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Successful serial entrepreneur Anand is providing the vision and the leadership for how social media automation enables businesses to build their social brand and establish strategic influence with prospective customers.
He has founded and led four successful companies prior to NewzSocial, two of which have gone public – Banyan Systems (BNYN, networking pioneer) and Responsys (MKTG, leader in online marketing), and two which were acquired – Reach Software (workflow and email) and iStorez (online shopping). He holds 3 patents in computer technology.
Anand received a Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from Rice University, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT/K), Kanpur.
Shastri leads client implementations and customer success. He previously led Professional Services in the founding team of Responsys, and drove Sales and Services at Reach Software, also as part of the founding team. Contributing author of compelling content for the Washington Post and the Huffington Post, he is also experienced in diplomatic and government work. Shastri received both an MBA in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University.
Managing finances, Shum Mukherjee has been CFO for numerous emerging technology firms, including Droisys, Immersion, OpenTV, Genus, and E*Trade International. He holds a Masters in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management, a Masters in Mathematics from IIT Kanpur and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from St. Xavier’s College.
Anubhav is a respected leader in the global sourcing industry. He is currently President of ISG Global Managed Services. Before joining ISG, Anubhav held a series of senior executive positions with HCL Technologies and was the founding member of HCLT’s IT Infrastructure and ITO business. He led HCLT’s 7x growth in 7 years. As a founding member of the G2000 IT Client Executive Councils, Anubhav has been a presenter at the World Economic Forum and a recipient of a number of CXO awards.
Steve is a sales executive with many years of start-up & go to market experience in the publisher vertical. He brings a deep level of understanding in social selling principles and techniques.
As a highly motivated young professional born and raised in the Silicon Valley, Niyanth spearheads the internal content marketing strategy, leads client engagements, and evaluates partnership opportunities both domestically and internationally. Prior to this latest endeavor, Niyanth worked as a Senior Associate in Business Valuation for Deloitte in New York City.
Niyanth received a Bachelor of Science in Finance (Honors) degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Niyanth will be attending Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) to obtain his MBA, starting in the Fall of 2017
Anupama has global experience in engineering spanning across user facing interfaces at eBay, Oracle and server software at Yahoo! She has also served as product manager for a VC funded start-up and has coordinated with sales, policy, marketing, and PR functions to successfully launch products.
Anupama has a Masters in computer science from San Francisco State University and an MPA from New York University through interdisciplinary study with the Robert F. Wagner School of Public service and NYU Stern school of Business. She tweets at @AnupamaSh
A senior sales and marketing executive with experience in both legacy and early stage media and marketing organisations, Newell’s relationships, business experience, and entrepreneurship are invaluable for companies looking to scale. Currently, Newell is SVP Sales and Marketing at Fabl. Previously, Newell has held leadership positions at Time Inc., Gannett, Conde Nast, National Geographic, & Moontoast. He is recognized as a thought leader, speaker, and advisor with regards to native and branded content.