Chief Executive Officer
Neel Golikeri founded NaviData Tech in 2020 and has more than six years of experience in the industry. In addition to owning the company, he leads NaviData’s solution design and strategy for all clients. His creative ideas and passion for innovation have resulted in significant efficiencies and cost savings for clients.
Golikeri began his career in 2014, working at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a cybersecurity analyst and digital technology strategist. He learned to assess and evaluate a broad range of technologies. He also managed projects, budgeted costs and evaluated and devised solutions for risks for his clients.
In 2016, Golikeri moved into PwC’s Financial Crimes Unit, where he gained significant experience and expertise in data analytics and automation for major financial-services institutions in the New York City area. As the lead data analyst, he analyzed and audited clients’ transactional databases to assess the quality, integrity and accuracy of data. He ensured reconciliation between data logs and databases and provided recommendations on how to improve data-management processes. Furthermore, Golikeri assisted in developing dashboards and automated tools to conduct and present analyses more quickly and efficiently than manual efforts.
Golikeri has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Boston University. He also has a Master’s of Science degree in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Data Analytics from Boston University.