Leadership

Led by successful entrepreneurs and seasoned managers with deep expertise in their fields

Management Team

Jaspreet Singh

Founder and CEO

Milind Borate

Co-Founder & CTO

Peter Amirkhan

Chief Revenue Officer

Mahesh Patel

Chief Financial Officer

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Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh

Founder and CEO

An entrepreneur at heart, Jaspreet bootstrapped the company while defining the product, sales and marketing strategies that have resulted in Druva’s early and impressive success. Prior to founding Druva, Jaspreet was a member of the storage foundation group at Veritas. He also held a number of engineering specific roles at Ensim Corporation.

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Milind Borate

Milind Borate

Co-Founder & CTO

Milind has over 13 years experience in enterprise product development and delivery. Prior to co-founding Druva he worked at Veritas Software as Technical Director for SAN-FS and served on the board of the Veritas patent filter committee. Milind has filed over 15 patent applications (4 allotted) and co-authored “Undocumented Windows NT” in 1998.

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Peter Amirkhan

Peter Amirkhan

Chief Revenue Officer

Pete has over 15 years of experience in sales leadership, strategy, and team building. Prior to joining Druva, Pete was the worldwide Vice President of Sales at SeaMicro (acquired by AMD), where he built and led the sales organization. He also served as the worldwide Vice President of Sales at BlueArc Corporation (acquired by Hitachi Data Systems), where he grew the U.S. field organization and moved the company into Federal and international markets.

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Mahesh Patel

Mahesh Patel

Chief Financial Officer

Mahesh has over 14 years of experience in financial leadership and infrastructure development at high growth companies. He joins Druva from RingCentral where he was the VP Corporate Controller and Treasurer and was instrumental in the company’s 2013 IPO. Prior to this Mahesh was the VP Corporate Controller at Intematix and served in various leadership roles at Atheros Communications, building the company’s financial infrastructure and supporting revenue growth from $100M to $1.2B through its acquisition by Qualcomm.

Wynn White

Chief Marketing Officer

Teresa Swart

Chief of Staff

Abhay Ghaisas

VP, Engineering

Sunil Wadhwa

VP, Customer Success & Operations

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Wynn White

Wynn White

Chief Marketing Officer

Wynn has over 20 years of experience in marketing and product management, and a proven track record developing teams and driving strategy at high growth companies. He joins Druva from Birst, where he was VP of Marketing and instrumental in establishing Birst as a leader in cloud BI. Prior to Birst, Wynn built and led marketing at KACE where he helped drive the company’s growth from 300 to more than 3,000 customers and eventual acquisition by Dell. He has also held marketing leadership roles at Oracle, Oblix and BEA (both acquired by Oracle).

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Teresa Swart

Teresa Swart

Chief of Staff

Teresa has over 10 years experience in sales and business strategy, project management, and cross-team collaboration. Prior to joining Druva, Teresa ran Worldwide Sales Operations at Fusion-io (acquired by SanDisk), building the sales process and infrastructure from pre-IPO through to $300M+ in revenue. Before Fusion-io, she was the Business Operations Manager at MySQL (acquired by Sun and Oracle), guiding the company and, subsequently, the business unit through two acquisitions. She is a master of bringing order to chaos, and aligning internal teams to achieve maximum business results. She graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Community Studies.

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Abhay Ghaisas

Abhay Ghaisas

VP, Engineering

Abhay comes to Druva having spent close to 22 years in the software industry. Before joining Druva, he has led innovative teams in Motorola and in BMC Software covering a wide range of technology areas from satellite telecommunications to cellular telephony to data-center automation. In particular, he has led teams that were responsible for creating new technology and new products. He has experience in intellectual property creation and has served on the patent review committees of the previous companies.

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Sunil Wadhwa

VP, Customer Success & Operations

Sunil joins Druva with over 20 years of experience in customer service and support. He has a proven track record of building high-performing customer support organizations and developing the infrastructure, systems, and processes required to provide world-class support to global companies. He previously was at Palo Alto Networks, where he defined and implemented the global strategy for customer support. He also served as a technical support manager at Juniper Networks and held technical positions at Vinciti Networks, SAP India, and Global Telecom Services. He co-authored “ScreenOS Cookbook” in 2008.

Rick Powles

Regional VP, EMEA

Pete Yamasaki

Regional VP, APAC

Dave Packer

VP, Product Marketing

Scott Siragusa

VP, Global Business Development & Channels

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Rick Powles

Rick Powles

Regional VP, EMEA

Rick joins Druva with over 20 years of experience in sales leadership. He has a proven background of delivering significant revenue and margin growth within global software and infrastructure businesses across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to joining Druva he was Managing Director UK&I at Acronis and before that held senior sales and management roles at Oracle, VERITAS/Symantec and Commvault. Rick has an enviable track record of restructuring businesses and redefining strategies to facilitate access to and growth into existing and new markets.

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Pete Yamasaki

Pete Yamasaki

Regional VP, APAC

Pete joins Druva with 20 years of experience in leadership roles across sales, channel development, and product strategy at both startups and Fortune 500 companies. He has led the business expansion into APAC for several innovative technology companies, and most recently was at SeaMicro (acquired by AMD) where he managed the company’s largest customers and expansion into APAC. Prior to this he was a business development executive for Cisco’s worldwide Service Provider Cloud practice.

