Founder & CEO
Impetus was founded by Praveen Kankariya. Under his leadership, the company has grown steadily and become a leader in technology services.
Praveen co-founded Servigistics that went on to become a world leader in service supply chain planning and was subsequently acquired by PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC).
Praveen also worked in the Corporate Research Labs at 3M Corporation, where he designed and developed a distributed version of the AI-based Sage field service scheduler for 24x7 business critical operations. Praveen began his career with Scientific Computing Associates. He was one of the first employees of the company’s Linda parallel processing product group and implemented the Linda kernel on several parallel architectures.
Praveen earned his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from S.G.S.I.T.S., India.
Praveen serves on the boards of Lift Labs and US SQUASH.