Nestled in the heart of the Jersey Shore, Avlino Inc. was founded in 2013. As an innovative start-up, the Company’s foundation was built on the co-founder’s belief that analytics should be simplified so that businesses of all sizes can benefit from the insights. Through the use of cutting edge technologies, advanced computing methods, and engineering talent, Avlino has proven that Analytics as a Service is the most effective model when approaching big data in both cost as well as efficiency.

AvlinoCertified mnsdc

Avlino’s mission is to simplify data analytics and deliver actionable insights to enterprises. Avlino adds value to customers by offering high quality, cost effective, and efficient solutions that integrate business strategy, data science, and domain knowledge.


Avlino Data Analytics solutions are certified by industry leaders such as Cloudera, and Hortonworks, as well as Technology Partners with MapR. Additionally, Avlino has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Big Data Solutions provider by the CIOReview Magazine in 2015.

Management Team

Ramana Jampala, CEO

Leading the Team at Avlino, Ramana has right mix of business acumen, industry knowledge, and computer science knowledge. Ramana’s philosophy is that great companies are built on a stellar idea, led by a world class team putting in a lot of hard work.

In addition to adding several CEO titles to his resume, Ramana was an instrumental part of the investment community on the East Coast. As a general partner at SAS Investors in New York City, Ramana facilitated the successful acquisition/exit of seven high tech companies. Additionally, he founded and was a member of the board of directors for several companies in Silicon Valley and New Jersey. A true believer in the spirit of entrepreneurism, Ramana founded Avlino with the intention to deliver data analytics to companies of all sizes and structures. According to Ramana, when customers engage with Avlino, the value of data analytics surpasses the incremental expense of execution. Integrity, accessibility, and dedication are the core-values passed to the Avlino team by Ramana.

Ramana’s favorite quote: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan

Ramana has a BS in Electronics Engineering with distinction from the University of Pune and an MBA from London Business School.

Gauthaman Vasudevan, Chief Technology Officer, CTO

Avlino co-founder Gauthaman is an innovative, creative technologist, that finds himself straddling between engineering and product marketing. He has the foresight and the prudence to understand the market demands of business users and successfully bridges the gap between the two disciplines, with his strong architecture, analytical, and visualization skills. Gauthaman’s latest accomplishment, The Alenza Solution, is a testament of his achievements as technologist.

With over 20 years of experience leading technology and product strategy for enterprise systems, semiconductors and application companies in the areas analytics, big data, storage and networking domain. Gauthaman propelled the startup Altior from a niche technology vendor to a broader market solution provider. Gauthaman identified and created a new market for transparent acceleration, leading to the successful acquisition of the Company. As an early adaptor of big data, he has co-authored 4 (pending) patents in analytics, big data, and acceleration.

Gauthaman’s motto: “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” Zig Zigler

Gauthaman has a BS in Computer Science from Government College of Technology (GCT), Coimbatore.

Maryann Sciallo, VP of Finance and Operations

Joining the Team as Employee #1, Maryann is the operations lead for Avlino. Maryann joined Avlino with same enthusiasm for the vision created by Ramana and Gauthaman-providing analytic solutions to the SME’s and complex analytical models for large scale organizations.

Her past experiences have typically been in an accounting capacity with publically traded organizations, but when provided with the opportunity to build a company from the ground level up, she chose to participate in several start-ups adding administration and human resource management at an international level to her skill set. For Maryann, actively contributing in transitioning Altior, the prior start-up, from a pre-revenue organization to successful acquisition was, to date, one of the most rewarding professional accomplishments in her 15 year career.

Maryann feels that the possibilities and opportunities are endless when it comes to analyzing data and every organization should seriously consider investing in a solution that fits.

Maryann’s motto: “Teamwork makes the Dream Work!”

Maryann has a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from Georgian Court University.

