Dr. Venkat Srinivasan is the Founding CEO and Chairman of RAGE Frameworks, a creator of intelligent, live, business process automation solutions [LiveBPA™] including semantic intelligence based products [RealTimeIntelligence™]. From 1992 to 2000, Venkat was the Founding CEO and Chairman of eCredit.com, the leading provider of credit, financing, and receivables management solutions for business-to-business and business-to-consumer commerce. Venkat is an expert in knowledge-based systems architectures, computational linguistics, and natural language processing. He holds several patents in the field of knowledge-based components for business process automation, and has spent the last 25 years contributing his research and acting as a thought leader to both the business community and the academic world. He is also the founder of several other companies, including Brightleaf Corporation, Corporate Fundamentals, and English Helper. He serves as the Chairman of Brightleaf Corporation; is an Executive Chairman of Teranode Corporation; is a Director of Good2Gether and was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Bain Capital. He previously taught as an Associate Professor of Finance at Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Business in Boston, MA. Venkat holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and is a Certified Chartered Accountant [equivalent to a CPA]. He is also active in community organizations such as the BUILD Boston Chapter, TIE and the Boston Harbor Islands Alliance. In September, 2016, Venkat published his book, "The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of Big Data," presenting a cutting-edge approach in how enterprises should organize and function.