About us

We make managing contracts
radically simple.

Pramata is on a mission to empower every customer
by helping companies radically simplify contract lifecycle management. 

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Get to know the Pramata difference

Founded in 2005, Pramata was born of our CEO, Praful Saklani’s own personal experiences and frustration with the complex contract process. Since then we have maintained our mission to ensure our highly adopted and intuitive platform continues to simplify contract lifecycle management. As your technology partner we will make sure you always have a clean, centralized and searchable resource across the contracting process, that empowers the business to self-serve their contract needs without legal intervention, from request to renewal.

The result? Legal teams can do more with less and focus on the work that matters.

Pramata stands apart from other approaches because …

We’re the only partner that handles the heavy lifting by combining leading contract management technology with a team of legal experts–so you can see measurable results faster.

We help empower you by aligning with your contract management goals and going beyond just being a software provider–ensuring you have long-term success and better adoption.

We’ve made the partnership between legal and the business the center of our universe–and our solutions–so you get faster, more enthusiastic buy-in from teams across the business.

Meet Our Leadership Team

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Praful Saklani

Co-founder and CEO

Praful Saklani has deep expertise in the artificial intelligence technologies core to Pramata, and experience in delivering enterprise process solutions. Prior to co-founding Pramata, he founded and served as CEO of Yatra Corporation, which leveraged artificial intelligence and Internet technologies to optimize travel management processes. Previously, he was co-founder and managing partner of consulting firm, Invotech Systems, and a key executive of Waterhealth International, a social start up focused on bringing affordable drinking water purification solutions to developing countries. He graduated from Swarthmore College, where he received High Honors in economics and political science.

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Justin Schweisberger

Chief Revenue Officer

As one of the company’s earliest employees, Justin Schweisberger leads Pramata’s sales, marketing and strategic partnerships. In this role, he sets the company’s global market positioning and forges Pramata’s relationships with some of the world’s top brands. Justin has held a variety of leadership positions during his tenure including overseeing the company’s product and consulting teams, as well as Pramata’s operations in India. He has extensive experience guiding large-scale companies through post-merger integrations in support of employee retention, contract risk mitigation and business process initiatives. Previously, Justin managed M&A due diligence and contract management initiatives for one of the country’s largest law firms. During this time, he most notably guided a $6 billion acquisition of a leader in the metals industry. Justin graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

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Pedram Abrari

Chief Technology Officer

Pedram Abrari is a top technology leader and Silicon Valley veteran with 20+ years of experience in enterprise cloud computing and artificial intelligence. He joined Pramata from Tidemark, where he served as the VP of Engineering. Previously, Pedram served as CTO & co-founder of Corticon Technologies, an Enterprise Decision Management company. Previously, Pedram joined forces with rock legend Neil Young to help revolutionize the digital music industry. He launched PonoMusic’s Kickstarter campaign, at the time the third most successful crowdfunding campaign in history raising over $6M from 18K backers. Pedram started his career in aerospace, developing support systems for NASA’s Space Shuttle program, followed by successful stints at Kaiser Permanente, PeopleMover, Western Asset, and Tidemark. Pedram has a B.S. in Computer Science from UCLA and an M.S. in Computer Science from USC.

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Sylvia Menezes

Head of India Operations

Sylvia Menezes, who joined Pramata in 2007, is a core team member of the Customer Operations Group, working closely with the engineering and customer operations group to develop and refine data extraction and review processes.  An attorney by training, she has deep insight into customer requirements and how contractual information can be used to greatest value, and is focused on building repeatable processes that ensure accuracy, completeness and contribute to customer satisfaction.  Previously, she worked with Fidelity Investments and Xcitecorp Private Limited.  She received Bachelor of Academic Law and Bachelor of Law degrees from Mangalore University.

John Serdinsky

Chief Customer Officer

John joined Pramata in 2023 as the company’s first Chief Customer Officer, but his first time working with the company was more than a decade ago as a Pramata customer. As Chief Customer Officer, John is focused on ensuring all Pramata customers are maximizing the value they receive from their investment in Pramata and acting as the “voice of the customer” to inform Pramata’s ongoing product roadmap. Prior to joining Pramata, John was the Regional Vice President of the Customer Success, Enterprise organization at Salesforce. During his 7 years there, he led high-performing Customer Success teams across several different industry verticals, driving best in class results for renewals and growth. Before Salesforce, he led the Sales Enablement team for CenturyLink (now Lumen), an enterprise technology platform. John has managed multi-year software implementation programs, successfully directed massive platform migration projects, and created winning sales enablement programs for Fortune 500 organizations

Meet Our Board of Directors

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Praful Saklani

Co-founder and CEO

See Bio Above. 

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Tomy Han


Tomy Han is a Principal at Volition Capital, a growth-equity firm based out of Boston. At Volition, Tomy focuses on investment opportunities in B2B software and technology-enabled business services. In addition to Pramata, Tomy is currently a board observer at Securonix and Recycle Track Systems. His previous board involvements include Insite Software (acquired by Episerver) and Assent Compliance. Tomy earned a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.  

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Steven J. Morgenthal


Steven Morgenthal is a Managing Director for Argosy Capital and has led their Operating Partner Program since 2007. He is responsible for evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence, and working with portfolio companies to grow shareholder value through improved strategic planning and operational effectiveness. Prior to joining Argosy, he was a venture partner with SCP Private Equity Partners and was CEO and a board member for several of SCP’s portfolio companies. Prior to his involvement with SCP, he was a senior executive at a number of private and public companies, including Unified Systems Solutions, a diversified information technology firm that he co-founded, and successfully sold to a strategic acquirer. He earned a BS from Pace University and an MS from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Patrick D. Quirk


Patrick D. Quirk is a proven software leader with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software, research and development, marketing and sales, and global operations. As the CEO of Emptoris, Quirk helped the company win and grow more than 200% in 2.5 years. He was responsible for an organization of 750+ global professionals and oversaw the acquisition by IBM. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President for worldwide sales at GoldenGate Software leading the company to record growth which resulted in its acquisition by Oracle in 2009. Patrick has served as General Manager & Group Vice President of PeopleSoft’s Enterprise Supply Chain Management division. While at PeopleSoft, he led the $1.7 billion acquisition of JD Edwards – the largest software acquisition in ERP history at that time. He also served on the board of Plex Systems for 5 years and helped negotiate its sale to Francisco Partners. Patrick Quirk holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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