Team Teamchat


Beerud Sheth

Beerud Sheth

Co Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Beerud is responsible for the overall strategy, execution and growth of Teamchat. He also founded Elance, the world‘s largest online services marketplace. He played various leadership roles at different stages of the company’s growth, including product & business strategy, product management, marketing & business development, and remains on the board of directors. Prior to founding Elance, he worked in the financial services industry – modeling, structuring, and trading fixed income securities and derivatives at Merrill Lynch and Citicorp Securities. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is a holder of two technology patents.


Ravi Sundararajan

Ravi Sundararajan

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Ravi heads Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Business Operations, Support and Product Operations. Ravi was the Founder and CEO of a cloud analytics startup, and also held various senior executive roles at Symantec, Akamai, Palm/Handspring (now HP) and McKinsey. He has been awarded US patents for innovative cloud data management inventions and was a key member of design team at Sun Microsystems that built its first 64-bit server system Ultra-1 for the Internet data center and cloud computing market.


Amit Shrivastav

Amit Shrivastav

VP Finance

Amit heads the Finance, Legal & Secretarial Function at Gupshup. He brings with him around 16 years of rich work experience in the fields of Corporate Finance, Business Planning & Strategy, Capital Markets, Compliance & Financial Controls, Accounting, and Audit functions.


Kunal Patke

Kunal Patke

Vice President – Engineering

Kunal heads the Engineering team. He has over two decades of experience in leading teams involved in developing products and frameworks in diverse technologies such as Java, .Net , SQL server and Oracle. Prior to Teamchat, he has held several Engineering management positions at organizations like CMC and HCL America Inc. He was one of the primary architects in building an innovative SOA based EAI framework for integrating diverse enterprise applications for Softplus inc. which was later acquired by US Interactive Ltd.