Founders

Don Gray is co-founder of Kanri, and a recognized expert in large-scale enterprise data management and structured process reengineering. He has held executive positions in sales, operations, customer service, reengineering, and technology with NEC, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Cigna. He also served as key contributor to Competing with Data Quality, published by Wiley & Sons, and is a frequent featured speaker at professional data events and conferences.

Don grew up in Maine before getting married in Virginia to his longtime wife, Margaret. He graduated from George Mason University and his career has taken him and his family from coast to coast. He currently resides in the Boston area with his wife and two youngest sons. In addition to business and his family, Don enjoys creating and performing original music, travel, and trying to find ways to apply his talent for fact-based innovation to pressing human needs.


Rajesh Jugulum, Ph.D., is Co-founder of Kanri, and a well-known expert in Data Management, Analytics and Six–Sigma Process Engineering. He held executive positions in these areas at Cigna, Citi Group and Bank of America. Rajesh completed his Ph.D. under the guidance of Dr. Genichi Taguchi. Before joining the financial industry, Rajesh was with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was involved in research and teaching.

Currently, he also teaches at Northeastern University, Boston. Rajesh is the author/co- author of several papers and four books including a book on data quality and design for Lean Six Sigma. Rajesh is an elected Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and his honors include the 2002 ASQ Feigenbaum medal and 2006 International Technology Institute’s Rockwell medal. Rajesh also holds an appointment as an Affiliate Member of the University of Arkansas, Little Rock Information Quality Graduate Faculty.