About Us

Our Mission

With great customer and employee experience as our north star, Ushur’s mission is to transform every customer journey through cutting-edge technology that brings companies closer to their customers.

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Simha Sadasiva, Co-Founder & CEO

Our Vision

At Ushur, we envision a world of frictionless experiences, where every engagement is the inception of a delightful journey. We aim to democratize access to such an experience, devoid of the inequities of the digital haves and have-nots.

Our Values

People First
Our people are our biggest asset. Prioritizing their well being, celebrating their diversity, enabling them to bring their whole self to work and empowering them to do the extraordinary is foundational to everything we strive to do at Ushur.
Pursuit of Excellence
We relentlessly pursue excellence in everything we do. We accept failures as part of the process as we maintain an unwavering commitment to staying the course and never giving up. Our customers, our partners and above all our colleagues deserve nothing less.
Growth Mindset
We enable and inspire our people to pursue lifelong learning. Encouraging such a growth mindset empowers them to solve complex problems and become better versions of themselves, independent of their educational, social and economic backgrounds.

Meet Our Leadership

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Simha Sadasiva Co-Founder & CEO View Bio
Simha Sadasiva’s passion centers on creating elegant products that support completely frictionless communication for higher value relationships and building global teams and massively scalable infrastructure. Prior to Ushur, Simha was the head of the Session Delivery Network Solutions Business Unit at Dialogic (formerly Veraz), and was part of the team that led the company through a successful IPO in 2007. Simha has held leadership roles at a number of technology companies including 3COM and Lucent Technologies.
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Sreevathsa Duglapura VP & GM India View Bio
With two and half decades of product engineering and management experience covering areas such enterprise wireless networks, 3D graphics & gaming engines, audio tools, embedded, middleware & application software - Vathsa is responsible for the overall operations of Ushur R&D innovation centre in India. Prior to Ushur, Vathsa was the director of engineering at embedUR Systems and was responsible for managing teams that built solutions for some of the largest networking & telecommunications enterprises. His earlier career has spanned companies such as Analog Devices, Intel, Netlogic Microsystems and Mphasis, with contributions in management as well as various engineering roles.
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Ron Gupta SVP of Sales View Bio
Ron brings 15+ years sales experience to lead Ushur’s revenue generation with its ethos of valuing every customer as a partner. Ron joins from contract lifecycle management platform Conga. He led one of Conga’s largest revenue engines while simultaneously launching two additional global markets, contributing to a period of growth where Conga more than doubled its annual revenue to over $400M. At billion-dollar enterprise software company TIBCO, Ron led all functions of its government subsidiary and was instrumental in the acquisition of several of TIBCO’s largest customers. Other leadership roles include Senior Vice President and Head of Global Sales at Zephyr (acquired by SmartBear) and Sales Director at BPM company Pegasystems.
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Henry Peter Co-Founder & CTO View Bio
Henry Peter brings his expertise in cloud-based complex communications technology and massively scalable architectures to creating exacting yet beautiful solutions to frictionless interactions. His detailed analysis of intricate software systems ensures his team builds solutions in the right way for users. Henry was previously the software architect for session management and border security solutions for VoIP at Dialogic, and prior to that, Systems Architect at Veraz, which followed on from six years at Lucent Technologies as part of a team of pioneers in software-based call processing and routing.
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Michael Fisher VP of Product and Operations View Bio
Michael is responsible for ensuring the Ushur Platform helps our enterprise clients achieve their customer automation goals in delightful, secure and operationally-efficient ways. Michael has over 20 years of experience building teams and strategies in operations, contact center and product-development roles at companies like AT&T, Comcast, Dish Network and Slingbox.
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Rajiv Bhagat SVP of Finance View Bio
As Ushur’s head of global finance, Rajiv brings over 30 years of progressive experience in financial management and in the development of infrastructure, systems and processes to facilitate growth. Rajiv joins from rfXcel, a SaaS company providing enterprise-level supply chain traceability solutions, where he led finance, human resources and administration and played an instrumental role in the company’s fund-raising efforts and its acquisition by Antares Vision SpA of Italy in 2021. Rajiv has previously served in senior finance roles at a wide variety of companies, including Structural Integrity Associates, Veraz Networks, which he helped take public in 2007, and Velosel Corporation.
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Vandana Rao VP of Customer Growth View Bio
Vandana is responsible for helping customers transform their business processes, maximizing customer experience and engagement with the Ushur platform. Vandana has 20+ years of experience building teams, solutions and products in roles across Engineering and Services at Nutanix, VCE and HP.
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Kashif Mahbub SVP of Marketing View Bio
Kashif is driven by his two passions: creating category-defining global brands and platforms and building high-performance teams of quietly amazing people who make it all happen. In a career spanning 20+ years, Kashif has built and led marketing, product and growth functions in fast-scaling startups in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), intelligent automation, customer engagement and experience management and intelligent document management. At Ushur, Kashif leads the company’s marketing function, spanning brand, communications, community, and all aspects of its growth
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Sarah Stevens VP of HR and People Ops View Bio
Sarah Stevens
VP of HR and People Ops

