Tejpaul Bhatia

With 25 years of startup and strategic leadership experience at some of the world’s biggest companies and three investor-backed, high-growth startups, Tejpaul Bhatia leads revenue generation and future monetization strategy for the commercial development of space as Chief Revenue Officer at Axiom Space. Prior to joining Axiom Space, he led External Strategic Narrative for the Office of the CIO at Google, where he met with C-suite executives at Fortune 100 corporations to discuss the future of work, supporting over $4B in sales pipeline.

Tejpaul first joined Google as the Startup Ecosystem Manager in New York to establish and grow Google Cloud’s penetration with startups, venture capital firms, and family offices; he previously was Entrepreneur in Residence at Citi Ventures. As a startup founder for 10 years, Tejpaul served as Chief Operating Officer of educational technology company Explain Everything, CEO of video chatting platform Chatwala, and CEO of photo aggregation technology company Kaptur. Before founding Kaptur, Tej was Senior Manager of Product and International Strategy for ESPN, where he launched ESPN3, Disney’s first HD streaming sports channel, in the US, Mexico, Brazil, and Europe.

Tejpaul holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Columbia University. He has served in non-profit leadership and board positions at the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Startup Leadership Program.