JC is a Founder and Partner of Boston Meridian. Prior to Boston Meridian, he served as the Director of Corporate Strategy at Akamai Technologies (AKAM). He has 16 years of bulge-bracket investment banking experience, executing over $5 billion in transactions at Thomas Weisel Partners, Montgomery Securities and UBS.
President & Founder
In 2002, recognizing a unique opportunity in the self-service market, Anila founded Esprida. Since its inception, she has served as its President and maintained a strong role in both product direction as well as operational and business management.
Prior to founding Esprida, Anila founded Business Management Services in 1987, providing financial process consulting and implementation of Computer Associates ACCPAC Financial Solutions for some of the largest enterprises in the U.S. and Canada, including Prudential America, Rolls-Royce, and Bank of Montreal.
Rupi Badwal Esq.
Director, Business & Legal Affairs/Corporate–Alliance Director
Rupi joined Esprida in 2005 to manage the business affairs and legal aspects of the Company and holds a J.D. from New York Law School and is a member of the Bar in Ontario, Canada. He also holds the role of Corporate – Alliance Director, and is responsible for managing and fostering partner relationships that are strategic to the company’s direction.
Prior to joining Esprida, Rupi spent eight years as in-house counsel at two publicly-traded technology companies offering products and services to the financial services market, working with clients such as the Bank of New York, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada, Prudential Insurance Company of America, Deutsche Bank, AMVESCAP PLC, Barclays Global Investors, NEC, CheckFree Corporation, and many other large Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to practicing law, he spent several years as an IT consultant, providing services to small and medium size businesses.
Director of Technology
Asad joined Esprida in 2003, and is responsible for directing the overall product strategy and vision in addition to managing the design and implementation of software solutions.
As one of the founding architects of Catapult, a precursor to Esprida LiveControl, he has played a primary role in transforming the company's product and vision for the self-service market and its expansion into the Machine to Machine (M2M) market.
Asad holds a BSc. in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and MBA from Cornell University.