The Brand

People Powering Brilliance

Our Identity

Engineering Brilliance, Nothing Less

The Roots Of “Verolt”

Where Truth Meets Strength

Verolt, is an amalgamation of two words “Vero” and “olt”.

“Vero” is Latin and signifies Truth
“olt” is taken from words like volt, bolt, and colt – all of which indicate Strength.
The word Verolt born out our philosophy of truth and strength, permeates into the culture of a strong people-focused organisation.

Differentiators

Calling You To Challenge Us

MVP/PoC/Co-creation/Partnership Approach

We believe in Rapid Prototyping, Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs), Minimum Value Products (MVPs) to bring agility, speed, and predictability to technology development. We are happy to co-create and invest in ideas that will bring non-linear value to customers. We are happy to partner will emerging providers/customer in our quest to ensure high value.

Flexible Commercial Models

Verolt prides itself in investing in Intellectual Property (IP) and several of our solutions come in pay-as-you-go models. Bulk of the other solutions are Fixed-price, that allows us to put our skin-in-the-game to ensure that our customers have commercial predictability and transparency. We remain flexible to the commercial needs of our customer.

Deep Technology, Deep Domain Expertise

Our employees are experts in deep technology that can be leveraged to solve complex problems of our customers. We strive to understand the domain as well as our customers. Plus we have mastery of the emerging tools, methods and practices that bring scale and agility raging from DevSecOps, Agile/Scrum, CICD, Docker, Micro-services etc.

Innovation First Agenda

We push for an ‘innovation first’ agenda in everything that we do for our customers and ourselves. Every employee an Innovator is the credo that we live by. We celebrate failure and do root cause on our successes. We invest in Intellectual Property (IP) generation that can help accelerate the benefits of Digital for our customers.

Always Deliver with Quality and Agility

We bring discipline to our execution and do that with unparalleled quality and agility. The sense of deep ownership of customer success results in our ‘Always Deliver’ mindset. This, when combined with our skin-in-the-game commercial models, make us a rare breed in the Technology and Engineering sector.

People People People

We are a people company and every person in the company endeavours to be a better leader and a better innovator. Our people live by our values and are passionate about doing good for all our stakeholders. We celebrate diversity and our employees, globally, come from varied backgrounds. We benefit immensely from this diversity.

MVP/PoC/Co-creation/Partnership Approach

We believe in Rapid Prototyping, Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs), Minimum Value Products (MVPs) to bring agility, speed, and predictability to technology development. We are happy to co-create and invest in ideas that will bring non-linear value to customers. We are happy to partner will emerging providers/customer in our quest to ensure high value.

Flexible Commercial Models

Verolt prides itself in investing in Intellectual Property (IP) and several of our solutions come in pay-as-you-go models. Bulk of the other solutions are Fixed-price, that allows us to put our skin-in-the-game to ensure that our customers have commercial predictability and transparency. We remain flexible to the commercial needs of our customer.

Deep Technology, Deep Domain Expertise

Our employees are experts in deep technology that can be leveraged to solve complex problems of our customers. We strive to understand the domain as well as our customers. Plus we have mastery of the emerging tools, methods and practices that bring scale and agility raging from DevSecOps, Agile/Scrum, CICD, Docker, Micro-services etc.

Innovation First Agenda

We push for an ‘innovation first’ agenda in everything that we do for our customers and ourselves. Every employee an Innovator is the credo that we live by. We celebrate failure and do root cause on our successes. We invest in Intellectual Property (IP) generation that can help accelerate the benefits of Digital for our customers.

Always Deliver with Quality and Agility

We bring discipline to our execution and do that with unparalleled quality and agility. The sense of deep ownership of customer success results in our ‘Always Deliver’ mindset. This, when combined with our skin-in-the-game commercial models, make us a rare breed in the Technology and Engineering sector.

People People People

We are a people company and every person in the company endeavours to be a better leader and a better innovator. Our people live by our values and are passionate about doing good for all our stakeholders. We celebrate diversity and our employees, globally, come from varied backgrounds. We benefit immensely from this diversity.

