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Leadership

 

Alex Shubat

CEO, Co-founder

Alex Shubat brings an extensive history in executive management to his leadership of Espresa. Most recently he served as the CEO of Goji FS, an NEA-backed startup in the foodtech space. As co-founder and CEO of Virage Logic, a semiconductor provider based in Silicon Valley, he oversaw the company’s highly successful performance and acquisition by Synopsys. He is a member of the Band of Angels. He is on the Industry Advisory Boards of Santa Clara University and the University of Toronto. He holds an executive MBA from Stanford University, a BS and MS from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. from Santa Clara University.

 

Raghavan Menon

CTO & Head of Product, Co-founder

Raghavan Menon brings deep expertise in product engineering and in building organizations that innovate and execute. Most recently, he came to Google as part of Nimbuz Inc., creator of Odysee, a beautiful app for families who capture a lot of video. At Google, he headed a team that focused on growth products and built and operated services that handled over a billion clicks per day. Prior to Nimbuz Inc., Raghavan was Co-Founder and VP of Engineering of Ingot Systems where he built up a 30 person team and drove the growth of the company from zero to multi-million/year revenue leading to its acquisition by Virage Logic. At Virage, he was VP of Engineering for the new Interface IP Business Unit leading a 100 person team spread across USA, Europe, and Asia that delivered 1st silicon success consistently across half a dozen generations. Raghavan holds 9 patents and an MSEE (honors) from the Univ. of Kansas.

 

Luis Marcelo Doffo

VP, Sales

Mr. Doffo joined Espresa in January 2018 responsible for building out a sales team and strategy to ensure the company’s future success. Prior to joining the Espresa team, Mr. Doffo served as a healthcare subject matter expert responsible for Healthcare Enterprise Sales for WageWorks, and the SVP of Enterprise Sales for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Doffo has also held senior executive positions at PayFlex Systems USA where he was Director of CDH Strategies and BenefitsStreet where he served as Managing Director for 7 business units across the country. Mr. Doffo holds a BBA in Business Administration & Finance and a BA in English from the University of San Diego.