Director, Salesforce Engineering, Guidewire Software
CriticalRiver is a true partner with an expert, dedicated staff that you enjoy working with. We value their ability to have many face-to-face working sessions. They were one of the keys to our overall success.
Salesforce Account Executive
We call our relationship a partnership, and CriticalRiver has really embodied the meaning of that word. There is always a seeking for a win-win and for the best outcomes for all parties involved.
Beyond that important aspect of our relationship, CriticalRiver has consistently delivered projects (on time and per budget) and the customers are delighted with CriticalRiver’s work and their results.
This is not something I can say across the board for every partner, but CriticalRiver has never let me down. CriticalRiver has never let my valued customers down. From SME's and technical architects to the people who run the business, you guys are an asset to my customers
Vice President of Information and Media Technology, LA Films
We're pleased with the Salesforce Community Cloud Phase I implementation and already in talks with CriticalRiver for the Phase II implementation in data management, document tracking system, and other areas of automation.
Salesforce Dev Team Lead, Five9
We want to thank the CriticalRiver delivery team for the fantastic work they have been doing on all Salesforce projects at Five9. They have become an essential part of our delivery model. They have become an important part of Five9’s automation processes, especially for sales and billing teams. CriticalRiver has become an extension of our team and has been key to accelerating our delivery capabilities on critical projects efficiently.
Chief Technology Officer, UWorld
CriticalRiver has been able to navigate the challenges and help us in these turbulent times. We’ve been able to merge firms successfully. The collaboration has been very successful, and we hope to continue this partnership with CriticalRiver.
Vice President, Business Applications, Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes is engaged with CriticalRiver for many years, providing Salesforce consulting, development, and administration services. CriticalRiver retains and offers good quality offshore environment. They contribute and communicate well and real help, enjoy working with them. CriticalRiver is a part of our team; they are the first we turn to when we have consulting needs. CriticalRiver has expertise in many areas. I can recommend CriticalRiver as a good partner.
Founder & CEO, Swift Passport & Visa Services
CriticalRiver helped us migrate from desk.com to Salesforce Service Cloud. The customization enabled us to offer a personalized digital experience to our customers. Working with CriticalRiver, they respected my time and budget, and we had a great experience working with them. I recommend CriticalRiver, they treat you with respect and make sure the project is on track & within the budget. Great team to work with.
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)
We at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) are very satisfied with CriticalRiver services. CriticalRiver were very quick in providing services using their fast and agile delivery processes with high quality service. CriticalRiver was able to immediately act on any issue and resolve them appropriately on time. We strongly recommend CriticalRiver for any customer who are looking for Similar Service.
VP, GLOBAL MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTORS CORPORATION
CriticalRiver implemented Pardot in 6 weeks, which usually takes months to complete. This demonstrates CriticalRiver's commitment to customers. I definitely would recommend CriticalRiver to any company that's implementing Marketing Cloud."
Director - Business Applications - Five9
The CriticalRiver team has been great to work with on the delivery of CPQ Customizations and the Lightning Migration. It was a really refreshing relative to the experiences we had with other consulting firms in the past. Given the great work done so far, I think we are looking at a long-term relationship here!
Senior Director - IT Applications - Polycom, Inc
CriticalRiver has been instrumental in enabling Supplier Portal for Polycom. The team was highly professional and experienced in its execution and the implementation was seamless from beginning to end. I would strongly recommend them for Enterprise (ERP/CRM) application implementations.
Leo Kao, CSOP
Director - Business Systems - eASIC Corporation
Many thanks to your team's help in the successful implementation of our Hyperion Project and Electronic Banking Interface Project. Do extend our thanks to the team who helped in training our Malaysian employees on Microsoft Dynamic GP - Finance functions.
CIO - Cypress Semiconductors
The results have been a timely and effective implementation that have moved us closer towards consolidating our customer engagement processes and improving it's efficiency
VP Global HR - Nanometrics
CriticalRiver Inc. helped Nanometrics configure Oracle HCM to support our annual compensation review. We simultaneously granted merit increases, promotions, lump sums and equity grants. The combined process supported informed decision making and time savings.
CFO - MIlgard Windows & Doors
CriticalRiver Inc. executed this project very professionally and helped the business to achieve the desired results. I would definitely recommend CriticalRiver to other businesses to implement their Channel Revenue Management.
VP Marketing, Los Angeles Film School
Founder & CEO, Swift Passport & Visa Services
Chief Marketing Officer, Cypress Semiconductors Corporation
Chief Information Officer, Cypress Semiconductors Corporation
Accounting & Process Control Manager, Milgard
CEO, Adaptable Security
Program Manager, Xerox International Partners
Logistics & Compliance Manager | Xerox International Partners
Founder & CEO
Based out of San Jose, USA, Anji is an alumnus of UCLA, University of Louisiana and BITS Pilani. He has an MBA in International Business, but he is a true engineer at heart.
Our CEO and Founder at CriticalRiver, Anji was part of the original team that created Oracle Software that millions use even today. Since starting CriticalRiver, Anji has grown the company to a 300+ strong team that embodies the moral values of the company.
Anji Maram believes in giving back to the people he grew up with and people around him or in the world.
Founder & CFO
Based out of San Jose, USA. Chandra has an illustrious educational background with names like Stanford University, UCLA, SDAB, University of California, University of Louisiana and BITS Pilani.
He has multiple MBA specializing in various aspects of entrepreneurial business. The go-to person at CriticalRiver, Chandra is also an engineer.
Since co-founding CriticalRiver, Chandra has been a key driver for the teams strong presence in the Oracle HCM field with many clients associating with him extensively.He was the Principal at IHireRite Inc. which was later acquired by CriticalRiver.
