Noun. maana (n class, plural maana) meaning (symbolic value of something), significance, sense, reason.


Babur Ozden

Founder Chief Executive Officer
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Donald Thompson

Founder President & CTO
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Suha Erdem

Vice President, Customer Operations  
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Rob Povey

Chief Software Engineer  
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Asger Klindt

General Manager of Customer Operations, EMEA
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GE Ventures combines capital, expertise, infrastructure, and the GE global network to help accelerate the growth of businesses.

Shell Technology Ventures makes minority investments in tech companies, joint ventures, and externally-managed funds.

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures is the corporate venturing subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the world's leading integrated energy and chemicals company.

Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) champions the innovation, commercialization and integration of emerging technologies into Chevron.

Accenture Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in startups. The firm seeks to invest in growth-stage companies. The firm seeks to partner with companies that create innovative enterprise technologies.

Intel Capital is a division of Intel Corporation, set up to manage corporate venture capital, global investment, mergers and acquisitions.

China International Capital Corporation Limited is one of China's leading investment banking firms that engages in investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.

Sino Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm established in 2004 with investment focuses on big data / AI based applications in industrial / high-end manufacturing, fintech, digital health, cleantech and education.


Babur Ozden

Founder Chief Executive Officer
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Scott Hammond

Executive Chairman
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Andy Fligel

Director Intel Capital
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Jim Sledzik

Director Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
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Gao (Tracy) Qing

Director CICC
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Anthony Howcroft

Director SWARM Engineering
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Richard Pardoe

Observer Chevron Technology Ventures
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Carl Stjernfeldt

Observer Shell Technology Ventures
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Andrew Smart

Observer Accenture Ventures
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Dr. Weixiang Chen

Observer Sino Capital Management
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David Mayhew

Observer GE Ventures
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Our strategic alliances with organizations including Accenture and Microsoft, ensure that we can support your business model and provide you what you need to succeed. With our partners, we’re focused on supporting your profitability. Together with our partners you get extensive industry experience, access to the most innovative technology and confidence in deployment at scale.

Listen to Kausar Qazilbash, Managing Director, Accenture on how Maana augments employees’ capability to make to make better decisions faster with its Computational Knowledge Graph.

"We believe Maana’s knowledge layer is a key enabler to freeing up insights and reaching new levels of optimization."

Andrew Smart Global Energy Industry
Managing Director

Hear Caglayan Arkan, Global Lead, Manufacturing and Resources Industry at Microsoft, discuss how Maana provides companies with the ideal way to model business operations.

"Microsoft’s relationship with Maana provides Microsoft Azure customers with unique access to an optimal digital knowledge layer."

Caglayan Arkan Manufacturing and Resources Industry
Global Lead


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