Our Team


Our global team, rich in both finance and technology experience, works together to create the best product for research teams. Learn more about us, our values, and how you can join us.
Alap Shah
Co-Founder & CEO

Alap is the Chief Executive Officer at Sentieo, leveraging nearly a decade of experience as a professional investor to help design and build tools to enhance the finance professional's workflow. Most recently, Alap was an analyst in Citadel's Global Equities business, where he covered global consumer equities. Prior to this, he was an analyst at Viking Global Investors, where he also focused on global consumer equities. Alap received a BA in Economics with honors from Harvard University.
Naman Shah
Co-Founder & President

Naman is President and he also leads the product team at Sentieo, drawing on nearly 15 years of experience in technology entrepreneurship and organizational development. Prior to Sentieo, Naman launched and led multiple startups in the US and in India. Most notably, he co-founded Sarvajal, an award-winning clean water social enterprise that improves proprietary filtration hardware and microfinance-driven distribution. Naman holds a BS in Biology with honors from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
David Lichtblau
Chief Operating Officer

David Lichtblau serves as chief operating officer for Sentieo. He was previously chief executive officer for ETF.com, provider of news, data, analytics, and research on exchange-traded funds, which he led through the acquisition by Bats Global Markets (now CBOE). Prior to ETF.com, David led the next-generation product line for portfolio managers and analysts at Thomson Reuters. He joined Thomson Reuters via the acquisition of StarMine, a startup that offered equity analytics and research tools for professional investors. As the first executive hire, David founded the product management, marketing and media relations teams. David earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Rajdeep Singh Gill
Chief Technology Officer

Rajdeep leads technology at Sentieo, with nearly a decade of experience in developing high performance and low latency technology stacks. Prior to Sentieo, Rajdeep worked in various tech roles at Texas Instruments and Hindustan Times. He plunged into startup world with his own social startup Anahat and has since worked or consulted almost half a dozen startups in education, healthcare, finance and social. Rajdeep holds BE in Electronics & Communication from NSIT and management program from IIM C.
Paul Ross
Senior Vice President, Marketing

Paul brings 20 years of making things happen for organizations through marketing. He has helped scale the performance of businesses large and small, including Microsoft’s data center management portfolio, Alteryx’s data blending and analytics, and Business Objects business intelligence. He has a passion for disrupting established business models.
James White
Vice President, Sales

James leads all sales functions at Sentieo. Prior to Sentieo, James was a Corporate Account Executive at PernixData (acquired by Nutanix). At PernixData, he joined pre-revenue and was part of the sales team that scaled from 0 - 500 customers and revenues of 20M. Before that, James started his career in Business Sales at Apple. James holds a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley.

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Our Values

We have our heart, mind, and soul in the game.
Quality Obsessed
We have a high bar, and it shows in everything we do.
A Family
There are all kinds of family. We strive to be inclusive and care about everyone’s well being. We work, fight, love, play, repeat.
We haven’t let go of our bootstrapped DNA; while we have matured, we still have the spirit of our humble beginnings, and it comes through.
Intellectually Curious
We ask tough questions to come up with simple solutions. We need to know the why, and are continuously learning.
Optimizing For The Long Term.
If you want to transform the way people work, you have to think big, see far, and deliver now.
Customer Centric.
Before we were Sentieo, we were our customers. Customer success is not a department, it’s everyone’s job.
Pioneers And Innovators.
We are building tomorrow’s industry best practices with our work today.
A Collaborative Meritocracy.
We empower each other and our customers to work together. We value effort, talent, intelligence, and achievement over position or status. The best idea wins.

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