Our Leadership Team

The bigger the dream, the more important the team!
Sirius ’s competent founding team comprises of a blend of experience and youthfulness with a pioneering vision of building infinitely scalable software products in the space of artificial intelligence.

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Founding Team

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Suresh Vallabhaneni

Founder and CEO
Suresh Vallabhaneni

Suresh Vallabhaneni is a serial entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience in the software industry. Prior to Sirius AI, Suresh was the founder and CEO of Zing Wallet, a mobile payments startup and Adagesoft, a solutions provider. Before venturing into startups, Suresh has worked at various Fortune 500 companies like Goldman Sachs, Freddie Mac and technology companies like BEA Systems.

Suresh has a Masters in Computer Science from Andhra University India and Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Wu Ye

Co-Founder
Wu Ye

Wu Ye holds a BS in Computer Science with minor in Machine Learning; she is passionate about building high performance computing systems in the space of AI and likes to paint to reenergize her.

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Za So

Co-Founder
Za So

Za So holds a BS in Computer Science with minor in Machine Learning; she is passionate about building creative reactive user experience systems and visualizing infinite data in finite dimensions. Za So likes to listen to songs and go trekking to reenergize her.

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Santosh Palivela

Co-Founder
Santosh Palivela

Santosh Palivela holds an MBA from IBS (ICFAI Business School) and Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India. Santosh is passionate about building scalable teams from scratch that can build world class software products and likes to cook in his free time.

Advisory Team

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Don Duet

Chief Advisor
Don Duet
  • CEO, Concourse Labs
  • McKinsey & Co. Advisor
  • 27yr Goldman Sachs partner

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Naghi Prasad

Technical Advisor
Naghi Prasad
  • CEO/CTO, Astound AI
  • 3x Founder
  • AI / Data Science Expert
  • IIT/MIT Alumni

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Julian Tandler

Sales Advisor
Julian Tandler
  • AI sales leader
  • IBM, Ople, Salesforce leader