Board of Advisors in SoftTech Engineers Limited

From engineering to accounting and entrepreneurship to innovation, our Board of Advisors at SoftTech Engineers Limited brings rich and varied experience. Their domain-rich guidance has enabled SoftTech to try out innovations and process orientation.

Ravi Agarwal
Ravi holds B.Com., L.L.B. F.C.A degrees. With over 27 Years of experience in corporate and non-corporate statutory audits, tax audits and VATaudits since the commencement of the VAT regime, he brings significant financial expertise to the Board of Advisors in SoftTech Engineers Limited.
He has worked with the Reserve Bank of India and the Mumbai High Court and has been a part of Insurance companies and several private undertakings.
Devendra Tripathi
An MS in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Devendra has over 24 years of experience in architecting and managing hardware and software components and systems.
He has worked in various capacities such as CTO at CoVisible Solutions and Director of Systems Architecture at Vitesse Semiconductor.
He is currently an Advisor and Member of BOD in companies in India and the US. He is a specialist in networking protocols from layer 1 to layer 7, and a founding member of multiple technology companies namely Spike Technologies (now Qualcomm), XaQti Corporation (now Vitesse Semiconductor), CoVisible Solutions and Xambala Inc.
Devendra is a serial innovator with six US patents awarded and several more in the pipeline.
Alak Deb
Alak has been a serial entrepreneur and innovator. He is currently CEO/CTO at MobBazaar, Inc. and an EIR at Artiman Ventures working on several ideas in mobile, video and finance.
He has been taking ideas from concept to reality since 1990. He was part of the team that created the Local Area Networking group at Chips and Technologies and in the founding team at Kalpana (which got acquired by Cisco).
He then became a part of Synopsis, Inc. He was one of the founders and the CTO of XaQti Corporation (which was acquired in 1999 by Vitesse Semiconductor). Until 2000 he was the VP of Systems Engineering for the Advanced Networking Products Group at Vitessse.
In 2000 he cofounded CoVisible Solutions, Inc. with operations in Pune, India and the US. In 2002 he co-founded Xambala, Inc. to address the growing need for real-time application-level message processing and decision making.
Romit Raut
With over 15 years of professional experience, Romit Raut brings an innovative technological aspect to SoftTech's Board of Advisors. Currently, serving as Chief Technology Officer at RIB Software SE, Romit has worked in the different leadership roles at Oracle, IBM, and PWC. At RIB, he leads digital transformation and innovation in the construction industry with cloud, mobility and AI-first approach. He brings extensive experience in leading R&D teams and projects.