Avanish Sahai is an India-born, Brazil-raised, US-educated senior technology executive, investor, and entrepreneur. He thrives on building global business and social ventures. In addition to his role at BayBrazil, he is also on the Board of Trustees of the World Affairs Council of Northern California. Professionally, Avanish has held leadership positions at global companies such as Oracle, McKinsey and salesforce.com and has also been a c-level executive at venture-backed companies such as Demandbase, where he is currently Chief Product Officer, and Cogency Software where he was interim CEO. He is also a co-founder and board member at CareVault and at Accelcia. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, an MS in CE from Boston University, and a BS in EE from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, where he grew up.