With over 28 years of experience in the IT industry, Vijay started his career at Wipro Infotech R&D post completing his Masters in Technology from IIT Bombay. He spent the first half of his career at Wipro and MindTree, where he played various roles from customer facing to internal facing ones leading large teams on occasion. His primary area of work has been Computer Networking and Operating Systems. In his last role, he was an architect at Juniper Networks and was involved with architecting the Secure SD-WAN solution and Cloud Services Platform from scratch. He has also worked in multiple startups and startup environments with distributed teams . In the last ten years, he has primarily worked with cutting edge product companies in the networking space such as Juniper Networks, Versa Networks and HP Labs.
He started ThingsCafe Inc to provide a solution to IOT based businesses to role out their solutions from the cloud. The first customer/partner who signed up to use the solution is Avanijal an agri startup dealing with automation of irrigation related operations.