Advisor Spotlights

Board of Directors

Leader
Simha Sadasiva Co-Found & CEO, Ushur View Bio
Simha Sadasiva’s passion centers on creating elegant products that support completely frictionless communication for higher value relationships and building global teams and massively scalable infrastructure. Prior to Ushur, Simha was the head of the Session Delivery Network Solutions Business Unit at Dialogic (formerly Veraz), and was part of the team that led the company through a successful IPO in 2007. Simha has held leadership roles at a number of technology companies including 3COM and Lucent Technologies.
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Rob Schwartz Managing Partner, Third Point Ventures View Bio
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Henry Peter CTO & Founder, Ushur
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Henry Peter brings his expertise in cloud-based complex communications technology and massively scalable architectures to creating exacting yet beautiful solutions to frictionless interactions. His detailed analysis of intricate software systems ensures his team builds solutions in the right way for users. Henry was previously the software architect for session management and border security solutions for VoIP at Dialogic, and prior to that, Systems Architect at Veraz, which followed on from six years at Lucent Technologies as part of a team of pioneers in software-based call processing and routing.
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Bhaskar Ghosh Partner & CTO, 8VC
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Bhaskar Ghosh (“BG”) is the CTO at 8VC, having initially joined the company as an Advisor in December 2015. Since receiving his PhD in Computer Science from Yale, BG has had a distinguished career in Silicon Valley, working for 20+ years in technology leadership in diverse domains including enterprise data and web infrastructure, digital advertising, social networks, and consumer fintech. Previously, he ran technology at Nerdwallet as VP of Engineering, helped build the teams and back-ends that helped fuel LinkedIn’s meteoric growth as its Head of Data Engineering, and led engineering for the pioneering Yahoo! Right Media Display Advertising Exchange. BG built his deep technology and data chops developing RDMBS kernels at top enterprise data-platform companies like Oracle and Informix. At 8VC, BG is excited to work with the entrepreneurs and leaders in our portfolio as a virtual CTO, and in finding the next big investment idea across technology domains.
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Pankaj Patel Entrepreneur, Investor, & Board Member View Bio
Pankaj Patel was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Cisco Systems,Inc. where he reported into the CEO as the Engineering head of the company’s $38 billion product and solution portfolio. He drove the business and technology strategy across Cisco’s Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, Mobility, Video, Collaboration, Data Center and Cloud offerings delivered by a global team of over 26,000 engineers. Mr. Patel is a proven results-oriented and seasoned technology leader with 25+ years of experience developing highly scalable products and services by building and leading large, high-performance global engineering organizations, setting clear vision, directing strategy and delivering against goals.
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Tim Wentworth Retired CEO, Evernorth View Bio

Investors

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