Visenti

Leadership

Ami Preis,

Executive Director - Engineering Systems and Global Operations

Dr. Preis is a co-founder of Visenti and Executive Director of Engineering. In his role, he works closely with pipe network operators and manages the timely deployment and integration of Visenti’s products. He oversees Visenti’s supply chain, engineering operations, and leads the effort with regards to the development and implementation of Visenti’s cutting edge on-line hydraulic analysis, simulation and optimization tools.

Ami holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to co-founding Visenti, he worked as a research scientist at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) where he developed Smart Water Network technologies, which were subsequently deployed to and integrated into Singapore’s water supply system. Ami co-authored more than 20 papers related to water network analysis in both academic and industry journals and won the best paper award at the Computing & Control in the Water Industry (CCWI) conference in 2009.

Mudasser Iqbal,

Executive Director - Software Analytics, Products and Business Development

Dr. Mudasser is a co-founder of Visenti and Executive Director of Software Systems. He heads the product development, Cloud Infrastructure and Big Data Analytics teams at Visenti. In particular, he has lead the efforts in developing methodologies for real-time leak detection and localization, Automated Meter Analytics (AMA) for AMR/AMI systems and demand analytics in urban water distribution systems.

An MIT young innovators TR35 winner, Mudasser received his PhD in Computer Science with majors in Wireless Remote Sensing. He holds multiple patents in the areas of large-scale climate monitoring, virtualization in sensor networks, large-scale and remote sensing and Cloud computing. He has been involved with building the Smart Water Network technologies, starting as a postdoc at the Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), Singapore. He has also served at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as a Senior Research Fellow.

Michael Allen,

Executive Director - Embedded Systems

Dr. Allen is a co-founder of Visenti and Executive Director of Embedded Systems. He leads the development of Visenti's RTUs and their associated software for intelligent sensing, processing and real-time transmission.

Michael holds a PhD in Computer Science. His research focused on the development and integration of high data-rate wireless embedded sensing systems and on-line data processing algorithms. From 2009 to 2013 he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), where he worked on the development, integration and deployment of Smart Water Network Technologies for Singapore’s water distribution system.