Board of Directors

(a-b-c order)

Alok Vasudeva

Alok founded IMEX Technology Insights to offer services combining product marketing, product management, and competitive intelligence disciplines. His previous titles include director of marketing, product marketing manager, product manager, marketing programs manager, marketing manager, and industry analyst. A Silicon Valley native, he often attends lectures at the Computer History Museum and reminisces about the glory days of Atari. Alok graduated with a BS from the University of California, Davis.

Debashish Niyogi

Debashish is a versatile product management leader with extensive experience in successfully bringing enterprise content management and related clinical software products to market in the life sciences industry. He has held senior level product management roles at Anju Software, Medidata, Veeva, and Bioclinica and has consulted for Gilead Sciences, Genentech, and Otsuka. Early in his career he was a research scientist using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to solve problems in document image analysis. Debashish has a PhD in Computer Science from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

John Wang

John is a product manager at Oportun, focusing on building digital payments and pricing solutions.  Before Oportun, he served as a product manager at Visa and has spent over ten years as a software engineer at firms ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies.  When he’s not wrestling with product issues, he enjoys watching movies, reading good sci-fi and history books, and fighting an ongoing battle with weeds in his family garden.  John has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences from UC Berkeley and a MBA from Santa Clara University.

Sam Lee

Sam is a finance and accounting professional with over 25 years experience working with start-ups and public international companies. He also co-owns and operates his own consulting and marketing business. Sam has served as Controller, Director of Finance, Chief Administration Officer / Business Manager, and CFO in various industries.  Sam’s wide industry experiences include professional services – law, engineering, mass communications, environmental services, construction, real estate, internet technology, nonprofits, and government / defense contractors.  Sam graduated with a BS in Finance and an MBA in international Finance from Saint John’s University.

Theresa Lina

Theresa authored the bestselling book, Be the Go-To: How to Own Your Competitive Market, Charge More, and Have Customers Love You for It. She also leads Lina Group, Inc., which specializes in market dominance strategy, and has been involved at Stanford University since 2006. She has served as chief strategy and marketing officer for several technology startups, has advised hundreds of companies, and began her career at Accenture, where she helped found, lead, and grow what is now a multibillion-dollar business unit. Theresa is a frequent speaker and workshop leader on strategy, market leadership, innovation, and technology topics.

Tom Gilheany

Tom’s diverse experience in startups through Fortune 100 companies includes 6 years in product management, 12 years in technical marketing, 14 years in IT/Operations, and over forty successful product family launches.  Tom is an expert in CyberSecurity (CISSP), Networking, and Telecommunications, and has an MBA and BS from Santa Clara University.

Vrajesh Dave

Vrajesh is Director of Product Management for Autonomous Systems at Omnicell. Over the last 16 years, Vrajesh held a number of product management and development roles in technology companies.  His experience spans various industries, including Test & Measurement, Telecoms, and Industrial Automation. Vrajesh has a B.S. in Computer Sciences & Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington and MBA from Columbia University.