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Whodini Inc.

Whodini extracts and computes employee engagement analytics from conversational text like emails and calendars without the use of tags.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Los Altos, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

The objective of business intelligence (BI) is to improve timeliness and quality of information. Enterprise BI currently lacks an ability to measure employee engagement with customers, projects & products. Whodini is a platform providing that information into the BI ecosystem.


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    Jim Chappell

    Jim is responsible for overall company strategy and execution.
    Before joining Whodini, Jim operated DoublEagle Management Group and has held executive positions at MokaFive, Centrify and Legato Systems (NYSE:EMC). During his 12 years at Legato he was the go to executive helping to build Legato from a start-up, through an IPO and ultimately held the responsibility for business development resulting in the acquisition by EMC in 2003.
    Jim graduate

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    Ani Chaudhuri
    Founder & President

    Ani has overall responsibility for product and marketing.
    Prior to co-founding Whodini, Ani co-founded eCircle - one of India’s first commodities exchange that was acquired by Reliance in 2003 - and Opelin, an online backup company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2007. At HP, Ani was Director for Web Initiatives and created the HP Download Store. Ani has also worked at Fortune 1000 companies like Tata Steel and Alfa Laval.
    Ani has a BA

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    Pankaj Anand
    Sr. Director - Engineering

    Anand is the leader of the engineering team and is responsible for architecting and delivering the Whodini product.
    Prior to Whodini, Anand was the Cloud Services Architect for HP’s ePrint platform. In 2003, he co-founded Opelin, an online backup product company (acquired by HP in 2007). Anand has also built products at Microsoft and eCircle Technologies.
    Anand received his B.Tech from Punjab Technical University.
    Away from Whodini, Anand enjo


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    Jorge del Calvo, Pillsbury Winthrop
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    Dave Newkirk

Previous Investors

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    Sand Hill Angels
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    Ajay Shah & Lata Krishnan
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    BV Jagadeesh