Founder and CEO

D. Bommi Bommannan

Founder and CEO

Bommi founded MaxVal in 2004 to help companies optimize the management of patent lifecycle and maximize the value of their patents.

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General Manager

Suresh Kumar U

General Manager

Suresh leads our India operations driving overall delivery, performance, quality and process improvements.

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Chief Technology Officer

Nizar Jamal

Chief Technology Officer

Nizar Jamal is the Chief Technology Officer of MaxVal Group, Inc. He is responsible for the overall product development and technology strategies at MaxVal.

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Vice President, Professional Services Organization

Murali Kalyanthaya

VP, Professional Services Organization

As head of the Professional Services Organization (PSO), Murali is responsible for representing client interests and implementing MaxVal products and services.

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Vice President, Patent Preparation and Prosecution

Shankar Venkataraman

VP, Patent Preparation and Prosecution

Shankar leads MaxVal's Indian Patent Preparation and Prosecution team, who assists the US team. Shankar joined MaxVal in 2006 with patent searching.

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Associate Vice President, Solutions

Ashwin Yadav

VP, Solutions

Ashwin leads Product engineering team to achieve technology transformation of our products and solutions

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Vice President, Client Success

Savi Gupta

VP, Client Success

Savi leads the Client Success team at MaxVal, responsible for successful client partnerships, driving client satisfaction, retention and growth (R&G) of our client accounts.

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Assistant VP, Services and Client Success

Balakrishnan Sukumaran

Associate VP, Services and Client Success

Bala heads the Services and Client Success at MaxVal. He started as the first employee of the India operations in 2005

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Assistant VP, Technology and Product Eng

A. Venkatachalam

Assistant VP, Technology and Product Eng

Venkat heads our software development center in Coimbatore, India.

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Senior Director, Services

Lakshmikanth S

Senior Director, Services

Lakshmikanth heads the Database Services group at MaxVal. He brings in over 22 years of experience.

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Senior Director, HR

Sivashree Naresh

Senior Director, HR

Sivashree leads our human resources functions, including development, performance management, talent acquisition, employee retention, training and development, employee experience, and general administration.

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Patent Attorney

Jonathan Garfinkel

Patent Attorney

Jonathan is a registered patent attorney focusing on patent preparation and prosecution

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Director, Patent Illustrations

Tom Giesler

Director, Patent Illustrations

Tom heads our patent illustrations group. He began his career as a draftsman in 1995, working in-house at Heartport, Inc.

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Director, Customer Success

Susan Krelitz

Director, Customer Success

Susan has been in the IP portfolio management sector for over 15 years. She has a J.D. and in addition to working at MaxVal as the Director of Customer Success

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Director, Marketing

Caitlyn Tuzzolino

Director, Marketing

Caitlyn has been immersed in the intellectual property industry for more than 5 years, working at MaxVal as the Director of Marketing.

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Vice President, Search and Analytics

Michael I Montembeau

Director, Search & Analytics

Mike is a problem solver in the field of Intellectual Property and is responsible for managing the Search & Analytics team at MaxVal.

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