35+ years of proven technical leadership and management success in IT sales, business development, business partnerships, business strategy and systems engineering in both commercial industries (airline, consumer packaged goods, high performance computing, life sciences, retail, utilities) and with US Federal government agencies. Accomplished and collaborative leader with expertise in building, managing and leading an organization to exceed sales goals and business objectives with strong business relationships. Built a technical sales team that delivered over $200M in yearly revenue. Strong and effective oral and written communication skills coupled with grounded business acumen. Accomplished public speaker at IT conferences internationally. Speak at local high schools to educate students on the vlaue of engineering in the global marketplace. Assist George Mason University students on the value of partnerships.
Hobbies include photography, international travel, tennis, swimming, Gator football, and playing the guitar.
1977 BS – Mechanical Engineering
Vinay currently works for Enovix Corporation, engineering the novel 3D Silicon Anode Lithium Ion Battery architecture for Wearable, IoT, Laptop, Mobile and Industrial Applications. He previously worked with Lucid Motors for the launching the first Greenfield Electric Vehicle Factory in North America. At Caterpillar, he was involved in developing a Boom Energy Recovery system for Electrification Architecture of Hydraulic Mining Shovels. During his Masters degree at UF, Vinay got the opportunity to gain practical experience through internships with Tesla and Eone Fire Trucks.
Vinay graduated from the University of Florida in Spring 2018 with a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering . He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from COEP Technological University, Pune. He has been recognized as a J.N.Tata Scholar in 2016.
Master of Science Mechanical Engineering 2018
Bachelor of Technology Mechanical Engineering 2015
Certification in Project Management Stanford University 2020