The Verolt Journey

On Road From Good To Great

Core Team Members

Leading Us To Challenge Excellence

Samarjit Bose

Founder and CEO

Sam is an alumnus, graduate and post graduate of Imperial College, London. He has been in the Engineering and Manufacturing domains for close to 30 years, largely in the Automotive Industry. Sam has extensive multidisciplinary experience in the manufacturing value chain, covering engineering and product development, program management, supply chain management, quality and manufacturing. During the last two decades Sam has gathered significant experience in the European Automotive Industry and has deep understanding in the resources and capabilities in low cost geographies like India and China.
Sam started his career at J P Morgan Bank in London and then moved to the Tata Group in London and Mumbai.
Sam ran a 50-year-old Tier 1 Automotive Mechatronics Manufacturing business, which was owned by his family, between 2000 and 2015 and then divested his stake in the company. This business had a long and successful collaboration with TRW ZF to service the Indian and multinational VMs manufacturing in India.
Sam founded Verolt Engineering Limted in 2016, a niche Software and Engineering Services Company in the UK, to address the needs in high-end, deep tech, knowledge lead software and engineering services in varied Industries in Europe and the UK.

Aashish Sakrikar

Technical Director- Automotive Software

Aashish has a total work experience of 20+ Years in Design and Development of Electronics products for Automotive, Process control and Railways
He has worked with Dana and Hella in the End to End product development of Embedded products for multiple Global customers
Customer Experience: General Motors, Daimler,
VW,TATA, Mahindra
Areas of Expertise
Embedded products development for automotive industry. Business development, product development, project management, people management, team building, leadership development.
Vehicle architecture knowledge specifically in Body Electronics domain, customer requirement analysis, Sys/SW architecture development / optimization.
AUTOSAR, Functional Safety ISO26262

Sumer Bains

Director of HMI Software Services

Sumer is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer and also holds a post-graduation degree from Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore. Sumer has total 19+ years of work experience spent across Automotive, IoT and Telematics domains. His experience ranges from software development and architecture to managing technology at an organisation level. He has experience working for established multinational, multi-cultural organisations like Bosch, Forthcode, a startup experience in the IoT space and Rane-t4u, a small sized SaaS based company operating in the Telematics domain.

Area of expertise: His areas of expertise are software development, Project management, Business and Technology development. Software development skills include embedded C++ programming. System level skills include expertise in Infotainment Navigation and 3D Maps middleware. Skills in the telematics domain include both device and well as on the cloud side backend technology.

Rajesh Ruchandani

Director- Mechatronics

Rajesh has 29 years of rich experience in general management in Design, Development and Business Development and Heading Auto Electrical Plant Operation.

He worked as Marketing Head and Plant Head with Sanden Vikas Ltd, Faridabad, India and led Indian OEM Marketing team and Pune Plant Operation. He was responsible for company’s topline and bottom-line growth. He was rated as outstanding performer globally by Sanden Japan for his contribution in business development.

He worked as Plant Head with Pricol Ltd, Pune, India, and led Plant Operations. He was responsible for leading company performance, Operational excellence, quality & productivity improvements, P&L, Shop floor improvement and implementation of TPM. During his tenure company witnessed tremendous topline and bottom-line growth and received BAL TPM Excellence Award, BAL Quality Silver Award, and various other awards and recognitions.

He worked in Valeo as Business Group Manager-Comfort and Drive Assist, reporting to Global R&D and Marketing Directors at Valeo Germany. He headed CDA R&D and India Business Development. He worked on many global projects and contributed in getting new business and providing low cost design and manufacturing solutions.

He had huge contribution in Mindarika Private Limited, he worked as Head Design Engineering and Production Engineering. Over 150 parts were designed, developed, validated under his leadership during his 12 years of tenure. He created design and Process standards. He worked on VSM and reduced overall design and development time by 50%. He had received multiple company awards and customer appreciation.

He had significantly contributing career at JMA-Hella Ltd Faridabad, India and worked on design and development.

Overall Industries exposed to, number of years in industry and other details indicating his domain areas of expertise. He is Mechanical Engineer and Post Graduate in Management. He is well travelled across globe including Germany, France, Hungary, Austria, South Korea, Thailand, and Switzerland.

Ravi Shekdar

Head of Engineering

Ravi has 20+ years of work experience spent across Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial Automation. He has a major contribution in development of business in new domains.
Ravi holds a graduation degree in science and has worked with major automotive suppliers like Bosch, Magneti Marelli, Continental, etc. He has successfully contributed to 6 U.S patents. He has worked on automotive Infotainment, ADAS, Body electronics and has also worked on various Aerospace projects.

Pankaj Agrawal

Head of Finance & Accounts

Pankaj is responsible for our Financial Management and is handling end to end Accounting and Financial processes at company involving setup of organisation's financial policies and processes, Budgeting, Financial Planning, Internal Controls, MIS, Treasury Management, Closing of Books etc.
Prior to Verolt, he has been working with Mubea Automotive – a global innovative lightweight specialist and Larsen & Toubro Limited, an Indian technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services conglomerate.

