Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Josh began his career at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he provided strategic advice to Fortune 500 clients. Later at iFormation Group, a joint venture of BCG and Goldman Sachs, Josh launched new, technology-enabled businesses. More recently, Josh learned first-hand about the challenges of doing business across borders while at E Ink, a high technology company with a global supply chain. Josh is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard Business School where he received Baker Scholar honors. Recently, Josh was a featured speaker at the Web 2.0 Summit and at DataContent ’09. Josh has been quoted in articles about global trade appearing in Fast Company, Financial Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
James is a veteran entrepreneur and is responsible for Panjiva’s technical direction and product development. James worked for Intel Research, where he incorporated artificial intelligence techniques into his computer architecture work. James also conducted artificial intelligence research at Caltech and is published in the field of computer science. While serving as Panjiva’s technology lead, James is pursuing a doctoral work in large-scale parallel computer architectures in the Computer Science Department at MIT. James holds a B.S., summa cum laude, in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University and an S.M. in Computer Science from MIT.
Emily is responsible for Panjiva’s marketing efforts. Before joining the company, Emily was the head of Online Marketing for goby.com, a venture-backed start-up based in Boston. Prior to goby, she managed aspects of online marketing for Cheapflights.com, Upromise, and Monster.com. Emily has over ten years experience focusing on customer acquisition, online partnerships, and consumer sales. Originally from the Boston area, Emily is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.
Director, Business Development
Case joined Panjiva in 2007 at a time when high-profile product recalls heightened national concern about import safety. He was responsible for discussions with President Bush’s Working Group on Import Safety and Homeland Security’s targeting specialists around how data can be used to target limited inspection resources at areas of greatest risk. He is now responsible for Panjiva’s cooperation with a diverse array of data providers. Formerly, Case was a history teacher at a public high-school in Brooklyn, New York. Case is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Lead Engineer/Technical Director
Tim is the lead engineer on the Panjiva technical team, responsible for developing many of the core features of the Panjiva product. He is formerly from VMware where he worked on the VMSafe project and has a masters degree in computer science from MIT. Tim was a co-founder of Determina, Inc., a security software company with award-winning technology focused on the host intrusion prevention space. Determina was founded in 2003 and received venture funding from Bessemer and later Mayfield and U.S. Venture Partners; Determina was acquired by VMware in 2007.
General Manager, Suppliers
Bob is responsible for Panjiva’s supplier business. Bob previously co-founded 3R-Legal, creator of the legal staffing industry’s first online platform matching freelance professionals with work. He also worked for Gerson Lehrman Group, an expert network firm, where he led network development for Greater China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. With a decade of experience in Asia, Bob has also held positions with the US-China Business Council and All China Market Research, a market research firm in Beijing. A native Texan and graduate of Stanford University, Bob is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Italian.
Lauren joined Panjiva in early 2009, as Panjiva’s first sales person. During her time at Panjiva, Lauren has played a significant role in building Panjiva’s sales strategy and driving Panjiva’s product development efforts. She now leads Panjiva’s enterprise sales efforts and manages the sales department. Previously, Lauren worked at another tech start-up where she launched a new sales market in Baltimore, MD. Lauren is a graduate of Indiana University.
Director, Account Management
As Director of Account Management, Shandeep oversees account management and data operations. Shandeep joined Panjiva in 2006, when the company was just a few months old. Over the past few years, Shandeep has played a variety of roles, spearheading initiatives in sales, marketing, business development, and data operations. Previously, Shandeep did mergers & acquisitions work at investment banks Lazard Freres and Goldman Sachs. Shandeep is a graduate of New York University and is originally from Singapore.