No matter how smart, talented, driven, or passionate you are, your success as an entrepreneur depends on your ability to build and inspire a team. A successful leader is one who can spur his or her team members to work well together toward a common vision and goal.

Meet the Executive Team


Prafulla Wadaskar

Founder & CTO

Mr. Prafulla Wadaskar is leading Innovation & Technology advancement goals for the organisation. He has extensively worked on developing IoT solutions, innovating connected lighting solutions and technologies that includes DALI and WiFi Lighting and SL-BUS technology. He has a strong passion and contribution towards open source community & IoT Education.

Rajesh Dhoot

Director - R&D

In 1994 Mr. Rajesh Dhoot has planted the concept of VADACTRO in the minds of core VADACTRO pillars. Since then the efforts are done coupled with passionate work towards this activity. His 24+ years of experience coupled with strong technical foundation leads research activity of VADACTRO.

Our Inspiration


Avinash Kale

Mr. Avinash Kale, Head - Europe Application Engineering at NXP brings in vast products and operational management expertise for the team VADACTRO. His diversified experience is greatly helping team.

Jitender Sandhu

Mr. Sandhu, Head - M2M India and ASEAN at Thales (Gemalto M2M GmbH) brings in inspirational motivation for team VADACTRO. his extensive industrial touch is helping to get closure to the customer base.

Core Team


Pravin Wadaskar

Product Marketing

Since beginning Mr. Pravin in actively owning in product marketing responsibility for VADACTRO specially in B2C segment. His passionate efforts coupled with industry knowledge has brought financial strengths to VADACTRO.

Nayana Bhende

Support & Purchase

Dynamic, Enthusiastic personality is leading VADACTRO's Customer Support activities as well as procurement. Her inter-personnel communication skill set is cultivating VADACTRO's customer relations to the next level.


Development & Validation

A Smart, Hardworking, Multi-talented personality leading organisational B2B Technical Support Role. He will be actively involved in VADACTRO's educational initiatives. His patient and hard efforts will be helping us to bring in better quality through his software validation responsibility. 

Ashutosh Ther


Hardworking, Dedicated, Young personality is leading VADACTRO's Manufacturing Division. His leadership qualities is cultivating VADACTRO's manufacturing capabilities to the next level.


The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people. Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction. Fortunately team VADACTRO has a pool of mentors who are providing diversified guidance, these are -

Our Mentors

Dr. Deepak Dhote

BBSC Amravati

Dr. Dhote has motivated core VADACTRO members to risk for shaping the dream come true. Dr. Dhote is associated with Shree Santa Gadge Baba University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India. He is Professor & Head of Electronics Department at Brijlal Biyani Science Collage, Amravati.

Company team

Dr. Arvind Shaligram

University of Pune

VADACTRO is getting a guidance from Dr. Arvind Shaligram Sir. His diversified knowledge and though process is helping a lot for positive progress of VADACTRO. Sir has over 30 years of Teaching and research experience, guided over 29 Ph. D. and over 20 M.Phil Students, and published 450+ research papers so far. He is Heading Electronic Science Department, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India.

Vinay Mundada

Dean at FLAME University

Vinay Mundada has been mentoring VADACTRO since beginning for Industrial and UX design. He is an Industrial Designer from IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay and Ex. Dean, DSK World University, Ex Director, Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Pune (India).

Kashinath Karekar

WPG - India

Since the beginning Mr. Karekar is mentoring VADACTRO on marketing front. His 25 years of Experience in Electronics Equipment, Consumer & Semiconductor Sales & Marketing helps a lot on our organisational goals. He is VP Sales and Operations Director at WPG Electronics India.

Collaboration is the Key for Success