Management Team

Uday Khandekar President

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer for Techflow Inc, Techflow Engineers Pvt. Ltd. for more than 22 years Mr. Uday has managed Techflow's 3D modeling and detailing Service business. Techflow is India's first and largest Tekla Structures user and began using Tekla as the original reseller and technical support partner in India. He was instrumental in the introduction of Tekla (and thus 3-D modeling ) in India.

With a vision of Development of India's Structural Steel detailing sector, marketing their services to North American Steel fabricators, He has grown Techflow into a major player in the detailing market. He has grown Techflow into a distinct player in the detailing market with 6 offices in India, one in the U.S., one in Canada and one in UK.

Currently, as President and Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the global expansion of the Techflow Group's Business interests.

Nirmalya Chatterjee VP – Global Strategy

Nirmalya Chatterjee, a graduate Engineering & Management professional has over 23 years of experience in Engineering & Construction Technology space. He has worked with many MNCs throughout his career at various management positions. Prior to Joining Techflow , he was Executive Director of Trimble India & Country Head of Tekla India. He has served Trimble for 11 years, grown that India unit to 10 million $ business hub and leaded a team of 40 professionals. Prior to Trimble & Tekla, he has worked with global companies like CADS-UK & Bentley in various managerial positions.

As a young dynamic, people oriented person who has worked with various business houses in India & overseas, involved in different stages of engineering construction projects & offered many high end technology solutions to different project players within AEC & EPC segment. He has been invited by many reputed business forum like CII / FICCI, to address technology aspect relevant to latest engineering & construction productivity mechanism. His ideas and thoughts has been published by many recognized journals and media platforms in India on use of BIM & benefit of construction collaboration technology. Nirmalya loves to straddle between micro and macro, engineering & management. He is always motivated by challenges & actively involved in developing quality team players. He has acted as one of successful key business operation leader .

In Techflow, Nirmalya is responsible to diversify business operation by way of strategic global business association, act as investor relation manager for the company and also involve in organic & inorganic growth of the company along with up-lift the overall corporate culture of organization to the next level.

Arif Qureshi Vice President

Arif began his career immediately upon completion of his college graduation in 2001. He started out in the drafting office of one of the leading EPC Companies in India. Looking for more growth opportunity, he went to work with Techflow as a Jr. Detailer. At Techflow, Arif was able to begin to see and attain his potential in steel detailing and modeling. He is a Structural Steel Detailing professional with exceptional experience in structural steel detailing using AISC, BS & IS Codes. Through rapid growth which he truly deserved and experience, he has risen very quickly to the top management of Techflow.

His contributions have been a key part of the development of Techflow's manpower increasing the number of detailers from 120 to where we are today at 400+ detailers.Still young at the age of 36, and with 15 years' experience in structural steel detailing, Arif has moved through the ranks to the position of Vice President for all of Techflow, India's 6 offices and is presently responsible for the overall execution of Techflow India Operations.

Nick Osmond Senior VP Business Development

Nick immigrated to Canada 1981 from the UK and joined the Canadian armed forces and trained as a medic. After 3 years of service he realized the military was not for him and he began his career as a junior piping designer at Fluor Corporation. Nick complemented Fluor's in-house training programme with several evening classes at SAIT. Nick worked for several of the big EPC companies on major Oil & Gas/ Mining projects all over North America, Asia and Europe as a design lead, checker and latterly as a field engineer where he had up to 700 fitters and welders working for him.

In 1996 Nick decided to go out on his own and formed Detailed Design Drafting Services Ltd. This business started out as a general offshore drafting business but quickly found a niche in steel detailing and flourished into one of the larger detailing firms in the world peaking at 98 fulltime staff working for a number of the larger fabricators in North America. In 2009 a large Canadian Fabricator bought the business and Nick decided to move back to the UK. After taking some time off he soon got bored and opened Detailed Design UK Ltd which he operated for 2 years before selling it on in December 2011. In 201 2 Nick joined Dowco Consultants as their Director of Business Development and Sales, where he dramatically increased sales year on year until leaving to join Techflow Inc in 2016.