Rob Clarkson

Head Business Development-Mechatronics BU (Europe)

I have been supporting various OEMs and Tier 1s with Engineering Design Support both personally and through my own small Engineering Company.
OEMs include amongst others:
Ford, GM, Saab, Lotus, Opel,
scope of work includes:
Interior Packaging and development of Restraint Systems, Steering Wheels, IP hang on components, HVAC Faceplate, Switches, SCCM,
The above from Initial design stage through to generation of 2D drawings, handling all 3D data, and performing release process.
Recent Systems include: NX UG, Teamcenter.

Tony Hart

Technical Specialist- Mechatronics (Europe)

In starting my career as a graduate engineer in the Automotive Industry many years ago, I have been fortunate enough to be part of that great industry, which has allowed me to succeed at the highest level as both an engineer & an individual. In bringing personal passion through large businesses such as Lucas, Methode Electronics & ZF TRW to delight customers, it is a pleasure to be part of the Verolt team. Our dedicated team of engineers share a single vision to succeed through integration / partnerships with like-minded innovation & quality driven companies.

Shibin Das

Head- Human Resource

Shibin has close to 15 years of professional experience in managing a full spectrum of Core Human Resource Management including Employee Relations, Organizational development, formulating and implementing HR policies, culture building, Performance Management, Managing an Industry – Campus Engagement program, People Management and implementing best practices.

Experience working in an environment requiring strong multi-tasking abilities, driving entire HR System and Processes.

Completed Post Graduate Certification in Human Resources Management, XLRI - Jamshedpur

Prior to Verolt, he has been associated with Tata Elxsi Limited, Synechron Technologies, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Genpact India.

Sagar Anturkar

Senior Manager - Automotive Software

Sagar has a total work experience of 13+ years spent across Automotive, Biomedical domains. His experience ranges from software development and architecture to managing multiple Projects and teams in organizations like Bosch, Hella and Lear.
Customer Experience: BMW, Porsche, Ferrari,
Daimler, TATA
Areas of Expertise
Embedded Software development in automotive domains like Body electronics and Engine Management Systems.
AUTOSAR
Key Project handled - Safe Computing Platform for Autonomous Driving for Daimler.
Functional safety – ISO26262
Project management, team management
Risk analysis, Requirements management.
Technical interactions / negotiations with customer

Advisory Board

Technology Advisors

Anshoo Gaur

Advisor and
Board Member

Anshoo is a global tech executive, entrepreneur, board member with 30 years of tech experience. He is also an expert in restructuring businesses for growth and scale. A true believer of the incredible potential of technology and innovation, he has worked in several senior management positions through his career. Recent notable associations include; Amdocs (Global management member, Global Officer), EDS (India MD, President Mphasis ITO), STL (Advisor, CEO Software). Anshoo has been associated with several promising early-stage companies through his start-up accelerator, Praavega, and is active in the social sector helping scale impact.
As the Founding Curator of WEF’s Global Shaper Community’s Pune Hub, Anshoo works with youth leaders committed to driving social change. A believer in the power of mentoring and skilling in helping transform lives, Anshoo is actively engaged with several social enterprises, NGOs, and serves as an Advisor to Mentor Together, Tech for India, and Life School.

Anshoo is the winner of several awards including Bloomberg-UTV CXO IT MNC Asia Business Leader of the Year Award in 2010. He holds a post-graduate degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson and a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India

Shrirang Bapat

Technology Advisor - Cyber Security

Shrirang works with teams creating innovative products in the field of Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and DevOps to make an impact in Defence, Internet, and Telecom Industries.
At FortyTwo Labs, Shrirang is responsible for product strategy of Pi-Control platform, a new indigenously developed, patent pending, multi-party digital signature technology that does not require a Central Public Key Infrastructure.
Prior to FortyTwo, he has played various technology leadership roles in the Industry, most recently as the CTO of Sterlite Software and prior to that Head of Product R&D at Amdocs India and PubMatic. He was with TCS for many years and contributed to international growth of TCS in Technology R&D services.

Jaya Panvalkar

Tech Advisor- Automotive Software Strategy

In starting my career as a graduate engineer in the Automotive Industry many years ago, I have been fortunate enough to be part of that great industry, which has allowed me to succeed at the highest level as both an engineer & an individual. In bringing personal passion through large businesses such as Lucas, Methode Electronics & ZF TRW to delight customers, it is a pleasure to be part of the Verolt team. Our dedicated team of engineers share a single vision to succeed through integration / partnerships with like-minded innovation & quality driven companies.