Sandy Tungare, Founder
Sandy is an acknowledged expert in sales and marketing areas such as product forecasting, category management, portfolio planning, pricing, and promotions. He founded Think Systems in 1986, building it to a 150 person multi-national organization with customers including 3M, Compaq, General Electric, IBM, Intel, Motorola, Nabisco, Pfizer, Phillip Morris, and Whirlpool. In 1997 he sold Think Systems to i2 Technologies for nearly $150 million. He then served as president of sales and marketing systems at i2 until leaving to launch Vistaar in 2000. Vistaar is the result of his vision for powerful and yet easy-to-use analytical software that sales and marketing decision makers can use to dramatically improve business performance. He has a BS from Bombay University and an MBA from Rutgers Business School.
Milind “MG” Gupte, Trustee
MG has spent over 15 years leading teams in the design, development, and management of enterprise class planning applications. His specialty is designing planning applications based on multi-dimensional OLAP technology. Prior to Vistaar he was Vice President Development at i2 Technologies where he was responsible for design and development of the Demand Management suite of applications. At Vistaar, MG has led Product Development and successfully designed and delivered the foundation for Vistaar’s Solutions. Presently, he focuses on solution design, product management, and associated services. MG holds a Master of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Amitabh Patil, Trustee
Amitabh is a 15 year veteran of building software for enterprise planning, decision making and analytics. He works at Vistaar Technologies as a Principal Technical Architect with responsibility for designing high end enterprise pricing platforms and solutions. He has been with Vistaar for 13 years. Prior to joining Vistaar Amitabh worked as a consultant advising startups and large companies including Prudential Finance, Dun & Bradstreet build highly scalable web based and distributed applications. Amitabh holds a Masters of Computer Engineering from Lviv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine.