Infinilytics launched commercially in January 2016. Company is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area. Since then, it has expanded with satellite offices in Southern California, and has a fully owned subsidiary in Chennai, India.
Who we are
We are a technology based startup in Silicon Valley, providing Artificial Intelligence and machine learning based SaaS Solutions for Insurance Industry.We are a team of Industry Thought Leaders, practitioners, technology architects and data scientists that have come together to create solutions leveraging advanced analytics and Human Intelligence to solve real industry problems.
The Infinilytics team believes that if you validate genuine insurance claims efficiently and quickly, your company will retain its current customers, and increase your presence in the marketplace. This is why our smartC™ solution emphasizes the “C” for customer in the claims process.
- SRI RAMASWAMY
Founder & CEO (Director)
- John Standish, Co-founder & Chief Analytics Officer
- Ramaswamy Venkateshwaran (Rama), Co-founder and CTO
Sri Ramaswamy is the Founder and CEO of Infinilytics focusing on providing artificial intelligence based analytics solutions for the insurance industry. Sri has over 16 years of extensive experience in enterprise applications, business intelligence, advanced analytics, and artificial intelligence (A.I.) in the financial services sector.
Sri is highly focused and passionate about bringing ready-to-use solutions leveraging A.I., machine learning, and cognitive behavior analysis that are implementation friendly, actionable, and improves the top and bottom line.
Prior to starting Infinilytics, Sri served as an Insurance Industry Solutions Architect designing and prototyping claims and underwriting solutions leveraging advanced and big data analytics.
Prior to being an architect, Sri worked as a Senior Analyst for a workers’ compensation insurance carrier. Sri has implemented solutions that involve mainframe and other legacy systems to enhance core processes such as third-party automatic generation of notices, SAP billing, and business intelligence core system replacements, SAP, and legacy ETL integrations.
Sri has excelled in helping operations strategize, plan, and implement off-the-shelf business intelligence, data warehouse, and A.I. solutions that improve results for the insurer.
Sri holds a graduate degree in Information Technology from Griffith University, Australia, with a Higher Distinction in database administration. Sri is also an Oracle Certified Professional DBA with a 100% in Performance Running. Recently, Sri attained her Associate in Risk Management (ARM) from AICPCU.
Sri also like yoga, hiking, learning more about quantum science, spirituality, rediscovering ancient practices, and maintains healthy eating (as much as possible cooks fresh everyday). Sri volunteers at her son’s school to help connect kids with entrepreneurship early on to help them connect all subjects with today’s jobs. Sri is very passionate about creating change in the present education system to help students think critically, be challenged, and connect beyond.
John Standish is a Co-Founder and the Chief Analytics Officer for Infinilytics, Inc. John was a member of the team which created the smartC™ advanced analytics platform for claims, underwriting, and fraud identification and analysis.
Prior to joining Infinilytics, John was a consultant and Alliance Partner to the SAS Institute, in the State and Local Government, Security and Intelligence , and the Financial and Insurance Practices.
John also consults to the insurance industry for first party bad-faith litigation involving fraud investigations, state mandated compliance, civil rico actions, and has testified as an expert for fraud, investigations, and accident reconstruction in legal proceedings.
John is a 32 year veteran of California law enforcement, first serving in the California Highway Patrol, and then California Department of Insurance, Fraud Division. John retired as the Chief of the Fraud Division, and has over 25 years of experience in investigating, supervising, and managing insurance fraud cases in California. John was responsible for statewide operations, district attorney grant funding programs, legislation and regulations for the California anti-fraud programs. John is recognized an expert public speaker, and has trained thousands of insurance industry and law enforcement officers on the identification, investigation, and reporting of suspected fraudulent insurance claims, and ancillary white-collar crimes.
While serving on the California Highway Patrol, John was assigned to general patrol duties, public affairs, associate Academy instructor (Advanced Accident Investigation
and Criminal Investigations), and enforcement tactics instructor. John was assigned to the Valley Division Multi-Disciplinary Team as an Investigator specializing in vehicle
dynamics and occupant kinematics.
John is a Past President of the California Peace Officers’ Association, and is a member of the International Police Chief ’s Association, the Police Futurists International
Society, and is Past President of the Northern California Fraud Investigators’ Association. John also serves on the University of San Francisco, International Criminal Justice Leadership Institute Advisory Board.
John graduated from the University of San Francisco with a degree in Organizational Behavior, and the California Peace Officer Standards Training Commission (POST) – Command College, Class 44.
Recent Topics Presented at Various Conferences and Insurance Companies:
- Thinking Forward in an Upside Down World – Strategic Planning.
- Leveraging Best Practices with Advanced Analytics – Making the Right Decisions in Fraud Investigations.
- Speed to Detection.
- Validating Claims with Advanced Analytics.
- Fraud Investigations: A 25 Year Perspective and Forecast.
- Detecting Insurance Fraud Schemes with Technology.
- Lessons Learned: Asking the Right questions in Fraud Investigations.
- Connecting the Dots for Fraud – Trends and Forecasts in Social Media and Data Collection.
- Technology Innovation – Leveraging Partnerships in Law Enforcement.
- Mandated Compliance SIU Training.
- Fraud Awareness and Mandates for Reporting (applicable to carrier business units).
- Understanding Advanced Analytics in an Insurance Claim Context.
- Best Practices for SIU Operations – Avoiding Bad Faith Actions.
