Winshuttle Invests in Product Development and Innovation With New Leadership Hires
Vikas Nagpal and Kevin Goulet join Winshuttle’s leadership team to fuel the future of product development.
Bothell, WA – July 27, 2016 – Winshuttle is pleased to announce two key additions to its leadership team with Vikas Nagpal as Vice President of Engineering, and Kevin Goulet as Vice President of Product Management. Co-Founder Vishal Chalana, former Managing Director of Winshuttle’s India operations will also be transitioning to a new role as Chief Software Architect, working from Winshuttle headquarters in Bothell.
“Vikas and Kevin bring an outstanding track record of successful product development and a rich experience base to Winshuttle’s global leadership team,” said Lewis Carpenter, Winshuttle’s CEO. “We’re also excited that Vishal Chalana will be stepping into the Chief Software Architect position where he will identify key innovations and drive the alignment of Winshuttle’s technical product roadmap with partners like SAP and Microsoft. I’m confident these new roles will take Winshuttle’s product innovation and development to an even higher level.”
Vikas has a strong background in software engineering leadership, recently serving as Director of Smart Grid solutions for Landis+Gyr at their Global development Centre where he was responsible for managing over 300 engineers. Vikas has over 20 years of experience spanning product development and consulting services.
Kevin brings more than 20 years of product management leadership experience to Winshuttle, including his most recent position as Vice President of Product Management for CA Technologies Data and Analytics business, where he led the development and launch of a new to market Hadoop-based big data management solution. Kevin has also served in many product leadership roles at Motorola, and was previously responsible for the entire product portfolio at U.S. Robotics as Head of Product Management.
Vishal has over 15 years of experience in research, development and software product innovation, with a background in data processing, language technology and enterprise data integration. As one of three Co-Founders, Vishal has been influential in the development and direction of Winshuttle, and was most recently responsible for building and scaling Winshuttle’s engineering team in India.