Our Team

Leading with integrity, innovation, stewardship & service excellence

Sonasoft Team

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose, California, the Sonasoft team includes over 800+ years of combined experience with high technology with B2B companies that focus on data preservation, compliance, business continuity, and most recently artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

Mike Khanna


Mike Khanna is a senior high-tech entrepreneur with a background in sales and business development. With over twenty years of experience in Silicon Valley, Mike has brought innovation to the industry. Mike and his team successfully created and launched six products, services, and solutions at Sonasoft and currently champions the business development of the Company’s artificial intelligence (AI) products and services.

Ankur Garg

Chief of AI

Ankur Dinesh Garg is the creator and chief architect for Sonasoft’s AI platform, NuGene. Ankur spearheads Sonasoft’s AI initiatives, which includes business strategy, vertical solutions, OEM agreements, AI adoption, and cross-functional integration.

Rob Baumert


Rob Baumert brings to Sonasoft a wealth of experience, gained over the course of a varied and successful career in high-tech startups. Originally trained as a chemical engineer and naval officer, Rob holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Royal Military College of Canada and a Master of Engineering degree from Queen’s University. Following a successful engineering career in the hydrogen fuel cell industry, where he rose to the position of Head of Test Engineering for XCellsis USA (a joint venture of Ford Motor Company, Daimler Chrysler and Ballard Power Systems), Rob pivoted to a business career, completing his MBA at the Melbourne Business School in Australia in 2004. Rob continued on to attend the Stanford University Graduate School of Business for the Emergent CFO Financial Leadership Program (2015).

Chinmay Joshi

VP AI Products

Chinmay Joshi is co-creator of Sonasoft’s AI platform, NuGene. He specializes in making AI work and provides tangible business benefits to enterprises. He constantly pushes innovation boundaries to be ahead of the curve.

Neil Khanna

VP of Customer Success

Neil is a sales, suppport, and business operation technology leader specialized in working with strategic clients. Focused on AI and data egineering he is helping them plan, adopt, and expand on their technology investments driving towards key business outcomes. He believes success is only achieved when our clients are receiving maximum value from our products and services.

Waseem Fahmy

Global Head of AI Sales

Accomplished and driven sales leader with 7+ years in the high tech space in the heart of Silicon Valley. Waseem has built scalable and repeatable sales processes in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City and Scottsdale. His adaptability and penchant for learning and growing professionally is unmatched and brings commitment to excellence with an honest, etichial, postive approach.

Christopher Chew

Senior Account Executive

In a business world that is forgetting that the customers always come first, Chris uses his breadth of technology solutions to ensure that customers’ expectations are met or exceeded. His unwavering desire to satisfy customers is the reason why they give him unequalled trust. His mastery of working with technology partners shows our customers the value of our solutions-oriented approach.

Madonna Ysais

Inside Sales Representative

Executes and improves upon sales operations processes to ensure that the needs of each customer are met and that every sales manager is able to deliver on all commitments to our customers. Madonna is a master of efficiency and detailed in her execution. Customers are always in good hands with Madonna. Vendors benefit from her comprehensive understanding end-to-end of the sales fulfillment cycles.

Johnny To

Account Executive

“Going the extra mile” actually means something to Johnny in the way he serves our customers by not only understanding their needs but making sure to deliver solutions beyond what is expected. As an experienced and accomplished account executive, he fulfills this role for the benefit of our customers.

Aaron Marinucci

Senior Account Executive -AI and Data Engineering

Highly driven and accomplished technology sales leader in the arena of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics and Business Intelligence, with successful track record selling professional services to all vertical industries to C-level executives. Adept at achieving measurable results in a very fast-paced, competitive environments with an excellent ability in identifying business opportunities, planning sales strategies, and cultivating long-term relationships.

Eugene Alfaro

Sr. Director Data Solutions

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” —Douglas MacArthur

Alexander Landa

Sales Director, Data Enginnering and AI

Alexander is an experienced strategic and operating leader, with focus on creating value for customers and passion to solve their most ambitions business problems. With over 20 years of digital transformation experience he has a proven track record of building and leading world class sales, technology, enterprise software, and services organizations that delivered repeatable business value and enabled enterprise adoption to Machine Learning, AI, Cloud, RPA, Data Engineering, and Blockchain technologies.

Hal Faden

VP, Strategic Alliances

Dynamic, results oriented executive with more than 20 years experience developing relationships and managing all aspects of large, complex AI and data engineering projects. Proactive, goal-focused sales and services professional with demonstrated talents at leading motivated teams in AI-enabled enterprise applications. Strong ability to envision and execute cutting-edge AI-enabled technology solutions that maximize processes, boost efficiency, and enhance organizational success.

Jonathan Cook

Head of Delivery & Services

As a seasoned service operations leader, Jonathan is responsible for ensuring the success of our customers. He leads the services organization to ensure the delivery of service obligations to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. Jonathan also establishes alliances with partner organizations provide a full suite of services for our customers.

Charles Arconi

Sr. Data Architect

Charles Arconi joined the Company in early 2008. With 30+ years’ experience, he leads the messaging and migrations practices as well as the chief architect to our large-scale migration and consolidation projects. Charles also consults with the architecture and installations to eDiscovery systems for enterprise customers.

Bilal Ahmed

VP of Data Products

With over 20 years of experience and several patents pending, Bilal is a technology leader with an entrepreneurial mindset. Achievements include successful product management, product strategy, software architecture, and innovative product development across start-ups and Fortune 500 corporations. His goal is to excel at understanding the latest technology trends, and incorporating these to address business problems and opportunities.

Donna Lev

Director of AI Products

Donna Lev leads Sonasoft’s AI product roadmap and strategy. As a startup founder and an entrepreneurship enthusiast, Donna founded Coller Ignite with the goal of positioning it as THE hub for every entrepreneur in Tel Aviv University, while leveraging The Coller School of Management’s vast network and entrepreneurial resources, and making them readily available to all members.