About Us

Who We Are

Unlocking potential of rail operations through technology and know-how  

Proven
technologies

Enterprise-grade
solutions

Deep industry
expertise

20+

years of
experience

RailSuite by Optym is the culmination of over 20 years of experience in providing trusted partnerships with some of the largest and complex rairoads and mining companies. Our mission is to unlock the potential of rail operations through new and innovative technologies and proven industry expertise.

Who We Are

Unlocking potential of rail operations through technology and know-how  

boost network capacity

Proven
technologies

decision-making

Enterprise-grade
solutions

Deep industry
expertise

20+

years of
experience

RailSuite by Optym is the culmination of over 20 years of experience in providing trusted partnerships with some of the largest and complex rairoads and mining companies. Our mission is to unlock the potential of rail operations through new and innovative technologies and proven industry expertise.

Over the years, Optym has helped our customers achieve over $1 Billion in savings combined.
Why shouldn’t you be next?

Optym’s leaders bring decades of experience in optimization, industry knowledge and commercialization experience to build transformative solutions for businesses worldwide.
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Ravi Ahuja, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO
  • Ravi is an academician turned entrepreneur. In an academic career spanning over 30 years, he has taught at several prestigious universities including MIT. He has coauthored 3 books and over 100 research papers. Ravi founded Optym to bring optimization from theory to practice and create significant business value for various industries. He is a hands-on leader and continues to contribute his optimization expertise to every product Optym builds.

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Andrew Siesenop
Chief Commercial Officer
  • Andrew is Chief Commercial Officer of Optym's Rail business unit, where he is responsible for coordinating and executing Optym Rail's global growth strategy. He has extensive experience in the rail space, having worked at Norfolk Southern for 20+ years in operations and transportation planning. Before joining Optym, he spent 6+ years as a member of the GE Transportation/Wabtec commercial team selling digital solutions to railroads worldwide.

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Krishna Jha, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President – R&D
  • With a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Krishna has been engaged in the R&D of optimization solutions for over 20 years. He contributed significantly to the development of optimization algorithms for airline, railroad and mining industries, and has also been engaged in various consulting engagements. He blends his business knowledge with optimization expertise and develops novel solutions for different industries.

News & Media

“CSXI has used Optym to analyze our terminal operations with great success on identifying bottlenecks and guiding improvements in the terminal layout and operating plan.”

Robert J. Giradot, Director Network Simplification, CSX Transportation- Developer

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