SNIPP  :   COMPANY Management

Atul Sabharwal, CEO
Atul is a founder of Snipp and has over 10 years experience in the digital media/mobile industry. He served as Executive Director of the Acme Group , a $2+ billion company based in India. Atul’s earlier experience includes a board role at eSolar an Idealabs company (funded by Google, GE & Oak Capital), founder of the Finalysis Group (a consulting group and provider of remote services such as call center management and lead generation to corporate clients), and executive positions with AOL IBM Business Services (previously PWC Consulting), the Boston Consulting Group and News Corporation. He holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management & Wharton/UPENN.

Ritesh Bhavnani, Chairman
Ritesh is a founder of Snipp and has over 10 years experience in the digital media/mobile industry. He was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey and member of its Media, Technology & Telecommunications practice. Earlier he served as GM at Precicompo – Indian automotive manufacturing business and founded Unsurface, a consumer-facing digital media distribution service company (later sold to Sony Music Corp). Ritesh holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Wilson (Andy) Bell, CTO
Andy is CTO and chief architect of Snipp’s Mobile Marketing Platform. He is an expert software developer and manager of mission critical systems with over 25 years in the business. Before Snipp he held a wide range of roles at SAIC in the US and overseas, and served in the US Marine Corps. He obtained his B.S. in Mathematics at Mary Washington College.

John D. Fauller, COO
John D. Fauller joined Snipp as COO in July, where his responsibilities include managing, advising, and concepting industry-leading mobile programs. His previous role was as Condé Nast as Director, Print-to-Mobile Solutions, where many initiatives were first in the field and still on-going. Examples include the first application of 2D barcodes in a major magazine, the first instance of branded magazine companion apps, first application of NFC in a major magazine, and creation of large mobile user groups to ease repeat mobile interaction with magazines. He has over 15 years of experience in integrated media, spanning print operations, web design, software development and mobile solutions.

David Hargreaves, Chief Client Offer
David joined Snipp as Chief Client Offer in November 2014 with over 20 years experience in the marketing services industry working for blue chip brands such as Virgin, Apple, Google and Facebook. As Chief Client Officer, David has responsibility for overall client satisfaction and developing client solutions for both brands and agencies across existing and new market segments. Prior to joining Snipp, David was CEO and co- founded Beyond (www.bynd.com), a digital agency owned by UK firm Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc. Most recently, David was a partner at BrandGarage, based in Silicon Valley, working for blue chip brands helping them drive marketing innovation by connecting them with the latest technology innovation. David has an MA from Oxford University.”

Jaisun Garcha, CFO
Jaisun is Snipp’s CFO. He has over 10 years experience in the financial accounting industry and is experienced in managing all aspects of public company financial and management reporting, forecasting and analysis, corporate governance and risk management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a double major in computer science and general biology, as well as a Diploma in Accounting from the University of British Columbia. He is a CGA and is a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia.

David Peres, MD – Canada
David joined Snipp in August of 2014 as the Managing Director of Snipp, Canada. David brings over 20 years of experience in the Promotional Marketing and Shopper Marketing services industry working with clients such as Pfizer, J&J, Heinz, Warner Bros., Con Agra and Mattel. Prior to joining Snipp David was a Founder and Sr. Partner of 6degrees, a leading Integrated Communications Agency. More recently, David was the Chief Marketing Officer at Bee Media/Adcentricity, a location-based mobile start up providing consumers with relevant offers and advertising based on their location. David has an HBA from Ivey Business School.