Chief Technology Officer at Kasasa®, Pradeep Ittycheria is an experienced technology executive and entrepreneur with 17 years of experience managing software product engineering teams across a range of industries.
Pradeep co-founded Oink (www.oink.com), a payments company that targets the under 18 demographic. Oink has over 1.3 million users with an online wallet and a prepaid product in collaboration with Discover Financial. Oink has won many industry awards including Finovate "Best in Show" 2013.
Pradeep has successfully led new product development initiatives using global engineering teams. Before founding Oink, he ran a distributed engineering organization at Energy Solution International, a Houston-based developer of software products for the oil and gas industry. Prior to that, he was the Director of Product Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), where he managed a large multinational product engineering team developing software products for pharmaceutical drug discovery and production.
Pradeep is a graduate of the Jones Business School, Rice University, and holds a postgraduate diploma in Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.