Balan Ayyar

Balan Ayyar

Founder and CEO, Brig Gen (USAF, Ret.)

Balan Ayyar is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of percipient.ai, a Silicon-Valley based artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision firm focused on intelligence and national security missions.

He is a seasoned CEO and retired USAF General Officer. Before founding percipient.ai, Balan was the CEO of a $100M+ Government Services IT firm.

His last role in the profession of arms was as the Commanding General of the Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435, in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has served in four combatant commands, as the Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense and in the White House as a White House Fellow. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

Balan Ayyar

Balan Ayyar

Founder & CEO, Brig Gen (USAF, Ret.)

Raj Shah

Raj Shah

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

Anantha Bangalore

Anantha Bangalore

Co-Founder & Chief Information Security Officer

Timo Pylvänäinen, PhD

Timo Pylvänäinen, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Steve Mullins

Steve Mullins

Chief Financial Officer

Koushik Dutta

Koushik Dutta

Vice President of Program Management & Product Delivery

Vasu Parameswaran, PhD

Vasu Parameswaran, PhD

Vice President of Science

Jérôme Berclaz, PhD

Jérôme Berclaz, PhD

Distinguished Scientist

Sunondo Ghosh, PhD

Sunondo Ghosh, PhD

Vice President of Engineering

Girish Narang

Girish Narang

Distinguished Engineer

Reechik Chatterjee

Reechik Chatterjee

Vice President of Operations

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