About Quartic

Quartic.ai places the power of AI directly in the hands of plant subject matter experts (SMEs) with their complete Smart Industry platform for process manufacturing industries implementing digital transformation with AI and IIoT.

Quartic.ai allows manufacturers to extract more value from legacy infrastructure and build Industry 4.0 factories. Quartic.ai enables plant SMEs to create and deploy AI applications to significantly increase productivity and operational performance.

Quartic.ai was founded by a veteran team of process manufacturing and reliability experts, in conjunction with data scientists to make AI deployment easy, to integrate seamlessly with OT systems, and to provide distributed learning at the Edge, Fog and in the cloud.

The Quartic platform was built from the ground up with the Industrial Internet Consortium Reference Architecture (IIRA) and RAMI4.0 guidelines and for ICS cybersecurity compliance as per IEC62443.

Fortune 100 and 500 companies in pharmaceutical, mining and metals and other industries are using Quartic.ai for process optimization, predictive maintenance and energy optimization applications.

Investors

Investor

Michael Marks

M ichael Marks
Founding partner of Riverwood Capital, a Menlo Park-based private equity firm. Prior to establishing Riverwood, he was a partner and senior advisor at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in 2006 and 2007.

Prior to KKR, Michael spent 13 years as CEO and then chairman of Flextronics International Ltd., building it into one of the largest technology companies in the world.

He is a director of Schlumberger Limited, The Melt, Enjoy, H20.ai, and Berkeley Lights.

Investor

Ash Bhardwaj

A sh Kumar Bhardwaj
Also known as Ash, is an Advisor to Riverwood Capital, a globally focused private equity firm. As an executive, Ash was the founding CEO of Aricent and the President of various divisions within Flextronics. Ash has cofounded several successful technology companies including: Snapstick (TiVo), Chalo (OpenTable), Droptalk (Dropbox), Socho (Flywheel), Quartic.ai, Perceipient.ai, Whiterabbit.ai, Algosquare, and Terralogic.

Ash holds an MBA from Louisiana State and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Ash is currently on the boards of NetSpeed Systems, H2O.ai and several of the companies he cofounded.

Leaders

Chairman/Co-Founder & Investor

Ash Bhardwaj

A sh Kumar Bhardwaj
Also known as Ash, is an Advisor to Riverwood Capital, a globally focused private equity firm. As an executive, Ash was the founding CEO of Aricent and the President of various divisions within Flextronics. Ash has cofounded several successful technology companies including: Snapstick (TiVo), Chalo (OpenTable), Droptalk (Dropbox), Socho (Flywheel), Quartic.ai, Perceipient.ai, Whiterabbit.ai, Algosquare, and Terralogic.

Ash holds an MBA from Louisiana State and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Ash is currently on the boards of NetSpeed Systems, H2O.ai and several of the companies he cofounded.

CEO and Co-Founder

Rajiv Anand

R ajiv Anand
Rajiv brings 30 years of industrial automation experience implementing process control and asset health solutions using Emerson Process Automation platforms for power, mining, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Rajiv held key engineering, management and leadership positions with Emerson and their impact partners.

Prior to starting Quartic.ai Rajiv spent a year researching Industrial AI and Machine Learning and advising technology companies and customers on digital manufacturing strategies. Rajiv served as a consultant on industrial IoT applications for H2O.ai, a Silicone valley open source machine learning company