Located in Pleasanton, California, Smiota provides complete chain of custody, security, convenience and real-time analytics and reporting. These features and more are available as secure APIs for partners and third party developers to use with their own custom solutions. PODs for refrigerated and dry packages, Mailroom automation app, package room automation, recipient presence apps and many other applications are already running the Smiota operating system on the Smiota platform.
Our History & Mission
When CEO Manju Kashi Experienced package theft at his door, he realized that packages delivered must be secured until they are retrieved. He brought together a team of savvy Silicon Valley co-founders, experienced consultants, and knowledgeable advisors, who took the idea of package management from concept to product in less than two years.
Our Mission is to provide a cloud-based platform, locker operating system, and applications and services that facilitate secure exchange of physical goods across all industries and walks of life.
Meet Our Team
Founder, Chief Exectutive Officer
Co-founder, Chief Hardware Officer
Co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer
Vice President - Engineering
Rajesh Chaganti is VP of Engineering at Smiota and is responsible for driving technology and software development. He is passionate about building and running resilient large-scale software systems that scale to millions of users. He is also passionate about building, leading, and mentoring high-performing engineering teams.
In his prior experience, Rajesh was Chief Technologist at MediaKind and was responsible for overall cloud strategy for multiple TV platforms. Prior to that, he was Director of Engineering and responsible for building and running a cloud-based TV platform used by millions of TV subscribers worldwide. In this role, he led the Cloud Platform, Cloud Infrastructure, and DevOps teams. His team was responsible for scaling the platform, evolving the architecture to support both public and private clouds, containerizing the platform, optimizing cloud resource consumption, and launching the service for multiple TV operators globally. He was also instrumental in scaling the engineering organization and building new offshore development centers.
Earlier in his career, Rajesh led various engineering teams at Ericsson and Microsoft.
Co-Founder , Vice President – Customer Success
As a VP of Customer Success, Jyothi is responsible for driving customer goals, product utilization, business transformation, and revenue expansion by ensuring the engagement, success, retention, and growth of Smiota’s customers.
Jyothi has an action mindset, is always up for challenges, and gets excited by the idea of expansion,and scaling globally. She not only identifies roadblocks and inefficiencies, but also contributes to iterative process improvement initiatives in collaboration with cross-functional teams, ultimately increasing customer satisfaction.
Jyothi strongly believes that we only become more powerful when we empower others. Through her leadership, she enables the team to put their best foot forward. She is extremely result-oriented and proactive in addressing and resolving problems.
Before joining Smiota, she was the co-founder of SmartelligentZ, an educational services company, and she worked as a Sr. Applications Engineer at Atmel and Actel. She was also a part of green initiative organization “Going Green”.
Board of Directors