Management

Management2018-09-24T17:36:38+00:00

Executive Team

Meet the diverse and talented team that leads Inpixon.

Nadir Ali
Nadir AliChief Executive Officer
Nadir Ali leads Inpixon with a collective two decades in enterprise software, business analytics, and information technology.

Mr. Ali first served as Vice President of Strategic Programs at Sysorex from 1995 to 1998, wherein he ushered their transition to Vanstar and managed over $1 billion in multi-year contracts. This marked his trajectory into mergers and acquisitions totaling $150 million.

He then shifted gears to Isadra Inc., an e-commerce software start-up, as VP of Finance and Marketing. Before stepping into Sysorex Consulting Inc. as President, he spent three years as Managing Director of Tira Capital.

For over 15 years, his executive-level roles at Inpixon (formerly Sysorex) tapped into the $12 billion industry of indoor positioning and data analytics, growing to $23 billion by 2021.

A University of California Berkeley 1989 alum, Mr. Ali earned a BA in Economics.

Soumya Das
Soumya DasChief Operating Officer
Known throughout his career for innovative, product, and strategic marketing coupled with meticulous execution, Soumya Das implemented a complete rebranding of Sysorex to Inpixon within his first six months as CMO. Evolving into a COO role in February 2018, he will continue to trailblaze Inpixon Marketing, while also leading the Sales, Program Office, Regions, and Channel Alliance teams to success.

Beginning in 2001, Mr. Das directed marketing teams at CrownPeak (acquired by K1), LogicalApps (acquired by Oracle), IXOS (acquired by OpenText), FileNet (acquired by IBM), and Continuus (acquired by Telelogic).

Within the last five years, he operated as CMO of multi-factor authentication company SecureAuth, wherein he conducted their re-launch into the Identity Providor (IdP) brand. Prior to Inpixon, his role as EVP and CMO at Identiv fostered their repositioning into a single, consolidated security technology company.

Alongside an MBA at Richmond College in London, Mr. Das also received a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Andhra University in India.

Shirish Tangirala
Shirish TangiralaChief Product Officer
During his 22 years of experience in applied engineering, IT, and business domains across five countries and three continents, Shirish Tangirala has been an integral part of launching product and service lines and continues his legacy of excellence at Inpixon as CPO.

Mr. Tangirala is a well-versed entrepreneur with an affinity towards product innovation and new business opportunities. His professional expertise encompasses revenue in brand-new markets, from evaluation, risk analysis, service, and revenue model development to launch, sustenance, and profitability management.

In late 1999, Mr. Tangirala immigrated to the United States and launched New Century Global Solutions (NCGS), LLC, serving as President. NCGS was acquired in 2010, and Mr. Tangirala continued with the newly formed Global Medical Informatics, (GMI) LLC as President and CEO. In 2015, Mr. Tangirala accepted the position of Vice President at Sysorex (now Inpixon), driving the company’s offshore delivery initiatives and product certification and compliance.

Mr. Tangirala earned his BE in Civil Engineering majoring in Computer Applications at Osmania University in India.

Wendy Loundermon
Wendy LoundermonVice President of Finance
A financial management leader with 20 years of expertise, Wendy Loundermon guides Inpixon’s critical back-end mechanics of the finance, HR, and operations departments.

In 2002, Ms. Loundermon entered Sysorex Government Services Inc. (now Inpixon) as Controller, then Director of Finance and HR, and in 2008 attained Vice President of Finance. Additionally, she acted as interim CFO in 2015.

As Vice President of Finance, she prepares and files all financial statements, reports, and tax returns, as well as negotiates vendor credit terms and banking relationships.

Ms. Loundermon attended George Mason University, where she spent her college career attaining a BS degree in Accounting and MS degree in Taxation.

Adam Benson
Adam BensonChief Technology Officer
An entrepreneurial leader with a passion for disruptive technologies, Mr. Benson leads Inpixon’s engineering teams. Mr. Benson’s experience includes leveraging innovation – including location-aware services, artificial intelligence, blockchain and internet of things – to deliver compelling business products and solutions for customers. His deep experience in retail, technology solutions, and data analytics is a rare combination.

Prior to joining Inpixon, Mr. Benson led digital initiatives at an Inpixon customer, one of the largest owners, operators and developers of retail and mixed-use properties in North America. Mr. Benson’s successes include the implementation of interactive digital advertising and wayfinding solutions; deployment of public Wi-Fi services at retail malls which included data analysis on behavior, customer profile management; prototyping of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors; and development of offline store visit attribution methodologies. Prior to that position, Mr. Benson was a founding partner in a professional services firm which focused on delivering business value through technology for SME clients.

David Westgate
David WestgateExecutive Vice President of IT Operations
Throughout his 22 years of experience, David Westgate has proven himself a leader in designing, deploying, and operating critical IT systems (including military applications), cloud infrastructure, virtualization technology, corporate networks, and data center design and operations.

After leaving the U.S. Air Force in 1996, Mr. Westgate was the Director of IT Services for McBride and Associates, managing both internal and client technology projects focused on modernizing and securing network and application infrastructure. In 2003, Mr. Westgate joined Sysorex (now Inpixon) as Director of IT Services, then Senior Director of IT services, and in 2015 attained Vice President of IT Operations.

During his long tenure with Inpixon, he has demonstrated his wide range of expertise, including data center systems planning and implementation, network engineering, server and networking hardware, network security procedures, installation and administration of server operating systems, and application of disaster recovery and business continuity techniques.

John Piccininni
John PiccininniVice President of Business Development
An industry veteran and leader, John Piccininni is a business development and channel sales management strategist who develops long-term relationships with channel partners and users to grow brands. During the past 25 years, Mr. Piccininni has built partner networks, opened markets worth several billion dollars, and managed large-scale, complex sales for sophisticated identity-based physical security solutions — like Hirsch and Identiv — that span the globe.

Mr. Piccininni knows how to build and maintain relationships that benefit all parties to a transaction and brings extensive experience in client needs analysis with a proven consultative approach to complex technology sales, driving business to and through the channel. A sought-after speaker, he is as comfortable at addressing large groups as he is with one-on-one conversations.

Mr. Piccininni holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and lives with his family in Newport Beach, California.