Nikhil Kalyankar has built several enterprise SaaS tools, including Seqwa, Document Finder, Karacks, KSemantics, and Stowree as the solo-founder of Kalyankar Analytics. He won the Infineon AI Challenge in July 2020.

Nikhil Kalyankar served as the Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Lab at Pace University from 2012 to 2017. He helped raise over $350,000 in grants and gifts. Nikhil is skilled in Java, Python, and Javascript. He has also worked on frameworks like Angular, React, Apache Spark, Tensorflow, Huggingface Transformers, and Spring Boot. His position as the Senior Software Developer at Capgemini India from 2006 to 2009 involved developing an Enterprise Application Software.

Nikhil holds an MBA degree in Entrepreneurial Studies '12 from Lubin School of Business, Pace University, and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering '06 from Osmania University, India. In addition, Nikhil has earned over 13 certifications, including Oracle Certified Java Programmer, R Programming, Machine Learning, Regression Models, and Developing Data Products.

12+ Years Experience


FOUNDER | 2018 - Present

  • Solo founder of an enterprise technology startup, developing and maintaining six enterprise tools for Machine Learning and Data Analytics.
  • Won the National Infineon AI Startup Challenge
  • Currently promoting Seqwa, a SaaS product, provides users with an API to search in the cloud. It is geared towards developers who are looking to build applications with serverless search capabilities.
  • Developed business and revenue models and experimented on several pivots through the iterative design process to achieve product-market fit.
  • Built and maintained products with the latest in artificial intelligence technology.
  • Engaged potential customers through the established sales processes and generated marketing content across a variety of channels.
  • Analyzed financial and marketing metrics to drive performance improvements and growth.
  • Spearheaded development of enterprise technology tools, establishing business and revenue models, experimenting on several pivots, designing, building, and maintaining enterprise products for Data Analytics and Machine Learning.
Pace University

Associate Director | 2012 - 2017

  • Successfully raised over $350,000 through grants and gifts
  • Played key role in building Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab) brand
  • Increased eLab enrollment each year since 2012 by 50%
  • Increased event attendance through a comprehensive marketing strategy
  • Helped students commit to the eLab
  • Enhanced eLab profile through new event creation and collaboration activities
  • Overseen a team of 10 highly skilled assistants
  • Research competitive services and facilities to help improve eLab operations
  • Managed three successful web application projects for internal use
Pace University

Graduate Assistant | 2010 - 2011

  • Organizing Annual Pace Pitch Contest
  • Researching for Entrepreneurship Lab activities
  • Market Survey Research to gather student views and ideas regarding Entrepreneurship Lab events and activities
  • Developing and maintaining Faculty web page
  • Creating a comprehensive guide to starting and maintaining a blog with WordPress
  • Photo and video editing
  • Creating marketing materials like brochures, website and flyers
  • Sending marketing communications
  • Creating information database for NY Entrepreneurs
Capgemini Consulting

Associate Consultant | 2006 - 2009

  • Development of HSBC Customer Service Representative (CSR) Web Application
  • Customizing CSR Application across countries like Australia, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East
  • Working across teams for development and defect resolution
  • Adherence to CMM Level 5 for Continuous Process Improvement
  • Communicating with client for business requirements and project cost estimation


Pace University - Lubin School of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Entrepreneurial Studies (2009– 2011)

Venture Analysis, Business Plan Development, Market Research, Financial Planning

Osmania University - Vasavi College of Engineering

Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineering (2002 – 2006)

3D Solid Modelling on Unigraphics NX, Structural Analysis with Ansys, Programming for Artificial Intelligence, Programming in C, C++

Techincal Skills

  • FrontendAngular, ReactJS, NextJS, Vue, Angular Material, AWS Javascript SDK, TailwindCSS
  • BackendJava, Python, Spring boot, AWS Java SDK, AWS Python SDK, Flask, Google Apps Script
  • DatabaseMySQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SAP Hana, Snowflake, Elasticsearch, and Amazon Redshift
  • CloudAmazon EC2, AWS Amplify, AWS Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), AWS Lambda, AWS Gateway, Amazon S3, Amazon Cognito, AWS IAM, Amazon Key Management Service (KMS), Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Cloudfront, and Route 53
  • Microsoft Office SuiteWord, Excel, PowerPoint
  • DataPandas, Scikit-Learn, Apache Spark, Pyspark, Tensorflow, Pytorch
  • Project Management ToolMicrosoft Project 2013