Meet Our Team

 

Complementary Skills – Bound by Passion and a Shared Vision

 

Virtual Forest is run by an outstanding team of co-founders — each bringing unique deep domain expertise along with around two decades of hands-on experience.

Omer is responsible for driving strategy, product and business Development. A serial entrepreneur—he brings 20 Years of domain experience in the field of Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM). Prior to starting Virtual Forest, he was the CEO at Solid State Systems – a company manufacturing capacitors, and Jossbox – a retail marketing analytics company. He is extremely passionate about green energy and carbon reduction.

Omer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK.

Sandeep is responsible for strategy, growth, finance, IT, and overall business operations. He is the former CFO of EMC India (DELL-EMC), and brings over 20 years of international experience spanning MNC manufacturing, tech startups, and global IT/ITES organizations. In the past, he has also held senior leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, EXL Service and Goodyear India.

Sandeep is also the Ex-Regional Chairperson of NASSCOM GIC Forum. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, ICF-accredited Executive Coach, and has done an Executive Program at IIM, Ahmedabad.

Nazir is responsible for driving Product Innovation to keep Virtual Forest ahead of competition at all times. A serial entrepreneur, he comes with over 20 years of deep domain expertise and a demonstrated record of success in embedded software, hardware design, product development, debugging, Linux, and overall R&D management. Before joining Virtual Forest, he was the Founder/CEO of Think Circuit Technologies. In the past, he has worked with TCS and ECAD Technologies.

Nazir hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E.) from REC, Hulkoti, with specialization in Electronics & Communication (E&C).

Ravi is the expert in product hardware engineering at Virtual Forest – and leads the R&D for Motor Controllers. He comes with 20 years of experience and deep specialization in simulation, hardware and product design. Prior to Virtual Forest, he was the Co-founder at Think Circuit Technologies. In the past, he has worked with ECAD Technologies, and Eaton – the global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control.

Ravi holds a Graduate degree in Science from Karnataka University.

Gajanan leads the R&D for Software Engineering. He has a knack for creating intelligent functional product designs using his deep proficiency in embedded systems and firmware, especially in writing complex algorithms. He bring 20 years of deep domain experience in this field. Prior to Virtual Forest, he was the Co-founder at Think Circuit Technologies. In the past, he has worked with EMC and Intel.

Gajanan hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E.) from Karnataka University.