Complexica Pty Ltd, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence software for optimising sales, marketing, and supply chain activities, announced today the addition of several new senior staff numerous during the past month, which include the appointment of Dr. Soner Teknikeler as Senior Manager, Customer Solutions, Kalyan Avvaru as Principal Solutions Architect, and Andres Colombari as Senior Customer Engagement Manager.
Kalyan Avvaru joins as Principal Solutions Architect within Complexica's architecture & development team to lead the technical strategy and architecture needs for Complexica's Decision Cloud® platform. Prior to Complexica, Kalyan worked at Lockheed Martin as the Lead Software Architect for the Royal Australian Airforce next-generation AI and machine-learning-enabled, all-domain-integrated air battle management system. Kalyan also had experience working with other public sector customers in consulting roles at DXC Technologies as a Digital Transformation architect for organisations like the Australian Tax Office, Sydney Airport, and Sydney Water and architected multiple digital transformation projects.
Dr. Soner Teknikeler is an Applied Economist with expertise in developing and deploying AI, ML and econometric capabilities coupled with commercial strategies to provide practical solutions in large multinational businesses. He joins Complexica from Lion (previously known as Lion Nathan), a major multi-national beverage manufacturer, where he was the Advanced Analytics Business Partner responsible for setting up the Advanced Analytics function and successfully leading several initiatives. He also has experience in multiple commercial and pricing strategy roles at Lion, and a variety of other pricing roles on the retailer side, and in finance, prior to Lion. At Complexica he'll play a leading role within the Endeavour Group project, which will involve deploying the Decision Cloud® software platform for AI-driven promotional planning and pricing optimisation across the Dan Murphy’s and BWS network of stores.
Andres Colombari joins Complexica from British American Tobacco, where he served in a variety of supply chain roles, including Demand Planning Executive and Product Owner for Integrated Planning. Andres has more than a decade of hands-on supply & demand planning experience, where he lead projects for improving demand planning processes, increasing demand forecasting accuracy, streamlining supply chain business processes, and implementing software solutions for integrated planning. Andres will work across the business analysis and customer engagement teams, providing leadership in the area of supply & demand planning.
“Complexica is pleased to announce these very notable additions to our team, which coincide with the signing of Endeavour Group as a major new customer, and the formation of a strategic alliance with PwC," said Matt Michalewicz, CEO of Complexica. "As Complexica continues on its growth trajectory – especially as we enter overseas markets and new industry verticals – we'll continue to add senior staff across a variety of our business functions."