WE ARE... iMerit

iMerit combines the technologies, processes and people that, together, deliver the data enrichment and annotations companies rely on. Learn more about iMerit and our leadership team here.

Radha Basu, CEO of iMerit with the team

The leader in data enrichment and annotation services

Today more than 5,500 iMeriters in the United States, Europe, Bhutan and India work with many of the most innovative companies in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ecosystems, to unlock the value hidden deep within large volumes of unstructured datasets. Our customers are able to focus on the algorithms that drive their company forward, while our teams of trained specialists handle the data work. With an output accuracy above 98%, iMerit is recognized as the leader in delivering quality, cost-effective projects on time and on budget.

Our Mission

To provide high-quality, tech-enabled data services, that leverage human intelligence to power algorithms in Machine Learning, while creating positive social change through employment in the digital economy.

Our Vision

To be the world’s most innovative data enrichment and annotation company, collaborating with clients and partners to deploy AI by unlocking the troves of value hidden deep within large volumes of unstructured data.

Leadership Team

Radha Basu

Radha Basu

Founder and CEO

Radha built her career at HP, spending 20 years with the tech giant and eventually heading its Enterprise Solutions group. She then took Support.com public as its CEO. Radha started Anudip Foundation in 2007 with Dipak Basu and then founded iMerit in 2012. She is considered a leading tech entrepreneur and mentor, and a pioneer in the software business.

DD Ganguly

DD Ganguly

President and CTO

DD is a serial software entrepreneur who has founded, led, and sold two companies including collaboration platform Dimdim, which was acquired by Salesforce.com. Earlier in his career, he was the founder and CEO of AIM, which was acquired by CA Technologies. DD helps lead the strategic vision for the company and is responsible for the org's tools and technology.

Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills

Chief Revenue Officer

With vast experience in marketing, sales and organizational management, Jeff was previously Chief Revenue Officer at 1-Page which he helped bring public in 2014. Jeff was also the CRO of Gengo, which was acquired by Lionsbridge.Ai. He also held management positions at Criteo, Yahoo, Sojern and SideStep (which was acquired by Kayak).

Rajsekhar Aikat

Rajsekhar Aikat

Chief Product & Technology Officer

Raj is responsible for iMerit’s product and technology development. He brings nearly two decades of technical & product leadership across multiple verticals including automotive, IOT, robotics and telecom.

Tapishnu Chaudhuri

Tapishnu Chaudhuri

Chief Financial Officer

Tapishnu is a Chartered and Cost Accountant with 16 years of experience in manufacturing, insurance, real estate and BPOs. Before iMerit, he held senior leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies including Computer Associates, AIG, Zenta, and Hirco Developments.

Anupam Biswas

Anupam Biswas

Chief Delivery Officer

Anupam has over 18 years of experience in the IT/ITeS space, having worked in the System Integration and ITeS departments of CMC Limited, a TATA group company. He leads the Delivery department at iMerit with his operational and quality assurance experience.

Anirban Roy Chowdhury

Anirban Roy Chowdhury

Vice President, HR

Anirban has several years of people experience at Bata, Writer Corporation, and MPS Group. He leads the Human Resources function at iMerit, addressing the unique challenges and discoveries of building, training and managing a large distributed workforce with immense diversity.

Carol Bothwell

Carol Bothwell

Chief Information & Security Officer

Carol leads the iMerit team responsible for EnterpriseSystems, IT Infrastructure, and Information Security. She brings a long track record of successful management and delivery of major systems across a wide range of industries and is best known for her leadership in the use of technology to transform the global workplace.

Malay Kumar Pal

Malay Kumar Pal

Director - IT Systems & Security Compliance

Malay has over 22 years of experience in planning, design, and implementation of secure IT infrastructure and previously worked with CMC Limited and TCS. He has led the development of information security solutions and overseen solution architecture for software development.

Jai Natarajan

Jai Natarajan

Vice President, Strategic Business Development

Jai leads partnerships and strategic BD for iMerit. He was the founding CEO of Xentrix, Asia’s fastest-growing animation studio. He has previously worked with Lucasfilm and Sony and has a background in Computer Vision and Graphics. He serves on the board of Anudip, our non-profit partner.

Brett Hallinan

Brett Hallinan

VP - Marketing

Brett leads the iMerit Marketing team, bringing over 20 years of experience in brand, product, content and growth marketing. He has a strong background in strategy and business operations, with an emphasis on scaling teams to grow companies to the next level.

