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A Technology Team With Deep Restaurant and Retail Expertise

Fishbowl’s leadership team brings in-depth technology development and services delivery experience to the company, with expertise in CRM, analytics, mobile, SaaS, cloud computing, web applications, marketing, and professional services.  Our executives have broad industry experience, including the restaurant industry, retail, and professional services.

Our Team

Jim Soss, Chief Executive Officer

Soss joins Fishbowl as a proven C-suite executive with 20+ years expertise in digital marketing, big data and analytics. Previous roles include Senior Vice President & General Manager for Responsys where he was part of the leadership team that resulted in Responsys’ acquisition by Oracle for $1.5B and Chief Executive Officer of Red Aril, a leading data management and technology company which he led through its acquisition by Hearst. Soss’ experience also includes leadership positions at digital marketing and data companies Acxiom, Infogroup and YuMe. Soss holds a BS from Princeton University and a MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Scott Weeren, Chief Operating Officer

Scott is a highly experienced B2B software executive who has held leadership roles in sales, services, and operations.   Before coming to Fishbowl in late 2014, he served as COO at Aptara, where he was responsible for delivering $100M in revenue.  He also worked at SAP, Intelliworks, and Siebel Systems, where he drove growth in both the software and services lines of business.  Scott has a proven track record in delivering value to clients and scaling companies.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from George Mason University.

Bhanu Mohanty, Chief Technology Officer

Bhanu is a highly experienced technology executive with deep domain experience in analytics, enterprise software, cloud computing, application security, mobile, predicative modeling and Big Data. He holds several patents related to rule engine, application security and reporting.  Bhanu most recently served as the Vice President Engineering GRC at SAP Labs, where he led and delivered GRC Access management and Analytics Solutions. Prior to that he worked at a start-up Virsa Systems as chief architect (CTO), which was later acquired by SAP.

Bhanu holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, India.

Mike Lukianoff, Chief Analytics Officer

The co-founder of predictive analytics firm Czar Metrics, Mike joined Fishbowl when his company was acquired in July 2015.  He is an expert in building predictive models that support critical business decisions in the restaurant and retail industries, and he has revolutionized the way data is harnessed to understand consumer behavior.  Mike has used his expertise in analytics to provide quantitative strategic and tactical advice to a broad array of clients in those industries.  Previously, Mike served as President, North American Division, Revenue Management Solutions (RMS).  He is a registered co-inventor of two patents.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Ithaca College and a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University.

Prem Kiran, Chief Strategy Officer

The founder of intelligent marketing automation company, CLYP Technologies, Prem joined Fishbowl in November 2015 when his company was acquired. He leads the company’s product strategy for all Fishbowl products.  Prem is a die-hard entrepreneur at heart, with a strong passion for building innovative  products and solutions that address market needs and generate long term value.  Prior to founding his company in 2013, Prem was an executive at SAP where he was one of the youngest senior leaders and designated Top Talent, placing him in the top 2% of the company’s executives.  He is an expert in product vision, strategy, and development;  business development, and growth strategy.

Atanu Ghoshal, Executive Vice President, Finance

Atanu previously worked as the VP Finance at CoreOne Technologies, a former STG portfolio company that provided SaaS, data and analytics to the financial services industry. Atanu was the senior finance executive that helped lead the company through an exciting period of growth, having responsibility for the controllership and FP&A functions, including accounting, financial controls, business planning, forecasting, reporting, compliance, cash management and M&A.

Scott Shaw, Founder

After founding Fishbowl in 2000, Scott served as CEO for fourteen years, stepping down to focus on innovation, business development, and growth. Under his leadership, Fishbowl evolved into the marketing platform for the restaurant industry, supporting over 50,000 chain and independent restaurants with software and services for guest acquisition, messaging, promotions management, and Loyalty Analytics.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University with a major in Latin American Studies.