Management Team

Hemant Kolhe Vice President (Operation)

Hemant began his career immediately upon completion of his bachelor of engineering degree in 2005. He started out in the drafting office of one of the leading companies in India and worked at various positions. Looking for more growth opportunity & challenges, he joined Techflow as Regional head at Nasik branch.

He is a structural steel detailing professional with exceptional experience in structural steel detailing using AISC, BS & IS codes. His vast experience in steel detailing industry gave him an overall understanding of how to improve customer satisfaction. Ability to motivate teams has led to his continued success. He has risen very quickly to the top management of Techflow.

We found his competency toward smooth functioning of operational area and positive thoughts for win-win position, proving himself to be a committed company advocate. Hemant moved through the rank to the position of Vice president (Operation) for all of Techflow-India's 6 offices and is presently responsible for the overall execution of Techflow India Operations.

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.

Harichandra Patil Training & Support Manager

Harichandra began his career with Techflow in 2011 as an Editor. He proved his capability and moved up thru the rank as an Editor, Checker, Molder, and then Drafting Lead.

During expansion of company we were looking for a trainer as well as software support personnel. On the basis of his excellent software knowledge & skill on Tekla Structure and Technical acquaintance about AISC, NISD, Detailing Standards, we promoted him as Training and Support Manager. As a T&S Manager he effectively trained the plenty of fresher as well as existing employees and enhanced their software skills. Apart from training he has been doing software customization which helps improving working swiftness and product quality.

Also he is the responsible person for organized training program CCSSD (Certified Course in Structural Steel Detailing) of all Techflow India’s 6 offices.

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.

Rudresh Shah Accounts and Finance Head

Rudresh Shah after completing his bachelor degree in commerce in 1988 went for professional course conducted by ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), from one of reputed CA firms in Mumbai. After mastering the same he started his own practice in 1991 focusing the areas of Direct and Indirect Taxation.

After having 20+ years of experience in the field of Taxation & before joining Techflow in 2018 he has also worked in a reputed company as a Head-Accounts and Finance from 2012 to 2018.

His professional expertise & experience in Direct and Indirect taxation help us to meet the new challenges of Indian Taxation. We found his ability towards smooth implementation of Taxes that prevails in India.

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.