About Us

Helping companies quickly, nimbly and seamlessly plan, understand and manage performance

Working Smarter, Not Harder

Since 1977 we've been developing the best platform possible to enable our customers to better understand the health and performance of their operations, implement effective strategies, and plan and drive corporate performance.

We have an unrivalled reputation for solving complex business challenges, providing seamless visibility into operational data, and improving the quality of decision-making across a broad spectrum of industries.

Our team is absolutely passionate about making the complex simple, the opaque transparent and the disconnected connected. Every one of us is intellectually invigorated and motivated to be a game changer for our customers and deliver unmatched value.

KCI Executive Team


Max Kay


Max founded KCI in 1977 and continues to be the driving force behind our unique vision and innovative technical strategy.

Max is also our Chief Software Architect, steering product development and guiding many projects. He actively works with both prospective and existing customers to ensure CONTROL® continues to deliver financial transparency while anticipating market needs.

Max holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and English from the California Institute of Technology, along with a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Finance from Stanford University.

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Naida Shaw

VP, Operations & Administration

Naida is responsible for the quality, growth, and development of client services and day-to-day sales, as well as marketing and finance operations.

Naida graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Economics and Education. She also holds a Master’s degree in Management from Columbia University.

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Giridhar (Giri) Prabhu

Managing Director Asia Pacific & Director of Consulting

Giri heads our subsidiary operations and our consulting practice. Based in Bangalore India, he provides strategic advice on using our CONTROL® platform and play a pivotal role in all activities ranging from requirements gathering through implementation.

Giri has extensive leadership experience in both established and start-up enterprises in a broad range of domains inclusive Enterprise Performance Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Reporting and Database Design and Development. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Karnatak University in India and a certificate diploma in Software Engineering from APTECH India.

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Nicholas Palmer KCI

Nicholas Palmer

Technical Support Director

Nicholas leads the group responsible for validating and supporting our technical architecture and advising our clients on their CONTROL® deployments. He is responsible for the operation, integrity, and security of both our on-premises and cloud infrastructure. He also is a key contributor to our UI development.

Nick has over 30 years of experience in software development, customer support, and technology evaluation and is a key member of our team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University.

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See CONTROL® In Action


Since 1977, the KCI mission has been to bring together financial and operational data from numerous, disparate sources into a single enterprise view of the business for value-added planning, modelling, analysis, and reporting purposes.

With a reputation stretching from small companies to Fortune 100 organizations, we excel in solving complex problems that deliver value beyond mere automation.

Contact us today to learn how our corporate performance management software will change your view on finance applications forever.

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Lynwood, CA90262

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