Ushur's fearless leaders.
Co-Founder & CEO
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.
Co-Founder & CTO
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.
VP of Worldwide Sales & Business Development
Jay Berryhill has over 25 years of experience leading sales and business development for market-leading technology companies where he has been responsible for worldwide sales, partner initiatives and channel relationships. Most recently, Jay led Sling Media's (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dish Network) worldwide sales and business development team delivering video streaming solutions to millions of customers around the globe. Before Sling, Jay served as Vice President Sales for several businesses at Autodesk. Jay served as Vice President of Sales at emerging SaaS technology companies Live Capital (acquired by Dunn Bradstreet), Redcart and Encanto Networks (acquired by Lucent), and also spent eight years at Motorola as Vice President of Sales for the Information Systems Group.
Senior Director of Customer Success
Vandana is responsible for helping our customers transform their business processes, maximizing customer experience and engagement with the power of the Ushur platform. She has a track record of designing solutions for customer problems resulting in accelerated product adoption. Prior to joining Ushur, she was Director of Services strategy at Nutanix where she was responsible for the Services Offering portfolio and Partner Services. Before Nutanix, she led Cloud Solutions Engineering at VCE, a joint venture between Cisco, EMC and VMware. She started her career at HP and held a variety of engineering leadership roles across product lines from operating system to cloud management.
VP & GM India
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 - 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.
Ushur is backed by premier Silicon Valley Venture firm
One of 8VC’s core investment theses centers around the “Smart Enterprise” wave that will re-invent and revolutionize decades-old technology infrastructure behind major enterprises, with a strong focus on high-leverage, verticalized platforms for complex workflows, data integration and data intelligence. For more details, see https://www.8vc.com/ and The Smart Enterprise Wave