About Us

Supercharging your workforce with Digital Employees

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Established in



San Francisco

Backed by Amazing Investors

Buffalo VenturesBonfire VenturesDaher CapitalBCStrat MindsRide VenturesDell Technology CapitalRTP Global

Our Vision

SKAEL is driving toward a world where every facet of your work is purposeful.

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Our Mission

We build Digital Employees that supercharge your human employees.

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Correcting the Workforce


The start of the industrial revolution, where industry and machine manufacturing turned us into human robots

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In a Timeline


The birth of an idea. Founder Baba Nadimpalli decided it was time to break the mould of the industrial revolution and make work purposeful again.


SKAEL was founded with the vision to help people work smarter.


The Digital Employee was born to free human employees from mundane, time consuming tasks.


Received a seed funding round of $4.1M to help bring our Digital Workforce Platform for creating and deploying Digital Employees to the market.


Received a series A funding round of $38 million to expand our product development, technology centers in Europe and North America, and increase global sales and marketing initiatives.


Today SKAEL has over 75 team members supported by several Digital Employees that help us do purposeful work.

Our Leadership Team

Baba Nadimpalli

Baba Nadimpalli


Baba has had two successful start-up exits and more than 15 years of growing enterprises from $20M to well over $500M. As an enterprise customer and supplier, Baba repeatedly searched for a tool that would help eliminate data silos for better decision-making before starting SKAEL. 

Farooq Khalid

Farooq Khalid

SVP Products

Over 20 years of experience as a customer, supplier, and reseller, Farooq works with customers and partners to evangelize AI adoption. He’s an expert on the latest NLP, ML, and workflow automation tool-sets. 

Ragu Mantatikar 

Ragu Mantatikar 

SVP Service Delivery 

Ragu is a certified practitioner and entrepreneur with 25 years of Service Management experience. Specialized in delivering enterprise-wide AI programs, he’s a member of the ITSMFA and certified as an ITIL, Prince2, and Agile Scrum Trainer. 

Caroline van Vloten 

Caroline van Vloten 

Chief People Officer 

Caroline has over 25 years of global HR leadership experience in the technology industry. She has an outstanding track record in the corporate world and as an independent consultant across three continents building and creating culture and innovative people programs. 

Dr. Dana Nehoran

Dr. Dana Nehoran

Chief AI Officer 

Drawing on a quarter-century-long career that combined industry leadership (at Intel, Yahoo!, Shutterfly and others) with the academic world (NLP research and teaching graduate Analytics courses), Dana brings a wealth of experience in AI and in putting ultramodern technologies to work.

Patrick Lucas

Patrick Lucas

Director of Finance

With over ten years of experience in finance and consulting, Patrick has a record of driving growth and operational excellence.  Prior to SKAEL, Patrick served in various FP&A roles including Eventbrite, where he was an integral team member involved in their $230M IPO.

Brian Cahak

Brian Cahak

Chief Revenue Officer

Brian has over 25 years of experience as a senior go-to-market executive. Most recently, Brian led Accenture's global growth and product innovation practices after they acquired his consultancy. He's an active early-stage investor and mentor.

So what is a Digital Employee?

1,000's of tasks!

SKAEL's Digital Employees are made up of many components to ensure agility and power, such as NLP, NLU, and machine learning to hyperautomate time-consuming tasks.

They can dynamically interpret contextual information and process requests on-demand without deep user involvement.

Get started on your hyperautomation journey with our Digital interns, specializing in Human Resources, IT, Revenue Operations, and Finance.

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