Anupama Chaturvedi, MS, Chief Executive Office
Ms. Anupama Chaturvedi is mechanical engineering graduate with work focus on the development of novel materials. She currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Flora Coatings in Phoenix. Ms. Chaturvedi is a trained chemist and excels in new product development and has received two patents on her inventions. She is also active in publishing research articles related to materials science and engineering.
Atul Tiwari, PhD, CChem, FRSC, President, Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Atul Tiwari is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and currently serves as President and Chief Technology Officer of Flora Coatings in Phoenix. Previously, Dr. Tiwari has served as a research faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii, USA. He has achieved double subject majors, in Organic Chemistry as well as Mechanical Engineering. He has also received Ph.D. in Polymer Materials Science along with the earned Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist status from the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. Dr. Tiwari is an active member of several professional bodies in the UK, USA, and India. Dr. Tiwari zeal to develop new materials and has created eight international patented technologies. Dr. Tiwari has published over 18 books on the topics of materials science and engineering and over 70 research articles in renowned journals, magazines and books.
Will Estes, Director of Sales
Will served as military sales program manager with leading global coating manufacturers and has more than thirty-seven years’ experience in the commercial, military and general aviation coatings markets. He established his career in technical sales and services and has managed national and multi-regional territories were he implemented and improved client-specific performance models, enhanced forecast models at distribution and contact sales levels, while developing new business leads and fostering program retention. He is driven by the data and details that optimize project specifications, product performance and on-time delivery.
Jyoti Dwivedi, MS, Computers and Finance
Ms. Jyoti has earned years of experience in software development and maintenance. She has vast experience involving designing, development, testing, implementation and support of applications. Moreover, she is versed with numerous phases of SDLC in both Waterfall and Agile development.
In her previous employments, she has worked with several leading companies such as IBM, Ericsson global, Headstrong , Reliance Communications Limited and others. While working with leading organizations, Jyoti has learned various aspects of banking and finance.
Amy Rosales, Sales
Ms. Amy Rosales is an accomplished, dynamic professional with a proven track record in sales and business development, new product development, distribution channel management, marketing, promotions, and trade show planning. He has been successful at building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, partners, distribution partners, and suppliers. Her core competencies includes operation excellence, product management, sales incentive planning, relationship building, trade show planning, collateral development, sourcing & packing, sales planning & support, forecasting & purchasing.
In her previous companies, she has been responsible for directing all aspects of retail, wholesale and buying group business including serving as primary liaison with distributor product managers, buyers, forecasters, supply-chain management, trade-marketing and graphic design team, as well as inside and outside sales reps, growing local and international direct wholesale accounts. She has also served as primary liaison with internal marketing and graphics team as well as production and manufacturing. While working for Arizona Bar Foundation, she has dealt with the aspects of promotion and funding for legal services including applications and administration of government and private grants. Maintained grantee information including annual reports, contracts, budget amendments, and correspondence from grantees
Natarajan Ganesan, PhD, MBA
Dr. Natarajan Ganesan holds a doctorate in Biochemistry-Genetics from the University of Madras and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is a research scientist providing expertise in Biotech and Healthcare. Trained as a lab biochemist and molecular-biophysicist, he has a diversified expertise spanning different sciences. Dr. Natarajan has worked with scientists and investigators across Academia, Pharma and Biotech. As a scientist, his experience is backed by years of experience in interdisciplinary life science research and is well published. Some of his diverse projects have also included working on wireless biosensors (DARPA), linguistic fingerprinting of peptide sequences. He has also co-authored award-winning business strategies and provided market analysis reports for Govt healthcare (NIH) and companies as far away as Diebold (China) and Acibadem (Turkey). He has been an invited reviewer for DoD grant panels, Fulbright selection committee and currently serves as a reviewer to mainstream scientific journals. Dr. Natarajan is currently advising and evaluating start-ups, strategizing their social media outreach besides continuing to be involved in genomics and personalized medicine. He also writes and blogs on science related issues and policies.
Venkata Sreenivas Puli, PhD
Dr. Venkata Sreenivas Puli has earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics in USA. He also worked as research scientist and postdoctoral fellow at various prestigious academic institutions like the University of Texas and Tulane University, USA. His work has been primarily based on ferroelectric energy storage and multiferroic magneto electric ceramics and thin films. He also has experience in developing ceramic capacitor materials using conventional synthesis, sol-gel coatings for both powder and thick film deposition and as well thin films using pulsed laser deposition, chemical vapor deposition, chemical solution deposition etc. Dr. Pauli published numerous research papers in international peer review journals, book chapters and served as reviewer in several internal journals.
Thomas Schumann, MBA, Finance and Accounting
Thomas is an experienced business counselor who provides financial and technical assistance to small and medium-sized businesses across a variety of industries and stages of development. Thomas uses his background in economics, accounting and finance to help growing companies secure the financial resources required for growth through private investment and commercial and non-traditional lending. His education background includes degrees in accounting and economics, an MBA, a doctoral candidate in Computer and Information Systems. He holds certifications as an SBA commercial loan underwriter and an INBIA Certification in Business Incubation Management, he is a certified trainer in the Profit Mastery and Growth Wheel programs.
Earlier in Michigan Universities Tom held variety of leadership positions to spearheaded multiple state-wide outreach initiatives to support entrepreneurs that include the Inventors Center of Michigan, the Michigan Manufacturing Resource and Productivity Center and the Michigan Business Incubation Association.
Director, Hawaii Corrosion Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2540 Dole Street, Holmes #302, Honolulu, 96822, HI, USA
President, FSU Research Foundation & Vice-President Research, Professor of Medicine Florida State University, 3012 Westcott North Tallahassee, FL 32306-1330
Sustainable Technology Division,
National Risk Management Research Laboratory,
Environmental Protection Agency, USA.
Prof. (Dr.) Sridhar is a renowned biomechanic engineer, doctor of medicine and attorney at law. He is the Fellow of a number of prominent national and international organizations; he has nationally lectured, published and currently on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. Formerly, Dr. Natarajan served as a Colonel in the U. S. Army Reserves. He has been a Chief Medical Examiner for more than 15 years with involvement in more than 10,000 forensic autopsies. He has also served as the medical director of various departments within the military and as Clinical Adjunct Professor for the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine.
Mr. Manish Gupta is the Director of Robert W. Baird and Company healthcare investment banking. Earlier, Mr. Gupta worked as marketing manager in Hollister Inc., where he was responsible for business development and innovation management. He has received an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, an MS in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University and a B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology.
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Former Director of Business Development
Fabio Levada has broad experience in local and foreign business management, focused on strategic marketing planning, development of new markets and new products, training of marketing and sales personnel, marketing intelligence for new players and competitors, key account management, financial control as well as technical and market support to customers based on results and high value added concepts and achievements.
Managerial skills added to a solid educational background and International exposure enable me to lead goal and objective oriented business committed teams, by enhancing both the company´s and peoples strengths, engaging all participants of the productive stream, and thereby achieving striking results for shareholders and associates.
Experienced Group Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales, Strategic Sourcing, and Market Research. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a MBA focused in Economics from Kellogg School of Management.