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Arup Barat

Co-CEO and CCO

Current: Guides commercialization activities at infiswift through Product, Marketing, Sales, BD & Customer Success.

Past: 16 years of executive experience and thought leadership driving product innovation and realization at clean energy and tech enterprises.

Fun Fact: Avid mask collector and culinary thrill seeker.

Arup Barat | LinkedIn
Sarva Thulasingam

Co-CEO and CTO

Current: Drives development and operation of infiswift’s core IoT platform, apps, and devices that power the infiswift ecosystem.

Past: Over 17 years of experience building large scale distributed software platforms and applications, including technology strategy and R&D.

Fun Fact: A member of the board of trustees for Austin Krishnas, an Austin-based foundation dedicated to creating a stronger and more vibrant community for all.

Jay Srinivasan

Sr. Director, Engineering

Current: Architects the core infiswift platform to perform with near zero latency at scale. Hires top engineers to build an awesome team and ensuring flawless execution.

Past: A decade at Microsoft and a half at Google learning from and contributing to world-class engineering teams.

Fun Fact: Organizes the largest meditative kirtan retreat in America every year!

Jay Srinivasan | LinkedIn
AJ Rossman

Sr. Director, Performance Solutions

Current: Derive value from IoT by developing performance solutions for specific industries and verticals.

Past: Over a decade building performance monitoring solutions for electrical distributions systems.

Fun Fact: Lived without central heat or a clothes dryer in Burlington, VT for five years.

AJ Rossman | LinkedIn
Dan Bigelow

Sr. Director, Customer Success

Current: Leads customer engagement, navigating the technical and qualitative depths of organizations to understand what customers want and need.

Past: Led design and deployment for top solar farm control systems. Designed and built solar farms, oversaw performance guarantees.

Fun Fact: On a quest to read the best five hundred books ever written.

Dan Bigelow | LinkedIn
Will Shippee

Sr. Director, Sales & Biz Development

Current: Leads sales and business development, focusing on key partnerships that yield value for all parties.

Past: Drove sales and BD success for a variety of tech firms with expertise in solar PV, technical asset management, performance monitoring and SCADA.

Fun Fact: A veteran of over 50 downhill mountain bike races including the Downieville Classic that drops 5,000+ feet over 15 miles of single track trail.

Will Shippee | LinkedIn
Sivakumar Venkatesan

Sr. Director of Software

Current: Drive the platform engineering architecture and design to build a highly scalable IoT platform.

Past: Software engineering and leadership experience on a variety of platforms covering enterprise, data center and service provider networks.

Fun Fact: Drove cross-country from Pittsburgh to San Jose, covering 2,600 miles in 4 days across 10 states.

Sivakumar Venkatesan | LinkedIn
Phil Dawsey

Marketing Director

Current: Drives awareness, interest, desire, action and satisfaction with creative marketing.

Past: Learned a lot in consulting, focused on the solar and tech industries, became a marketing expert, and worked in three continents.

Fun Fact: Climbed Chimborazo in Ecuador, the closest mountain on earth to the sun.

Phil Dawsey | LinkedIn
Dave Sheehan

Strategic & Technical Marketing Director

Current: Lead strategic marketing, using market trends and analytics to inform infiswift solutions, roadmap, and content.

Past: Global experience with startups in smart grid, IoT, and tech with patent applications, published papers and speaking engagements.

Fun Fact: Visited an aquarium on every continent except Antarctica, including six in France.

Dave Sheehan | LinkedIn
Beau Blumberg

Solutions Director - swiftPV

Current: Responsible for the products and services associated with the swiftPV offering for monitoring and managing PV power plant assets.

Past: Spent entire career in PV – from major developers to early startups, residential to utility scale, and front-end sales support to monitoring & managing operational PV plants.

Fun Fact: Travelled to 45 states, including 22 with a feline co-pilot.

Beau Blumberg | LinkedIn
Ashok Ravula

Solutions Director - Core Platform

Current: Leads core platform & product management building the core IoT platform with low latency at scale in addition to products for specific industries.

Past: Entrepreneur with deep product management experience in software, applications, mobile and products at Microsoft, Nokia, Intellovative and Motorola.

