VAIDYANATHAN NARAYANAN “VAIDY”
DIRECTOR and FOUNDER
Vaidy is the engine of Bionic Yantra. As Founder, he brings in unbridled passion for dreaming up audacious projects with strong social impact. His energy and enthusiasm fuels Bionic Yantra and moreover it is infectious.
Prior to Bionic Yantra, Vaidy was leading the Transportation vertical comprising tolling/ticketing systems in road and metro rail in India for ACS (later acquired by Xerox and renamed Conduent).
Vaidy’s experience includes roles in product delivery management, managing multi-cultural teams across India, Hong Kong, US and Europe. He has worked in both Financial services and in the IT industry managing projects with high ambiguity and complexity, with the associated change management.
Vaidy is a graduate in Information Technology from BMS College, Bangalore.
SHIVAKUMAR NAGARAJAN “SHIVA”
DIRECTOR and FOUNDER
Shiva is the navigator of Bionic Yantra. As Founder, he envisions strategies to translate dreams into reality. He has a strong affinity to taking up initiatives that have not been attempted before, essentially voyages of discovery. He is very motivated by the thought of bringing in some joy into the lives of common people who have been impacted health wise, wealth wise or otherwise!
Shiva has over 20 years of experience straddling roles in strategy, sales, pre-sales, delivery and IP. He has worked extensively in the IT industry, especially with Banking and Financial Services customers. In his most recent role, he was the global leader for incubation and assessment of IP Solutions in Capgemini.
Shiva has a BE (Mech) from NIT Surathkal and is an alumnus of IIM Lucknow.
Amitav is an alumni of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur ’86, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta ’90. The Robotics expert and tech guru in the founding team. His expertise is in Design for Manufacturing with over 30 years of experience spanning Maruti and running P&L for over a decade.
He has vast experience in handling some of India’s most ambitious hi-tech engineering projects (collectively called Programs of National Importance) in areas of defense and space technology including Future Infantry Combat vehicle (FICV), Agni 4 & 5 missiles, TAPAS (India’s UAV project), ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) amongst others.
Amitav is the Director of Timetooth Technologies.