The Knomadix Leadership Team
Knomadix has a well-rounded team made up of:
- Visionaries who are passionate about inventing and scaling a game-changing platform to impact education globally.
- Technologists who are experienced with building world-class mobile-centric software delivered using a SaaS model.
- Educators with rich experience in K-12 education as teachers, principals and district administrators.
- Market experts with a deep understanding of the K-12 industry and experience building a robust channel distribution network of device manufacturers, system integrators and publishers, establishing a foundation for rapid growth.
Founder, Chief Architect & CEO
Ramesh Balan is Knomadix Founder and Chief Architect. As the child of a K-12 educator, Ramesh has deep respect and passion for education, which has intensified over the last 30 years. Knomadix is the expression of Ramesh’s commitment to K-12 education and desire to improve how kids learn and how educators teach. Ramesh has successfully bootstrapped several enterprise and mobile software companies; previously, he worked as a product portfolio manager and architect at AT&T Bell Labs. Ramesh enjoys family time with his wife and two college-age daughters, and playing competitive tennis.
Head, R&D, Engineering
Priya Malhotra leads Knomadix R&D and software architecture, design, development, engineering and operations. Priya brings over a decade of relevant software and systems development and engineering experience to Knomadix from industry leaders such as Dell and Infosys. When not driving the next Knomadix innovation, Priya enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and collaborating with her 4 year old son, Aaryan, who enjoys his role as Knomadix unofficial system tester. Aaryan’s focus is breaking our apps and keeping our development team on their toes!
Head, Technology and Market strategy
Pradeep Sethi has over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry across several industry verticals in several executive leadership roles. His technical background combined with his contributions with developing product roadmap and go-to market strategies position him as a powerful partner for his customers. Pradeep was previously the CTO at Dell Education where he led their services strategy for the K-12 and Higher Education markets. Pradeep makes his home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area where he enjoys time with family, friends, and travel across the globe.
National Education Director
Advisor - Go to Market & Channel strategy
Drew is an experienced sales and marketing professional of over 25 years. Currently, Drew manages a global partner for UiPath where they have successfully led an initial public offering as a result of their strong sales and adoption. He has a passion for go-to-market strategy and execution, creating
the art of the possible to achieve valuable business outcomes. Drew’s background encompasses leadership, direct sales, marketing and operational roles at both enterprise and startup companies. Drew loves the outdoors playing both golf and tennis for recreation and sharing his love for travel with his family.
Advisor - Marketing strategy
Donovan Dillon is a senior advisor at Knomadix and has played a key role in shaping Knomadix strategy, messaging and marketing tactics implementation. He currently serves as Principal at xCentric, LLC, a software development firm in Dallas, TX. Donovan has over 30 years marketing and technical experience, including technology planning, product development, marketing, lifecycle management, and regulatory support. He previously served as President of Ad Giants – a Marketing Services firm specializing in SaaS and creative solutions to improve sales and marketing effectiveness. Donovan’s experience includes technical and marketing leadership roles with ATT, Level3, XO, and Southern New England Telephone.