Board Of Directors

Sentieo's Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of individuals with deep finance, technology, and venture capital expertise. The board has the deep financial knowledge required to build a next-generation research platform, along with the agility and tech savvy obtained through years of experience building companies from the ground up.


Alap is the Chief Executive Officer at Sentieo, leveraging nearly a decade of experience as a professional investor to help design and build tools to enhance the finance professional's workflow. Most recently, Alap was an analyst in Citadel's Global Equities business, where he covered global consumer equities. Prior to this, he was an analyst at Viking Global Investors, where he also focused on global consumer equities. Alap received a BA in Economics with honors from Harvard University.

Alap ShahCo-Founder & CEO

Naman is President and he also leads the product team at Sentieo, drawing on nearly 15 years of experience in technology entrepreneurship and organizational development. Prior to Sentieo, Naman launched and led multiple startups in the US and in India. Most notably, he co-founded Sarvajal, an award-winning clean water social enterprise that improves proprietary filtration hardware and microfinance-driven distribution. Naman holds a BS in Biology with honors from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Naman ShahCo-Founder & President

Eric Byunn founded Centana Growth in 2015 and is one of its Partners. Before founding Centana Growth, Eric spent over 20 years in growth equity and technology. Eric currently serves on the Boards of Blueprint Systems, Jumio, Vena, One, Inc., SheerID, Sentieo and Catalyst Repository Systems. He previously led investments in companies including Cloudmark (acquired by Proofpoint), Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), Covario (acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network), GMI (acquired by WPP), KVS (acquired by Veritas), MarketShare Partners (acquired by Neustar), PSS Systems (acquired by IBM), Sourcecode/K2, Varicent (acquired by IBM) and Vindicia (acquired by Amdocs). Eric spent 13 years at FTV Capital, a $2 billion growth equity fund, where he was a partner, served on the management committee and led investments in enterprise technology. Prior to FTV, Eric served as Director of Online Services at myCFO, a startup wealth management firm. He held several positions at Netscape/AOL, including management of Netscape’s Personal Finance Channel and product management for the Netscape Navigator browser. He also has worked at Microsoft and McKinsey & Company. He received an AB summa cum laude in economics with additional focus in computer science from Harvard College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. Eric is also a CFA Charterholder.

Eric ByunnPartner, Centana Growth Partners

David has 20 years of leadership experience in the Information Services industry, particularly in the US, including roles at Thomson Financial and Dun & Bradstreet. He has also served as Non-Executive Director of online companies such as TripAdvisor Inc.,, Maptuit, Affinity Express, OnExchange, Inc, LeadKarma, Affinnova, Survey Sampling and e-Dialog, Inc. He is a frequent speaker on corporate governance having been cited as one of 10 “Next Generation of Directors” by Corporate Board Member Magazine. As a professional football player, he was a founding member of the Executive Committee of the North American Soccer League Players Association. He has an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Psychology from Brown University.

David FlaschenAdvisor

Aniq Rahman is President of Moat, a New York-based SaaS company which makes marketing analytics and intelligence software used by the world’s largest publishers, brands, agencies and technology platforms. Moat was acquired by Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) in 2017. Prior to Moat, Aniq was the CEO of Instinctiv, a media software company which was acquired by SoundCloud. Aniq was on the early team at Behance which was later acquired by Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE). Aniq is also a Partner at Vast Ventures and joined the firm in 2014 and is a personal angel investor. Aniq’s investment focus is in enterprise software, consumer internet and frontier technology businesses. In 2017, Aniq was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30. Aniq studied as an undergraduate at Cornell University before leaving to pursue entrepreneurship. Aniq lives in Manhattan with his wife and was raised in Oklahoma.

Aniq RahmanAdvisor