We are dedicated to building a new paradigm for Supply Chain planning and operations.

About ketteQ

Built by experts in supply chain operations, finance, sales and marketing, no one understands the business challenges better than ketteQ.

ketteQ sets a new bar for enterprise planning and automation. Built on a foundation of Salesforce with strengths in security, scalability and configurability, ketteQ offers supply chain organizations extended capabilities to fill in the gaps left by legacy systems. Our suite of microservices offers incremental improvements to simply fill in the gaps of legacy systems, or upgrade to a fully integrated and automated sales and operations planning platform built on Salesforce.

ketteQ is creating a new normal for businesses by streamlining the flow of information between organizational functions to deliver unparalleled visibility, next-level AI/ML powered business intelligence and a paradigm shift in customer service and revenue growth rates. 

Our Team

Cy Smith

Cy Smith

CEO | President

Cy has 30 years experience in supply chain, data analytics, technology, telecommunications and finance. He has successfuly created and led two companies through exponential growth prior to exiting, making Inc's 5,000 list twice.

Prior to becoming CEO at ketteQ, Cy was the founder, president and CEO of AirSage, the largest provider of consumer locations and population movement intelligence in the U.S.

Karim Barkawi

Karim Barkawi

Chairman | Vision

As the CEO and Founder of the Barkawi Group, Karim Barkawi has a history of blazing a trail of success for his clients. Established 25+ years ago, The Barkawi Group is a network of companies dedicated to helping clients achieve supply chain and after-sales success. With over 1,200 supply chain professionals in 20 locations across the globe, The Barkawi Group has worked with clients in industries ranging from automotive to pharmaceutical and renewable energy.

Dr. Nikhil Jain

Dr. Nikhil Jain

Head of Product | Client Acquisition

Dr. Jain graduated from UT Austin with a PhD in supply chain management and has 25 years of experience in transforming supply chains of companies through use of innovative technology solutions.

He has held senior leadership positions at supply chain technology companies including Servigistics, PTC & i2 Technologies and also has experience of managing global supply chain operations for a large OEM. Early in his career, Dr. Jain spent two years as an academic in College of Business at University of Cincinnati where his research focused on supply chain management of short life cycle products. Prior to joining ketteQ, Dr. Jain was the founder and CEO of Wright Shore Technologies, a company focused on developing and implementing industry leading supply chain solutions.

Dr. Jain received his Bachelors in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology at Mumbai.

Heather Caterson

Heather Caterson

Head of Marketing | Brand Strategy

With over 25 years as a marketing leader for Microsoft, Starbucks and T-Mobile, Heather has deep roots in all aspects of marketing strategy, branding, customer acquisition and product lifecycle management.

An innovative and thoughtful marketing leader, Heather was an original member of the Microsoft Digital Strategy team leading website design, advertising and defining how to engage customers digitally; she was a senior marketing leader in the expansion of Starbucks into CPG and spearheaded the brand entry into India; with T-Mobile, she managed all facets of Target's first private-label wireless brand launch and the acclaimed Flagship store expansion.

Prior to joining ketteQ, Heather founded Vive Marketing to bring big-business marketing chops to small business owners, helping them grow and thrive.

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