Mehar Pratap Singh / Co-Founder
Mehar is one of the co-founders of ProCogia, and divides his time between our corporate headquarters in Vancouver, BC, and our Seattle office. Among his priorities is marshalling the diverse talents at ProCogia to expand the possibilities of data science to give our clients unbeatable competitive advantages.
Mehar previously was a data science consultant at T-Mobile, Microsoft, and several start-up ventures in Seattle.
He holds an MBA from the University of Washington and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
Mehar’s favorite party trick is to recite the entire Chemical Periodic Table from memory. He is also an avid basketball player and loves following the NBA.
Debabrata Dey / Co-Founder
Deb is one of the co-founders of ProCogia, contributing his years of experience in teaching, research, writing, and consulting in information systems and business analytics.
He is the Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Information Systems at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. Prior to joining Foster, he was a faculty member at Louisiana State University. Deb received his PhD in Information Systems from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester in 1994.
Outside of the office, Deb is avid theater enthusiast. He has been writing, directing and acting in Bengali plays for over three decades.
Daniel Rossi / Advisor
Daniel is an advisor to ProCogia. He is the Chief Business Officer of GeekWire, an independent technology news site and online community based in Seattle. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network.
Daniel received his MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, where he and his partner won the 2009 Business Plan Competition for their startup, Nanocel. They were also named Innovators of the Year by Seattle Business Magazine.
Daniel enjoys mystery novels, caper movies, soccer, and gourmet BBQ.
Gabe Hanzeli / Advisor
Gabe is an advisor to ProCogia and a retired Boeing IT executive. He was a Director of a number of operations at Boeing, including Corporate Network Operations, the Corporate IT Help Center, Commercial Airplanes Spares Information Systems, Commercial Airplanes Technical Services, Commercial Airplanes Technical Customer Support, and IT Enterprise Architecture.
Gabe graduated with honors from the University of Washington with a BA in Economics, and has attended INSEAD’s Executive Advanced Management Program.
He currently holds community leadership roles with the UW Economics Visiting Committee Executive Council, the UW Business School Masters of IS Advisory Board, and the Boy Scouts of America. In addition to being an active soccer player, he is President of the Greater Seattle Soccer League.
Gagandeep Singh / Data Scientist
Gagandeep is a Data Scientist with Procogia and has been working with the firm for over two years. He holds a master’s degree in information management from University of Washington, Seattle with a specialization in Data Science and Analytics. He joined the firm right after graduation and has consulted with different clients in domains like telecommunications, specialty retail, foster care and more.
His responsibilities include providing project managerial leadership for various data science engagements, work with the sales team to engage with potential new clients and develop collaborations with industry partners. With his vast experience in data science consulting, he has gathered a diverse skillset which enables him to deliver a project from initial proof of value to final deployment in production.
With the little time left after work, he likes to read and explore the Pacific Northwest. He also volunteers with non-profit organizations to give back to the community.
Jasman Jit Singh / Data Analytics Consultant
Jasman is a Data Analytics Consultant who combines his expertise in Business Intelligence and management consulting to help ProCogia’s clients discover meaningful insights and make better executive decisions. He earned a Masters in Finance from Brandeis University with a focus on Big Data Analytics.
Prior to joining ProCogia, Jasman consulted to the financial services industry doing credit risk modelling, product risk analysis and project management. His experience also includes portfolio analytics and re-balancing, and financial due diligence.
Jasman’s recreational interests include golf, exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
Audrey Nganrungruang / Data Scientist
Audrey is a Data Scientist with ProCogia working on predictive analytics and data visualization. She started her data scientist career path as an intern with Procogia. Previously, she was a system engineer at Hutchison Telecommunication in Thailand, and an instructor at the School of Science & Technology.
Audrey is completing a Doctorate degree in Business Analytics at Golden Gate University (GGU), San Francisco. She is a SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst in Regression and Modeling, and teaches data analytics at GGU.
She received a MS in Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Information from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology at Ladkrabang, Thailand.
Audrey’s recreational interests include yoga, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family, her little daughter, and her corgi, Milo.
