Sandeep Tonapi is the Founder and CEO of Anveshak Technology and
Knowledge Solutions. Prior to starting Anveshak Sandeep worked at
GE Global Research in Schenectady, New York (2001-2006) and GE Healthcare
in Phoenix, Arizona (2006-2008) where he held multiple technical and
leadership roles. Sandeep is a co-inventor on 30 patents (granted and/or
published), is a co-author on over 50 papers (journals and refereed
conference proceedings) and over 25 invited presentations. Sandeep
has received numerous awards during his career including the ASME
K16 Clock Award for outstanding and continued contributions to the
science and engineering of heat transfer in electronics, Whitney
Award for Technical Excellence, Patent Bronze, Silver and Gold
Medallions. He was a part of the Six Sigma core instructor team
at GE. Sandeep has collaborated closely with multiple universities
and served on 4 doctoral dissertation committees at Georgia Institute
of Technology and Binghamton University.
Sandeep has served in leadership roles in ASME Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD) and IEEE CPMT Society. He serves on the advisory committee of ASME InterPACK and IEEE ITherm conferences. He has served on the executive committee of ASME EPPD (2005-2010). Sandeep is a Fellow of ASME and a Senior Member of IEEE. He completed his undergraduate education from University of Pune and MS (1998) and PhD (2001) in Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University - State University of New York where his dissertation received the Distinguished Dissertation Award. He was also the recipient of the University Award for Student Excellence.
Shiwani Thakur is Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Anveshak Technology and Knowledge Solutions. She is based in Pune and in this role she is responsible for all the operations of India offices. Shiwani joined Anveshak in 2010 after completing her BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT) Pune. She started her career as a Design Engineer and was quickly promoted to successive leadership roles. She works on developing best in class HR policies to make Anveshak the best place to work. She was also instrumental in diversifying the portfolio of Anveshak and driving the growth of Anveshak in the IT Products and Services vertical. She served as the first manager of the Software Development group and defined the vision and strategy for this line of business. She continues to drive the growth strategy in this market segment. Shiwani is the liaison for Anveshak's collaboration efforts with universities in the US.
Mayur Sabale is Vice President (VP), Technology at Anveshak Technology and Knowledge Solutions in Pune. In this role, Mayur is responsible for driving growth in the area of reliability engineering, mechanical design, FEA, mechanics of materials, thermal management of electronic devices, design for manufacturing, internet of things (IOT) as well as mobile application development (iOS and Android). Mayur has completed his BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune and is pursuing his MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune (part time). Mayur joined Anveshak in 2012 after few years of experience as Research & Development Engineer. He has led and successfully managed several large, high impact projects at Anveshak. He also serves as the liaison for Anveshak activities with local colleges in Maharashtra. He is responsible for the International Conference on Design, Reliability and Manufacturing of Systems (iCDRMS) that is organized annually by Anveshak and MIT Pune with support from IEEE CPMT Society. The vision of this conference is to bring international technical leaders to Pune and provide a platform for students, teachers and engineering professionals to learn from these leaders and network with peers. Mayur and his team are also responsible for arranging and managing student internships and final year projects working with a few select engineering colleges. Mayur is a co-inventor on 2 patent applications and is a co-author on many papers.
Snigdha Kadam is General Manager for IT Products and Services at Anveshak Technology
and Knowledge Solutions in Pune. In this role, she is responsible for developing the
IT teams that are focused on serving customers in USA and UK as well as working on
products for the education, hospitality and healthcare sectors in India. She is
responsible for recruitment, training and employee development. Her own technical
expertise is in JAVA and Python programming.
Snigdha is very energetic and result driven. Her solid performance has been rewarded with quick promotions and added responsibilities. Snigdha has completed her undergraduate education in Information Technology from Shivaji University.
Shashank Thakur is the Program Manager for the Education Vertical and Information
Technology (IT) Services. In this role, Shashank is responsible for coordinating all
the projects that come under these verticals. This includes all the phases of software
life cycle development from requirement analysis to customer delivery and maintenance.
Under the education vertical, Shashank is driving the efforts for www.myedubuddy.com, a
high impact product developed by Anveshak. Shashank also interfaces with key customers
for whom Anveshak provides offshore development services.
Shashank completed his undergraduate education in Computer Science from University of Pune and worked in Software Testing for a few years before joining Anveshak in 2015. In addition to working as a Software Engineer and Program Manager, Shashank enjoys teaching and working with school children. He teaches Physics to high school students on weekends.
Kedar Khire is the Program Manager for Hospitality and Healthcare at Anveshak Technology
and Knowledge Solutions. In this role, Kedar is responsible for coordinating all the
projects that come under these verticals. This includes all the phases of software life
cycle development from requirement analysis to customer delivery and maintenance.
Kedar's technical competency is in JAVA programming. He is a very quick learner, can adapt very well to situations and is easily and continuously accessible to team members and customers. Kedar is passionate about music and plays many musical instruments. He leads the music club at Anveshak. Kedar completed his undergraduate education in Computer Science from Pune University.
Aishwarya Dhopate is Program/Account Manager delivering world class technology solutions to our customers in the USA. After completing her BE in Information Technoloogy from Shivaji University, Aishwarya joined Anveshak in August 2015 as a software engineer. Her areas of technical expertise include PHP, WordPress, JAVA, and Angularjs. As a Program/Account Manager, Aishwarya is the interface with multiple clients and manages the technical team in Pune ensuring on-time and quality delivery.
Dhanashree Dhumal,/b> is Program Manager/Project Leader with responsibility for delivering on-time and quality mechanical engineering solutions for customers in the technical publications domain. Dhanashree received her B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University (BATU) and her ME in Mechanical Engineering from Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU). As a Program Manager, Dhanashree is the interface with multiple clients and manages the technical team in Pune ensuring on-time and quality delivery.