Meet the Team
Vijay is the CEO at Enfrien and has obtained his B-tech in Engineering Physics from IIT Madras in 2007. He immediately joined a startup data analytics firm, Global Analytics. He was involved in developing systems for detecting credit card frauds in real time, predicting real estate prices using neural networks and predicting attrition rates of employees in companies using dynamic regressions. In 2009, his passion towards entrepreneurship, clean tech and environment made team up with one of his best school buddies from IITM, Rajiv Murali to start Enfrien. Since then, there has been no looking back, with him spearheading sales and product development in Enfrien, which boasts of a product range of over 100 functional indoor lighting products, ESCO services in lighting domain and cutting edge technologies in solar PV systems.
Varun is the COO at Enfrien and has graduated from BMS College of engineering in 2009. He was recruited by Soma Enterprises an Infrastructure firm, where he worked as a project engineer for 3 years after which he obtained his masters in Construction Management from Texas A and M university in 2014. He further worked for 2 years in M & M, an infrastructure firm in Dallas, Texas in the field of estimation and project management. He presently heads the project management, operation and sourcing at Enfrien. He has extensive experience in design and operations in Infrastructure field in USA and India
Gowthami obtained her B-tech in Bio-technology from Saastra Engineering College in 2008. Having worked with companies like TCS, Cognizant and Technotree for 6 years and have an extensive knowledge in developing and managing IT systems. She has shouldered the responsibility of implementing the IT systems and managing the website of Enfrien.
Praveen obtained his B-tech in Electrical Engineering from IIITD Kancheepuram and further pursued his M-tech in Micro Electronics from IIT Madras. During under graduation, he was involved in designing a sensor to aid farmers with the correct nitrogen levels in the soil. At Enfrien, he is a product design engineer involved in designing hardware for our IOT based products and power supplies and drivers for our LED lights.
Vipul obtained his B-tech in Mechanical engineering from IIT Madras. Through his college life, he has been actively designing various products and has also applied for a patent for one of his designs in the transportation sector. His passion for clean-tech started at college where he was also involved in designing a dual axis solar tracker. At Enfrien, he is a product design engineer involved in developing mounting structures for floating solar systems and specialised lighting systems.
Niranjan obtained his B-tech in Aerospace engineering and M-tech in Applied Mechanics from IIT Madras. At college he has been involved in various bio-medical projects and was involved in designing a fixed wing drone for short range surveillance. At Enfrien, he is a product design engineer involved in developing the anchoring systems for floating solar systems and other specialised LED lighting products for sports lighting applications.
Mubeen obtained his B-tech in Naval architecture engineering from IIT Madras. At college he has held various positions of responsibilities including managing the finance for the largest fest for colleges across India. This has given him an all round exposure towards market research and business analytics. He is a business analyst and is involved in market research activities and pre-sales activities of solar and energy efficiency projects.
Sunitha obtained her B-tech and M-tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras. She is very passionate about design and has been involved as a design coordinator and graphics designer for various activities at college. She is with Enfrien as a business analyst and is in charge of designing marketing collaterals, online content, branding initiatives and social media marketing.