Blake Bixler


Blake Bixler joined Senslytics as CEO in May 2022. Prior to joining Senslytics, Blake was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Cortado Ventures where he focused on energy tech. Blake has a decade of experience in the energy industry, including Chief Commercial Officer for start-up EagleClaw Midstream (now Kinetik) which sold to Blackstone for $2 billion in 2017. He holds a B.S. in Agribusiness from Oklahoma State and an MBA from Ohio State. Blake is also currently an energy tech advisor for Cortado Ventures and board member for automation fulfillment startup Ox.

Rabi Chakraborty

President & CTO

In his role as President and CTO, Rabi oversees all aspects of business operations and product development. Rabi served as VP for Catalyst Business Solutions for over a decade and his work assisted in making it a multinational IT organization. Rabi is passionate about building smart solutions, and has authored multiple patents and technical papers. He’s a Senior Member of the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization. Rabi holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University.

Board Members

Anupam Awasthi

Anupam is one of the founding members of Senslytics. He is also CEO and Co-Founder of Catalyst Business Partners. Anupam holds seats on several boards in the IT, business, and wealth management industries. He earned his MBA from National University in San Diego and his BS in Science in Business Administration from Menlo College.

Jay Kalra

Jay is a founding member of Senslytics. Jay serves as Executive Vice President of Catalyst Business Solutions and has worked in IT for over 25 years. Jay serves on a number of boards and earned his degree at Panjab University.

Nathaniel Harding

Nathaniel is the Managing Partner at Cortado Ventures, an innovator and market maker who has founded, scaled and sold various companies. He is a successful investor in energy, biotech and ag tech. Nathaniel was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a Most Admired CEO in Oklahoma by the Journal Record.


Amol Awasthi

Amol is a founding member of Senslytics. He is also a Founder and COO of Catalyst Business Solutions. Amol serves on multiple boards and is experienced in IT infrastructure, vendor relations, and customer support. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pune in India.


Hani Elshahawi

Hani is founder and Managing Director of NoviDigiTech LLC, which partners with stakeholders in the technology and entrepreneurial ecosystems to create impact and drive growth. He previously spent 18 years at Shell as digitalization lead for Deepwater Technologies, GameChanger, technology advisor, and leader of Shell’s Fluid Evaluation and Sampling Technologies (FEAST) center of excellence. Prior to that, Hani spent 15 years with Schlumberger. Hani has received multiple energy industry awards and has authored over 150 technical publications and several patents.

Eunike Ventures

Eunike Ventures is a first of its kind energy technology accelerator and new-style venture builder/group in the Energy Industry that brings to market an innovative approach towards technology. Eunike serves a unique gap in the venture system by bringing together energy companies, expert talent, and best of breed startups.