Our Team

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Calvin Shum, CEO, leads asset management growth and manages strategic implementations. He completed his BBA in International Business and Marketing at Temple University and certification in Foreign Languages and International Economics at Tsinghua University. And prior to starting Lovoco, Calvin has worked at Tesla, LA Fitness, Verizon, Philadelphia International Airport, and Uber. He gained over 13 years in entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, and business development.

Chief Technology Officer

Nagendra Goel, CTO, leads engineering advancements. Nagendra earned his PhD at Johns Hopkins University in Speech Processing and BS in Electronic Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology. Also, he founded two tech start-ups – GoVivace and EnableDoc. And with over 28 years of technical expertise, he invented seven patents in the industry.

Chief Technology Officer
Chief Operations Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Alpita Patel Punjabi, COO, heads management information systems. Alpita earned three graduate degrees with a 4.0 respectively - MBA, MS in Project Management and Computer Information Systems - from Missouri State University and her BS in Computer Science and Economics at Rutgers University. Moreover, she gained over 15 years of experience in software architecture and business process improvement.

Senior Vice President of Machine Translation

Steve Braich, SVP of MT, breaks language barriers and localizes. He completed his BS in Computer Science at Portland State University, and he is finishing his MS in Computational Linguistics. Steve successfully created Cisco’s machine translation program with over 15 language pairs and innovated localization services at VIA. As a seasoned technical expert, he has developed over 25 years of experience engineering, analyzing, and optimizing software systems.

Senior Vice President of Machine Translation