Louis George - Managing Director
With the conviction to do things differently, the will to labour till the hard work bears fruit, and excellent leadership qualities, Louis George has successfully nurtured the Verdant sapling. Having founded the company along with Kuruvilla George, Louis has been instrumental in promoting, setting up and managing Verdant Telemetry. He is the driving force behind the company's strategic direction and marketing focus.
With over seveteen years of experience in the design and development of composite processes and components for airborne applications meeting MIL requirements, Louis is responsible for the Composite Design and Business Development departments in addition to his role as the Managing Director of the company. He has been instrumental in building Team Verdant and developing it to its current status.
Louis holds a Bachelors Degree in Physics from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and has also specialised in Composite Design at FRP Centre IIT Chennai under Dr. N.G Nair. He has been active in various entrepreneurial development programmes for the young generation students.
Kuruvilla George – Director
As a director of Verdant, Kuruvilla heads both the Project Management and the Design departments. He leverages his 20 years' experience in the industry to develop long-term solutions to meet customers’ needs. His ability to sense new opportunities and exploit out-of-the-box ideas has given Verdant a competitive edge.
Kuruvilla holds a Bachelors Degree in Physics from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and has also specialised in RF and Antenna Simulation. He has created a library of antenna designs at Verdant for ready use for various applications to meet customers' demands. He has been a Ham Radio Operator from his student days and is passionate about antenna design and communication devices. He has been instrumental in setting up various communication networks for disaster management and civil needs.
Santhosh - Director
Santhosh is responsible for the Quality function at Verdant in addition to his role as Verdant's Director of Finance and Commerce.
A man with diverse talents and 20 years of versatile experience in the QA domain, Santhosh is the prime mover in quality and systems at Verdant. His contributions and innovations in these areas are admirable and unique.
In addition to his Bachelors Degree in Physics from Mahatma Gandhi University, India, Santhosh is a professionally qualified cost accountant and an associate member of The Institute of Cost and Management Accounts of India (ICMAI).
Tony G. Thomas - Director
Tony G. Thomas brings more than 20 years of experience as an engineer and entrepreneur. He started his career at AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey. Tony was founder and CEO of AdventNet, Inc., a successful producer of numerous network management software products, and more recently the Zoho line of cloud computing applications.
Tony later founded a Web 2.0 data integration company that created innovative technology for mashups and RSS integration. This company was later acquired by Vtiger, an open source CRM software company. Tony is also an angel investor and adviser to multiple technology companies. Tony has a BTech from IIT Madras and a PhD in Electronic Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
George Mathew - Director
George Mathew has more than 30 years of extensive management experience in leading engineering and operations teams located around the world (US, Europe, India and Canada) in a variety of challenging environments.
George has a technical background and has hands-on experience in managing the development of enterprises, as well as in building and managing operations serving hundreds of enterprise customers. George holds a BTech from IIT Madras, an MS in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an MBA from IIM, Bangalore.
Ravi Naidu - Director
Ravi Naidu has more than 27 years of extensive management experience in Marketing and Business Development and worked with many multi national companies like Marconi Defense Systems, Aviat Networks, Xtera Communications Inc, etc. located around the world (US, Europe and Asia-Pacific) in a variety of challenging roles.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Bangalore University. He has hands-on experience in Communication technologies like Optical Transmission, Switching, IP/ MPLS, NGN, IMS, Radar Technology, HF/VHF/UHF. He has versatile experience in handling multi domain engineering management responsibilities. He has lead and managed several significant and complex tasks simultaneously. He has successfully created go-to-market plans and marketing strategies.