PV stands for Transformational Executive Leadership, Trusted Strategic & Operational Navigation, and Active Board Directorship. His 20 plus years in business have resulted in a unique background, comprised of expertise in structured enterprises, start-ups and PE/VC firms. PV is passionate about propelling the success of WealthEngine and our customers! He believes in embracing the latest technical innovations with due consideration given to ethics, data security and privacy.
His career spans across the tech spectrum- from his stint at Microsoft developing their OS and applications to several enterprise software development companies where he has been involved both in investment and operations. PV has seen overseen the development and successful acquisition of multiple tech innovators including Approva, Orchestro and Entevo Corporations. He was also an investor and co-founder of ClearStandards (acquired by SAP AG in May 2009).
With a keen interest in constant learning, personal growth and mentorship PV holds advanced degrees in Computer Science from the University of Pune (India) and the University of Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the Executive Management Program at MIT’s Sloan School and a Fellow at the University of Maryland’s Smith Business School. PV also sits on the boards of several organizations including Appfluent Technologies, Appian, and Centrifuge Systems.
PV is an ardent believer of community development- he is a boardmember of Communikids Language Immersion Preschools, Pratham DC and TiE-DC. In his spare time, PV volunteers at DC Kitchen.
A fan of latin Jazz, PV enjoys the musical stylings of Chucho Valdez. PV admires Nelson Mandela for his deep sense of forgiveness and reconciliation and believes that the world can be saved through laughter.