Fun Fact: Volunteer and practitioner of Buddhi Yoga, the most ancient form of yoga for the mind!

Ashok Ravula | LinkedIn

Sriram Haridass

Director, Business Development

Current: Leads business development in India establishing strategic partnerships with customers and partners.

Past: Experience running business development for leading system integrators and a technology research firm with a background in digital transformation and consulting.

Fun Fact: Love spending time with my dog, Tyson, or a long ride on my Royal Enfield motorcycle.

Ravi Kothandaraman

Director, Sales

Current: Drives sales and key accounts in India with a focus on major accounts.

Past: Drove international B2B sales for multiple embedded technology firms with experience in project and product sales.

Fun Fact: Love reading story books sometimes forgetting time, place and food.

Ravi Kothandaraman | LinkedIn

Bob Weber

Firmware Manager

Current: Manages firmware development and integration with various hardware platforms.

Past: Consultant and embedded software lead in various industries bringing a broad spectrum of firmware experience.

Fun Fact: Grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, got a law degree and did astrophotography on the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Bob Weber | LinkedIn
John Zhang

China Channel Manager

Current: Define business ​strategy and ​drive ​execution to expand corporate footprint in China.

Past: A business development, management and operation​s​ veteran ​in the IT and IoT industries at high-tech startups and MNCs.

Fun Fact: Enjoys cooking, traveling and biking to office.

Sorrebh Samdani

Applications Engineering Manager

Current: Engages with customers to understand their pain points and leads the delivery of infiswift solutions.

Past: Did design, optimization and performance analysis of over a gigawatt of solar photovoltaic systems.

Fun Fact: Studied Civil Engineering in college but is now licensed as an Electrical Engineer.

Sorrebh Samdani | LinkedIn
Renuka Radhakrishnan

Principal Engineering Manager

Current: Drives the engineering for swiftPV and Channel Products, with a dedicated focus on quality.

Past: Over 10 years of experience at Microsoft and Google on embedded devices, cloud platform and mobile applications, with a proven track record of focused execution.

Fun Fact: Organizer of a pilgrimage every year in northern part of India for a group of 300 people, where 95% of the group speak a different language!

Renuka Radhakrishnan | LinkedIn
Praful Raj Nookala

Systems and Network Engineer

Current: Install, maintain and repair infiswift networks, systems and security in addition to supporting firmware development on embedded hardware. Past: Expertise in computer networking, forensics, Linux and system administration in order to formulate organizational cyber security strategies and policies with a Master’s in cybersecurity. Fun Fact: Sat in a tree for four hours with my camera to get a perfect photo of a tiger!
Douglas Sinclair

Director of the Board

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Douglas Sinclair | LinkedIn
Sarva Thulasingam

Director of the Board

Current: Drives development and operation of infiswift’s core IoT platform, apps, and devices that power the infiswift ecosystem.

Past: Over 17 years of experience building large scale distributed software platforms and applications, including technology strategy and R&D.

Fun Fact: A member of the board of trustees for Austin Krishnas, an Austin-based foundation dedicated to creating a stronger and more vibrant community for all.

Arup Barat

Director of the Board

Current: Guides commercialization activities at infiswift through Product, Marketing, Sales, BD & Customer Success.

Past: 16 years of executive experience and thought leadership driving product innovation and realization at clean energy and tech enterprises.

Fun Fact: Avid mask collector and culinary thrill seeker.

Arup Barat | LinkedIn
Kannan Dorairaj

Director of the Board

Current: Entrepreneur, thought leader and innovator living a dream come true building infiswift from the ground up.

Past: Over two decades of experience in enterprise software architecture and technical leadership at innovative startups and market leading enterprises

Fun Fact: In one year long long ago, traveled by road to all 22 states of India, hiking 360km and biking 350km.

Kannan Dorairaj | LinkedIn
Sham Idnani

Director of the Board

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Donghui Wang

Advisory Board Member

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Donghui Wang | LinkedIn
Mohsin Hussain

Advisory Board Member

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Mangal Goswami

Advisory Board Member

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Mangal Goswami | LinkedIn

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