My vision has been to create and scale an Indian-based global company that delivers excellence in everything we do, and stands at the forefront of the new breed of 21st century emerging economies.
Jason H. McDannold, CEO
Mr. McDannold is a co-investor, founder and CEO of TIVA Global, and oversees all operations in India, Europe and the United States. He is a Joint Managing Director of the Board of Directors of Duke Corporation, and is an Advisor to the Board of South India Surgical Company, India's largest surgical instrument manufacturer.
Prior to founding TIVA, Mr. McDannold was invited to relocate to India in 2007 as a consultant for Quantinus to restructure and lead a manufacturing business unit for the HC Kothari Group as the Interim Executive Vice President. Under his leadership, the firm adopted Six Sigma to increase its quality of production, increased exports by over 235% within two years , established operations in Singapore and Belgium, and restructured the entire sales and marketing groups.
Prior to coming to India, Mr. McDannold founded Quantinus, a leading Chicago-based management consulting firm that assisted private equity, venture capital and parent firms in post-acquisition optimization and post-merger integration of portfolio companies.
Earlier, Mr. McDannold was a Principal at ZEFER, a strategy, branding and eCommerce consulting firm that grew to over 1,100 employees with US $110 million in revenue after obtaining $150 million in venture capital funding from GTCR Golder Rauner LLC in 1999 in Chicago. ZEFER was later sold to NEC North America in 2002, and he remained in the firm for three years until exiting to attend business school.
Mr. McDannold earned an M.B.A. with Honors from The University of Chicago (Booth) School of Business in 2005. Earlier, he graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University with a B.A. degree in International Relations and a B.A. degree in International Business.
Mr. McDannold has been a featured panelist on CNN India Business News and several publications in India to share his unique views on entrepreneurship and India's rapid growth. He resides in Pune, India.