Shankar Saikia has extensive experience in the technology industry. His background includes roles in product management, consulting and sales of both enterprise-hosted as well as ondemand software delivered as a service (SAAS). Shankar brings an industry-perspective to business software solutions with his knowledge of the high tech hardware, semiconductor, life sciences, consumer packaged goods and retail sectors. He has deep knowledge of India's telecommunications and biopharmaceutical industries. Shankar's 19 years of experience in the technology industry includes large corporations (Oracle and PriceWaterhouseCoopers), small entrepreneurial companies (Extricity and Icarian) as well as his own startup (The Baxley Group). Shankar graduated from Stanford University in 1990 with BA and MA degrees in Economics.