Sanju Bansal
Sanju BansalChief Executive Officer
Sanju Bansal is the co-founder of MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR), a worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence (BI), mobile software, big data and cloud-based services. He served as the company’s vice chairman of the board of directors and executive vice president till November 14, 2013. From 1993-2012, he served as chief operating officer of MicroStrategy. Bansal serves as a member of the board of directors of Cvent (NYSE: CVT), a cloud-based event management software provider, and The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO), a research services company.

In 2013, Sanju received the Washington Business Journal’s Outstanding Directors award for his work with Cvent. He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from MIT and a Master of Science in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University. More on Sanju here.

Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh ChopraCo-Founder and Executive Vice President

Aneesh is the former (and first) U.S. Chief Technology Officer. As an Assistant to the President, he designed the National Wireless Initiative, helped launch Startup America, and executed an “open innovation” strategy across the government built on private sector collaboration – opening up data, convening on standards and staffing “lean government startups.” He is the author of the book, “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government” focused on how the country can tap entrepreneurial problem solvers to address challenges in health, energy and education markets among other public and regulated sectors.

In 2011, Chopra was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare (#39) and in 2008, to Government Technology magazine’s Top 25 in their Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers issue. Chopra earned his master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University, and his bachelor’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University. You can find out more about Aneesh at this site.

Dan Ross
Dan RossCo-Founder and Executive Vice President
Dan is the former Managing Director of Claraview, a business intelligence and analytics company. Over a 10-year career with the company, Dan was at the forefront of Claraview’s growth and rising influence in the business intelligence and analytics market, becoming its chief executive in 2010 following an acquisition by Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC).

Prior to his tenure with Claraview and Teradata, Dan held senior management roles at subsidiaries of General Dynamics and Eastman Chemical. He was an early employee at MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR), and rose through the ranks to a Vice President position within the company. Dan is an expert in the application of business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing technologies for large enterprises, and a published author in the industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, where he was the Business Team Leader and a Race Crew member for its 1993 National Champion solar car team.