Founder & CEO
Saurabh is the Founder and CEO of Spire and is passionate about generating new market opportunities for businesses and driving large scale transformation for their functions by creating scalable technologies with lateral thinking. He believes in the virtues of patience and perseverance for building fundamental platforms that can last the test of constantly changing business dynamics.
He has extensive experience in executing strategic products and innovations in leading global technology companies including Yahoo!, SAP, Oracle, Worldspan and Galileo at their North America, Europe and India offices.
Saurabh holds an advanced Masters in Global Enterprise Management from GDW Consortium – a joint initiative of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan; University of Hong Kong and UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles. He also has a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from VTU Bangalore, India.
Sandesh heads Technology & Engineering at Spire. He has been instrumental in building its core platform architecture, technology framework and product layers over past 10 years. Prior to Spire, Sandesh had experience in building large scale innovative technology solutions for retail and finance domain, including developing a web based investment decision support platform designed for institutional investors in the US market.
Sandesh is passionate about solving business problems by applying robust and sustainable technology solutions. He is fascinated with the potential of bringing large scale transformation across industries using a simple concept of comprehending domain-specific unstructured data, and is a firm believer that products need to be architected such that they can contextually evolve and adapt at the same pace at which organizations are affected and required to change in today’s business environment.
He is a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from VTU Bangalore, and is certified in Business Analytics & Intelligence from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
Bala designs and markets digital solutions to support strategic talent initiatives of Spire customers globally. He creates operating models that require least change management while implementing transformational talent supply chain solutions. He brings in 18 years of deep domain expertise that reflects in user centricity in the design and interface of Spire products and solutions.
Bala is passionate about solving for new use cases every day for clients and is focused on defining ROI frameworks and delivering to success criteria with clear positive impact to clients’ businesses. In his prior role, he was responsible to grow e-recruiting systems’ business of Job Street in India.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Shivaji University, Maharashtra.
Davey supports global growth strategy for Spire. With his three decades of finance, investment and capital markets experience, he brings a lateral view towards exciting variety of application opportunities with the artificial domain intelligence platform of Spire.
Davey has been on the board of directors or advisor to public, private and non-profit organisations in Scandinavia, UK and the US.
He's been engaged with enterprises from their startup to IPO stages, including organisations like Fotolec PLC and Valaa. He started his career as a research analyst at the London Traded Options Market before moving on as a Derivatives Trader for The First National Bank of Chicago in Hong Kong & London and Banca della Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland.
He is a graduate of Richmond, The American University of London - Business Administration & Economics, Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland) - International Banking & Finance and the Chinese University of Hong Kong - Chinese Economics & Politics. He completed Harvard Business School's Executive Programs in Private Equity & Venture Capital, and Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions: Creating Value in Turbulent Times.