Sunil is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of UniDEL, a multi-asset class single family office with a focus on early stage technology venturing. He has built numerous global businesses since taking over and redirecting the family owned engineering company.
Under Sunil’s leadership the group has spawned several successful ventures in the industrial software, fintech and edutech space. Sunil is passionate about building businesses that solve real world problems through technology and disrupt the status quo. The ability to connect the dots, devise unique strategies and have the execution discipline is what defines Sunil’s DNA.
Sunil is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and is keen on nurturing entrepreneurial talent. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering & Management of Technology from Vanderbilt University, USA
Anil is responsible for sales operations, people and support functions across all UniDEL group ventures. He started his career with UniDEL group company Digital Electronics Ltd in 1975.
Through his career at UniDEL, Anil has led grounds up R&D, manufacturing and sales efforts for several generations of products including industrial instruments, electronic production systems, time attendance systems and CAD peripherals. Anil’s technical experience spans across electro-mechanical, electrical, electronics, embedded systems and software technologies.
Anil has consistently delivered predictable performance through the adoption of UniDEL’s unique business management system across group ventures.
Anil is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Pune and is passionate about building and nurturing high performance teams across business functions.
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Deep is an investment professional with experience across varied business functions and industry segments. His role is to deepen the UniDEL single family office investment management capability and use his cross functional experience to provide strategic insights to support the group’s venture investments.
Deep was previously a Vice President at Morgan Stanley’s India wealth business. As a member of the startup team, he was instrumental in the firm reaching USD 1 BN in assets under management in less than three years. Prior to that, Deep was at Citibank Consumer Banking in roles across product management, sales and investment advisory. Deep started his career as a brand manager at Asian Paints.
Deep has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Delhi University.
Chirag Nanavati is part of the founding team of Asset Vantage and leads its India business operations including global product management, global engineering & technology and middle east/asian markets. Previously Chirag lead UniDEL group company SoftDEL as its CEO.
Chirag has wide ranging experience from managing start-ups and technology commercialization to venture capital. He started his career with Honeywell R&D labs in the US where he worked on commercializing real-time, mission-critical avionics and automation products. Subsequently, he was involved with an early-stage venture fund and later led business development and operations for a technology startup he co-founded.
Chirag holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and a BS in Computer Science from Michigan Tech University, USA.
Mark heads Asset Vantage’s business operations in North America, including the operations of Financial Navigator, a Silicon Valley Company acquired by Asset Vantage in early 2017. Mark has close to two decades of experience in the wealth and asset management sector having run both business operations and technology organizations.
Prior to Asset Vantage, Mark led the efforts at SEI Investments to build a financial technology services solution for the single and multi family office market. Mark has also led operations and development roles at several technology and finance companies including RockIT Solutions, Rockefeller & Co, WealthTrust, Homrich & Berg, Convergent Wealth Advisors and Atlantic Trust PWM.
Mark received a BS in Finance/Investments, Entrepreneurial Studies and Communications from Babson College, USA.
Ushir Shah leads SoftDEL’s global operations and is passionate about building businesses that deliver deep value to its customers leveraging a core technology base.
Prior to joining SoftDEL, Ushir held a number of technology leadership roles in a diverse set of industry segments including education software maker Jenzabar and wealth management industry firms Rockefeller & Co. and Rockit Solutions. Mostly recently, Ushir was COO at Round Table Wealth Management, where he leveraged technology partnerships for the benefit of end clients.
Having worked as both vendor and user, Ushir understands the challenges facing the software marketplace. This unique insight allows Ushir to build SoftDEL into a true partner to its customers.
Ushir received a BS in Computer and Systems Engineering from Boston University, USA and an MBA from Cornell University, USA.
Sunil heads ProTeen and is responsible for its global product vision, India business operations and growth initiatives. Sunil lead the ProTeen research initiative inside UniDEL and eventually co-founded the company that is changing the way young adults make academic and career choices.
Sunil has over two decades of experience spanning enterprise technology, value sales, large account management, new business setup, channel administration, pre-sales and marketing. Sunil has worked with a number of leading engineering organizations including Bently Systems, Rolta and the Tata group. Most recently Sunil founded Valurevolution, a creative content delivery and teenager life skills camps company.
As a corporate professional turned entrepreneur, Sunil consistently delivers predictable outcomes in dynamic and uncertain environments.
Sunil is an engineer from VJTI Mumbai, an avid writer, people trainer and motivator, marathoner and art enthusiast.