Management Team

Management Team

Ambernet Technologies Inc. has a proven Leadership team with a track record of leading profitable businesses. Their domain expertise in IT, Telecom, and Next-Generation Networks is leading the vision and growth of Ambernet. Their combined years of industry experience spans across Software Design & Development, Professional Services, Sales & Marketing, Product Management, and Business Development in the IT/Telecom industries.

Shashi “Sash” Purohit

Founder, President & CTO

With 20 years of experience in the IT & Telecommunications industries in a variety of leadership/management positions, Shashi is a proven software veteran. Shashi was one of the original developers of Architel’s flagship Service Activation software (ASAP), now owned by Oracle and deployed in over 100 Telecommunications companies world wide. Shashi leads Ambernet Technologies Inc. globally, and also drives product strategy/roadmap and software engineering for CloudTruOps, our Next Generation Operational Automation Software Portfolio for Cloud Service providers, Data Centers, Enterprises and Agencies. Past companies include Architel Systems, Nortel Networks, and World Wide Packets. Shashi has BS and MS degrees in Physics, Computer Science, and Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and University of Colorado, Boulder.

  • Shashi “Sash” Purohit
    Shashi “Sash” Purohit
  • Shashi “Sash” Purohit
    Shashi “Sash” Purohit

Shashi “Sash” Purohit

Founder, President & CTO

With 20 years of experience in the IT & Telecommunications industries in a variety of leadership/management positions, Shashi is a proven software veteran. Shashi was one of the original developers of Architel’s flagship Service Activation software (ASAP), now owned by Oracle and deployed in over 100 Telecommunications companies world wide. Shashi leads Ambernet Technologies Inc. globally, and also drives product strategy/roadmap and software engineering for CloudTruOps, our Next Generation Operational Automation Software Portfolio for Cloud Service providers, Data Centers, Enterprises and Agencies. Past companies include Architel Systems, Nortel Networks, and World Wide Packets. Shashi has BS and MS degrees in Physics, Computer Science, and Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and University of Colorado, Boulder.

  • Dave Schriver
    Dave Schriver

Dave Schriver

Vice President, Professional Services

With over 20 years of IT & Telecom experience in a variety of leadership/management positions within the industry, Dave is a proven veteran of the IT/Telecom Services & software market. Dave’s ability to lead Services organizations is well proven, with his past experience in leading Professional Services as well as Software Development teams with such industry players as Aliant, Architel, Nortel, MetaSolv, and Oracle. As a former Senior Director & Vice President, Dave brings with him a deep understanding of the challenges facing the IT & Telecom industries. Also, Dave’s experience in related fields, such as Partner Management and Sales Support, enable him to bring a broad perspective to Ambernet’s Services business initiatives.

Bharat Chobisa

Vice President & Managing Director, Ambernet Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

With over 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications & IT industries in a variety of leadership/management positions, Bharat is a proven leader and entrepreneur. Past companies include Oman Fiber Optics in Oman, Sudarshan Telecom in India, and Prismatic Electrical Services, Dubai, UAE. Bharat’s strong technical and business skills were instrumental in driving Primatic’s growth into a world class company providing Security, Automation, SCADA, and Telecommunications solutions. Bharat will lead our India Operations and help drive product sales within the Middle East market. Bharat has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Regional Engineering College (REC), Srinagar, India.

  • Bharat Chobisa
    Bharat Chobisa
  • Bharat Chobisa
    Bharat Chobisa

Bharat Chobisa

Vice President & Managing Director, Ambernet Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.

With over 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications & IT industries in a variety of leadership/management positions, Bharat is a proven leader and entrepreneur. Past companies include Oman Fiber Optics in Oman, Sudarshan Telecom in India, and Prismatic Electrical Services, Dubai, UAE. Bharat’s strong technical and business skills were instrumental in driving Primatic’s growth into a world class company providing Security, Automation, SCADA, and Telecommunications solutions. Bharat will lead our India Operations and help drive product sales within the Middle East market. Bharat has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Regional Engineering College (REC), Srinagar, India.

Advisory Board

Ambernet’s advisory board consists of distinguished members with a proven track record of multiple successful exits in the IT and High Tech industries.

Phillip Thrasher

Managing Partner, NewView Analytics

Phil joins Ambernet’s advisory board as an accomplished leader in the global communication software industry with over twenty-five years executive experience. A successful career of mergers and acquisitions in predominantly a small cap setting highlight strong qualities in value creation along with company operations. He has consistently been called upon to be the change agent in leading company cultural changes along with market approach in his duties as head of sales. Wide ranging engagements with Venture Capital, Private Equity and Investment Banks bring a wealth of knowledge to the current situation. Phil has extensive involvement with board and governance models while advising a diverse group of founders. This combination of vast industry and customer engagements provide a keen understanding of global markets and delivering investor value.

Most recently Phil was a Board Member and executive advisor at MetraTech, which was acquired by Ericsson. Phil also served as an advisor to Conceptwave, which was acquired by Ericsson. Phil is currently President and Managing Partner of Top Shelf Sports and Managing Partner of NewView Analytics.

  • Phil Thrasher
    Phil Thrasher
  • Phil Thrasher
    Phil Thrasher

Phillip Thrasher

Managing Partner, NewView Analytics

Phil joins our advisory board as an accomplished leader in the global communication software industry with over twenty-five years executive experience. A successful career of mergers and acquisitions in predominantly a small cap setting highlight strong qualities in value creation along with company operations. He has consistently been called upon to be the change agent in leading company cultural changes along with market approach in his duties as head of sales. Wide ranging engagements with Venture Capital, Private Equity and Investment Banks bring a wealth of knowledge to the current situation. Phil has extensive involvement with board and governance models while advising a diverse group of founders. This combination of vast industry and customer engagements provide a keen understanding of global markets and delivering investor value.

Most recently Phil was a Board Member and executive advisor at MetraTech, which was acquired by Ericsson. Phil also served as an advisor to Conceptwave, which was acquired by Ericsson. Phil is currently President and Managing Partner of Top Shelf Sports and Managing Partner of NewView Analytics.

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