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Executive Team

Babu Thiagarajan

Babu Thiagarajan – Chairman, QuScient Technologies

Babu Thiagarajan is the Chairman and CEO of QuScient Technologies. Before founding QuScient, he was the CEO of TranSys Technologies Inc., a successful software services provider based in Princeton, NJ and Chennai, India. TranSys was one of the fastest growing small companies in the US with marquee customers such as Provident Bank, Metlife, Great American Insurance, Ford Foundation, and strategic partners such as HP, PWC and Grant Thornton.

Beginning his career as a Technology Consultant with the US operations of TCS, a software powerhouse from India, he later worked for a decade with IBM, and Coopers & Lybrand in the New York area. Babu is a rank-holding Chartered Accountant from India and holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Madras. He is an avid reader of biographies and regular practitioner of yoga. He is a key member of The Chennai Angels, and invests in start-up ventures and mentors new entrepreneurs.


Ashwin Thiagarajan

Ashwin Thiagarajan - Executive Vice President, QuScient Technologies

Soon after graduating from the University of Chicago, Ashwin Thiagarajan started a Higher Education enrollment services firm, an independent division of QuScient that served HE institutions in the US. In less than a year, the business was clocking over a million dollars and was efficiently run using a local sales team and a global delivery team. Ashwin has since been playing key leadership roles in the company in various functions including HR and Finance.

He led the effort for investment by QuScient into a US-based enrollment services firm and also the acquisition of He is the Executive Vice President, in charge of Business Development, globally for QuScient's HE focused products and services and a key member of the Executive Board.

Ashwin graduated from the University of Chicago majoring in Economics as well as South Asian Languages and Civilization. He is a keen sports and music enthusiast.


Andy Symonds

Andy Symonds - Vice President (UK Sales), QuScient Technologies

Andy Symonds has joined QuScient Technologies as the Vice President of UK Sales. Andy has over 15 years of experience of working within the Education Sector within the UK, and has experience of delivering a wide variety of solutions into the sector and managing complex Accounts. Andy will be utilising his knowledge and experience to ensure that Educational Institutions gain the full benefits from the Student Lifecycle solutions that QuScient has to offer.

The Education Sector is becoming increasingly more competitive and it is important that all institutions make the right choices when evaluating the partners they work with. Andy has shown the ability to establish a professional, working, and consultative, relationship with his client’s, by developing a core understanding of their unique business needs within the sector and delivering the best solutions to meet their strategic goals

Andy is also a keen sportsman having represented Great Britain over the Marathon distance, having now retired from running and focusing more on Golf.’


Dan Stolze

Dan Stolze - Client Engagements, QuScient Technologies

Dan Stolze has more than 15 years of experience working in the Higher Education sector. In his role at QuScient, Dan is responsible for establishing and maintaining successful client engagements. Prior to joining QuScient, Dan worked for almost 7 years as Vice President of Business Development at, a student information site where colleges and universities connect with students.

Dan has also held Business Development positions at, a leading provider of job search and education-related web properties, and Fastweb, the top online college scholarship search site.

Dan holds an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He lives with his wife and two teenage daughters in Chicago, IL.