Meet The Team

Rishidot Research is still in the startup mode and we are growing steadily. As our team grows, you can meet the members in this page.

Krishnan Subramanian, Founder and Senior Research Advisor

Krishnan Subramanian (a.k.a Krish) is an well respected expert with focus on cloud computing and open source. Sys-Con Media considers him to be one of the top 50 Cloud Bloggers and The Next Web considers him to be one of the Top 25 Influential Voices tweeting about Cloud Computing. Also, according to Apptio, he is one of the 12 top thinkers of Cloud Computing and SAP considers him to be one of the top 50 influential voices on cloud computing.  Forbes considers him to be one of the top influencer of cloud computing. CRN Buzz considers him to be one of the top 5 influencers in cloud computing. His core research areas include cloud platforms, infrastructure and big data. He was a speaker and panelist on various cloud computing conferences and he was also an advisor for Glue conference in 2011 and Cloud Connect Santa Clara in 2012. He is also part of GigaOm Network of Analysts contributing to their research publications. He is a leading member of Clouderati community often participating in various debates/discussions among the community members. He holds a Masters degree in Physics. Krish is also employed by CloudMunch Inc. and this will serve as the disclaimer for Rishidot Research activities.

Research Focus Areas: Applications and IoT platforms and related core services, Application architectures, Modern Enterprise (Digital Transformation)


Learn more about Krishnan and press quotes here.

Sateesh Narahari, Senior Research Advisor

narahariSateesh Narahari is a well respected expert on cloud infrastructure and security. He is a strong advocate of public cloud services as organizations transform into modern enterprise. Sateesh currently works with a stealth cloud security software company based in Boulder, CO leading their product and engineering teams. Previously, Sateesh worked with Ping Identity, MuleSoft, Symantec and Wily. Sateesh focuses on building new products in emerging markets and is a keen student of innovator’s dilemma, having watched it unfold across many companies. Sateesh earned a B.Tech ( Computer Science ) from National Institute of Technology, India and an MS (Computer Science) from University of Colorado. Sateesh will not take briefings whenever the vendor offering competes directly with the startup he is involved. 

Research Focus Areas: Application development, Security and Cloud infrastructure