Chief Executive Officer
Vinay Bansal, as Chief Executive Officer, sets the strategic direction to faststream that lie at the intersection of business sustainability, business strategy and organizational theory which drives by keeping the customer at the core of everything. Vinay’s leadership development, marketing, and knowledge management initiatives have differentiated the company from competitors. Vinay has worked extensively in the field of IoT, Semiconductor, FPGA, Analog Design, Cloud, Big Data & Embedded Development. Under his leadership, Faststream has delivered many ambitious projects that include Smart Parking, ThingSpace Manage self-service portal, and modular IoT gateway. He is extremely strategic in his approach, exhibits great thought leadership and uniquely positive in his interactions. With his Design Thinking approach, he looks at Innovation from an entirely different panorama. Vinay has rich experience in Strategic & Innovation Consulting in Internet of Things, Industrial IoT and the corresponding social aspects of it. He is able to think through things from a large scale to the minutest details of entire realm with his system & solution based design methodology. His experience, coupled with his passion and commitment to business and future proof thinking, is a rare combination. Vinay holds a bachelor’s in Electronics and Telecommunications degree from MITS, Gwalior, India.
Vice President, Engineering
Kanchan Debnath has 20 years of experience in embedded system design, development and program management for consumer electronic products - Digital TV, DVB and IPTV STB. Kanchan has successfully designed, developed and delivered multiple product for global and Indian market. He has expertise in end to end product development, delivery management and vendor management. He has worked in various leadership roles at companies such as Samsung where he designed, developed and delivered multiple product for Indian and Global Market. Kanchan holds a Master’s in Embedded System Design, Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India.
Tamer El Sawah
Tamer El Sawah has 22 years of experience working extensively with Signal Processing & Control Systems, Microprocessors, MicroControllers, SoCs, A/Ds, DMAs, Programming Logic, Project Management, Requirement Analysis and handling an entire business ecosystem. Tamer has contributed exceptional insights into high-end development of Embedded Design, and other complex hardware products which power one of the most cutting edge IoT projects and Embedded Systems across the globe. He has initiated and led 28nm SoC projects, assigned roles and responsibilities, and designed relevant workflows. Tamer has directed a simplified design process for a capacitive proximity sensor system to provide sensor flexibility by integrating all of the front-end analog circuitry into a single AFE device. He has helped strategize the embedding process of multiple components in a single chip including SerDes, on-chip memory for GPON ONU, and microprocessors for intelligent control and management, and also incorporating multi-layer protocol functionality and packet processing into a single chipset. Tamer has guided a team project in developing a custom low noise-power AFE for detecting neural firings on the surface of the skin, sampling that information and routing it to a DSP core. He has integrated solutions with common optical functional blocks, such as Transceiver, EDFA, ROADM. Tamer holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, California, USA.
Vice President, Operations
Priyank has close to 19 years of experience in Embedded & IoT domain. Before being a part of Faststream Technologies, Priyank spent over a decade at Honeywell Inc (USA / India) where he steered design and development of Aerospace and Automotive solutions. He had initiated and executed large scale turnkey programs and was instrumental in researching/developing path-breaking technologies around safety-critical systems such as next-gen cockpit displays for business jets. Priyank also established his own start-up, setting it up from scratch by securing funding, incubating it from the likes of Intel & Robert Bosch, and gradually steering the company towards a high growth curve and profitability. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication, a PG Diploma in Advanced Computing, and an MS degree in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris.