Vinay works as a catalyst in three areas: design thinking, culture of innovation and mindfulness. He is a co-author of the book “8 steps to innovation: from jugaad to excellence”. He has been a visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore and IIT Bombay. Over the past decade, he has helped several organizations in their innovation journey e.g. Airbus, Adobe, Oracle, Mindtree, Tech Mahindra, Wells Fargo etc. He also works with not-for-profit and government organizations in education and healthcare space. Prior to starting the consulting career, Vinay worked for a decade in Motorola in US and Sasken in Bangalore. He did his B. Tech. from IIT Bombay and PhD from SUNY Buffalo both in Computer Science.