Team Top Tag

Our team

Our team is comprised of industry experts and relentless innovators
bringing years of experience to a young company.

Naveen Gupta

Co-Founder & CEO

Former Yahoo executive. CPO at RingCentral. Product innovator. Table tennis player.

David Lehman

President & COO

Former EVP at Yext, Chief Revenue Officer at Campaign Monitor, and VP of Commercial Sales at Salesforce

Neeraj Gupta

Co-Founder & CTO

Engineering architect at Oracle and Yahoo. Makes things happen at Birdeye. Warriors' fan.

Waifa Chau


Finance at world class companies - DocuSign,, Banana Republic, Gap.

Sarah Bennett

VP Sales

Former Verizon and YP. Built the Birdeye SMB sales org from the ground up.

Brendan Stout

VP Upmarket Sales

Former sales leader at, FinancialForce and ADP. Bears fan livin' in Cowboys country.

Mark Hartley

VP Enterprise Sales

Former sales leader at, Marketo, and Salesforce. Dedicated Oregon Duck.

Nate Henry

VP Channel Sales

Former Head of Strategic Partnerships at Yext. Problem solver. Volunteer for children at YMCA USA.

Travis Bickham

VP Marketing

Leading from hyper growth to global scale, including at Tradeshift, Concord, and Tubular Labs.

Pietro Consavari

VP Design & Growth

Designed for Ferrari and Amazon. Design thinker. Design maker.

Anil Panguluri

VP Product

Former Head of Product at RingCentral, Yahoo and Uninterrupted - golfer and poetry aficionado

Sumit Jain

Head of Engineering,
Country Head, India

Veteran CTO. Full stack technologist. Jabong. HT Media.

Ameya Virkar

VP Engineering

Yahoo dude. Eats full stack for breakfast. Highest calibre, highest integrity.

Nate Chambers

Chief NLP Scientist

Stanford Phd. Big brain. NLP, computational semantics, information extraction and stuff.

Cathy Estabrooks

Head of Sales Enablement

Sales Leader at world-class companies. Enablement Expert. Humorist.

Board, Advisors, Investors

Ajay Chopra

Gen. Partner, Trinity Ventures
Board Member, Birdeye

From living room to IPO with Pinnacle Systems.

Rob Theis

Chief Investment Officer, WiL
Board Member, Birdeye

Builder of category winners: HubSpot, RingCentral, DocuSign.

Marc Benioff

Founder CEO,
Investor, Birdeye

One of the pioneers of cloud computing.

Jerry Yang

Cofounder ex CEO, Yahoo
Investor, Birdeye

Co-created the Yahoo Internet navigational guide in April 1994.

Clara Shih

Board of Directors, Starbucks
Advisor, Birdeye

Author, Female in tech advocate, Founder CEO at Hearsay Social.

Ellen Levy

Managing Director, SVC
Investor, Birdeye

The most connected woman in Silicon Valley (Fast Company).

Kevin Weil

Head of Product, Instagram
Investor, Birdeye

The Twitter insider that ran all Twitter products. Now Instagram.

Gokul Rajaram

Product Engineering, Square
Investor, Birdeye

Godfather of Google AdSense. Then Facebook. Then Square.

Rick Marini

General Manager, Hearst
Investor, Birdeye

3x Founder incl. BranchOut. Angel investor in 40+ companies.

Semil Shah

Author, Media Personality
Investor, Birdeye

Technology investor, startup adviser, and media personality.