Profile of the Founder Board of Directors

Dr. Kushal Tuckley -- Director (R&D)

Dr. Kushal Tuckley is an expert in the field of DSP, Radars and RF/Microwave systems. He has all the academic degrees from IIT Bombay including PhD from 'Feature extraction Techniques on the echoes from distributed targets'. Few of the projects handled by him are:

Radar Altimeter for TRISHUL missile

MST radar, for atmospheric studies. MST radar is the second largest radar of its kind in the world!

Shri Vikas Choughule -- Managing Director

Vikas is a distinguished Electronic & Telecom Engineer with the DNA for hard-core Marketing. With 23+ years of reputation as a powerful Marketing Guru armed with very strong product-sensing acumen and it’s applications in the context of Indian market. His focused commitment to the wide spectrum of Sensors and Sensing applications and drilling down to the utmost details has earned him the rare repute of introducing the first RFID based security and surveillance solution in BARC, India’s premier Nuclear Research Agency, laser triangulation techniques for diamond profiling in the diamond finishing industry and novel energy concepts for armored vehicles. Vikas brings to AGV his vast experience in general management skills, intelligent and non-conventional Marketing, target-driven Strategic Marketing, working closely with the end-user rather than with the RFP and most important, the acumen to raise-up sustained funding for Innovative Investments. Vikas, as the Founder and Director – Strategic Marketing and Finance is responsible for the continuity in AGV’s tryst with Business Excellence. The Founders are confident that his supreme command over the Indian market niches and strong business acumen will take AGV to soaring heights.

Team of Executives

Harshavardhan Thakar -- CEO

Harsh has completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai. He completed his Masters in Analog circuit design and VLSI from the prestigious 'University of Southern California' at Los Angeles in 2007. He has successfully designed and simulated various analog modules like the transimpedance amplifiers, low noise amplifiers. He has experience in FPGA, ASIC design and Embedded systems. Joined agv systems as Lead Manager - Special Projects Group.

Subodh Khanolkar – COO

Subodh started designing and commissioning customized micro-controller based automation and control solutions for small industry OEMs as a pastime while pursuing Bachelor of Engineering at Mumbai University. Subsequently he started his own proprietorship in 2006 after completing BE in Electronics. He has successfully developed a few noteworthy automation solutions as well as equipments for OEMs in analytical industry and water purification industry soon after. Subodh joined AGV Systems as Lead Manager - Innovation Group after 2 and 1/2 years of experience from managing his own design and development setup.

Rohit Bakshi – CTO

After completing Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation & Control from Pune University, Rohit joined agv systems as Manager-Development Group in October 2008. He has a good command on hardware as well as firmware associated with diverse fields like GPS and GSM solutions, 32 bit microcontrollers, energy management and power factor correction for industrial automation solutions, PLCs and related systems etc and has successfully commissioned slip-ring induction motor starters and regulators upto 2000 KW while working on embedded systems with a power budget of microwatts.

Profile of the General Management

AGV Systems p. Ltd. is based on a solid foundation, as elicited by their Vision, Mission and the Motto. The Founder Directors, guide, advised and steered from time to time by an esteemed Board of Mentors, have laid stringent principals of Operations.

This is reflected in the methodology of inducting and team-building embarked upon by the Founder Directors. The General Management put in place is a strong, committed and highly principled team of young enthusiastic professionals – the team is fully enabled and fully capable of steering AGV Systems to exceed the guidelines of Business Excellence prescribed.

The entry level criteria is itself for reputed and practicing Engineering Professionals, with an acute sense of being sensitive to the Stake-Holders’ expectations. Each of the team members are armed with multiple qualifications, with a new Certification in their professional stream as a mandate from the Founders to the team.