SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AiDash, a leading provider of satellite-powered and artificial intelligence-powered operations, maintenance and sustainability platforms, today announced new additions to its leadership team. Rich Forcier joins the team as chief financial officer (CFO) and Niharika Bhatnagar is named vice president of product management. These new positions follow the announcement of AiDash’s new product, Disaster and Disruption Management System (DDMS), and will propel the company’s overall growth forward.
With over 25 years of experience in financial management and executive leadership, Rich brings to AiDash a strong track record of building and managing high-growth global technology and SaaS businesses. As Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for the strategic and operational management of all aspects of finance, business operations, human capital and legal affairs. In this role, Forcier will apply his expertise in scaling SaaS businesses to lead AiDash’s next phase of growth.
Prior to AiDash, Forcier built and built high-growth technology and SaaS companies, including Litmus, a leading email optimization and collaboration solution for marketers; Kuebix, provider of transport management systems; and DataXu, a leader in AI for the media and advertising industries.
“With our products used worldwide by customers of all sizes, AiDash has evolved rapidly in a short time,” said Abhishek Singh, co-founder and CEO of AiDash. “Rich joins our team at a critical time as the company prepares to enter a new phase of hyper-growth in new markets and geographies, including the broader energy market, transportation, l water and wastewater, and other key industries. Rich brings the perfect mix of skills and experience in high-growth SaaS businesses, and we’re thrilled to have him on our side.”
Previously Senior Director of Product Management, Bhatnagar introduced the first of several new AiDash products, including the AiDash Smart Vegetation Management System and Disaster and Disturbance Management System. After much success in her role, Bhatnagar has been appointed Vice President of Product Management, where she will oversee product development for the next generation of AiDash products.
“Niharika Bhatnagar has been a vital part of our success here at AiDash,” continues Abhishek Singh. “His innovative thinking and vision for the business will continue to set our strategic direction, advance our product development and drive AiDash’s continued growth.”
If you would like to apply to join the AiDash team, please visit the careers page.
AiDash is an AI-powered first vertical SaaS company with a mission to transform operations, maintenance and sustainability in industries with geographically distributed assets using satellites and AI at scale. With access to a continuous stream of near real-time critical data, utilities, energy, mining and other key industries can make more informed decisions and develop optimized long-term plans, while reducing costs, improving reliability and meeting sustainability goals. . To learn more about how AiDash is helping key industries become more resilient, efficient and sustainable, visit www.aidash.com.