Built by ex-Google data and AI technologists.

Engineers at BoostUp set out to create a flexible non-relational time-series data platform to passively collect, connect, and index structured & unstructured data inside ALL dominant digital revenue channels. We also interviewed more than 100 sales leaders and seeded the product with their knowledge. This tribal knowledge of sales combined with foundational data architecture has resulted in the first contextual revenue intelligence platform on the market.

We have 30+ years of collective experience leading sales teams and building large-scale unstructured data AI applications at Google and Yahoo – among other leading tech platforms.

Management Team

Sharad Verma

CEO and Co-founder

Sharad is a repeat tech entrepreneur and saas product executive with over 15 years of experience in building AI based analytics and workflow automation products. His previous company Piqora, helped over 300 brands analyze images on social networks and was sold in 2016. At Yahoo! Sharad led search ranking and advertising groups to generate $100m in incremental revenue.

Amit Sasturkar

CTO and Co-founder

Amit is a seasoned start-up CTO who spent several years at Google Search and Yahoo Search building large scale AI systems and backend systems. Amit founded OpsClarity funded by NEA, and has several research papers and patents in Web-scale Data Mining, Anomaly Detection, and Operational Data Analytics.

Neel Kamal

CCO and Co-founder

Neel is passionate about startup culture and the pursuer of excellence in sales execution. He has 10 years of successful sales and leadership experience. Prior to Boostup, he worked in various field-facing roles for many startup companies including Wavefront (acquired by VMWARE), Couchbase, Encentuate (acquired by IBM).

Investors & Advisors

Joydeep Bhattacharyya

General Partner, Canaan Partners

Joydeep leads investments in enterprise and cloud platforms with a focus on the security and the mobile-first world at Canaan. His experience is rooted in the founding days of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Skype for Business, where he ran cross-functional teams including R&D, IT Operations and Customer Support. 

Ankur Jain

Founder, Emergent Ventures

Ankur is Founder and Partner at Emergent Ventures, a Silicon Valley based early stage venture capital firm. Earlier, Ankur has been a venture investor across US, India and Israel at Nexus Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital. Prior to that, Ankur led product teams at Andiamo Systems and later Cisco which acquired Andiamo in 2004.

Jody Shapiro

GM, Google Analytics

Jody is currently founder and CEO of an enterprise startup backed by top-tier VCs. Previously he led Product Management for Google Analytics and built the Google Analytics Premium enterprise business (now Google Analytics 360) into a global leader in digital marketing technology. .

David Kahn

Head of Sales, Google Cloud

David has 20+ years leading global sales teams with a focus on growth especially with emerging products. Before joining Google Cloud, David spent years working in Cloud Infrastructure along with the Financial Services and Marketing application space. He currently resides in Boulder, CO.

Perry Germain

ex. VP Sales Okta

Perry was recently the Vice President Worldwide Sales at Okta where he led the sales team for 7 years. Previously he was the VP Sales at Success Factors.

Jayant Kadambi


Jayant co-founded and was the CEO of YuMe (NYSE:YUME) for 12 years. He is an author and holds several domestic and international patents in the growing fields of video production, semiconductors, and advertising technology. Currently, Kadambi spends his time as an advisor and mentor to select few transformational start-ups

Diane Updyke

6 time VP of Sales

Diane Updyke has built over 6 sales teams as a VP of Sales at companies like Marketo, Spredfast and as a consultant at various startups and enterprise companies. Her book is due in December, Building Your Sales Team.

Matthew Gray

Head of Channel, New Relic. prev. MuleSoft

Matt is a veteran sales executive and is currently the head of world wide channel sales at New Relic. Previously he was the VP of Worldwide OEM Sales at MuleSoft.

Rishi Bhargava

VP of Product Strategy at Palo Alto Networks

Rishi co-founded Demisto, a leader in  – “Security Orchestration”- which was acquired by Palo Alto Networks in 2019. Prior to founding Demisto, Rishi was Vice President and General Manager of the Datacenter Group at Intel Security (McAfee).

BJ Bushur

Founder & CEO, Foundation6

BJ is Founder & CEO of Foundation6, a B2B sales consulting firm that has helped over 100 tech companies scale sales including MuleSoft, Apigee, Box, MongoDB, and PagerDuty.  BJ has over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur & VP of Sales, managing high-growth sales teams at Netscape and Opsware. 

Our customers love BoostUp.

With BoostUp, we are easily 25% more accurate in our forecast prediction, and we have greater visibility into our deal health. Before BoostUp, we used spreadsheets and other systems, making this process very difficult and inaccurate. With BoostUp, we have a new level of clarity, and we’re never going back!

Dan Brayton

Head of Sales Operations, Iterable

With BoostUp, I can inspect pipeline in 1/10th of the time, and call deals 2x more accurately, which helps us as an organization forecast more efficiently and reliably. Our leaders now have an excellent lens to evaluate deal risks instantly.

Stephen Daniels

Head of Sales Operations, Branch

We use BoostUp to understand deal risk and understand deal velocity. With BoostUp, we are easily 5 times as efficient, 100% more confident in our forecasting approach and projections, and have shaved off 20 hours a month in our forecasting preparations.

Marco Pasqualina

SVP & Head of Sales, Toluna

We can cut through pipeline BS and learn deal risks while saving 3-4 hours of my back-and-forth time every week. Risk factors are immediately actionable, so my AEs can quickly prioritize at-risk deals. This all helps us more accurately predict our forecast number!

Chris Pham

Head of Sales, Dealpath

BoostUp measures deal risk based on engagement and the sentiment of those engagements. These "actionable risk metrics" allow me to positively impact deal health, pipeline strength, and forecast accuracy.

Navid Zolfaghari

VP Sales, Branch

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