Ram Viswanathan, a technologist, and a serial entrepreneur, founded and has led Nathan Research Inc. and its portfolio of businesses, since their inception. Prior to that, he has held leadership roles, at Ernst & Young, i2 Technologies and Anheuser Busch. Ram has a deep understanding of Supply Chain, logistics, Analytics and Enterprise software. A recognized expert and author on Retail trends and standards, he works closely with industry organizations and is a frequent speaker at conferences. As an innovator and a visionary, he strives to bring cutting edge software, AI research and industry knowledge to automate complex supply chain processes, augment buy/sell experiences and analyze information for marketing, sales and operations. The company's flagship platform ReMAP facilitates a network of self-serve home owner consumers, SMBs and Fortune 50 enterprises including several large Home Improvement Retailers and Manufacturer Suppliers. Solutions have consistently delivered topline growth and bottomline benefits. Also as President, Board and Charter Member of TiE Dallas, he is actively engaged in identifying, nurturing, mentoring, coaching, funding and growing businesses in the startup ecosystem, working with other serial entrepreneurs and leaders locally and globally and through its various programs - for new ventures, the youth, women entrepreneurs, the underrepresented and across different other demographics. He is the founding chair of the The Young Entrepreneur and the TiE Dallas Women programs. Ram has a M.S in Computer Science and a B.S in EE from IIT, Roorkee, India.