Meet Our Team

Meet the experienced team with successful track records revolutionizing utility data aggregation.

Urjanet Leadership

Our leadership team is powered by decades of experience in operations, sales, marketing, and management. Each of our leaders is driven by a passion to make a difference and to succeed.

Sanjoy Malik

Chief Executive Officer

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Sanjoy Malik

Chief Executive Officer

Sanjoy is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced executive who has built and operated several successful technology businesses. In 1999 Sanjoy founded Air2Web, a leader in mobile marketing services. Under Sanjoy’s leadership Air2Web grew from a pioneering wireless services provider to become a market leader and global strategic mobile partner for over 100 of the most trusted brands in the world. Prior to Air2Web Sanjoy founded Synchrologic, a company that created the first enterprise class data synchronization platform for mobile devices. Sanjoy was responsible for raising venture capital, hiring a successful management team, and establishing partnerships with key industry leaders. Synchrologic was acquired by Intellisync which later became part of Nokia.

Erik Becker

Vice President of Sales

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Erik Becker

Vice President of Sales

Erik is a technology executive with expertise in developing sales and marketing strategies for emerging technology companies, and scaling businesses once go-to-market plans are in place. Erik brings years of experience selling hardware, software, and SaaS-based solutions, through direct sales, reseller channels, and OEM relationships. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Carter Griffith

Chief Financial Officer

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Carter Griffith

Chief Financial Officer

Carter is a financial executive with expertise in growth, cloud-based technology, M & A, and strategic stewardship. Prior to joining Urjanet in 2014, Carter served as CFO of TRX, Inc, leading its sale to Concur Technologies in 2013. Earlier at TRX, Carter held progressive roles in finance and accounting, managing a global team and driving financial performance at the publicly traded company, as well as incubating its travel data intelligence platform. Before TRX, Carter worked in the audit practice at Arthur Andersen. Carter holds a B.S. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Virginia. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Pridemore

CTO

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Michael Pridemore

CTO

Michael Pridemore is widely considered a pioneer of the email marketing and marketing automation software industry. Previously, he served as CEO and co-founder of Socketware, Inc. the maker of Accucast. He grew it to be a global leader in the space before its successful acquisition. He is also the founder of Sockethead Studios and uses his technology development and corporate management experience to create and market consumer applications. With a passion for helping entrepreneurs, Michael serves on corporate boards and is active in his community along with his wife Tricia. He is an alum of the University of Central Florida.

Sarah Arvin

Chief Marketing Officer

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Sarah Arvin

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah brings over 20 years of leadership experience and a proven track record of driving innovation, market adoption and growth for technology businesses. Prior to joining Urjanet, Sarah served as Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Worldpay, where she led the company’s re-brand, new partner channel go-to-market, and transition from private equity ownership to IPO. She has held strategic marketing, business development and product roles across early stage and mature companies in both Silicon Valley and Atlanta. Sarah has an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and serves on a number of FinTech boards and advisory groups.

Matt Kuo

Vice President of Product Management

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Matt Kuo

Vice President of Product Management

Matt brings with him over a decade of experience bringing to market innovative new products for technology companies. He has a passion for building world-class products and loves technology – especially when it's well architected, scalable, and delights customers. At Urjanet, he leads the company’s overall product strategy and development, mobilizing cross functional teams to rapidly develop and launch new offerings. Prior to joining Urjanet, he has held strategic product roles at Kabbage, CNN Digital, Apple and IBM. Matt holds a Computer Engineering degree from Georgia Tech.

Pruthvi Desaraju

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Pruthvi Desaraju

Pruthvi is a Six Sigma Black Belt with project management, business analysis, and process improvement experience at TUUCI, Moog, and AIESEC. His expertise lies in helping organizations grow rapidly and sustainably by building reliable operations systems and teams. Pruthvi holds a Masters in Engineering Management from Dartmouth College and a B.E. in Computer Science.

Ramesh Iyer

Head of Operations

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Ramesh Iyer

Head of Operations

Ramesh Iyer brings over 25 years of professional experience in corporate IT and entrepreneurship. He has consulted with Fortune 500 clients across the U.S., UK and India working for global IT organizations such as Tata and Wipro Technologies. He has played a myriad of roles spanning across global delivery, strategic client relationships and P&L responsibilities. Ramesh has also been a hobby entrepreneur, briefly managing digital solutions for corporations focusing on identity management using data and facial recognition products. He joined Urjanet in December 2016 as Head of Operations in Chennai, handling contractual SLAs, volume and data quality.  

Board of Directors

Urjanet’s Board of Directors is comprised of experienced industry leaders with a passion to succeed and make an impact.

Sanjoy Malik

CEO of Urjanet

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Sanjoy Malik

CEO of Urjanet

Sanjoy is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced executive who has built and operated several successful technology businesses. In 1999 Sanjoy founded Air2Web, a leader in mobile marketing services. Under Sanjoy’s leadership Air2Web grew from a pioneering wireless services provider to become a market leader and global strategic mobile partner for over 100 of the most trusted brands in the world. Prior to Air2Web Sanjoy founded Synchrologic, a company that created the first enterprise class data synchronization platform for mobile devices. Sanjoy was responsible for raising venture capital, hiring a successful management team, and establishing partnerships with key industry leaders. Synchrologic was acquired by Intellisync which later became part of Nokia.

Pete Kight

Founder, Former Chairman & CEO of CheckFree

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Pete Kight

Founder, Former Chairman & CEO of CheckFree

Pete Kight founded CheckFree in 1981 with a vision of providing electronic funds transfer services to businesses and consumers. Over the following 27 years, it became the standard for electronic bill payment. CheckFree, with revenues of $1.1 Billion, was sold to Fiserv, Inc. in December of 2007 for $4.4 Billion.

David Ratcliffe

Retired Chairman & CEO of Southern Company

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David Ratcliffe

Retired Chairman & CEO of Southern Company

David Ratcliffe is the retired Chairman, President and CEO of Southern Company, one of America’s largest producers of electricity. Widely recognized for his leadership within the U.S. electric utility industry, David is a past chairman of the Edison Electric Institute.

Patricia Kemp

General Partner, Oak HC/FT

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Patricia Kemp

General Partner, Oak HC/FT

Patricia Kemp is a General Partner with Oak HC/FT where she leads investments in the healthcare, financial services, and fintech industries. She has an active role in several company boards including Trov, Insureon, Poynt, Feedzai, FastPay, and FreshBooks. Patricia has a rich history in venture capital and strategic partnerships. She has an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Steve Fredrick

General Partner, Grotech Ventures

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Steve Fredrick

General Partner, Grotech Ventures

Steve Fredrick is a General Partner with Grotech Ventures where he leads investments in the enterprise software, security, and mobile sectors. He is active on several portfolio company boards including LogiXML, Invincea, Omnilink Systems, and TRAFFIQ. Steve co-founded software development firm MartinScott before transitioning into the venture industry in 1997.