Ram Dhan Yadav Katamaraja,
Founder / CEO of Colaberry Inc & Refactored AI
Ram Katamaraja, Founder / CEO of Colaberry Inc and Refactored AI. Colaberry is a provider of end-to-end data science analytics solutions to help enterprises avoid disruption by helping them develop today’s workforce for success in the workplace of tomorrow driven by AI. Under Ram’s leadership Colaberry grew consistently year over year and generated a revenue of more than $33 million within a span of five years.
Ram is driven with the mission to reduce inequality and promote career advancement for all by providing access to skill development and career pathway opportunities critical to success in the future of work. Ram believes that there is a need to create innovative skill development platforms from the ground up that have “inclusivity” and “equal opportunity” at their core. Ram has been working on creating such “learn-by-doing” platforms which have directly assisted thousands of people from forty five countries with demographics ranging from veterans, minorities, women, refugees, immigrants, young adults, career transitioners and even PhDs.
Ram spearheaded development of Refactored AI, a career transition marketplace, that is recognized as the most promising “work of the future solution” by MIT SOLVE in a global challenge. Refactored AI worn General Motors Prize for Advanced Technologies and The McGovern Foundation prize for “AI for Betterment of Humanity”. Refactored AI is also a finalist for Jobs For the Future’s (JFF) $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge, which is supported by Schmidt Futures’. Ram presented his work at organizations such as United Nations, World Bank, SOLVE at MIT, HBS Social Enterprise Conference, Frontend of Innovation conference etc. Ram is recognized as a HUBWeek change maker.
Ram has a Master of Liberal Arts in Management from Harvard University, USA and Bachelor of Technology from JNTU, India.