Leadership



Arun Rattan - Principal - Technology

Arun Rattan is a ten year veteran of the I.T. industry. He has worked on a variety of technologies including: IBM mainframe, distributed computing including TPF and 370 Assembler, Java, and .NET. Prior to co-founding Yoodle, Arun worked with Worldspan, Cerner and Celeritas Technologies in the areas of travel and healthcare management.

If you were to ask Arun to quote two people in history who have made an impact on his entrpreneurial and professional journey, he would point you to the these quotes:

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

Destiny is not matter of chance but matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, It is a thing to be acheived.  - William Jennings Bryan

Arun lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and two children. He earned a Masters degree in Computer Science from Manipal Institute of Technology and another Masters degree in Applied Physics from Jiwaji University.

 

Raj Anantharaman - Principal and Chief Client Officer

Raj Anantharaman is Principal and Chief Client Officer of Yoodle, a company he co-founded with his colleague and friend, Arun Rattan. Yoodle has grown from its very humble beginnings and is now a well-respected software and web services company.

Apart from his full time commitment to Yoodle, Raj is also a strategic investor and has helped several other web startups including "www.thebeecard.com" and "www.localruckus.com".  


Before co-founding Yoodle, Raj spent seven years working for Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. Working for the Corporate Marketing web team at Cerner, he was responsible for leading and managing the web team as well as architecting and developing several sales and client focused business web applications.

At Cerner, Raj also got a chance to experience life as an intrapreneur. Raj was asked to go to India to help setup the offshore operations for Cerner in 2004. This assignment was the executive learning experience that most crave for. It helped him learn about operations, vendor management, project management, intellectual property management, standard operating procedures, budget management and much more.

If you were to ask Raj to quote two people in history who have made an impact on his entrpreneurial and professional journey, he will point you to these two quotes:

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas Edison

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. - Walt Disney

Raj lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and two children and earned a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee.