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The iMerit Vision

We provide the human element in data innovation while empowering underprivileged communities to join the digital economy.

Our Story

iMerit started in 2012 with a vision of bringing a diverse talent pool from underprivileged backgrounds into the digital workforce. Our training partnership with the Anudip Foundation, a nonprofit skills organisation, has unlocked a large pool of youngsters and women and provided them with meaningful careers at the cutting edge of the data economy.

Today over 1,300 iMeriters in India and the United States work with the world’s most innovative companies to unlock the value hidden within unstructured data at scale. Our customers are able to focus on the algorithms that drive their company forward while our team of trained specialists handles the data work. With an employee attrition rate of less than 5% and output accuracy higher than 95%, iMerit is a reliable partner in delivering cost-effective, quality projects on time and on budget. Over 50% of our employees are women and over 80% come from underprivileged backgrounds.

As technology professionals and valued members of the global digital economy, they’re an inspiration not only to their family and communities, but to all of us at iMerit as well. iMerit’s vision is backed by leading impact investors Omidyar Network, MSDF and Khosla Impact.

Learn more about how we create positive economic and social change around the world.

Leadership Team

Radha Basu
Chief Executive Officer

Radha built her career for 20 years at HP, eventually heading Enterprise Solutions. She took Support.com public on NASDAQ as its CEO. She launched Anudip with Dipak Basu, before starting iMerit. She is well known as a tech entrepreneur, a champion of women in tech and an expert on frugal innovation.

DD Ganguly
President iMerit USA

DD is a serial software entrepreneur who has founded, led, and sold two companies including collaboration platform Dimdim, which was acquired by Salesforce. He heads iMerit USA and leads the strategic vision and roadmap for iMerit with Radha Basu.

Emanuel Ott
Solutions Architect
Computer Vision

Emanuel has been our key problem solver and innovator since he showed up at our doorstep in 2014. He is an expert in setting up data labeling pipelines, QC and interactive tools for Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

Teresa O' Neill
Solutions Architect
Natural Language Processing

Teresa has a PhD in linguistics and ten years of experience in academia. She brings an expert perspective on how humans and machines process information differently, and leverages her background in linguistics to help customers in NLP, Content, and Computer Vision.

Lauren Robinson
Solutions Architect

Lauren has over five years experience in sales and account management. She was a senior account manager at Gengo and the enterprise account director at 1-Page where she established and grew relationships with Fortune 500 clients. She works on some of our most intricate data projects.

Jeff Mills
Global VP of Sales

Jeff has over 15 years of experience in marketing, sales, and management. He was CRO at 1-Page which went public on the ASX. Jeff had earlier stints at Gengo, Criteo, Yahoo!, Sojern, and SideStep (acquired by Kayak), always driving creative approaches to customer needs.

Vijitha Chowdhury
Project Manager

Vijitha acts as a liaison between clients and the delivery team. Before iMerit, she worked for seven years in financial project management at Ernst & Young, CMC Limited, Genpact and SAMEER-Kolkata. She manages key accounts in Fintech.

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.

Sanghamitra Chanda
Project Manager

Sanghamitra has 14 years of experience in Inbound Customer Services and Data Services. As a Project Manager at iMerit, she is actively involved in project operations and client and account management. She previously worked with Vertex India, EXL Services and Chrysalis-HRD.

Jai Natarajan
VP Marketing & Technology

Jai is a business builder and creative technologist. He was the founding CEO of Xentrix, Asia’s fastest growing animation studio working with top global brands like Lego, Disney, Angry Birds, and Warner Brothers. He has worked with Lucasfilm and Sony in the past and has a background in Computer Vision and Graphics.

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 several Fortune 500 companies such as Computer Associates, AIG, Zenta Company and Hirco Developments.

Monalisa Banerjee
Senior Manager Projects

Mona oversees all customer support projects across different verticals. She has 11 years of experience of project management in telecoms, web development, e-commerce, technical support & application testing. She has worked for Ericsson and Broadway InfoTech in the past.

Anirban Roy Chowdhury
General Manager, HR

Anirban has over 16 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 impact workforce with immense diversity.

Anindya Chattopadhyay
Chief People Development Officer

Anindya has over 20 years of international project management experience for BPOs and audit firms – his previous role was at Tathya.com. At iMerit, Anindya uses his training and information systems expertise to lead the skilling for iMerit client projects.

Robert Frary
Business Development

Robert is a “connector of dots” who supports our Business Development and Marketing teams. His goal is to help organizations bridge the gap, and scale, their journey to operational AI.

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