Pramata Announces New CTO, CPO and hiring of Contract Management Industry Guru to Support Enterprise Business Transformation
Strategic technology and product visionaries provide Fortune 500 companies with customer intelligence, revenue growth and regulatory compliance
BRISBANE, Calif.— February 15, 2017 — Pramata, the customer digitization company, today announced Pedram Abrari as Chief Technology Officer and the promotion of Justin Schweisberger to Chief Product Officer. In addition, Pramata has hired contract management industry guru Lloyd Alexander to accelerate growth. Together, these experts will deepen Pramata’s executive team and provide leadership and technological vision for Pramata’s cloud-based customer digitization platform. Abrari and Alexander will be based out of Pramata’s Brisbane office and Schweisberger is based in Kansas City.
Abrari is a technology services veteran, having spent decades in software development, from hands-on technical work to engineering team building and leadership. Most recently, he led the research and development and cloud operations teams at Tidemark as VP of Engineering. Previously, Abrari led similar efforts for Neil Young’s company PonoMusic and Progress Software. Abrari also founded his own company, Corticon Technologies, Inc., which he oversaw for over a decade. He graduated from UCLA with a BS in Computer Engineering, and received a Master’s in Computer Science from USC.
Schweisberger was previously VP of Operations at Pramata. During his tenure at the company, he has contributed his expertise and deep understanding of enterprise level challenges to the executive team. In this new role, he will provide oversight and vision for Pramata’s cloud-based customer digitization platform to help customers and enterprises all over the world better understand their complex customer relationships and transform their business. Schweisberger graduated from Harvard with an AB in Psychology.
Alexander joins Pramata as Vice President, Strategic Solutions, where he will lead the expansion into new market opportunities, drive go-to-market strategies and continue to deliver thought leadership and industry best practices in the marketplace. He comes to Pramata with more than twenty years of contract management industry experience, most recently at Seal Software, where he was Vice President of Contract Strategy, responsible for developing Seal’s go-to-market strategy and corporate messaging direction, with a primary focus on sales execution and enablement. Prior to that he held various leadership positions at IBM/Emptoris including CLM Practice Executive and Director of Global Sales Consulting. Alexander holds a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College and a M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
“Experiencing the kind of rapid growth that Pramata has seen over the last twelve months has allowed us to broaden the bench and range of our executive team as we continue to position enterprises for revenue growth,” said Praful Saklani, CEO and Founder of Pramata. “Pedram, Justin and Lloyd’s combined experience and expertise enable Pramata to provide the industry leading customer digitization platform that can completely transform any enterprise’s business. We are now better positioned than ever to strengthen Pramata’s ability to partner with our customers and produce more significant revenue gains.”
Fortune 500 companies look to Pramata to drive significant revenue growth and stronger compliance efforts by digitizing the concrete information in signed customer contracts, and converting it into actionable intelligence using a combination of machine learning and human touch. Pramata helps enterprises gain a unified view of complex customer relationship information and turns insights into action with its cloud-based platform and integrations with leading software providers including DocuSign, Salesforce, Oracle and SAP.
World-class brands including CenturyLink, Comcast Business, FICO, NCR, Novelis, and Truven IBM have chosen Pramata’s uniquely innovative and highly sophisticated platform to grow value throughout the customer lifecycle and position themselves for future business transformation. For more information or to request a demo of how Pramata can transform your enterprise, visit www.pramata.com.
Headquartered in Brisbane, Calif. with offices in Kansas City and Bangalore, Pramata provides customer digitization solutions to Fortune 500 companies that increase revenue and profits while reducing leakage and regulatory risk. For more information, visit www.pramata.com.