Sudeep George

Sudeep George

VP - Engineering

Sudeep has over 18 years of experience in the computer vision industry. He formerly worked at Sarnoff Corporation, Samsung R&D, and is the co-founder of Tonbo Imaging. At iMerit, he will be focused on building the next generation of products and services for the AI industry.

Vibhor Goel

Vibhor Goel

VP - Skilling and Technology, L&D

Vibhor has a multicultural and diverse experience of 22 years in software product development, business operations, team leadership, strategy formulation, execution and delivery with corporates like Cisco and startups like ThinkTac. He leads the strategic roadmap for iMerit’s skilling initiatives.

Atul Dang

Atul Dang

Director - Sales, APAC

Atul is a dynamic professional with diverse experience in business development, account management, sales, operations, and client servicing at companies such as NextWealth, Times Internet and Paytm. At iMerit, he is in charge of all sales activities in the APAC region.

Vaishali. P. Rana Reed

Vaishali. P. Rana Reed

Head of Solutions Management

With over 11 years of experience leading global customer success and operations programs, Vaishali previously worked at Figure Eight Technologies, which was acquired by Appen in 2019. Vaishali has been focused on continuous optimization of the customer's experience, while also building robust go to market strategies.

Teresa O'Neill

Teresa O'Neill

Director of Solutions Architecture for Natural Language Understanding

Teresa has deep experience with research in the linguistic space as well as language data operations for Natural Language Processing and conversational AI. At iMerit, she develops custom data enrichment services for natural language understanding technologies.

Avijit Chakraborty

Avijit Chakraborty

AGM Strategy & Business Excellence

Avijit is an Engineering Graduate from Jadavpur University. He also took part in the Management Program at IIM Bangalore. He has over 20 years of industry experience -- specializing in business, IT and outsource service consulting -- working at Infosys and Mindtree Limited.

Glen Carlton Ford

Glen Carlton Ford

Vice President of Product

Glen has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry. He progressed from full-stack web programming to solutions engineering to product management and has been working to develop ML/AI products since 2016. Before iMerit, Glen worked as the Director of Product Management at Alegion.

Sina Bari, MD

Sina Bari, MD

Sr. Director, MedAI

Sina Bari is a former Stanford-trained surgeon with an accomplished history in medical device development and medical information technology. Sina works as a Solution Architect for iMerit where he helps companies create high-quality ground truth data to train AI models.

Shrijata Basu Saha

Shrijata Basu Saha

Director - HR

Shrijata has over 15 years of experience in Global HR operations in multiple industries and in both multinationals and high-growth startup. She heads the Americas and EMEA HR Operations along with Global HR Specializations at iMerit.

Monalisa Banerjee

Monalisa Banerjee

Senior Manager Projects

Monalisa oversees customer support projects across several verticals. She has 11 years experience working project management for telcos, web development, e-commerce, technical support & application testing. Before joining iMerit, she worked for Ericsson and Broadway InfoTech.

Erikk Cass

Erikk Cass

Sr. Director - Sales

Erikk heads our Computer Vision Sales efforts. He has spearheaded the opportunity to partner with many of the world’s leading AI companies, and to help them solve some of the most consequential data challenges in AI/ML today.

 Sanghamitra Chanda

Sanghamitra Chanda

Associate Director - Projects (Com/Social)

Sanghamitra has 14 years of experience working on inbound customer services engagements and data services projects. She is actively involved in project operations, as well as client and account management. Before joining iMerit, Sanghamitra worked at Vertex India, EXL Services and Chrysalis-HRD.

Mallory Dodd

Mallory Dodd

Sr. Solutions Architect

Before joining iMerit as a Solutions Architect, Mallory worked as a GIS Analyst at several Fortune-500 companies, including Apple and AECOM. Today, Mallory leverages her experience and knowledge base in geospatial and data services to create ground truth data labeling solutions for clients in the geoanalytics and computer vision space.

Vijitha Chowdhury

Vijitha Chowdhury

Sr. Project Manager- Fintech

Vijitha is an iMerit Project Manager who works as the liaison between our global clients and our regional delivery teams. Before iMerit, Vijitha worked for seven years in financial project management at Ernst & Young, CMC Limited, Genpact and SAMEER-Kolkata. She works primarily with key accounts in financial services and Fintech.

Lauren Robinson

Lauren Robinson

Head of Solutions Architecture

Lauren brings over 10 years of experience in enterprise operations and solutions development. As Head of Solutions Architecture, she manages a team of solutions consultants, subject matter experts, and critical problem solvers tasked with designing and building our most complex data labeling workflows.