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Dave Packer

Dave Packer

VP, Product Marketing

Dave has more than 20 years of experience influencing products in the enterprise technology space, primarily focused on information management and governance. At Druva, Dave heads Product Marketing, which serves an integral role leading product definition and direction. Previously, Dave held executive positions at Autonomy Corp., Interwoven Inc., and Silicon Graphics. He was also instrumental in the product and market definition of the first widely deployed mobile device, Tablet PC, while at Uppercase, Inc., (acquired by Microsoft in 2000).

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Scott Siragusa

Scott Siragusa

VP, Global Business Development & Channels

Scott has over fifteen years of experience in sales leadership, strategy and business development. He has a proven track record of building high-performing sales and alliance organizations required to provide growth to global companies. At Druva he’s responsible for defining new areas of growth and development with global strategic alliance and channel partners. Previously, Scott was the worldwide director of strategic alliances at F5 Networks, where he built, led and developed F5’s largest partner.

Advisors

Denis Murphy

Sales Leader & Advisor for Go-to-Market & Strategy

David Schneider

Sr. VP of WW Sales & Services, ServiceNow

Harris Barton

Founder & MD, H. Barton Asset Management

Anandamoy Roychowdhary

VP of Technology, Sequoia Capital India

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Denis Murphy

Denis Murphy

Sales Leader and Advisor for Go-to-Market & Strategy

Denis Murphy has over 25 years of experience in sales, sales management and strategy working with companies such as Nicira (acquired by Vmware) where he led WW Sales, Riverbed where he led the Americas field organization, BlueArc (acquired by HDS) EMC and Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP). Mr. Murphy now works with early stage and pre-IPO companies on Go To Market strategy.

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David Schneider

David Schneider

Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at ServiceNow

David Schneider has served as ServiceNow’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services since June 2011. Prior to joining ServiceNow, Schneider served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales of the backup recovery systems division of EMC from July 2009 to June 2011. From January 2004 to July 2009, Schneider held senior positions at Data Domain, most recently Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Prior to joining Data Domain, he served as Vice President of Alliances, Channel and OEM Sales for Borland Software from January 2003 to December 2003. From May 2002 to January 2003, Schneider served as Vice President of Western United States Sales for TogetherSoft Corporation (later acquired by Borland Software). From January 1999 to May 2002, he was Western Regional Manager at Iona Technologies, Inc., an infrastructure software company. Schneider holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.

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Harris Barton

Harris Barton

Founder & MD, H. Barton Asset Management

In his current role, Harris Barton manages a $30 million fund providing capital to VC-backed technology startups and a $90 million fund that invests in the funds of the country’s top-tier VCs. Previously, Barton cofounded investment firm HRJ Capital and helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl wins as an All-Pro NFL offensive lineman. In 2004, he cofounded Champion Charities, which has raised $7 million for brain tumor research and patient care. Barton holds a BA in Finance from the University of North Carolina.

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Anandamoy Roychowdhary

Anandamoy Roychowdhary

VP of Technology, Sequoia Capital India

Roy is currently the Vice President of Technology at Sequoia Capital India. His role is to advise current startups on their technology issues. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Roy was the head of product development for Zcloud Engineering at Zynga, where he ran a global team of engineers and product management to develop the backend technologies that powered Zynga’s private cloud. He also worked at several technology startups in the Valley and Boston in the areas of Security and Storage. Roy has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from Pune Institute of Computer Technology.

Board of Directors

Jaspreet Singh

Chairman of Board, CEO & Founder, Druva

Shailendra Singh

Managing Director, Sequoia Capital

Jishnu Bhattacharjee

Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Tom Banahan

Managing Director, Tenaya Capital

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Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh

Founder and CEO

An entrepreneur at heart, Jaspreet bootstrapped the company while defining the product, sales and marketing strategies that have resulted in Druva’s early and impressive success. Prior to founding Druva, Jaspreet was a member of the storage foundation group at Veritas. He also held a number of engineering specific roles at Ensim Corporation.

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Shailendra Singh

Shailendra Singh

Managing Director, Sequoia Capital

Shailendra is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Shailendra was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York. Earlier, Shailendra was an entrepreneur in the digital media industry. Shailendra received an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Mumbai. Shailendra is also a Kauffman Fellow.

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Jishnu Bhattacharjee

Jishnu Bhattacharjee

Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners

Jishnu Bhattacharjee is Managing Director at Nexus Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm in India and US, investing in innovative early to early-growth stage companies. He brings several years of investing and operating expertise in hi-technology start-ups. His interests span software, cloud computing, internet, digital and social media, mobile, and systems. Jishnu’s investments include Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Gluster (acquired by Red Hat), Vdopia, Kaltura, and Druva. Jishnu is an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he ran the Venture Capital Club and co-led GSB Principal Investing Conference. Jishnu also holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a BTech from IIT Kharagpur, and is an inventor of more than a dozen US patents.

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Tom Banahan

Tom Banahan

Managing Director, Tenaya Capital

Tom is a Managing Director with Tenaya Capital. Tom has been with Tenaya since 1999 and was included on the Forbes Midas List of Top Tech Investors for the past two years. Prior to joining Tenaya, Tom spent 20 years working in business development and sales in the technology industry. He was part of the executive teams that brought both Marimba and Spyglass to public offering, and began his career in the sales organization at IBM. Tom holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Milind Borate

Co-Founder & CTO, Druva

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Milind Borate

Milind Borate

Co-Founder & CTO

Milind has over 13 years experience in enterprise product development and delivery. Prior to co-founding Druva he worked at Veritas Software as Technical Director for SAN-FS and served on the board of the Veritas patent filter committee. Milind has filed over 15 patent applications (4 allotted) and co-authored “Undocumented Windows NT” in 1998.