John Felde / Data Scientist
John is a Data Scientist with ProCogia, currently consulting for T-Mobile. He earned his PhD in physics from the University of California, Davis. His passion for data science and machine learning helps him deliver impactful solutions to client needs.
John's previous experience in experimental particle physics formed the foundation for developing the necessary skills to wrangle and analyze large datasets. This work also provided John the opportunity to travel extensively, including a trip to the Geographic South Pole in Antarctica.
John's hobbies include soccer, outdoor sports, and spending time with his family. He is eager to share these hobbies with his young son.
Andrea Urban / Data Scientist
Andrea is a Data Scientist at ProCogia with a background in scientific research and education. She earned her PhD in astronomy from the University of Texas at Austin. As a data scientist she approaches complex problems by thinking critically and creatively. She enjoys working with machine learning algorithms and natural language processing techniques.
Before joining the team at ProCogia, Andrea worked as an astrophysicist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory building computer simulations to study how stars form. In addition to conducting astronomical research, Andrea also enjoys teaching others about astronomy and coding. She participates in community outreach events and has taught multiple astronomy courses at community colleges.
Andrea enjoys traveling, reading science fiction stories, and going to the movies.
Felcy Selwyn / Data Analyst Intern
Felcy is a Data Analyst Intern at ProCogia. She has a PhD in Toxicology from University of Kansas and is working on her second graduate degree in Information Management, specializing in Data Science and Business Intelligence at the University of Washington. She is driven by curiosity, asking questions, finding solutions and learning from the process.
In her previous work, Felcy raised animals inside sterile bubbles to study the effects of gut bacteria and the benefits of probiotics. As part of the project she got to analyze genomic data which introduced her to the challenges of big data analysis.
Felcy’s hobbies include jewelry making, baking and making crafts with her two little kids.
Amanda Bowers / Data Scientist
Amanda is a data scientist with Procogia, currently consulting for T-mobile. She earned her Master's Degree in Physics from the University of Hawaii - Manoa and is passionate about scientific computing and machine learning.
Amanda's previous experience in experimental nanophysics taught her how to focus her curiosities of scientific wonders toward a practical skill-set needed to solve Big Data challenges. She is passionate about learning and brings this passion to every new data science project.
Year-round, Amanda enjoys being outdoors. From snowboarding to hiking to soccer, Amanda partakes in a variety of sports and physical activities.
Akbar Ali Chabuk Savar / Data Scientist
Akbar is one of our Data Scientists at ProCogia. Starting as a Data Science Intern here, he chose to continue as a full-time Data Scientist to advance his knowledge and experience. Akbar completed his M.S. in Data Science and Analytics from University of Oklahoma after earning his undergraduate degree in Computer Science in Hyderabad, India.
Akbar works on various projects such as data preparation, applying Machine Learning algorithms and creating dashboards on Tableau. He excels in Database Managament language, such as SQL, with a profound understanding of Machine Learning algorithms and Cognitive Science.
Being a member of his college cricket team, Akbar continues his love for the game when he is out of the office. He also enjoys playing basketball and exploring new restaurants.
Mackenzie Shimokaji / Programs Coordinator
Mackenzie is the Programs Coordinator at ProCogia, where she develops and administers the Sales, Marketing and Business Development programs. She enjoys working closely with clients and partners to help them discover their full potential and deliver effective solutions.
Born and raised in southern California, Mackenzie graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and minors in Business and Psychology. Her goal is to pursue an MBA in the next 5 years.
With a passion for outdoors and community outreach, she keeps herself busy in Seattle, always looking for new adventures. Mackenzie enjoys volunteering, hiking, and finding the best food places around the city.
Pooja Kumari / Operations Coordinator
Pooja is handling HR, Finance and Operations for ProCogia. She is responsible for organizing, supervising, and facilitating various operational workflows. She also focuses on employee relations and staffing management. All in all, Pooja helps us stay sane.
Pooja received her Bachelor of Commerce from GITAM University of India. Prior to joining ProCogia, she worked as an Inflight Manager for Qatar Airways, where she was able to fulfill her love for travelling.
Volunteering to give back to the community is one of Pooja’s passions. She believes that “One person can make a difference”. In her free time, you can find Pooja catching up on Netflix, cooking and spending time with her family.