Management Team

Hemant Kolhe Vice President (Operation)

Hemant is having immense experience in Steel detailing on SDS as well as Tekla. Hemant Managed Techflow's Nasik division as a Regional Head for last 3 years. Hemant came to Techflow with energy and enthusiasm that he has continued to use while leading his division for consistently improve quality services and achieve the customer satisfaction.

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.

His vast experience in steel detailing industry gives him an overall understanding of how to improve customer satisfaction, and his ability to motivate his team has led to his continued success.

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.

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'