Global thought leaders in conversational engagement
Beerud Sheth is the co-founder and CEO of Gupshup, responsible for the company's overall strategy, execution, and growth. With over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, he previously co-founded Elance (now Upwork; NASDAQ: UPWK), which pioneered online freelancing. He has earlier worked with Merrill Lynch and Citicorp. He has a Masters in Computer Science from MIT and a Bachelors in Computer Science from IIT Bombay, where he was awarded the Silver Medal.
Gaurav is Gupshup's Chief Product Officer and brings over two decades of product experience leading iconic products used by millions of users. Most recently, Gaurav was Senior Director of product management with the Creative Cloud group at Adobe, where he was responsible for driving experience and engagement for Adobe's diverse cloud offerings. He has previous experience across Twitter, Electronic Arts and Zynga as well. Gaurav is an alumnus of IIT Bombay and holds an MBA from Wharton.
Krishna is Gupshup's Chief Technology Officer and leads the Engineering function. He brings over 30 years of experience across infrastructure, security & financial services. He has significant experience in Cloud/SaaS and on-premises and led exponential growth in companies like Sybase, E*Trade and Splunk. Krishna is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (India).
Amit is Gupshup's Chief Financial Officer and heads the Finance, Legal & Secretarial functions. He brings with him over 16 years of experience in the fields of Corporate Finance, Business Planning & Strategy, Capital Markets, Compliance & Financial Controls, Accounting, and Audit functions. He has previously worked with SBI, Citigroup, TATA-AIG and Dresser-Rand.
Mike Donohue is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Gupshup. Mike drives the overall sales strategy and execution and is deeply involved in nurturing customer relationships. He has global executive and revenue leadership experience at PayPal, Square, Leanplum (acquired by CleverTap) and Optimizely. A Columbia University graduate, Mike brings a decade of rich experience of global executive leadership roles in consumption-based services and CX / Saas products and has scaled several organizations from early stages into the multi hundreds of millions in annual revenues. Besides his professional accomplishments, Mike is an Olympics-level athlete in rowing, with strong discipline, commitment culture and an intense work ethic.