- The Value of Artificial Intelligence for Insurance Fraud Investigations
Rama Venkateshwaran: An alumnus of IIT Bombay and UMCP and a seasoned software architect, Rama Venkateshwaran has a proven track record of innovation. Rama has 19 years of experience in the telecom industry where he has successfully managed several innovative software projects from R&D to commercialization, spanning a broad spectrum of device software solutions including 3G/4G, WiFi and Android. He has delivered successful projects on shoe-string budgets, saving his company hundreds of dollars and has helped create strategic opportunities.
Board of Directors
Monique Hesseling has over thirty years of experience in the insurance industry and has held senior leadership positions such as CMO, COO and Global Head in marketing, product development, sales, operations, R&D and Business Intelligence for companies such as Chubb, Zurich Insurance Group, ACORD and Mutual of Omaha. She has experience working with insurers and technology providers in the USA, Europe and around the globe. Monique has also been a partner in leading strategic advisory/analyst firm Strategy meets Action (SMA). Currently Monique supports selected insurtech firms with strategy, market and proposition development.
She is an active volunteer/participant in industry efforts around data and analytics and is a frequent speaker at insurance events worldwide.
Monique is a Dutch citizen and a permanent resident of the USA. She holds a BBA from Nyenrode University in the Netherlands, studied Organizational Psychology at the University of Leiden, and recently completed a Masters in Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Denver.
With over 35 years in the insurance technology sector, Euan has extensive leadership experience working for global organizations on both sides of the Atlantic, including IBM, Huon Corporation and latterly the Innovation Group. He is results-driven with a track record in building businesses.
Currently based in CT, until recently he was President of 1insurer, Inc., North America (f/k/a Innovation Group). He was in this role for the past 7 years, prior to which he was Chief Operating Officer for 6 years, and was also a member of the Innovation Group global leadership team.Prior to joining the Innovation Group, Euan was SVP and General Manager of Huon Corporation in North America which followed a 16-year career in IBM where he held various sales and operations management roles,initially in the UK and subsequently in the US.
His career spans sales, marketing, business development, professional services and geographic business leadership combined with the experience of working in the US, Canada, UK, Europe and South Africa. As a result,he has established a wide network of P&C insurance industry contacts.
He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Jay Kesan has worked extensively with start-up companies encompassing a wide range of technologies. He is particularly interested in business strategy and its intersection with law. He is a practicing patent attorney for more than 20+ years. He is an inventor and holds over 20+ U.S. patents and worked as a research scientist for several years at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D., summa cum laude from Georgetown University.
Anand Jagannathan is an experienced and successful start-up CEO, founder, technologist and angel investor/mentor. He is currently the CEO of Engage.Social.
Anand has founded and launched five companies, two of which have had successful IPOs. Responsys (MKTG) went public as a leader in online marketing in 2011; then acquired by Oracle and is now the Marketing Cloud. Banyan Systems (BNYN) was a leader in enterprise networking. His other two companies were acquired – Reach Software (workflow and email) and iStorez (online shopping).
Anand received a Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from Rice University, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT/K), Kanpur. He holds 3 patents in computer technology.
Tim Evans has an extensive insurance claims background. During his 42 years at California Casualty, he held a variety of claims technical and management positions including 22 years as Assistant Vice President, SIU Manager. As the head of the company’s anti-fraud program, Tim was responsible for directing staff SIU functions, conducting employee fraud awareness training as well as all Anti-Fraud Regulatory Compliance and reporting to 42 State Departments of Insurance.
Tim has been an active member of the American Education Association Society of Claim Law Associates (SCLA) Southern California Fraud Investigators Association (SCFIA); Northern California Fraud Investigators Association/Anti-Fraud Alliance (NCFIA/AFA); International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU); and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Over his career he held leadership positions in the following professional organizations:
San Francisco Claims Manager’s Forum as Secretary and Vice President from 1988 through 1992; San Francisco Bay Area Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (SFACFE) Board of Governors Secretary and Vice President; Anti-Fraud Alliance (AFA) Board of Directors from 2015 through 2018, and has been a speaker/presenter at their annual fraud conference since 2013.
In 2008 he was selected to serve as a committee member of California Insurance Commissioner, Steve Poisner’s “Advisory Task Force on Insurance Fraud”. This task force produced and published a comprehensive review of the State’s anti-fraud programs, and included recommendations to the Insurance Commissioner on how to reduce insurance fraud in California.
Mr. Evans has been an active member of the Insurance Fraud Advisory Board (IFAB) for the California Dept. of Insurance (CDI), Fraud Division since 1996, serving two consecutive terms as IFAB Chairman from 2013 through 2017. During his term as chairman, he expanded the scope of the board, doubled the membership and led an IFAB sub-committee that developed an SIU/CDI Cross-Training Course that was adopted and deployed by the CDI Fraud Division for all new Detectives.
Tim Evans is a 1973 graduate of Pepperdine University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Continuing education in the insurance field earned him professional designations of Certified Fraud Examiner, Senior Claims Law Associate; Casualty Claims Law Associate and Fraud Claims Law Associate.
In his spare time Tim enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Mary, travelling, swimming, listening to music and playing guitar.
Sanjeev is an award-winning innovator, entrepreneur, investor, has a deep passion for the power of technology to revolutionize, transform, disrupt and innovate insurance industry use of advanced analytics. Significant experience driving the success of start-ups, and entrepreneurial ventures. Sanjeev has a track record of building partnership, relationships with key influencers in high-tech sectors and venture capital world