Meet our board members and advisors

Our board is comprised of finance, engineering, data science, and business experts who are driven and committed to making a difference with AI-first technology.

Andre Turenne

Board Member — Vice President, Corporate Venture Capital at National Grid Partners

Andre Turenne is Vice President of Corporate Venture Capital at 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 and services, SaaS and cloud technologies, data analytics and AI, IT and network infrastructure, IoT, digital utility and smart grid technologies, wireless, and security.

David Mount

Board Member — Partner, G2 Venture Partners

David Mount is a founding partner at G2 Venture Partners and a seasoned investor at the forefront of the IoT, energy, and industrials markets. David spent his career advancing the “Industrial Awakening” by supporting companies at the intersection of connectivity, advanced processing, and traditional industry. David holds a BA from Yale University, an MS in environment and resources, and an MBA from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. In addition to his work at G2, David is an adjunct professor and member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences.

Yashwanth Hemaraj

Board Member — 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. 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. He graduated with an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, an MS from University of Maryland, and a BEng from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka.

Gary Huntley

Advisory Board Member — (Retired) Vice President, Distribution Services at Entergy

Gary Huntley is a retired executive with over 32 years in the energy sector, mostly in electric and gas utility operations. He retired as Vice President of Distribution Services for Entergy Services, Inc. in October 2021. During his time at Entergy, he led an organization of approximately 400 employees across Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas. Huntley holds a BS in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University and a master’s in business administration from Tulane University.

John Alvarado

Board Observer — Principal, Growth and Innovation, Edison International

John Alvarado is a principal on the Growth and Innovation team at Edison International (NYSE: EIX). John helps spearhead EIX’s strategic venture investment activities, focusing on supporting category-defining startups in clean energy, electrification, and the future grid. He began his career as a systems engineer at Northrop Grumman working on the nation’s space-based missile warning program. John holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Roman Kiwakyou

Board Observer — Investor, Climate Technology, Shell Ventures

Roman Kiwakyou is a principal at Shell Ventures, the CVC arm of Shell that invests in startup and scale-up companies that will accelerate the energy transition. Roman has a decade of finance and investment experience across multiple asset classes and has spent the past eight years focused on investments across the decarbonization value chain. Roman began his career in corporate finance and banking and holds a BS in Finance with honors and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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 robust industry experience, astute domain knowledge, and innovative business and marketing 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, 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.