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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Allen Frank

Chief Revenue Officer

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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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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Phani Paladugu

President

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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Ray Bellan

President

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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Manjari Gupta

Vice President 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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Lynn Smith

Vice President

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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Bade Dahunsi

Vice President

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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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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Vivek Nagarkatti

General Manager

Vivek Nagarkatti is our General Manager, India. 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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Bill Ruttledge

General Manager

Bill Ruttledge joined Nova Techset in 1992 and has recently just celebrated 25 years with the company. During this time, he has seen the industry develop from what was a...

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Jibi John

Senior 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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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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