Roost Leadership

We believe that reducing the distance between development and production is a way to
simultaneously improve development velocity and pull request merge success.

Rishi Yadav

Rishi Yadav

Co-Founder & CEO

Rishi Yadav is the CEO and Co-Founder of Roost. He has over two decades of experience in leading enterprise application teams. Rishi is a published author with two books on Apache Spark and numerous contributions to leading technical publications. Before Roost, Rishi co-founded InfoObjects, a leading solutions provider for data engineering. Prior to InfoObjects Rishi was part of algorithms and analytics team at Netflix. Rishi obtained his bachelor’s degree at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Rishi has also taken PhD level courses at Stanford University in topics like probability, randomization & advanced mathematics for fun. 

Sudhir Jangir

Sudhir Jangir

Co-Founder & CTO

Sudhir is the CTO and Co-Founder of Roost. He has nearly 20 years of experience in developing enterprise applications and leading technology teams. Sudhir is a serial entrepreneur and also the Co-Founder of Plaksha, Algorism and InfoObjects. He has worked in multiple product startups in distributed systems. He is extremely proud that InfoObjects was awarded the #1 best place to work in the Bay Area in 2014 and 2015. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Sudhir has also taken PhD level courses at Stanford University in topics like probability, randomization & advanced mathematics for fun. 

Harish Agrawal

Harish Agrawal

Vice President of Engineering

Harish Agrawal is the VP of Engineering here at Roost and has been managing development and engineering teams for nearly two decades. Prior to becoming a “Rooster,” Harish held leadership positions and managed engineering teams at JP Morgan Chase, E-Trade Financials, Nokia, Talisma and Motorola. Harish obtained his bachelor’s degree at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and his M.B.A. from San Jose State University.

Christine Carrig

Christine Carrig

Vice President of Marketing

Christine Carrig, VP of Marketing, has over 20 years experience architecting revenue-generating marketing programs and building brand for early-stage technology companies. Prior to joining the flock here at Roost, Christine held leadership roles at WhiteHat Security (acquired by NTT), Appthority (acquired by Symantec), Contrast Security, Valimail and CyCognito. Christine received a Bachelor of Arts in Management, graduating with honors, from St. Mary’s College, Moraga.

Roost Board of Directors

Rishi Yadav

Rishi Yadav

Co-Founder & CEO
Sudhir Jangir

Sudhir Jangir

Co-Founder & CTO
Patrick Salyer

Patrick Salyer

Mayfield Fund

Roost Investors & Advisors

Pradeep Aswani

Pradeep Aswani

Tanuj Mohan

Tanuj Mohan

Haresh Kripalani

Haresh Kripalani

Vivek-Saraswat

Vivek-Saraswat

Amit Sinha

Amit Sinha

Jayant Somani

Jayant Somani

Roost helps us address cost issues by providing capabilities that allow our team and users to control the amount of time a cluster runs... Early results reveal cluster run-time savings over 80% from our previous environment.

CTO,  Enterprise Security Company