Advisory Group


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.


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. 

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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. 


Mehar Pratap Singh / CEO

My day to day responsibilities are to lead the diverse talents at ProCogia to solve data science problems for our clients. I am also an active member of the open source community in Pacific Northwest (PNW) where we support and organize monthly meetups. In addition, I also hold a seat on the MSIS Advisory Board at University of Washington and treasurer position at INFORMS – PNW Chapter. My educational profile includes an MBA from University of Washington, Seattle and a MSEE from University of Wisconsin. Before ProCogia, I worked as a consultant at T-Mobile, Microsoft, and was involved in start-up ventures. 


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. Jasman’s recreational interests include golf, exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.

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Daniella Mark / Sales and Operations Lead

Daniella worked at a non-profit, a school district and a stay-at-home mom before coming to work at ProCogia. She thrives when balancing multiple projects and priorities. She is completing her BA in Public Administration and Public Policy. Outside of work, she likes to spend time around the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband and two kids.


John Felde / Senior Data Scientist

As a Senior Data Scientist, John leads our data science teams to deliver impactful solutions for our clients. John earned a PhD in physics from the University of California, Davis. In his free time, John’s hobbies include soccer, outdoor sports, and spending time with his family.


Gagandeep Singh / Senior Data Scientist

Gagandeep holds a master’s degree in information management from University of Washington, Seattle with a specialization in Data Science and Analytics. His responsibilities at ProCogia include providing project managerial leadership for various data science engagements, work with the sales team to engage with potential new cli-ents and develop collaborations with industry partners. 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.  


Huijae Kim / Data Scientist

Huijae earned his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah and previously worked as an Algorithm Development Engineer doing experiment design, machine learning algorithm development, signal processing, and project management. He gathered data science skills from working on development of early-stage prototype to delivering final products. Huijae enjoys camping, watching movies and spending time with his wife and young daughter. 


Akbar Ali Chabuk Savar / Data Scientist

Akbar is one of our Data Scientists at ProCogia who works on data preparation, applying Machine Learning algorithms and creating dashboards on Tableau, PowerBI and Domo. He excels in Database Management language, such as SQL, with a profound understanding of Machine Learning algorithms and Cognitive Science. He completed his M.S. in Data Science and Analytics from University of Oklahoma after earning his undergraduate degree in Computer Science in Hyderabad, India. 

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Kevin Bolger / Data Scientist

After studying math education in Ireland, Kevin sought further math education, earning his master’s in mathematical modeling in the University of Limerick, Ireland. This is where his love of data science was cemented, as he focused primarily on data analytics and modeling. From there, he went on to spend a little over 3.5 years working at a biopharmaceutical company, where he led the data team on multiple products. Since moving to Seattle with his Washington native wife, Kevin has spent his spare time enjoying the beautiful PNW and playing ‘hurling’, an ancient Gaelic field sport with the Seattle Gaels.

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Zach Green / Data Scientist

Zach is a Data Scientist at Procogia, he loves to use the latest data science and machine learning techniques to tackle the most complex problems. Coming fro ma background of research in Psychology, Zach studied Applied Statistics and Data Science before joining ProCogia. Zach grew up on a farm in Washington and spends his free time exploring the outdoors, practicing martial arts, and over-analyzing movies and TV shows.