Leadership Team

Hetal Mehta


Hetal holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, and, prior to founding Gainfront, she logged more than 15 years of IT consulting experience with financial firms on Wall Street. Her technical background combined with her sharp... More → domain expertise has been instrumental in building Gainfront; engaging industry-leading customers, attracting and mentoring top engineering talent, and delivering top-class business results, she has driven Gainfront’s growth over the years. Hetal Mehta has been recipient of Steve Awards and Women of the Year award by San Jose News Journal. ← Less

Rahul Asthana

VP, Strategy & Product Management

Rahul Asthana has a PhD in Operations Management from the Anderson School at UCLA. He has 25 years of experience in supply chain management, starting his career IBM working in supply chain operations. He then moved into... More → product management and product marketing of supply chain software while at SAP and Oracle. He manages product strategy and product management at Gainfront. In terms of hobbies outside of work, he really enjoys tennis. He’s also considering picking up pickleball, because it seems like fun.  He also loves traveling, reading, photography, and wishing he had more time... ← Less

Sam Pederson

VP, Sales

Sam Pederson runs the sales organization at Gainfront. He has 22 years of B2B software and go-to-market experience at companies such as Marketo, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Zuora, Showpad, PathFactory and Kaspersky Lab. Sam... More → grew up in the Bay Area and obtained his BA in Rhetoric and Communications from UC Davis. He lives in San Francisco with his family. Sam enjoys sports, dining out, and volunteering extensively at his kids' school. ← Less

Leena Menon

VP, Operations

Leena Menon has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Temple University. She has over 15 years of IT consulting experience with a focus in the pharmaceutical industry and over 15 years managing operations and customer... More → engagements.​ Leena manages operations at Gainfront and works with customers as well as the Gainfront team to ensure smooth onboarding, accurate customization and ongoing customer satisfaction. ← Less

Swaroop Prashanth​

Lead Developer

Swaroop Prashanth has over 10 years IT experience focusing on Python, Django architecture.​ Swaroop is instrumental in managing the current architecture at Gainfront and maintains the python library for... More → Django scaffolding. He works with the IT team to ensure adherence to industry standards, follow security regulations and ensure ease of customization for all customers. ← Less

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