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
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
Asit is a senior finance professional with over 18 years of experience across a wide
gamut of functions including financial control, IGAAP & IFRS, MIS & budgeting, risk
management, taxation, technology led automation and business partnerships.
Asit heads the finance, accounting and compliance function at the UNIDEL group
level. He is a relationship builder both within and outside the organization which
enables him to aid the leadership in making key business decisions.
In his previous assignments, he has held leadership responsibilities in the financial
services and manufacturing sectors in organizations like Tata Steel, IDFC Group,
Edelweiss Group and Avendus Capital.
Asit is a qualified Chartered Accountant with Diploma in IFRS from ACCA, UK.
Ram is a senior marketing professional with over two decades of experience across
industries like IT, Telecom, Engineering, Media and Cleantech, devising and executing
marketing, communication and business development strategies for the brands he
Ram’s role is to work closely with various UNIDEL ventures for a range of marketing
and communication initiatives across various stakeholders – customers, employees
and investors. His goal is to raise the visibility and engagement of UNIDEL and its
ventures in the global market place and the communities that we are a part of.
His last assignment was with a GIBSS, a Cleantech start-up as Director of Marketing.
Prior to that he has held senior positions in organizations like TataNet, TechPacific
and SES Technologies.
Ram has a Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering from K. J. Somaiya
Engineering College, Mumbai and MBA in Marketing from Somaiya Institute of
Management Studies & Research, Mumbai. Ram is a Silver Assessor for the Tata
Business Excellence Model (Malcolm Baldrige Model) and a trained ethics counsellor.
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
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.
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 cofounded.
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.
Robin Williams is the Managing Director for North America. Robin leads new business
development, client relationship management and supports the R&D team’s product
and implementation strategies.
Prior to joining Asset Vantage, Robin was Managing Director of Institutional
Relationships at Archway Technologies, USA. In this role, Robin was responsible for
the management and growth of new and existing relationships with private banks and
other financial institutions.
Robin joined Archway in 2016 from Private Client Resources (PCR), a consolidated
financial data aggregation and reporting firm, where he held the position of CTO &
Managing Director, Product Development. While at PCR he was responsible for
technology, product development and implementation within the firm’s Private Bank,
Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and Family Office clients.
Robin holds a BS in Computer Science from the College of Charleston, SC, 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, presales
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
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.
Ushir Shah leads SoftDEL 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.
Santosh comes to SoftDEL with 20+ years of product engineering services experience
with the Tata Group, KPIT Cummins and Wipro Technologies.
At SoftDEL, Santosh leads India operations as Managing Director and he is
responsible for all aspects of the engineering and technology operations including
program management, project delivery, customer satisfaction and quality assurance.
Santosh holds a Bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Shivaji University,
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