Billy Whited Division Head of Operations for Techflow, Inc.

Billy began his career at Ingalls Iron Works in Birmingham, Alabama in September of 1977 as a drafting trainee. He moved up thru the ranks as a draftsman, then checker, and later as a squad boss. He served in this capacity until Ingalls was purchased by Trinity Industries who later closed the Birmingham facility in 1991. He was hired by his former co-worker at Ingalls, Joel Hicks, who was chief draftsman at Structural Technics. Wanting to pursue a career outside of structural steel, he worked at American Cast Iron Pipe from 1992 to 1995, starting as a draftsman creating piping layouts then moving to inside sales.

Billy was called back into structural steel by another former Ingalls employee Roger Love who was over the fabrication facility at Schuler Industries, Inc. working as a project manager. He was with Schuler until their facility was closed in 1997. It was then Billy returned to Structural Technics and worked as a checker/project leader and ultimately chief draftsman when Joel became president of Structural Technics, Inc. When acquired by Techflow in 2014, he was assigned Division Head of Operations of Techflow, Inc.

Ian Jonsen VP of Estimating

Ian worked in the construction industry for a few years after high school. Looking for new challenges and growth he went to VCC and graduated from the steel detailing course. After graduating from VCC, Ian started his career at RL Drafting. Over the next 18 years at RLD he learned all aspects of the industry starting as a junior detailer then working into a Project manager and an Estimating position. Along with learning and growing himself he helped grow RLD from 3 to 30 people.

In late 2011 Ian joined Dowco Consultants as a project manager then worked himself into the estimating manager position. Ian was a big part of the team helping grow sales at Dowco consultants till mid-2016 when he joined the Techflow Inc. team.

Ritesh Patil Regional Head - Jalgaon

Ritesh has over 15 years of experience in steel detailing. He began his career in construction industry immediately after graduating as a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. After working as 'Assistant Project Engineer' in two construction companies for an year, he moved on to pursue a career in Steel detailing industry. He started working with D&D Services (Agni CAD Inc) as 'Detailer' using SDS-2 software. After working for an year with D&D services, he joined Techflow in 2002 as a 'Checker'.

With his attentive approach within short span of time he started to lead the projects. Through consistent hard work & a vision to grow he emerged as one of the key person in top management right from earlier years of the company and has immensely contributed in its growth. He is one of the founder members in Techflow. He headed "Techflow Inc." office in Atlanta, Georgia for around 2 years (2007 to 2009) and also contributed in marketing while in US.

Currently he leads one of the biggest facility of Techflow in India (located in Jalgaon, Maharshtra) as 'Regional head' and also is 'Head of Estimation, Techflow India'

Manish Jabade Vice President (Marketing)

Manish Jabade, basically an Engineering graduate and an MBA in International Marketing with 23 years of Global Sales & Marketing experience covering 4 major continents and visited over 30 countries in last 2 decades. Started his career with Rolta India Ltd., selling engineering services & solutions. He was appointed in many reputed engineering services. Later on came in to Steel detailing since 2006.

As a young energetic, people oriented person, taking on the challenges to develop and spread name of Techflow to the world-wide geography, covering new areas like Far East, Middle East and Europe. Taking Techflow seven seas & adding new clients in untouched and unexplored geographies other than USA & Canada where most of our business comes from. Working with a Methodology to remain in constant touch with old clients so as to deliver them more than what they expect in terms of Schedule & matching their commercial interest. Also works with a strategy to keep on developing new clients in new geographies & adding clients from challenging geography of country like Israel to South American countries like El Salvador.

Considering price competitiveness & schedule given by client without being compromised on Quality. He markets our services with an assurance that Techflow is Quality and Quality Steel detailing is one and the same with Techflow. That's unique & precise way makes his point when we charge rates which are still competitive to add new Clients & retain Old clients.

He is dedicated to achieve Target oriented Goals in this challenging times. Always open for ideas & suggestions with flexibility to take up new roles as seen appropriate by management. Unique & focused approach, strong fundamental engineering & marketing background facilitating Techflow in getting new inquiries, ultimately new projects to work on.