Rob Cohan ’07SEAS, Abhinav Vattikuti ’08SEAS, Jerone Hsu ’07CC formed Kovida Inter[re]active Solutions in 2009 after observing businesses that were unaware of readily available technologies that could not only streamline their business processes but also amplify their performance. They quickly realized that for today’s enterprise, maximizing technology is not a matter of a single solution, but rather a dynamic and ongoing process of improvement and adaptation. Kovida.IS is setting out to build their business as full service technology partners: curating, designing, implementing, and maintaining the best technological investments on behalf of their clients.
Kovida.IS is striving to distinguish their brand as the premiere provider of exceptional service in the technology consulting industry. Over the past year, they have shifted their focus away from design services and web development towards a specialty in enterprise software implementation and consulting with Salesforce.com’s CRM platform. Since becoming Salesforce Silver Cloud Alliance partners in 2012, they have been steadily growing their Salesforce practice with a focus on the SMB market in New York City. Since the launch of the Salesforce practice, they have provided services to over 30 enterprises ranging from nonprofits to life sciences to manufacturing.
Kovida.IS was founded by three Columbians. Since freshman orientation, they have been occasional roommates, regular accomplices, and always close friends. They all live in Manhattan and are proud to call themselves New Yorkers and Columbia alums.