Our Current Team

Nazrul Islam

Founder & CEO

A seasoned engineering executive, Nazrul has been building enterprise products and services for 20 years. Previously, he was Sr. Dir and Head of CloudBees Core where he focused on enterprise version of Jenkins. Before that, he was Sr. Dir of Engineering, Oracle Cloud.

Nazrul graduated from the executive MBA program with high distinction (top 10% of the cohort) at University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Nazrul is named inventor in 47 patents.

Badrul Munir Sarwar

Co-founder & CTO

Dr. Sarwar brings two decades of transformative AI/ML experience with deep expertise in recommender systems. He was one of the founders of the LinkedIn AI Academy.

Dr. Sarwar completed his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, where he lead pioneering research that was featured in the Economist magazine and later won two prestigious awards “Seoul Test of Time Award” by the IW3C2 and “Classic Paper Award (Honorable Mention)” by AAAI. He has over 19 thousand research citations of his work, and is named inventor in 16 patents.

Swanand Rao

Chief Product Officer (CPO)

Swanand has a track record in product and engineering leadership. He was a Director of Product Management at Adobe. His experience extends to roles at Microsoft, Oracle, and other Fortune 500 companies. A prolific writer, Swanand has contributed to the field of product management through both books and articles, and his innovative contributions have earned him recognition as an inventor on numerous patents. He is a seasoned mentor and is passionate about building impactful products that delight customers. He holds an Executive MBA from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, Masters in Computer Science from University of Southern California and a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai.

Puneet Manchanda

Advisor & Board Member

Professor of Marketing at the Ross School of Business. He was the Chair of the Marketing Area at Ross from 2010 to 2016. Before coming to Ross, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He holds a PhD and MPhil in Business from Columbia University, NY, an MBA from IIM-A in India and BSEE from BITS, Pilani in India.

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