His extensive background in leading high level initiatives and operations in computer manufacturing environments extends his ability to build, train and motivate productive management, support and technical teams. Vinu Patel’s demonstrated leadership skills foster a capacity to meet customer needs and exceed expectations.
Not only has Deepack has been working with startups and investment firms for the past 15+ years, he is also a Startup Advisor at UC Berkeley Hass and a mentor at 500 Startups, Alchemist, Highway1, StartX, and Vegas Tech Fund.
Prior to Berkeley, he was a Managing Director at Seedchange, which looked at seed stage startups. Prior to Seedchange, Deepak worked at Propel Venture Partners and Hercules Capital, where he worked closely with technology, healthcare, and cleantech companies such as Box, Radius, Simple, Trulia, Barrx, JustFab, Ancestry.com.
Deepak holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an M.B.A. from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Gale brings TiO his deep experience having worked in many positions within the low voltage industry; from commercial sales manager, marketing, senior project management, and work as a manufacturer’s representative. Most recently as a spec writer at Control 4 for three years.
Previously, Gale worked as a Regional Sales Manager with Crestron Lighting, where he raised the sales 20% within just his first six months.
Gale worked for a security integration for eight years, developing the commercial division from the ground up, to a million dollars within just two years. He started his career in low voltage as an engineer, and eventual branch manager in the security market.
Gales brings over a decade of very successful sales successes and low voltage A/V experience, which he will apply to TiO’s robust and simple to use technology.
Neil has more than 10 years of experience designing and installing middle to high end automation and control systems. Most recently he was the Operations & Project Manager at Evolution Home Theater in Atlanta. Neil started his career as a car audio installer.
Neil's hands on experience will make him especially valuable when helping the TiO Ninja's troubleshoot issues. Neil has the added benefit of being in the same building with manufacturing which will provide him with a tremendous amount of tools and access to help solve problems with. Neil will be building the department with additional people as revenue grows in keeping with Anuva Automations commitment to innovation and growth.