Driven by his commitment to innovative enterprise solutions, Vijay leads V2Solutions with a focus on client-centered management. An experienced and passionate leader, Vijay Shah is known throughout Silicon Valley as a visionary with a long record of success and innovation in international business. He founded V2 to strengthen his clients’ capabilities in product development and digital asset management, while accelerating their market positions. His vision soon made V2 a pioneering company in application development and strategic data capture, most notably in the Media and Entertainment field, as well as in Mobile. Many in Silicon Valley know Vijay from his founding and crafting of the technical, marketing, and sales strategy of IndiaPlaza.com, eventually resulting in its sale to Satyam Infoway (NASDAQ:SIFY) in 2001. Vijay has a masters degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two children.
Teresa serves as Senior Vice President of the Media Division at V2Solutions and has over 20 years of experience in Product, Operations, and Business Intelligence. She has a proven track record in defining new product categories, leading transformational change, and delivering results. As founder of Graspr, an instructional video network, Teresa introduced the use of time-based metadata within crowd-sourced video for improved discovery and monetization. Before Graspr, Teresa was VP of Business Operations and VP of Business Intelligence at Yahoo!, where she led the development of the company’s premium services infrastructure including its first BI platform. Prior to Yahoo!, Teresa served as Group VP of Program Management at Time Warner Cable. She graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Technology Management and earned her leadership stripes while serving for 7 years in the U.S. Army. In her free time, Teresa enjoys exploring the outdoors with her children and performing magic as a clown at children’s hospitals.
An experienced executive in large scale global process transformation through the use of outsourcing & shared services, Dr. Luthra is the senior business development leader for V2's Media division. A visionary in new media opportunities and solutions, Davinder has authored papers and spoken about the rapidly evolving delivery and revenue models across the industry. Prior to his current role at V2Solutions, he held executive positions with a leading strategy consulting firm, at a global IT and Business Process service provider specializing in process transformation for leading edge technology in media, and as Chief Technology Officer for the largest ecommerce fulfillment platform in Southeast Asia. Davinder has a Ph.D. in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of London (U.K.) and has published technical, advisory papers, and articles in a number of publications.
Gerald is V2Solutions’ head of Media and Entertainment sales, based in our Beverly Hills office. He drives sales of our metadata and other process solutions to our customers in the business of creating and selling digital content. Gerald has been selling technology to studios since Digital Cinema was first installed to replace 35 mm projection in 2003. After stints at Avica and DTS, Gerald handled Entertainment Sales for Rovi – selling Rovi’s data, content protection, and online video services to MPAA studios and independents worldwide. Gerald practiced law in New Zealand before moving to the US, where he completed his MBA at the University of Virginia. Don’t get him started on rugby or wine-making.
Anjan manages global delivery for V2 across the various verticals, bringing with him a wealth of experience in Digital, Gaming, and Media and Entertainment. His vision helped develop V2 as a quality-focused, process-driven organization, delivering transformational business solutions to clients across the world. Anjan's experience in the full scope of project execution has guided many of our clients through the transition management process. Prior to V2Solutions, Anjan was a Senior Consultant with Mindtree Consulting where he worked across verticals and large scale enterprise application development as well as vendor sourcing. He was earlier with Ramco Systems and helped shape up their ERP system for web integration. Anjan is a mechanical engineer and has done his Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from IIM, Kozhikode.
Raj brings more than 26 years of business operations experience to V2 along with tremendous international experience in enterprise management. One of V2's true leaders, Raj has a keen knack for seeing the big picture in any project, finding the most efficient solution to any business concern. Prior to V2, he was involved with the first automatic data backup and retrieval company in India and was a business partner in IndiaPlaza.com for its India presence. Raj's record of success has made him a confident, and daring business leader, with a trail of corporate successes around the globe. Raj is also actively involved in social work and was President of the Rotary Club . He is a postgraduate in Law from Bombay University with a Science Degree also from Bombay University.
Jayavant Desai leads V2's Finance and Accounting team as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to managing the group finance and accounting function, he also contributes to the organization in making strategic decisions. He possesses 25+ years of enterprise and corporate experience with large and mid-sized companies across a variety of industry segments and different geographical locations. His expertise lies in the implementation of customized, practical systems and processes, with a careful view to industry, size, budget, and culture of the organization, as well as emerging market needs. His experience in systems extends beyond the finance world and into inventory, purchase, sales, and even HR functions.