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!
Gautam is the Chief Revenue Officer at Bidgely. Prior to Bidgely, Gautam was CMO at NSS Labs, a data-driven cyber security company. In his 25+ years of rich strategic and business experience in Solutions, Product Marketing, Product Management and Strategy, and Global Marketing, he has also served as Vice President, Product Marketing at FireEye and Barracuda Networks and lined them for their successful IPOs, and earlier in his career, Director of Marketing, Solutions and Management at Cisco. Gautam holds the honors for double Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Santa Clara University and Computer Science (MS) from University of Southern California. Gautam is a big film buff and is a true fan of Nolan’s The Dark Knight and Inception.
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.
Gabriele heads Bidgely's Product Management team. Gabriele has 20+ years experience in delivering software solutions and products in the Energy industry, from concept to design and delivery. Gabriele's experience ranges across the whole Energy value chain: from Generation, Trading, Risk Management and Grid Optimization, to Retail Pricing, Billing and Consumer Engagement, having been co-founder of Energeya, a former software company providing solutions for major utilities across Europe and North America. Gabriele has a major degree in Computer Science at University of Milan.
Phil Flaherty heads Bidgely’s North American sales team. He has spent the last 15 years working for and with utilities and energy retailers to develop solutions to drive towards a clean energy future. Prior to Bidgely, he contributed to growth and acquisition of Ecova as well as the development and implementation of demand side management programs at Xcel Energy. He holds an MBA degree from The George Washington University School of Business and a B.S. in Environmental and Renewable Resource Economics from Penn State University. As a father of three young boys, he has no time for any personal interests.
Mark Rodman heads Bidgely's International Sales team. Before joining Bidgely, Mark worked for Echelon Corp as VP for Asia Pacific, and Honeywell as VP Sales in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He graduated from the University of Natal with a B.Sc. in Math and Computer Science. Having spent the past 25 years going on business trips, his major interest is still, oddly enough, traveling (and eating!).
Jeff Wahl is Vice President of Strategy & Growth at Bidgely. He brings over a decade of experience working at the nexus of strategy, growth and execution for a number of organizations spanning the energy, real estate and technology sectors. Previous to Bidgely, he worked with early to mid stage companies and as a Start-ups Economic Advisor in the United States Peace Corps (Dominican Republic '08-'10). Jeff holds an MBA from University of Colorado Boulder and a BS in Finance and Real Estate from Colorado State University. He's an active community participant serving as President of the local Rotary chapter and supporting a burgeoning community foundation.
Mugdha is V.P. of Finance at Bidgely. She has 20 years of experience working with venture-backed start ups helping them successfully navigate various stages and challenges. She has worked with high growth start ups like Flipboard, Reddit, Fireeye, and many others providing support during critical times. Mugdha has MBA from Santa Clara University and a Master's in Material Engineering from University of Cincinnati. She mentors social entrepreneurs through Global Social Benefits Institute at Santa Clara University. She is also on the advisory board of the San Francisco chapter 'Back On My Feet' - an organization helping homeless to become independent and contributing member of society again. Mugdha loves music and hiking.
Samarjit (Sam) Ghosh is SVP of Engineering & India Head at Bidgely. In his 25+ years of career experience, he has guided many high-performing organizations and contributed to building world class software products and platforms. In his prior ventures, he drove the leadership on the product line within the engineering division at Genpact Digital PV and his nine year stint building large scale enterprise platforms with Intuit India. On a personal front, he is the proud father of two kids and puppies. His hobbies include gardening, cooking, and long drives whenever he gets the opportunity.