Meet our Board members

Our board members comprise of experts from the fields of finance, engineering, data science and business, who are driven and committed to making a difference with technology at its core.

Yashwanth Hemaraj
Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures

Yashwanth Hemaraj is a partner at Benhamou Global Ventures, an early-stage venture firm investing in Enterprise 4.0 startups, a new wave of cloud-native startups that combine artificial intelligence, intelligent automation and proprietary access to data to deliver actionable insights for enterprise businesses globally. At BGV, Yash has led/co-led several investments for BGV including AiDash, Folloze, Tagnos, Macrometa, Totango and 6dbytes and assisted on Blue Cedar, Kaptivo, Drishti and Spikes/Cyberinc. He also heads the Arka Venture Labs, an accelerator platform for India based B2B companies to scale up globally.

Yash focuses on intelligent automation, robotics and customer centric applications powered by a combination of enabling technologies such as AI, ML, Blockchain and computer vision. Prior to BGV, Yash was one of the first engineers at SpiderCloud Wireless (acquired by Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW)), a venture backed bay area startup building indoor wireless systems. He graduated with MBA from Kellogg School of Management, MS from University of Maryland and B.Eng from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India. He is also a fellow of the Startup Leadership Program, Silicon Valley and has been board member at various non-profit organizations.

Andre Turenne
Director, Corporate Venture Capital at National Grid Partners

Andre Turenne is Director of Corporate Venture Capital, National Grid Partners. Andre has more than 30 years of venture capital, business development, operating and technical experience in the technology sector. His investment experience spans a wide range of areas, including enterprise software & services, SaaS/cloud, Data Analytics/AI, IT & network infrastructure, IoT/connected, digital utility/smart grid; wireless and security.
At NGP, Andre’s investments include: AiDash, Dragos, RiskIQ, Copperleaf, Spark Cognition, Sitetracker, Aperio Systems and Aporeto (acquired by Palo Alto Networks).

Andre was previously a senior vice president of D. E. Shaw & Co., a global investment and technology development firm, and a Partner at D. E. Shaw’s venture capital unit. Prior to joining D. E. Shaw, Mr. Turenne was a managing director of NeoCarta Ventures, a venture capital investment firm. Prior to that, he served as senior manager of strategic investments at Intel Capital, the venture capital unit of Intel Corporation. He has also held roles in engineering, operations and product marketing.

Abhishek Vinod Singh
Chief Executive Officer

A serial entrepreneur with almost two decades of experience in building innovation-led products, Abhishek is the CEO and co-founder of AiDash. An IIT-Kanpur alumnus, he was formerly the COO, USA and Head of Digital Transformation at Kellton Tech. Abhishek brings with him a robust industry experience with astute domain knowledge and innovative marketing and business strategies.

Rahul Saxena
CTO and Co-Founder

As the CTO and co-founder of AiDash, Rahul leads operations and works closely with the product and engineering teams. An IIT-Delhi alumnus and a serial entrepreneur himself, Rahul brings with him deep-domain expertise in technology, product development and engineering. He is passionate about AI and machine learning, and is driven by a zeal for problem-solving and maximizing efficiency through technology-led innovations.