Abhay Gupta founded Bidgely with the mission to accomplish energy efficiency at a massive scale. He's worked at a combination of energy and technology companies including Grid Net, Echelon and Sun Microsystems. He holds a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, M.S. from University of Southern California and MBA from Santa Clara University. Abhay is passionate about music and travel!
Vivek is leading the technology team which is building the biggest and best energy analytics system yet. Prior to Bidgely, Vivek contributed to building voice recognition technology at Microsoft. He has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from IIT Bombay. Once done solving the world's energy problems, he fantasizes of becoming a full time musician and doing big things in Bollywood.
Before joining Bidgely, John was VP of Sales for Enlighted and led the company to unprecedented growth for a new lighting control company. Prior to Enlighted, he managed utility sales for Control4's energy division and was General Manager of Everex when it achieved $100 million in retail channel sales within two years after product launch. He was also VP of Sales for FIC, a multi-billion dollar PC ODM. John has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience and holds a BA degree in Economics from U.C. Berkeley.
Prateek leads Bidgely's international business. Before Bidgely, Prateek worked in leadership roles at Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Schlumberger. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prateek fancies working for a soccer club in Europe and a Bollywood production house someday.
Sheetanshu heads the extremely talented engineering team at Bidgely. He has 17 years of experience building web and mobile based products and has held various leadership positions in his past life. Sheetanshu was VP, Engineering at MobiTV where he built a multi-screen video delivery platform scaling to millions of users from AT&T, NFL, Sprint, T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Reliance and others. Prior to MobiTV, Sheetanshu held leadership positions at Elance building an enterprise solution that managed over $1B in Enterprise Services spend and was acquired by ClickCommerce. Sheetanshu holds an MS in Computer Science from University of Cincinnati and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi.
Navin leads the Bidgely India team. Prior to Bidgely, Navin worked in leadership roles at various technology companies including Yahoo, FICO, Komli and Netscape. He has two decades of experience in building internet, data and analytics products. Navin has 8 US patents and 1 paper publication. He holds a B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur and PGPX in General Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He enjoys travel and outdoor activities.
Sekar heads the Bangalore-based arm of Bidgely’s engineering team. He has 25 years’ experience building and scaling distributed engineering teams at multiple startups. He comes to Bidgely with broad engineering leadership experience with prior stints at SuccessFactors, Yahoo, and Informatica. Sekar holds an MS Computer Science, University of Iowa; and an M.Sc. Bio Science & CS, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
Leesa heads the product management and marketing teams at Bidgely. She has 25 years of experience leading product and marketing at high-growth technology and cleantech companies, including Greensmith, Stem, and Enphase, where she was instrumental in seeing the company from stealth mode through 30% market share and an IPO within four years. Leesa has a degree in Computer Science from Hawaii Pacific University and an MBA from the U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business. Outside of work, Leesa is dedicated to finding the ultimate hole-in-the-wall noodle joint in the Bay Area.