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.
Start-up specialist with deep experience in sales, digital marketing, social media, SaaS, and go-to-market strategy & operations. A high energy executive with a hands-on style, Jeff has expertise in building high performance teams to manage all customer facing functions.
An inspirational team leader, Jeff has held leadership roles in Sales, Service, and Operations for Photoworks, Spoke Software, and Responsys. Jeff has excelled in delivering results by driving profitable revenue growth and optimizing service & support operations.
Jeff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Honors) from the University of Manitoba, Canada.
Having lived on four continents, Shastri leads successful client implementations. Contributing author of compelling content for the Washington Post and the Huffington Post, he previously led Professional Services as a founding member of Responsys, and drove Worldwide Sales at Reach Software, also as part of the founding team.
Most recently, he worked around the world as a human rights officer. 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. In his current role, he is President of ISG Global Managed Services, one of the company’s fastest-growing business units, and the Global Research and Data Services business, which continues to provide valuable insights across the sourcing lifecycle to enterprises and service providers around the world.
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.
He earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) degree from the University of Pune, India.
Global business technology leader, successfully transforming and growing SAP’s business through Marketing technology strategy, innovation and adoption. Previously with Business Objects, Symantec, ePeople and Manor AG. Serves on MOCCA (Marketing Operations Cross-Company Alliance) Advisory Board, President of the San Francisco Golden Gate Swiss Club, and Member of the IDC Marketing Operations Client Board.
With more than 15 years of experience translating market vision into successful digital marketing products, Scott is now leading product management for NewzSocial’s next generation of social media products. Prior to NewzSocial, he led key product management and marketing initiatives at Responsys and StrongView. In those roles, he spearheaded a number of product innovations in campaign management, automation, and analytics that helped drive significant growth and analyst recognition. Scott holds MS and BS degrees in chemical engineering from the University of California, Irvine and San Diego.
A marketing veteran with global experience and 5 startups under his belt, Mark has scaled many businesses through his deep experience in corporate marketing strategy, social media, web / digital strategy, content marketing, demand gen and marketing partnerships. Mark previously held marketing leadership and general management roles at: Acxiom Corporation, Kefta, RingCentral, and Onvia. He is recognized in our industry as a thought leader, with advisory and judging seats at: DMA, DMA Echo Awards, Forrester, and IAC.
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.