We move produce smarter.

Years of combined grocery and supply chain experience.

Leadership Team

Our mission is to digitalize freight brokerage and disrupt the $800B Transportation industry by applying the rigor of technology and data science to connect Shippers to Truckers directly and foster a transparent and reliable transaction, eliminating any intermediary friction.

Syed Aman
Syed AmanCo-Founder and CEO
Before founding Hwy Haul, Aman was the Director of Supply Chain at Walmart where he successfully led and delivered various logistics and transportation products and brought them to scale. He was instrumental in laying the foundation of Walmart’s online grocery platform and scaling it to a multi-billion dollar top line. Prior to that, Aman spearheaded warehouse automation and robotics implementations for various Fortune 200 companies in Europe, Asia and North America including GAP, Target, Samsung and Avery Dennison.

Aman holds a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

Sharan Grewal
Sharan GrewalCo-Founder and CTO
Passionate technologist with a go-getter attitude!

Sharan has held various Engineering leadership roles at @WalmartLabs before co-founding Hwy Haul. Sharan played a pivotal role in building massively scalable solutions for Walmart’s online grocery, last mile delivery, pharmacy and photo verticals. Prior to Walmart, he led digitization of business processes for Wells Fargo Bank, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Wellpoint.

Sharan holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

Zahed Khan
Zahed KhanCo-Founder and COO
Zahed co-founded Hwy Haul following a 30 year career in produce and logistics. A serial entrepreneur and an ardent businessman, he built and exited multiple produce and trucking businesses after scaling to millions in annual revenue. Over the span of his career, Zahed has mastered building retail, wholesale, and logistics operations brick-by-brick, owning the end-to-end supply chain for some of the largest grocers in the country.

Mohit Sinha
Mohit SinhaChief Business Officer
Mohit has 20 years of experience at the intersection of technology and business management. Prior to joining Hwy Haul, he was the Digital Partner and Regional Business Head at Cognizant, providing leadership on Digital Transformation, P&L Management, Sales, and Business Development. He has closed multiple multi-million dollar enterprise deals working with leading financial services clients in markets like US, UK, Europe and APAC. In his roles across leading technology firms, he has created strategies to enter new markets, acquire new clients, forge complementary business partnerships and grow existing portfolio of business.

Mohit has an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Management.

Andy Shoemaker
Andy ShoemakerSVP of Sales & Business Development
Andy has been a substantiated sales & marketing leader in the food business for over 30 years. Represented over 500mm in the produce business for Taylor Fresh Foods (Sr. V.P.) in growing, harvesting, processing, shipping, and distribution.

Education: Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL. Business Administration/Religion & Philosophy

Affiliations: U.S.D.A. Fruit and Vegetable Advisory Committee, International Fresh Produce Association, Government Relations and Public Policy Committee.

Vilas Patil
Vilas PatilVP of Design & User Experience
Vilas is a product design leader with 20+ years of experience architecting and building scalable design systems, processes, and experiences. With a rare blend of brand, product, and service design, he enjoys crafting experiences that make a connection with the users. He is a T-shaped individual who understands the importance of balancing the depth of Design with the horizontal business needs. Previously, Vilas has held design leadership roles at Yahoo!, Cisco and Symantec, where he and his teams designed products and experiences impacting hundreds of millions of users around the world.

Vilas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Karnatak University, India

Advisors and Investors

Kishore Bopardikar
Kishore BopardikarCo-Founder, Eileses Capital
Kishore Bopardikar is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Eileses Capital. He co-founded Calypso in 1997. Before that he worked at Infinity Financial Technology, where his roles included chief technology officer and director of software engineering. He previously worked at Daisy Systems developing software tools for chip designers.

Kishore holds a B.E. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, BITS Pilani, M.S. in Computer Science, University of South Florida.

Rollin Ford
Rollin FordFormer CIO & Chief Logistics Officer, Walmart
Rollin brings a wealth of experience in global supply chain, logistics and executive leadership to Hwy Haul. He helped build Walmart’s transportation to be the 2nd largest private fleet in America and we intend to leverage his experience and guidance to build a world class digital freight platform in a similar, exponential fashion.

Vivek Mehra
Vivek MehraPartner Emeritus, August Capital
Vivek Mehra is an active advisor and board member and has worked with over thirty startups and public companies. He has been involved in exits worth over $7 billion. Previously Vivek Mehra was a General Partner at August Capital, a technology-focused venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Vivek co-founded Cobalt Networks which had a very successful IPO and was later acquired by Sun Microsystems for $2 billion.

Dheeraj Pandey
Dheeraj PandeyFounder, CEO & Chairman, Nutanix
Dheeraj is the Founder, CEO & Chairman of Nutanix. He brings a wealth of experience of working at high growth enterprise software companies. Prior to founding Nutanix, Dheeraj was the VP of Engineering at Aster Data (now Teradata), where he helped build the product and its engineering team from the ground up. At Oracle, he managed the storage engine group for Oracle Database/Exadata, and co-authored numerous patents in the area of distributed databases. Dheeraj’s entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized with a number of prestigious awards including Dell’s Founders 50 and the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon Valley.

