RICH Presenters' Profiles
Day 2 - Thursday, 9th December 2010
Research Industry Collaboration Hub (RICH)
Mr. Shiva P Balivada
Founder, Managing Director and CEO
Vi NanoTech Private Limited
Profile: Shiva Balivada has over thirty years of experience in Senior Leadership Roles and as a Technology evangelist he has been a part of many International Projects. After studying in IIT Kharagpur in 1979, he started his career by joining TELCO (now Tata Motors) and worked in Computer Department for 15 years.

He has a multi-faceted career in IT, Telecom and Nanotechnology contributing to many organizations across the globe.

He is popularly called “Father of Nanotechnology Applications in India” for his pioneering work in this area. He is all set to take this effort to a global level in a big way.

He was a part are India's First Online System in 1982, India’s First Software India Team in to Comdex in 1987 heralding the Great Software outsourcing revolution, India’s First CASE tool for Software developers, India’s First Wi-Fi phone, India’s First VoIP product range, India’s First WiMAX Base station and recently India’s First Nanotechnology based Surface Applications in wide ranging areas like Windshield Glass, Carpets, Monuments, Textile, Plastics and Metals.

He is Co-Founder & President in NanoLandGlobal LTD based out of London, which is a Central Resource for Nanotechnology Products and Services.

He is Founder, Managing Director and CEO of Vi NanoTech Private Limited, Bangalore.