Robert Burkhardt

Robert Burkhardt

Director of Sales

Robert has worked new client solutions at large companies including News Corp, Nielsen, Acxiom, and TransUnion, as well as entrepreneurial startups backed by Bain, Maveron, Andreessen Horowitz and Redpoint. Robert has a background in data, analytics, and enterprise MarTech solutions.

Kevin Dodds

Kevin Dodds

Partner Applications Architect

An occasional guest lecturer at the University of Texas, Kevin is passionate about learning new training data platforms and finding the best possible solution for each project.

Robert Frary

Robert Frary

Head of Pipeline Development

Robert is a self-described “connector of dots” who heads Sales Operations and lends support to our Business Development and Marketing teams. His key objective is to help clients bridge the proverbial gap, hastening the journey to operational AI.

Rajdeep Dutta

Rajdeep Dutta

Director - Workforce Management

Rajdeep has over 14 years of experience in the IT/ITeS industry. He has worked for Wipro and CMC, and brings to iMerit insightful experience in project and operations management. He also has significant pre-sales-IT expertise.

Siddhartha Bal

Siddhartha Bal

Director - Autonomous Mobility

Sid leads the CV domain, ensuring all projects run with operational efficiency. Before iMerit, he was leading projects
in the Insurance industry. With a degree in English, Sid has 15 years experience in client, process and project management.

Kyle Miller

Kyle Miller

Principal - Sales Account Executive

Kyle is a problem-solver on the iMerit Sales team who strives to set customers up for success in managing their Machine Learning data pipelines with accurate, secure, affordable, and ethically-sourced data annotation services.

Stacey Hunt

Stacey Hunt

Sr. Sales Account Executive

Stacey leads sales efforts within the Medical Division at iMerit & has many years of experience in healthcare, consulting & technology. She is delighted to work with healthcare innovators on scaling their medical data pipelines.

Adam Emsley

Adam Emsley

Director - Partnerships

Adam was the first employee of the Tokyo based start-up Gengo which he helped take to an acquisition by Lionbridge Technologies. While traditionally a full stack engineer, Adam has focused on developing strategic partnerships that build out ecosystems of tools and relationships to bring cross-company advantages and benefits.

Heidi Weinstein

Heidi Weinstein

Manager Marketing

Heidi holds nearly 20 years of marketing experience bringing B2B brands to life through the creation and execution of integrated marketing strategies. As the demand generation manager at iMerit, Heidi is responsible for delivering lead generation programs that generate revenue and drive brand awareness.

Natasha Montagu

Natasha Montagu

Sr. Solutions Architect - EMEA

Based in London, UK, Natasha oversees projects in EMEA and APAC leveraging her knowledge as a previous client with experience building out and scaling successful Computer Vision data enrichment pipelines and annotation teams.

Bradley John Larson

Bradley John Larson

Solutions Engineer

Before joining iMerit as a Solutions Engineer, Brad spent many years working in the creative arts as an actor, filmmaker and photographer, and got experience building websites to advertise his projects, which piqued his interest in coding and full-stack engineering.

Dr. Jaideep Jesson Rayapudi

Dr. Jaideep Jesson Rayapudi

Sr SME & Physician - L&D

Dr. Jaideep is an MBBS and MD (Physiology) and has a deep interest in Cognitive Neurophysiology. He has been teaching medical students physiology for over 20 years. He brings cutting-edge technological advances to the iMerit Learning and Development team.

Brian Wayne Soldani

Brian Wayne Soldani

Principal Solutions Manager

Currently residing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. More than 20 years of extensive Sales Operations and Business Development experience with some of the world's largest Ad Technology companies. I'm passionate about solving problems and building strong relationships that last.

Rafael Oliveira

Rafael Oliveira

Sr. Solutions Architect

Rafael began his career as a database administrator and went on to head IT teams that assisted financial clients before joining iMerit as a Solutions Architect. Rafael now uses his data services skills and knowledge to provide clients with ground truth data labeling solutions.

Annie Wang

Annie Wang

Technical Program Manager

Annie began her career at iMerit as a Consultant and is now a Technical Program Manager. Prior to joining iMerit, she worked for Bank of America and Kaiser Permanente on business operations and technology projects. Annie earned her MBA in Innovation Management from UC San Diego.

Claire Geist

Claire Geist

Solutions Manager

Claire began her career as an image annotator for Twitter and later worked as a data strategist and consultant for viral brands and marketing initiatives. She has years of experience working in the data annotation space and leading teams across multiple use cases.

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