Dheeraj is a Ph.D. dropout from University of Texas (Austin), where he was a Graduate Fellow of CS. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. Dheeraj is also on the Board of Directors at Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE).

Girish Mathrubootham
Girish MathruboothamFounder & CEO, Freshworks
Girish is the Founder and CEO of Freshworks and an investor in many technology startups.

Freshworks was founded in 2010 and has recently raised $150M in Series H funding with a $3.5B valuation.

Girish holds an MBA from the University of Chennai, India.

Rajiv Batra
Rajiv BatraCofounder, Palo Alto Networks
Rajiv Co-founded Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in 2005 and served as SVP of Engineering until 2014.

Palo Alto Networks went IPO in 2012 which was the 4th largest tech IPO of 2012.

Rajiv holds a Master’s Degree from University of Winconsin-Madison and Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

S.T.S Prasad
S.T.S PrasadSVP of Engineering, Freshworks
STS is the SVP of Engineering at Freshworks and brings in a wealth of experience and expertise in product, technology and supply chain management. Prior to Freshworks, he was the VP and Officer at WalmartLabs and VP of Engineering/Product at Kosmix (acquired by Walmart).

STS holds a Master’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Bachelor’s from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

Rickie Goyal
Rickie GoyalVP, Business Operations, Cyberhaven, Inc.
Rickie Goyal has a track record of scaling operations and driving growth through the improvement and consistency of operations.

John Redgrave
John RedgraveCofounder & CEO, Sentropy
John is the Co-founder and CEO of Sentroopy, an internet security company building machine learning products to detect and fight online abuse. Prior to Sentroopy he was a COO at Lattice Data (acquired by AAPL) and also worked for Palantir Technologies where he helped the company grow from a few millions to $20B.

John obtained his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and his AB in Economics with honors from Brown University.

Parmeet Chaddha
Parmeet ChaddhaSVP, Cloud Simple
Parmeet has 30+ years of general management experience in technology ventures, with a focus on Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Business Systems. Besides multiple successful startup exits, Parmeet has held executive leadership roles at premier technology companies, such as Oracle, IBM, EMC, Nutanix and Google. He is an active angel investor in vibrant Silicon Valley startups. As an honorary member of USINPAC, he has been a non-Resident Indian delegate to Government of India. He is an honorary charter member of the IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) Group.

Parmeet holds Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from MIT.

Manoj Agarwal
Manoj AgarwalCo-founder, DevRev; former SVP, Nutanix
Manoj was the SVP and GM of Hybrid Cloud at Nutanix, he joined Nutanix in 2013 and was responsible for hiring more than 500 Engineers and Product Managers and building the core innovation in the areas of compute platform (AHV hypervisor), hybrid cloud infrastructure (Xi Leap) and Nutanix on AWS and Azure.

Prior to Nutanix, Manoj was at Sandisk, EFI and STMicroelectronics.

Manoj holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics from IIT Kanpur.

Chandra Nath
Chandra NathStrategic Ops, RevDev; former VP, Nutanix
Chandra is a seasoned technology executive building business units and leading business development initiatives at marquee Silicon Valley companies such as Nutanix, Palantir and Ola. Prior to his technology leadership roles, Chandra was a technology investment banker with Merrill Lynch and led over $20 billion in transactions, including M&A, IPOs and debt financings. He is an angel investor and advisor in several Silicon Valley technology companies.

Chandra obtained his MBA with honors from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and his B.Tech. from IIT Kanpur.

Chandar Pattabhiram
Chandar PattabhiramCMO, Coupa Software
Chandar is a senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in strategic marketing and management consulting, recognized as one the Ten Most Influential Marketing Leaders in 2019 and rated by LinkedIn as one of the top 5 CMOs in the world in 2017.

Chandar obtained his Masters in Management from University of Texas and his Bachelor’s in Engineering from India.

David Freeman
David FreemanSVP, Business Operations, Thoughtspot
David has 20+ years of experience in finance, strategy and operations leadership roles at some of the leading companies in Silicon Valley including Intel, NetSuite, Palo Alto Networks, Nutanix, and currently ThoughtSpot. His focus is on companies during their early growth and scaling phases and has been part of numerous successful IPOs. He is an investor and advisor in several Silicon Valley technology companies.

David has BA degrees from the University of California, San Diego in Economics and Political Science and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Naeem Zafar
Naeem ZafarCo-founder and CEO at TeleSense
Naeem is a serial entrepreneur and the founder & CEO of TeleSense. Naeem is 7X startup entrepreneur and 5X CEO with successful exists. He is deeply ingrained in the Silicon Valley ecosystem and frequently speaks about innovation and entrepreneurship. Naeem has authored five books on entrepreneurship and he teaches entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley and Northeastern University. He has a graduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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