Management Team

  • tushar-dave

    Tushar Dave
    CEO

    Title

    Chief Executive Officer

    Bio

    Mr. Dave is the CEO and co-founder of Enlighted. Prior to Enlighted, Mr. Dave was the co-founder and managing director of New Path Ventures, a venture fund focused on seed and early-stage software and services investments. Mr. Dave has been a serial entrepreneur with numerous successful outcomes. He has an MS degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a BS degree from University of Mumbai.

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  • tanuj-mohan

    Tanuj Mohan
    CTO

    Title

    Chief Technology Officer

    Bio

    Mr. Mohan is the chief technology officer and a co-founder of Enlighted. He has more than 20 years of experience in the computer networking and software industries. Most recently at Tropos Networks, he was responsible for solutions that manage the world’s largest WiFi mesh network. He has also served in management and architectural roles at Cisco, Nevis, Novell, and Hughes. Mr. Mohan has a BS degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

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  • premal-ashar

    Premal Ashar
    VP Customer Solutions

    Title

    Vice President Customer Solutions

    Bio

    Mr. Ashar is a co-founder of Enlighted and leads the customer operations team. He is responsible for ensuring the highest quality customer service and implementation, with management responsibilities for customer operations, support, and field operations teams. Mr. Ashar brings more than 14 years of software architecture and development experience to Enlighted. He holds an MS in Computer Science from LSU and BE from VES Institute of Technology.

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  • zach-gentry

    Zach Gentry
    Vice President GM SPPA

    Title

    Vice President GM SPPA

    Bio

    Mr. Gentry leads Enlighted’s Saved Power Purchase Agreement (SPPA) program. He has been a successful marketing and business development leader for more than 20 years. Prior to Enlighted, Mr. Gentry has also been responsible for product and business development initiatives at Adura, SunPower, Robertson Stephens, Bear Stearns, Presidio Financial, and John Hancock Financial. Mr. Gentry obtained his MBA and BS degrees from UC Berkeley.

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  • rich-green

    Rich Green
    Senior Vice President of Products and Technology

    Title

    Senior Vice President of Products and Technology

    Bio

    Mr. Green is an operational executive who has been at the helm of some of the computer industry’s most innovative enterprise software and networking technologies and business models. Most recently, he served as the chief technology officer of Nokia, with prior software executive responsibility for software at Sun Microsystems. He has unique experience in new applications and developer platforms that span enterprise software, cloud, mobile businesses, high-performance buildings and the Internet of Things.

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  • john-fossett

    John Fossett
    Vice President Operations

    Title

    Vice President Operations

    Bio

    Mr. Fossett joined Enlighted with an extensive background in manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management, and service logistics. Prior to Enlighted, he served as vice president of manufacturing operations for Network Equipment Technologies. Mr. Fossett previously served as vice president of operations for Vernier Networks, Inc.; director of strategic partner programs for Ecrio, Inc., and in program management roles with NuvoMedia and Lam Research. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia and an MS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

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  • John Lin

    John Lin
    Vice President Sales

    Title

    Vice President, Sales

    Bio

    Mr. Lin has led Enlighted’s sales efforts to unprecedented growth for a new lighting control company. Prior to Enlighted, he managed utility sales for Control4’s energy division and was General Manager of Everex when it achieved $100 million in retail channel sales within two years after product launch. He was also VP of Sales for FIC, a multi-billion dollar PC ODM. Mr. Lin has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience and holds a BA degree in Economics from U.C. Berkeley.

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