Bidgely’s Leadership Team brings a wealth of experience across the energy AI and software development space.

They are committed to supporting a clean energy future and delivering innovation, excellence, and the very best experience to our many customers. All our leaders value and nurture the great team culture, that makes Bidgely such a great company to be a part of.
Co-Founder & CEO
Abhay Gupta founded Bidgely with the mission to accomplish energy efficiency at a massive scale. He's worked at a combination of energy and technology companies including Grid Net, Echelon, and Sun Microsystems. He holds a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, M.S. from the University of Southern California and MBA from Santa Clara University. Abhay is passionate about music and travel!
Co-Founder & CTO
Vivek is leading the technology team which is building the biggest and best energy analytics system yet. Prior to Bidgely, Vivek contributed to building voice recognition technology at Microsoft. He has a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from IIT Bombay. Once done solving the world's energy problems, he fantasizes of becoming a full-time musician and doing big things in Bollywood.
Chief Revenue Officer
Gautam is the Chief Revenue Officer at Bidgely. Prior to Bidgely, Gautam was CMO at NSS Labs, a data-driven cyber security company. In his 25+ years of rich strategic and business experience in Solutions, Product Marketing, Product Management and Strategy, and Global Marketing, he has also served as Vice President, Product Marketing at FireEye and Barracuda Networks and lined them for their successful IPOs, and earlier in his career, Director of Marketing, Solutions and Management at Cisco. Gautam holds the honors for double Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Santa Clara University and Computer Science (MS) from University of Southern California. Gautam is a big film buff and is a true fan of Nolan’s The Dark Knight and Inception.
SVP, Finance
Mugdha is SVP of Finance at Bidgely. She has 20 years of experience working with venture-backed start-ups helping them successfully navigate various stages and challenges. She has worked with high growth start ups like Flipboard, Reddit, Fireeye, and many others providing support during critical times. Mugdha has MBA from Santa Clara University and a Master's in Material Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. She mentors social entrepreneurs through Global Social Benefits Institute at Santa Clara University. She is also on the advisory board of the San Francisco chapter 'Back On My Feet' - an organization helping homeless to become independent and contributing member of society again. Mugdha loves music and hiking.
VP, Product
Gabriele heads Bidgely's Product Management team. Gabriele has 20+ years experience in delivering software solutions and products in the Energy industry, from concept to design and delivery. Gabriele's experience ranges across the whole Energy value chain: from Generation, Trading, Risk Management and Grid Optimization, to Retail Pricing, Billing and Consumer Engagement, having been co-founder of Energeya, a former software company providing solutions for major utilities across Europe and North America. Gabriele has a major degree in Computer Science at University of Milan.
SVP of Engineering & India Head
Samarjit (Sam) Ghosh is SVP of Engineering & India Head at Bidgely. In his 25+ years of career experience, he has guided many high-performing organizations and contributed to building world-class software products and platforms. In his prior ventures, he drove the leadership on the product line within the engineering division at Genpact Digital PV and his nine-year stint building large-scale enterprise platforms with Intuit India. On a personal front, he is the proud father of two kids and puppies. His hobbies include gardening, cooking, and long drives whenever he gets the opportunity.
SVP, International Sales
Mark Rodman heads Bidgely's International Sales team. Before joining Bidgely, Mark worked for Echelon Corp as VP for Asia Pacific, and Honeywell as VP Sales in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He graduated from the University of Natal with a B.Sc. in Math and Computer Science. Having spent the past 25 years going on business trips, his major interest is still, oddly enough, traveling (and eating!).
VP, Sales
Dave Connaker is VP of Sales at Bidgely. Dave has held notable technology sales leadership roles at Landis+Gyr/Toshiba’s Energy Management Division, and Verizon Wireless. During his tenure at Toshiba, Dave received industry recognition for leading two global software companies, Ecologic Analytics, and GRIDiant Corporation, and growing the company’s global footprint. Dave holds an MBA in Management from the University of Mary, a Bachelor of Science from St. Cloud State University, and certifications from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland and Singapore. During his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with family, trail running, and listening to music across all genres.
SVP Partnerships & Business Developement
Wannie is responsible for partnerships and business development at Bidgely. He has a 20+ year track record of scaling growth at venture-backed cleantech companies. Prior to joining Bidgely, Wannie was CEO of Zen Ecosystems and VP of Corporate Development at Inspire Clean Energy helping lead the successful exits of both companies. He earned his law degree in environmental law at UCLA and his MBA at USC. In his free time, Wannie's an avid surfer, snowboarder, and fisherman which he experiences with his three sons.