DataRPM Board of Directors

  • sundeep

    Sundeep Sanghavi
    Co-founder & CEO

    Sundeep is a highly accomplished Technologist, Innovator and an Entrepreneur with a proven track record of successful startup companies. He is highly skilled in Strategic Planning, Sales, Product Management and Product Development with an addiction to developing disruptive technology to increase customer's profit margins. His unique ability to manage both the technical and sales aspect of a business has allowed him to recruit and lead key management and technical teams to create and execute his vision. Prior to Starting DataRPM, Mr. Sanghavi founded Razorsight, where he led the company's efforts to deliver innovative solutions to the Global Communications Providers, and become a leading provider of Analytics and Business Intelligence. Razorsight is a market leader with its innovative cloud solutions. The company has experienced eleven consecutive years of growth, and has raised more than $30 million in venture capital.

  • gautam

    Shyamantak Gautam
    Co-Founder & CTO

    Gautam has a proven track record of building Big Data transaction systems in large enterprises. Serial entrepreneur at heart has built high caliber product engineering teams to build products from scratch including architecture, Data Analytics, data mining, unstructured data analysis, search technologies, Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing. Prior to co-founding DataRPM, Gautam was a director of technology for Razorsight. Prior to Razorsight, Gautam played an instrumented role in building Trigo Technologies Global Data Synchronization product and its team, which was acquired by IBM. Prior to IBM, Gautam worked for JPMorgan Chase and Charles Schwab. Gautam played a key role in building the first version of Morgan Online and the financial projection and asset re-balancing products. Gautam was one of the key architects of Schwab's next generation web architecture.

  • ruban

    Ruban Phukan
    Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

    Ruban is a serial entrepreneur and technologist with rich and diverse experience in data science, product, technology and business. As a data scientist in Yahoo, Ruban's role involved data mining and analyzing several big data sets of Yahoo and coming up with strategic business insights. His projects influenced several products & business strategies and led to tens of millions of dollars of positive revenue impact. He co-founded Bixee, a leading vertical search company in India where his patent-pending CrawlX technology revolutionized vertical specific information retrieval from unstructured data. He also created Pixrat, a social photo sharing destination. Ruban sold Bixee and Pixrat to Ibibo, a Naspers Group company, where he became the Vice President of Social Media and helped grow Ibibo to become one of the leading social media destinations in India with several millions of active users, prior to co-founding DataRPM.

  • ken
    Khaled Nasr
    InterWest Partners

    Khaled Nasr joined InterWest's IT team in 2005 and focuses on investments in mobile, cloud and data center infrastructure, including systems, software and semiconductors. Khaled is a board member of Aryaka, Exalt Communications, InVisage Technologies, NexPlanar, Quantance and Xirrus.
    Prior to joining InterWest, Khaled invested in IT companies for Alta Partners where his investments included Synad (acquired by ST Microelectronics), Netli (acquired by Akamai), Celetronix (acquired by Jabil) and Occam Networks (OCNW; acquired by Calix). Prior to that, he spent 16 years in sales, marketing and general management positions with a succession of successful networking and telecommunications start-ups. He was president and chief executive officer of FlowWise Networks and general manager and vice president, international at Ipsilon. Before that, Khaled served as chief operating officer at Advanced Computer Communications (ACC), and as vice president of marketing and services with Premisys Communications. From 1987 to 1992, Khaled served as vice president of network services with Newbridge Networks.
    Khaled received his B.A. and M.A. in mathematics and social and political sciences from Cambridge University.

  • Don Clarke
    Don Clarke
    SaaS and Technology CFO
    Plex Systems, Inc.

    Most recently, Clarke served as chief financial officer for Eloqua, Inc., where he helped guide the company's financial and operational strategy, leading the maturation of the business from venture-backed startup to publicly traded entity. Under his leadership, revenues grew from $21M in 2007 to $96M in 2012, to the company's eventual IPO and acquisition by Oracle in December, 2012 for $957M. Prior to Eloqua, Clarke was the CFO for Cloakware, which provided software technology solutions for securing business applications and digital assets. Cloakware was sold to Irdeto Holdings BV, a Dutch subsidiary of Naspers, a multi-national media group. He's also been a part of multiple investor exits, selling five companies due to his extensive background in venture funding, strategic investments, capital raising and IPO tactics.

  • ken
    Haresh Bhungalia
    Investor, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO

    Haresh Bhungalia most recently led the successful exit of 2020 Company, LLC, a company he co-founded and built into a 650 individual organization. As a visionary and serial entrepreneur, Haresh is an active technology investor with investments in @Legal Discovery, Ferrate Treatment Technologies, Better Weekdays, and Humin. Haresh also dedicates a portion of his time mentoring other entrepreneurs and business owners.

  • ken
    Herb Cunitz
    Board Member

    Herb Cunitz was educated as an Electrical Engineer at Columbia University and started his career in sales at IBM. Since then, he has been a key executive in 6 emerging growth companies in the software space and has helped 3 of those companies achieve IPO's based on their rapid growth and 2 of them undergo a successful acquisition. In his most recent role as President of Hortonworks, Mr. Cunitz was responsible for growing top-line billings from practically zero to a $250m run rate in four years, while running all aspects of global operations and enabling the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to be consumable by global enterprises and a broad ecosystem of partners. Before joining Hortonworks, Mr. Cunitz was the VP of Global Field Operations for the vFabric Application Division at VMware(which was ultimately spun out as Pivotal Software) - this was through the acquisition of SpringSource where he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales offering open-source solutions for enterprise Java applications. Prior to SpringSource, Cunitz held various leadership positions at IBM, Vitria Technology and other hyper-growth Silicon Valley-based technology companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

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