Prashant Upadhyay is an operating partner at Headwater Operations. He is a seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur with a remarkable track record in the startup ecosystem. With a career spanning over two decades, Prashant has consistently demonstrated his prowess as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and has played a pivotal role in the success of multiple ventures.
As a visionary leader, Prashant possesses a deep understanding of technology trends and an innate ability to identify opportunities for innovation. Throughout his tenure as a CTO, he has exhibited exceptional strategic thinking, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to drive business growth and transformation. Prashant’s unwavering commitment to excellence and his relentless pursuit of technological advancements have set him apart in the industry.
Prashant’s journey began in the early days of his career when he co-founded his first startup, Homefacts, a disruptive technology platform that revolutionized the way people connect and share information in the real estate industry. Under his technical leadership, the company experienced rapid growth and garnered significant recognition for its groundbreaking solutions.
After a successful acquisition of Homefacts by Realtytrac, Prashant went on to lead the technology for Realtytrac and Attom Data as their CTO. After Realtytrac, Prashant co-founded Keyolo (as their CTO), and went on to be the CTO for Leading Quality Assurance, before joining the Headwater team.
As a collaborative and hands-on leader, Prashant has fostered a culture of innovation, teamwork, and continuous learning within his teams. He has a proven track record of attracting top technical talent (onshore and offshore) and nurturing their professional growth, empowering them to push boundaries and deliver exceptional results. Prashant’s leadership style is characterized by a strong emphasis on open communication, transparency, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.
Prashant has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.