Management Team

Meet the diverse and talented team that leads Inpixon

Nadir Ali LinkedIn icon

Chief Executive Officer

Nadir Ali leads Inpixon with a collective two decades in enterprise software, business analytics and information technology. For over 15 years, in his executive-level roles at Inpixon (formerly Sysorex) he has tapped into the $12 billion industry of indoor positioning and data analytics, growing to $23 billion by 2021. Nadir is a leading expert voice in the indoor intelligence and location technology industry.

A University of California Berkeley 1989 alumnus, Nadir holds a BA in Economics.

Soumya Das LinkedIn icon

Chief Operating Officer

Throughout his career, Soumya Das had been recognized for his leadership and innovative approach to product and strategic marketing coupled with meticulous execution. As COO, Das leads Inpixon’s operations including sales, marketing, research & development, and customer success, driving them to achieve ambitious goals. Prior to his time at Inpixon, Das saw marketing teams of several start-ups to large enterprises through multiple acquisitions.

In addition to an MBA from Richmond College in London, Das also holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Andhra University in India.

Wendy Loundermon LinkedIn icon

Chief Financial Officer

A financial management leader with 20 years of experience, Wendy Loundermon guides Inpixon’s critical back-end mechanics of the finance, HR, and operations departments. Wendy joined Inpixon (formerly Sysorex) as Controller in 2002, and has since held the positions of Director of Finance and HR, VP of Finance, and became Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in 2019. As CFO, Wendy directs the preparation and filing of all financial statements, reports, and tax returns, as well as negotiates vendor credit terms and banking relationships.

Wendy attended George Mason University where she earned a BS in Accounting and an MS in Taxation.

Adam Benson LinkedIn icon

Chief Technology Officer

An entrepreneurial leader with a passion for disruptive technologies, Adam Benson leads Inpixon’s engineering teams. Adam’s experience includes leveraging innovation – including location-aware services, AI and IoT – to deliver compelling business products and solutions. His deep experience in retail, technology solutions, and data analytics is a rare combination.

Prior to joining Inpixon, Adam led digital initiatives at an Inpixon customer, one of the largest owners, operators and developers of retail and mixed-use properties in North America.

Melanie Figueroa LinkedIn icon

General Counsel and Chief Staff

Melanie Figueroa joined the Inpixon team in 2020 and oversees the company's legal affairs, including corporate governance, regulatory and securities compliance, financing, merger and acquisition activities, intellectual property and labor and employment. Melanie also supports the executive team in defining, executing and communicating the company’s strategic growth strategy and business initiatives.

Prior to joining Inpixon, Melanie served as the Managing Partner of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP’s (MSK) New York office and a member of the firm’s Corporate and Business Transactions department.

David Westgate LinkedIn icon

Executive Vice President of IT Operations

With more than 20 years of experience, David Westgate has proven himself a leader in designing, deploying, and operating critical IT systems, cloud infrastructure, virtualization technology, corporate networks, and data center design and operations. Prior to joining Inpixon (formerly Sysorex) in 2003, David  was a member of the U.S. Air Force and Director of IT Services for McBride and Associates.

At Inpixon, David oversees 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.

Chris Wiegand LinkedIn icon

Executive Vice President of Revenue Operations

With a track record of success in both business growth and business transformation, Chris Wiegand has dedicated his career to discovering and creating business opportunities that address real-world needs. In 2009, Chris co-founded indoor mapping company Jibestream, and led its incredible growth from an idea to a globally recognized leader in the indoor mapping space.

Chris 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 intelligence solutions.

Shirish Tangirala LinkedIn icon

Managing Director, Inpixon India and SAVES

Shirish Tangirala is a technologist and serial entrepreneur with an affinity towards product innovation. His experience spans 25 years and 5 countries in engineering, IT and business domains. He has been instrumental in establishing and expanding Inpixon’s presence on the Indian subcontinent and continues to lead Inpixon’s operations in India along with his duties in managing Inpixon’s IP portfolio and supply chain.

Prior to joining Inpixon (formerly Sysorex) in 2015, Shirish founded and served as President of NCGS, staying on through its 2010 acquisition as President and CEO of the resulting entity called GMI LLC.

John Piccininni LinkedIn icon

Vice 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, John has built partner networks, opened markets worth several billion dollars, and managed large-scale, complex sales for sophisticated identity-based physical security solutions that span the globe.

John holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University.

Jody Shaffer LinkedIn icon

Vice President of Marketing

With more than 15 years in the software industry, Jody Shaffer has extensive experience in integrated marketing, communications and brand management. She provides direction, strategic vision, and leadership on all marketing and communication practices. She aptly leads Inpixon’s marketing and demand generation programs to drive scalable growth and increase revenue.

Jody holds an Honors BA from the University of Toronto.

Lesley Browne LinkedIn icon

Vice President of Success

Lesley Browne is an accomplished client-service professional responsible for ensuring consistent service to clients. She drives Inpixon’s client operations, services and support and is passionate about delivering excellent outcomes. Her customer-centric focus along with her strong problem solving and process improvement skills make her an asset to the Inpixon team.

Lesley holds a BBA from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has been leading client service operations for more than fifteen years.

Travis Meserve Connect with Travis Meserve on LinkedIn

Associate General Counsel

Travis works closely with Inpixon’s executive team and advises the company on a variety of legal and business issues including commercial transactions, data privacy, and employment matters. Prior to joining Inpixon, Travis practiced law at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP in New York City. Before his legal career, he spent time in the finance industry. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Travis 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 BA degrees in Computer Science and Business Management from Whitworth University.

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