Team

Rosen Sharma

President & CEO

Rosen Sharma was most recently SVP & CTO at Intel. He has co-founded several successful consumer and enterprise companies including GreenBorder (acquired by Google), VxTreme (acquired by Microsoft), Ensim, Teros (acquired by Citrix), and Teneros. He currently serves on the board of Cloud.com ... read more

Rosen Sharma was most recently SVP & CTO at Intel. He has co-founded several successful consumer and enterprise companies including GreenBorder (acquired by Google), VxTreme (acquired by Microsoft), Ensim, Teros (acquired by Citrix), and Teneros. He currently serves on the board of Cloud.com (recently acquired by Citrix) and as an advisor to Atlantis Computing.

He held several positions at McAfee, including CTO of Endpoint Business Unit ($1B USD in Revenue) and CTO of Virtualization. He arrived at McAfee via the acquisition of Solidcore Systems in June 2009. Rosen was the founding CEO of Solidcore from 2003 to 2008.

Rosen's roots are in technology. He graduated from IIT Delhi with a Gold Medal and a Ph.D. from Cornell University/Stanford. He briefly served on the faculty at Cornell. read less

Jay Vaishnav

SVP, Products

Jay Vaishnav was most recently V.P. of Engineering for the Office of the CTO at Intel and has brought several Cloud-based services for consumers and large-scale Enterprise products to market. He arrived at Intel through its acquisition of Solidcore in June 2009. Jay co-founded Solidcore, where he led R&D and Product Development ... read more

Jay Vaishnav was most recently V.P. of Engineering for the Office of the CTO at Intel and has brought several Cloud-based services for consumers and large-scale Enterprise products to market. He arrived at Intel through its acquisition of Solidcore in June 2009. Jay co-founded Solidcore, where he led R&D and Product Development.

Prior to Solidcore, Jay was VP of Engineering at Chingari, Inc., an web-based consumer research company. Prior to Chingari, Jay led the foundational effort at Amazon.com for their store's product catalog. He arrived at Amazon.com through its acquisition of Junglee. At Junglee, Jay was Director of Technology and led the development of the company's comparison shopping engine.Jay spent nearly 10 years at Tandem Computers as a key architect and technical leader for the NonStop SQL relational database management system. He began his career at ESVEL, a privately held database management startup, which was acquired by Cullinet Software. read less

Apu Kumar

SVP, Global Sales & Business Development

Apu Kumar brings over 16 years of international business experience in the mobile and PC ecosystems, apps and cloud services, with a proven record in accelerating new product adoption and establishing new markets. Prior to BlueStacks, Apu held leadership roles at iconic consumer technology brands as well as early stage start-ups ... read more

Apu Kumar brings over 16 years of international business experience in the mobile and PC ecosystems, apps and cloud services, with a proven record in accelerating new product adoption and establishing new markets. Prior to BlueStacks, Apu held leadership roles at iconic consumer technology brands as well as early stage start-ups.

As HP's Director of Software and Online Services, Apu built the apps ecosystem from the ground up, generating $400 million in new business at 90% operating profit. Apu was also instrumental in defining HP's consumer UX design language across all product segments. At Phoenix Technologies, Apu was the Vice President for Global Sales and Business Development responsible for consumer direct and OEM channel sales for "instant-on", resulting in the successful acquisition by Hewlett-Packard. At mySimon, the largest consumer shopping destination, Apu was part of the core team that built the #1 search engine for online shopping, which was acquired by CNET for $700 million. Apu has a Masters degree in Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelors degree in Engineering from the University of Mumbai. read less

Suman Saraf

CTO

Suman Saraf is passionate about bringing cutting-edge technologies to market, based on in-depth insight and extensive hands-on experience gained building large-scale production systems. Most recently Suman was the Chief Architect at Solidcore which was acquired by McAfee. At Solidcore, he led the technical team that built the revolutionary dynamic whitelisting solution ... read more

Suman Saraf is passionate about bringing cutting-edge technologies to market, based on in-depth insight and extensive hands-on experience gained building large-scale production systems. Most recently Suman was the Chief Architect at Solidcore which was acquired by McAfee. At Solidcore, he led the technical team that built the revolutionary dynamic whitelisting solution. At McAfee he was a part of the Office of CTO where he led various initiatives on browser and cloud security.

Prior to Solidcore, Suman was a senior technologist at Hughes where he architected products for companies like Thuraya, Compaq, Alcatel, NEC, Motorola and several other startups. These products service millions of subscribers each day. Suman has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from NIT, Surat. read less

John Gargiulo

SVP, Marketing + Business Development

John has been involved in marketing and business development for over a decade. He began his career in advertising at Merkley & Partners as a copywriter on the Mercedes and Citigroup accounts. He then joined six-time Adweek Agency of the Year, Cliff Freeman & Partners, creating TV campaigns for Snapple, Quiznos, Sports Authority and the re-branding of TBS ... read more

John has been involved in marketing and business development for over a decade. He began his career in advertising at Merkley & Partners as a copywriter on the Mercedes and Citigroup accounts. He then joined six-time Adweek Agency of the Year, Cliff Freeman & Partners, creating TV campaigns for Snapple, Quiznos, Sports Authority and the re-branding of TBS.

In 2005, he launched and became CEO of a restaurant company in New York City called Swich. The concept opened to critical acclaim from publications, such as the New York Times, TimeOut and New York Magazine and built a loyal following of customers through a number of creative marketing initiatives. He grew Swich to two locations, 44 employees and more than $2 million in revenue before the giant magnet of Silicon Valley got a hold of him. John graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Colgate University and also attended the Miami Ad School. He is a board member of the Success Charter Network and Education Reform Now. read less

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