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ABOUT PYPESTREAM

Richard Smullen | Founder & CEO

Richard’s passion for early-stage startups has seen him launch successful businesses since his days at university in South Africa. At just 36, he has over 15 years experience in the

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Saied Seghatoleslami

Saied Seghatoleslami | President & COO

Saied Seghatoleslami joins Pypestream after a 30 year career as an executive at Bell Labs, Lucent and then Avaya Technologies. Saied was focused on all aspects of technology development, delivery,

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Donna Peeples | Chief Customer Officer

Donna is an accomplished entrepreneur and senior corporate executive. With extensive Profit & Loss responsibility, Donna Peeples has successfully led customer-focused change initiatives, producing revenue-growing results in a series of

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Richard S. Braddock | Executive Chairman

Richard served as chairman and CEO of Priceline from August of 1998 to April 2004, taking Priceline public in 1999. He served as chairman and CEO of Fresh Direct from

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Mike Nannizzi | Director at WR Berkley Corporation

Mike Nannizzi is a Director at WR Berkley Corporation, primarily focused on investments in emerging technology companies within the insurance space. Prior to joining Berkley, Mike was an equity analyst

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Mike Singer | Chairman and CEO, Strategic Partners, Inc.

Mike Singer is a seasoned corporate executive and active angel investor with over 20 years experiences. In addition to his advisory role at Pypestream, he is the CEO and founder of

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DR. ANASTASSIA LAUTERBACH | FORMER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, QUALCOMM INCORPORATED; NED DUN & BRADSTREET

Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach, age 44, has served as director of Dun&Bradstreet since 2013, and is member of the Nomination and Chairwoman of Technology & Innnovation Committee. Dr. Lauterbach served as

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Prof. Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in innovation, digital strategy and strategic marketing. He has written six management books and dozens of influential articles.  He has won several awards for his teaching and thought leadership, including the Outstanding Professor of the Year at Kellogg, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Thought Leadership Award from NASSCOM in 2016. He has been ranked among the top 50 thinkers of Indian origin. Prof. Sawhney holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an MBA from IIM Calcutta; and a B. Tech from IIT Delhi. 

Mohanbir S Sawhney

Prof. Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in innovation, digital strategy and strategic marketing. He has written six management books and dozens of influential articles.  (more…)

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David Dias | Founder and Chairman, Insurance Thought Leadership

Dave Dias is founder and chairman of Insurance Thought Leadership, where more than 350 companies and nearly 800 world-class thought leaders are publishing their best ideas and shaping the future

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About Pypestream

Pypestream is a customer engagement solution founded to help enterprises establish a trusted direct to consumer relationship. We provide a two-way persistent connection via private messaging with AI-backed conversational experiences, or “pypes”.  Pypestream digitally transforms and automates customer service, marketing & promotions, and business to employee engagements across a variety of industries.

THE PYPE TEAM

Richard Smullen | Founder & CEO

Richard’s passion for early-stage startups has seen him launch successful businesses since his days at university in South Africa. At just 36, he has over 15 years experience in the

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Saied Seghatoleslami

Saied Seghatoleslami | President & COO

Saied Seghatoleslami joins Pypestream after a 30 year career as an executive at Bell Labs, Lucent and then Avaya Technologies. Saied was focused on all aspects of technology development, delivery,

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Donna Peeples | Chief Customer Officer

Donna is an accomplished entrepreneur and senior corporate executive. With extensive Profit & Loss responsibility, Donna Peeples has successfully led customer-focused change initiatives, producing revenue-growing results in a series of

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Zvi Moshkoviz | Chief Marketing Officer

Zvi is an experienced global executive in software marketing, product management and business development. He has a proven track record in IoT, security, mobile, ERP and SaaS industries. Prior to

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Will Frederick | Chief Financial Officer

Will is a senior financial executive with extensive leadership experience and a proven record of developing and implementing strategies to drive revenue growth, increase profitability and obtain corporate objectives. Will

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Rahul A. Garg | VP Strategy & Product Management

Rahul has extensive experience in delivering high-quality software, solutions, and tools to the enterprise market. Before Pypestream, he was a senior member of the Strategy and Product Management team for IBM Watson.

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Evan Kohn | SVP Global Client Experience

Evan Kohn brings broad experience in B2B SaaS strategy, startup expansion, and program/portfolio management. Most recently, he launched and built out a SaaS/enterprise technology consulting practice for a private firm.

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Yoni Rubin | VP Business Operations

Throughout several years in the technology space, Yoni has launched several startups and served an integral role in $150M in capital raises with both private and publicly traded companies. He

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS & Executive Council

Richard S. Braddock | Executive Chairman

Richard served as chairman and CEO of Priceline from August of 1998 to April 2004, taking Priceline public in 1999. He served as chairman and CEO of Fresh Direct from

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Mike Nannizzi | Director at WR Berkley Corporation

Mike Nannizzi is a Director at WR Berkley Corporation, primarily focused on investments in emerging technology companies within the insurance space. Prior to joining Berkley, Mike was an equity analyst

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Mike Singer | Chairman and CEO, Strategic Partners, Inc.

Mike Singer is a seasoned corporate executive and active angel investor with over 20 years experiences. In addition to his advisory role at Pypestream, he is the CEO and founder of

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Martin Smullen | Director, Panthera Investments & Southwinston Investments

Previously: Director GenesisMedia LLC. Founder, Chairman & CEO Buildmax Ltd and CEO Mazista Ltd, both Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed companies. Nuclear physicist, lawyer & MBA graduate; academic, professional and business

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Richard Smullen | Founder & CEO

Richard’s passion for early-stage startups has seen him launch successful businesses since his days at university in South Africa. At just 36, he has over 15 years experience in the

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DR. ANASTASSIA LAUTERBACH | FORMER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, QUALCOMM INCORPORATED; NED DUN & BRADSTREET

Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach, age 44, has served as director of Dun&Bradstreet since 2013, and is member of the Nomination and Chairwoman of Technology & Innnovation Committee. Dr. Lauterbach served as

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Prof. Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in innovation, digital strategy and strategic marketing. He has written six management books and dozens of influential articles.  He has won several awards for his teaching and thought leadership, including the Outstanding Professor of the Year at Kellogg, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Thought Leadership Award from NASSCOM in 2016. He has been ranked among the top 50 thinkers of Indian origin. Prof. Sawhney holds a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; an MBA from IIM Calcutta; and a B. Tech from IIT Delhi. 

Mohanbir S Sawhney

Prof. Sawhney is a globally recognized scholar, teacher, consultant and speaker in innovation, digital strategy and strategic marketing. He has written six management books and dozens of influential articles.  (more…)

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David Dias | Founder and Chairman, Insurance Thought Leadership

Dave Dias is founder and chairman of Insurance Thought Leadership, where more than 350 companies and nearly 800 world-class thought leaders are publishing their best ideas and shaping the future

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Michael L. LaJoie | Partner, JINSEI 2.0

Mike LaJoie is the founding partner of Jinsei 2.0, a strategic advisory firm dedicated to the advancement of its clients in technology, telecommunication and leading development techniques. He brings decades

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Bud Mishra, Ph.D. | Professor, Computer Science NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Bud is an IIT, Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus, NYSTAR Distinguished Professor, AAAS Fellow (engineering: robotics, hardware verification and computational biology), IEEE fellow (robotics and automation) and a fellow of the ACM

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Pypestream is reshaping customer experience with a messaging platform that enables personal, scalable conversations between organizations and their customers.

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