Leadership Team

The Claritics Team includes engineers, marketeers and seasoned executives with decades of experience delivering customer value and success.

Raj Pai, General Manager and Strategy, SIM Big Data Solutions

As CEO and co-founder of Claritics, Raj is pioneering the development of innovative big data and analytics apps for smart business decision making, monetization, and user engagement for social, mobile, and enterprise SaaS applications. Before Claritics, Raj spearheaded the corporate and business development team at Aster Data (acquired by Teradata), powering big data solutions in social graph analysis (LinkedIn), consumer behavioral analytics (ComScore, Mint.com, Chegg, Coremetrics, Wells Fargo, MySpace). Raj is passionate about building winning commercial products and previously led the global product management team at Informatica, developed and launched portal solutions for Tibco, and worked on the design team at Intel.

Raj has an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and a B.Tech in Electrical Engg. from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Follow Raj on Twitter at @rajpai


Jay Bala, VP Products, SIM Big Data Solutions

Jay is a seasoned product visionary with hands-on experience in Analytics and Data Warehousing built over two decades in leadership roles at enterprise companies and startups. Most recently, Jay led the customer success team of a SaaS-based customer behavioral analytics company, Quantivo Corporation, driving successful implementations at Fortune 500 companies like Comcast, Metlife and Party City. Previously Jay spent 8 years at Informatica (Nasdaq: INFA) where he managed a global PM team in building the metadata management product line that grew from 1 to 200+ customers over 3 years. Jay was an early employee of Influence Software (acquired by Informatica), a startup that built packaged analytic applications for SAP customers like Honeywell and Johnson & Johnson.  Jay has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.


Matt McAllister, Marketing and PR

Matt has more than 15 years of agency and in-house experience running successful marketing programs for a number of top Internet and technology companies. Most recently, Matt ran all of marketing for Tapjoy, the leader in monetization and distribution services for social games and applications. Prior to that he headed up the marketing departments for a number of other startup companies ranging from real estate news sites to online advertising agencies. He started his career as an account executive for Niehaus Ryan Wong, one of the top PR agencies in Silicon Valley during the early days of the dot.com era. Matt lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, two daughters and two dogs, and in his spare time he enjoys playing soccer, golfing, reading and even a little yard work every once in a while. Follow Matt on Twitter at @Matt_McAllister.


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