Mr. Pravin Jain
Pravin has proven his expertise in creating, positioning and managing high-growth companies. Mr. Jain has completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai and Masters in Computer System Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston. He has also completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has over 25 years of experience in Technology Entrepreneurship, Business Development and Delivery of Customer-Centric Solutions. Pravin’s experience includes acquiring as well as divesting companies. Pravin lived and worked for 14 years in the US, and shifted back to India in the summer of 2006. He has driven and been accountable for Sales, Marketing, Technology, Delivery and Strategy functions at his previous ventures.
Mr. Ashish Kulkarni
Head- Software Development
Ashish heads the software development activities at Tridiagonal Solutions. He has Post graduate degree in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences from IIT, Kanpur. Ashish is also a founder member of Tridiagonal and his interests include Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence Modeling, Technical Training and Mentoring along with Open Source Software Development. Before founding Tridiagonal, Ashish worked with Fluent for seven years where he looked after product management responsibilities for Catia and FlowLab products.
Dr. Damodaran Vedapuri
Head – North American Operations
Dr. Damo Vedapuri is the Head of North American Operations at Tridiagonal Solutions. He has 20 years of experience in solving a wide range of fluid flow problems in the Oil and Gas industry. Some of his core focus areas are Erosion, Erosion – Corrosion, Sand Management, and Slurry Multiphase Flow. Dr. Damo has graduated from the Institute of Corrosion and Multiphase Technology at Ohio University with a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering. He is a member of SPE and actively publishes his group’s research in SPE, OTC, NACE and BHR conferences.
Mr. Praveen Kapse is the Vice President – Global Strategy and Technology at Tridiagonal Solutions. He is leading the Manufacturing Excellence and Digital Transformation group as well. He has more than 23 years of experience working in the Technology domain across different industry verticals. His core competence involves conceiving strategies for a successful introduction of new technologies and solutions such as Industry 4.0 in the process manufacturing space. With a strong techno-commercial background, he has been implementing large digital transformation programs for various companies across the globe.
Dr. Jatin R. Agarwal is having double Master’s and Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering. His research interest is Investigation of wax deposition problem in crude oil pipelines. He has recently joined Tridiagonal Solutions P. Ltd (TSPL) as a Program Director, Experimental Fluid Dynamics group. Before joining TSPL, he has worked as Business Development Manager and Assistant Professor at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), India. During his tenure at PDPU, he was instrumental in establishing state of art Drilling, Cementing and Stimulation Research Center and Enhanced Oil Recovery Consultancy Group for catering the needs of local as well as global E&P companies. He taught subjects like Pipeline engineering, Advance drilling technology and introduction to Petroleum Engineering and mentored start-ups in energy sector. Prior to PDPU, he worked as Research Assistant at Tulsa University Paraffin Deposition Projects (TUPDP). He has presented several conference papers and published several journal articles in reputed conferences and journals. He has also authored a book named Offshore Operations and Engineering with CRC press of Taylor and Francis group.