VP- Head of EMEA Practice & Technology
Based out of Dubai and Hyderabad, Venkat is a BITS Pilani and Nayang alumnus. He held an influential role in architecting and delivery of large mission critical enterprise systems across Singapore and UAE before starting his own venture in Hyderabad.
Venkat then merged his company with CriticalRiver to become the CTO and Head of EMEA region. An Engineer by profession understands the client’s requirements perfectly.It’s his efforts that brought in several top names like Etisalat, Dubai Airport Freezone and more.
His vision enabled us to innovate products mSupplier and mParking. Venkat loves coding and still tends to be hands-on with delivery whenever possible.
VP – Head of Utilities Practice
Based out of Dallas, Texas, Scott has an honors degree in Economics from the University of Houston and served two terms as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for OAUG’s Energy & Utilities SIG.
Over his 22 years of experience, he has held progressive IT and management consulting positions dedicated to utilities with consulting firms such as Accenture, IBM, Capgemini, Black & Veatch and Infosys.
At CriticalRiver, Scott is leading the delivery of global Oracle Utilities solutions, with responsibility for key account relationships, building sales and delivery teams, designing and managing utilities transformations and leading Oracle Utilities practices.
VP – Sales
Based out of Houston, Texas, Jason has an MBA degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and worked in numerous enterprises in a senior leadership role in the areas of Sales, Business Development and Consulting. He is professionally trained to execute-to-drive business value.
In his over two decades of long experience, Jason has extensively helped various companies in building GTM strategies for SaaS, On-Premise, M&A and driving growth. Jason specializes in building an effective sales pipeline in areas such as Oracle and other ERP software.
At CriticalRiver, Jason leads a strong team of sales professionals to formulate GTM strategies, driving and executing ERP sales in practices such as Oracle, Salesforce, NetSuite and Enterprise Applications, and help the company grow to manifold levels.
SVP – Head of Global Delivery and Professional Services
Based out of Dallas, Texas, Ajay has Bachelor of Technology and MBA from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Ajay heads our global delivery services and is responsible for Salesforce and Oracle practices.
His primary areas of focus are SaaS(CRM, ERP, HCM, SCM), PaaS/IaaS(Lift & Shift), Business Intelligence and Integration while supporting global sales and delivery efforts.
Prior to joining CriticalRiver, Ajay led delivery and professional services organizations at Infor, ThomsonReuters, eVerge Group and PwC in executive roles.
Head of EMEA Business
Based out of UAE, Krish comes with an Engineering background from Shanmuga that helps him to bridge the gap between technology and client aspirations.
With his 25+ years of experience, Krish has had great success in technology business development while tapping emerging markets.
At CriticalRiver, his client-focused approach and problem-solving capability are in line with the CriticalRiver approach as well. In the EMEA region, Krish has made great inroads on the Client Engagement front with his natural flair for winning customer confidence.
Global HR (People Engagement)
Based out of San Francisco, California, Arundhati has held various influential HR roles for companies like Cortina and Cerium systems before joining our team.
Arundhati is the expert in Employee Relationship Management. Once the employee is on-boarded, Arundhati ensures they are working in a cognitive, supportive work environment with zero conflict.
Arundhati has been working closely with Chandra to bring about the Great Place To Work Certification for CriticalRiver
VP – Head of Offshore Delivery
Based out of Hyderabad, India, Enay is a BITS Pilani alumni as well. He has been a key driver for the Supplier Management Suite development and delivery for various top clients.
Enay is a true believer in Technology and frequently quotes that “Tech is the Future; Future is Tech”. Enay is the go-to person for everything related to the offshore development team in India.
Enay is also responsible for the team’s growth in the offshore development center.
Global HR (Operations)
Based out of Milpitas, California, Jagruthi comes with a Bachelor’s and Master’s background in Technology from Osmania.
With her 5+ years of experience, Jagruthi is the go-to person for hiring, immigration, negotiation, training, mentoring and overall HR activities involving the Employee On-boarding and beyond.
Sr. Advisory Board Member
Based out of San Ramon, California, Venkat serves as the Chief Information Officer at Ichor Systems Inc. Venkat has previously held leadership positions at NeoPhotonics Corp, JDS Uniphase Corp. and Oracle Corp.
He holds a BS in Engineering from PSG College of Technology, India. Venkat also serves as an Advisory Board Member of CriticalRiver. He has more than 25 years of IT experience with expertise in hyper-growth companies.
Venkat is experienced in all areas of management including global service delivery, applications development, support, IT security, strategy and transformation, with proven track record of accomplishments in each area. Venkat has been a featured speaker on a variety of technology, cloud and IT transformation topics.
Sr. Advisory Board Member
Based out of Pleasanton, California, Tony serves as the Vice President & Head of IT at Five9. Tony has previously held leadership positions at AT&T, Lawrance Livermore National Laboratory, Tiburon and Wind River Systems. He holds a BBA from Simpson and an MBA in Computer Information Systems from California State University – Hayward.
Tony also serves as an Advisory Board Member of CriticalRiver. He has more than 20 years of experience in business and IT transformation that drives revenue and efficiency. He has established strong success in building and leading high-performance global teams.
Effective at developing and delivering strategic solutions in support of key business objectives. Expert at managing cross-functional teams in a highly matrixed organization.”
Sr. Advisory Board Member
Based out of UAE, an innovative and results-driven leader focused on achieving exceptional results in highly competitive environments that demand continues improvement. Experienced in driving projects and customer service improvements while building partnerships with key business decision-makers. Known for building and motivating cross-functional teams that exceed corporate expectations. A business and technical professional with a broad skill set who is committed to growing the business.
He is now a Board Member and Acting CEO for B7 Group of Companies in UAE. He has held several other high impact roles dealing with strategic planning, megaprojects, customer relationship management, commercial excellence, innovation and digital technology.
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