Vinay brings to Altizon 14+ years of varied experience across sales, marketing, engineering and product management. Prior to Altizon he was VP Sales at Persistent Systems. He led Persistent Systems sales activities in the U.S. North East for 4+ years and added 30+ new logos that contributed to 20M+ USD in revenues. He also set up the APAC sales team that went from nil to 7% of annual revenues within 2 years. Vinay began his career in engineering and rose up the engineering ladder to be a center head for a US based captive. He holds 2 US patents and has 5 patents pending globally on work related USB, wireless and code security. Vinay holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California, LA and a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from University of Pune. He is actively involved with TiE and was cochair for TiECON Pune 2014 and 15. Vinay is also a fellow of the Startup Leadership Program.