Meet the diverse and talented team that leads Inpixon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2009, Mr. Wiegand co-founded Jibestream with a vision to create an indoor mapping platform that intersects real-time data with business rules to improve efficiency, productivity and engagement. The driving force behind Jibestream, Mr. Wiegand has led its incredible growth from an idea to a globally recognized leader in the indoor mapping world.
Mr. Wiegand joined the Inpixon team in 2019 with Inpixon’s acquisition of Jibestream, where he continues to be a leading voice in the indoor intelligence space, driving success for the company’s indoor mapping solutions.
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.
Prior to Locality, Kirk co-founded and led InMotion Technology, a provider of mobile networking systems for mission critical enterprises, which was recognized as one of Canada’s fastest growing communications technology companies as part of Deloitte’s Fast 50 and North American Fast 500 before being acquired by Sierra Wireless. Prior to InMotion, Kirk led marketing for Acterna Corp’s network management business unit, and he served as COO for Applied Digital Access in their software solutions group. Kirk began his career with telecom R&D firm MPR Teltech as senior group manager.
Kirk has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba.
Mr. Chapman also served as Director of National Accounts for Pelco. There he spearheaded Pelco’s growth and dominance within the retail and entertainment markets. He also created several product specifications which ultimately became leading industry products. Mr. Chapman’s other executive roles include President/CEO of oneID LLC and VP and General Manager – Americas for Ultrak Corporation.
Mr. Chapman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice from Dana College.
Prior to joining Inpixon, Mr. Meserve practiced law at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP in New York City. Before his legal career, Mr. Meserve spent time in the finance industry, among other things, performing research on small and micro-cap companies. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Mr. Meserve earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he served on the school’s Law Journal. He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Computer Science and Business Management from Whitworth University where he was a member of the men’s basketball team.
In late 1999, Mr. Tangirala immigrated to the United States and launched New Century Global Solutions (NCGS), serving as President. NCGS was acquired in 2010, and Mr. Tangirala continued with the newly formed Global Medical Informatics (GMI) 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 and has served in various capacities with the company since.