Our mission is to make revenue teams achieve the next level of performance
It takes more than data, AI and dashboards to drive that extra percentage point or two in your revenue attainment and acceleration. By combining the best practices of revenue leaders and innovating in a closed loop with our customers, we don’t stop until you really see that ROI from BoostUp.

The Management Team

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    Sharad Verma

    CEO and Co-founder

    Sharad is a repeat tech entrepreneur and saas product executive with over 15 years of experience in building AI based analytics and workflow automation products. His previous company Piqora, helped over 300 brands analyze images on social networks and was sold in 2016. At Yahoo! Sharad led search ranking and advertising groups to generate $100m in incremental revenue.

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    Amit Sasturkar

    CTO and Co-founder

    Amit is a seasoned start-up CTO who spent several years at Google Search and Yahoo Search building large scale AI systems and backend systems. Amit founded OpsClarity funded by NEA, and has several research papers and patents in Web-scale Data Mining, Anomaly Detection, and Operational Data Analytics.

Investors & Advisors

  • Ankur Jain

    Founder, Emergent Ventures

    Ankur is Founder and Partner at Emergent Ventures, a Silicon Valley based early stage venture capital firm. Earlier, Ankur has been a venture investor across US, India and Israel at Nexus Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital. Prior to that, Ankur led product teams at Andiamo Systems and later Cisco which acquired Andiamo in 2004.

  • Jody Shapiro

    GM, Google Analytics

    Jody is currently founder and CEO of an enterprise startup backed by top-tier VCs. Previously he led Product Management for Google Analytics and built the Google Analytics Premium enterprise business (now Google Analytics 360) into a global leader in digital marketing technology. .

  • David Belden

    Head of Sales, Google Cloud

    David Belden is an experienced sales leader with a proven track record of coaching teams at Google, Salesforce, Wildfire to measurable success via a metrics driven approach. He has led teams to exceed quotas in enterprise sales, field sales, inside sales, and vendor sales channels, selling to large enterprise companies and SMB’s.

  • Jayant Kadambi

    ex. CEO YUME

    Jayant co-founded and was the CEO of YuMe (NYSE:YUME) for 12 years. He is an author and holds several domestic and international patents in the growing fields of video production, semiconductors, and advertising technology. Currently, Kadambi spends his time as an advisor and mentor to select few transformational start-ups

  • Alok Nandan

    Partner, Emergent.vc

    Alok is currently a partner at Emergent.vc and previously was a Director of Product at TempoAI and later at Salesforce which acquired TempoAI in 2016. Prior to that, Alok held multiple product management roles at Yume, Microsoft, with the last one in Windows Azure. Alok was also co-founder of ToneThis a mobile technology startup.

  • Diane Updyke

    6 time VP of Sales

    Diane Updyke has built over 6 sales teams as a VP of Sales at companies like Marketo, Spredfast and as a consultant at various startups and enterprise companies. Her book is due in December, Building Your Sales Team.

  • Sean Fee

    Angel Investor

    Sean has previously worked for Softbank Venture Capital, Microsoft and Hotmail. He is an active angel investor with over 15 years of experience helping AI entrepreneurs realize their potential.

  • Rishi Bhargava

    ex VP Intel, McAfee, Co-founder Demisto

    Rishi is currently the co-founder of a security start-up, Demisto backed by Greylock and Accel. He previously led Software Defined Datacenter security portfolio for Intel Security Solutions Division and datacenter, server and virtualization security portfolio at McAfee.

  • Tom Cole

    Ex General Partner, Trinity Ventures

    Tom is an active investor in early-stage software companies, with a venture career spanning two decades including roles as a General Partner at Trinity Ventures and Managing Partner of Hone Capital. Also he has made personal investments in companies such as DocuSign and Copper (ProsperWorks).