been with Katalyst since...

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Vivek Nagarkatti

CEO, India Operations

Vivek Nagarkatti is our CEO, India Operations. Vivek brings over 40 years of experience, Preceding his move to Katalyst, Vivek has held a number of senior management positions worked extensively...

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Praveen Minumula

Chief Technology Officer

Praveen Minumula is the Chief Technology Officer at Katalyst Technologies. Praveen is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company. Praveen utilizes an active and practical approach. He sets...

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Ray Bellan

President - Global Manufacturing and Engineering

Ray Bellan is the President of Global Engineering & Manufacturing at Katalyst Technologies. Over the past 30 years, Ray has led an incredibly successful career in the manufacturing industry. He...

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Phani Paladugu

President – Professional services

Phani Paladugu is the President of the Professional Services Business Unit at Katalyst Technologies. Phani is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in the services and telecommunications...

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Vivek Ghai

Sr. Vice President - Digital and E-Commerce

Vivek Ghai has over 18 years of experience in software services industry. He is the founder of a software company specializing in web and mobile application development. He has hands-on...

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Allen Frank

President - Retail and SCM

Allen Frank is the Chief Revenue Officer at Katalyst Technologies. Prior to joining Katalyst, he had an accomplished career in account management, consulting, and business development. Allen’s ability to troubleshoot,...

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Jibi John

Sr. Vice President – Human Capital

Jibi John is an accomplished technology executive with over 17 years of experience in the Software Industry. Currently Jibi overseas Katalyst global strategic staffing and Talent Acquisition function. He specializes...

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Bade Dahunsi

Sr. Vice President - ERP

Bade Dahunsi leads Katalyst Technologies’ SAP Practice. He is an experienced leader with emphasis in management consulting, with over 16 years of technology management, strategy, sales, and project implementation experience....

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Lynn Smith

Vice President – SCM

Lynn Smith is the Vice President of Katalyst’s Supply Chain Business Unit. Lynn is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of global Supply Chain design and delivery experience. He...

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Bill Ruttledge

Sales Director – Europe

Bill Ruttledge is Katalyst’s Sales Director for the Europe region and has been with us since August 2017. Prior to his joining Katalyst, Bill has been associated with Nova Techset...

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Byron Laws

Sales Director – Americas

For more than 20 years, Byron has worked on the technology side of the publishing industry to simplify processes and solve problems for publishers. Currently, he works as Sales Director-Americas...

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Dave Schuler

Chief Systems Architect

Dave Schuler leads Katalyst Technologies’ Digital and E-Commerce Practice. His areas of specialization include Global Consulting Delivery, Service & Support, Enterprise Support & Premium Engagement, and Mobile Services. Dave actively...

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Nixon Xavier

Vice President - Innovation

Nixon Xavier is the VP of Innovation and drives Katalyst’s initiative to support the philosophy of investing in innovations that create value for our customers and communities. As a technology...

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