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
2021 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

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

Yang Chao


20+ year finance leader at Motorola and Gogo, 3-time start-up CFO. Loves photography and the outdoors.

Neeraj Gupta

Co-Founder & CCO

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

Sunil Madan


SaaS growth enabler. Former CIO at Zoom, executive at RingCentral and WebEx. Avid reader and meditator.

Camille Boothe

Head of People and Culture

Former HR Leader at Lululemon, Ralph Lauren and Uninterrupted. Raptors fan and not-so-good golfer.

Sarah Bennett

SVP Sales

Former Fortune 500 sales leader. Expert in driving revenue for hyper growth. Trailblazer for women in technology.

Pietro Consavari

VP Design & Growth

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

Nate Henry

VP Channel Sales

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

Cathy Estabrooks

Head of Sales Enablement

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

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.

Lauren Adamo


SaaS FP&A leader. Former corporate banker and CPA. Yoga enthusiast.

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.

Daniel Finnigan

Investor, Former CEO Jobvite &
Hotjobs, Advisor & Executive Coach

Technology & SaaS CEO, Leader, Startup Advisor, Investor & Director - since meeting Jerry and David, Yahoo Founders, in 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).

Gokul Rajaram

Product Engineering, Square
Investor, Birdeye

Godfather of Google AdSense. Then Facebook. Then Square.

Kevin Weil

Head of Product, Instagram
Investor, Birdeye

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

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.