The Direction that drives

the Group


With several man years of multi-faceted experience, UNIDEL’s management provides the vision, strategic direction and operational excellence drive for the group’s activities.

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.
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 represents. 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 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.
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 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.
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, India.