Acknowledged as Gandalf of SmartVizX, Gautam is the founder and chief storyteller of the team. A proud non-conformist; his stories and ideas are out-of-the-box and whacky, but those which work, tend to leave an indelible mark behind. An architect with a Master’s degree in Project Management from UNSW; Gautam has the ability to come up with the big ideas and follow them through with his execution skills that make him a vital cog in the SmartVizX mix.
Gautam Loves: All things Tolkien, relished while tuned into classic rock. Cricket and marathons are his passions and VR recently got added to that list.
On a Regular Day: Spending hours working or reading, hunting for something new to do or develop, fueling his excitement to constantly innovate.
Vinay Narayan has over 16 years of experience with global brands and industries such as Virtual Reality, Mobile, Wearables, and Emerging Tech. Based in Seattle, Vinay is a key member of the original HTC Vive team and continues to lead the product’s go-to-market strategies. He is a thought leader with the ability to leverage and operationalize data in order to develop effective growth strategies.
A keen interest in immersive technologies has meant that Vinay continues to work closely with entrepreneurs, developers, panels and boards across organizations to drive the development of products and experiences that use VR at their core.
Ashwin Chadha has over 17 years of valuable experience across MNCs which includes over a decade in Citibank where he was heading the North India Wealth & Commercial banking franchise and later the Investment distribution nationally. He has a deep understanding of setting up and running businesses, dealing with ultra-high net worth clients and of market dynamics coupled with the strong belief that nothing supersedes the interest of the client. He has co-founded North India Sothebys International Realty in July 2014 and officiates as the President.