Advisory Board

Manoj Goyal

Manoj is a seasoned technologist, with a keen insight for market needs and product management. Manoj is currently the CTO of Zefr managing over 20% of YouTube traffic. Previously he was SVP at OpenX will over 4 trillion transactions per year. Before that, Manoj has held VP/GM positions with EMC, Adaptec, and Tiburon. Manoj started his career with Sun Microsystems, and has a BS in Computer Science and BA in Economics from UC San Diego and MS in CS from University of Southern California. He brings a decade of distributed and large scale data management and data science advisory.

Anil Madan

Anil has 20 years of extensive experience in building scalable commerce products, with proven abilities to provide vision and build teams to accomplish the vision. He is a successful leader in developing innovative technology products, with a deep focus on personalized experiences, online/offline big data platforms and systems/infrastructures for large scale distributed computing and analytics. Anil is currently Senior Director of Engineering at PayPal, and in the past has held positions with Commerce One and Camstar systems. Anil has a BS from University of Delhi, and a MS in CS from University of Pune.

Mike Relli

Mike Relli has over 20 years of experience in business development working with clinical and revenue cycle data exchanges and leveraging big data technologies related to healthcare information technology. Mike is currently the Managing Principal of Knight Consulting. During Mike’s career, he has worked at senior levels at best-of-breed software and processing companies including: Emdeon, Healthec, McKesson and Med-Link. At each stop, Mike provided innovative data workflow improvement solutions for health plans, health systems, provider, and clearing houses/vendors. Mike regularly speaks at industry trade-shows and workgroups with respect to interoperable data sharing in HIPAA, HL7 & other industry formats. Mike is a graduate of Rutgers University and currently serves as a Board Member with The New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management System Society (NJ HIMSS).

Haggai Shachar

With over 15 years of experience in data related roles, Haggai has a background in vast areas related to data – big data architecture, business intelligence, data mining, text analytics, and data visualization. Currently, Haggai is the CTO and co-founder of Nuconomy, and prior to that Haggai also co-founded Walock – a creative DNA and Data Analytics company. Haggai held the position of Director of Data Services with LivePerson. Haggai graduated with honors gaining a BS in CS, and has an MBA from the Open University in Israel.

Ajay Jha

Ajay is a thought-leader in the big data and analytics sector with a successful track-record as an Architect at Hortonworks, Nokia, United Airlines, Sun Microsystems, and Spins. Ajay holds a BS and MS in CS from the Banaras Hindu University.

Sridhar Chityala

Sridhar Chityala is a globally recognized leader in the financial services industry having held senior executive leadership roles at JP Morgan Chase, Citi, Wachovia/Wells Fargo, Teknekron, National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank Australia. He is an investor, board member and advisor to fintech firms that focus on product innovation, and also to private equity, venture capital and asset management firms making strategic investments in emerging technologies and financial services businesses.  Sridhar has had over 15 years of experience in investing, managing and monetizing VC/PE backed companies. Through senior leadership roles he has managed multi-billion dollar business lines. His experience in Silicon Valley and technology stems from being one of the first senior hires at Teknekron Software Systems, a Palo Alto-based fintech company. Sridhar is recognized as an industry expert on retail distribution, payments and digital & mobile commerce. As Founding Partner of Elevate Innovation Partners (EIP), an early-state Venture Capital Fund, Sridhar and his Team guide their portfolio companies to successful futures and investors to effective exists by continuously working with management as well as the company’s Board.


Data Center

Avlino maintains a 400 TB in-house data center for hosting client data and conducting analytics. Avlino’s Data Center ensures that clients do not have to incur any additional expense for leasing cloud storage and processing capabilities. The data is stored in a secure environment and archived for at least 3 months. In addition, Avlino also offers dedicated clusters for customers with specific requirements.

All of the clusters in Avlino’s Data Center are based on Intel’s Xeon class processors with adequate memory and fast network connectivity, which allows real-time and instantaneous analytics on up-to-the-minute aggregated data. Faster analytics means clients get quicker access to actionable insights, giving them more turnaround time for implementing the recommendations.