Our team

Our team is comprised of industry experts and relentless innovators bringing years of experience to a young company. They drive our high standards and work day in and day out to help BirdEye grow, scale, and succeed.

Leadership

Naveen Gupta

Naveen Gupta

Co-Founder, CEO

Former Yahoo executive. CPO at RingCentral. Product innovator. Table tennis player.

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Neeraj Gupta

Neeraj Gupta

Co-Founder, COO

Engineering architect at Oracle and Yahoo. Makes things happen at BirdEye. Warriors' fan.

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Chris Aker

Chris Aker

Chief Revenue Officer

Global sales at Eventbrite. Sales and marketing leadership for SMB and Enterprise markets.

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Waifa Chau

Waifa Chau

SVP, Finance

Finance at world class companies - DocuSign, Walmart.com, Banana Republic, Gap.

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Pietro Consavari

Pietro Consavari

VP, Design

Designed for Ferrari and Amazon. Design thinker. Design maker.

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Sumit Jain

Sumit Jain

CTO, India

Veteran CTO. Full stack technologist. Jabong. HT Media.

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Ameya Virkar

Ameya Virkar

VP, Engineering

Yahoo dude. Eats full stack for breakfast. Highest calibre, highest integrity.

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Nate Chambers

Nate Chambers

Chief NLP Scientist

Stanford Phd. Big brain. NLP, computational semantics, information extraction and stuff.

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Andr Pimentel

André Pimentel

VP, Customer Success

Customer happiness advocate, scaled Demandforce through Intuit acquisition.

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Janelle Johnson

Janelle Johnson

VP, Demand Generation

All things demand generation. Powered the hypergrowth for Act-on.

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Taran Bir Singh Nand

Taran Bir Singh Nandha

VP, Marketing

Powered the hypergrowth for CVENT to $200M+ in revenue.

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Board, Advisors, Investors

Ajay Chopra

Ajay Chopra

Gen. Partner, Trinity Ventures
Board Member, BirdEye

From living room to IPO with Pinnacle Systems.

Rob Theis Bw

Rob Theis

Chief Investment Officer, WiL
Board Member, BirdEye

Builder of category winners: HubSpot, RingCentral, DocuSign.

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff

Founder CEO, Salesforce.com
Investor, BirdEye

One of the pioneers of cloud computing.

Jerry Yang

Jerry Yang

Cofounder ex CEO, Yahoo
Investor, BirdEye

Co-created the Yahoo Internet navigational guide in April 1994.

Clara Shih

Clara Shih

Board of Directors, Starbucks
Advisor, BirdEye

Author, Female in tech advocate, Founder CEO at Hearsay Social.

Ellen Levy

Ellen Levy

Managing Director, SVC
Investor, BirdEye

The most connected woman in Silicon Valley (Fast Company).

Kevn Weil

Kevin Weil

Head of Product, Instagram
Investor, BirdEye

The Twitter insider that ran all Twitter products. Now Instagram.

Gokul Rajaram

Gokul Rajaram

Product Engineering, Square
Investor, BirdEye

Godfather of Google AdSense. Then Facebook. Then Square.

Rick Marini

Rick Marini

General Manager, Hearst
Investor, BirdEye

3x Founder incl. BranchOut. Angel investor in 40+ companies.

Semil Shah

Semil Shah

Author, Media Personality
Investor, BirdEye

Technology investor, startup adviser, and media personality.