Vidya is the founder and president of GlowTouch. She is responsible for driving the company‘s global expansion efforts and helps find new markets and expand its portfolio. Vidya oversees the company’s growth out of the Louisville-based headquarters and works closely with the sales and production teams. Vidya graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a Masters of Science degree in Molecular Biology
Dr. V. Ravichandran
Dr. Ravichandran is a successful entrepreneur with more than 30 years of industry experience in the technology field. In addition to overseeing the management team, he oversees the company’s expansive development center in Mangalore, India. Dr. Ravichandran was a Professor at St. Philomena College for 30 years and holds a Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and a PhD degree, in addition to a Fulbright fellowship at Clemson University.
Russ and his global team are responsible for building the right foundation for a successful engagement, optimizing communications, managing projects, delivering quality results on time, cultivating relationships and exceeding client expectations. Russ has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pennsylvania State University.
Paul is responsible for identifying and implementing service and process improvement initiatives to support company growth. Paul frequently collaborates with other members of the executive team to devise and implement strategic programs aimed at promoting the organization. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science, Masters of Computer Engineering and Computer Science and an MBA from the University of Louisville.
Clay serves GlowTouch by identifying and developing new business opportunities, partners, and revenue streams. He is truly passionate about building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships within the web hosting and software development industries; maintaining them with an element of humor and an abundance of energy. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature from Old Dominion University and a Master’s of Science in Management from Sullivan University.
Shyamprasad spearheads the operational efforts of GlowTouch‘s technical team in the Mangalore office. Shyamprasad’s responsibilities include formulating policies and workplace standards, overseeing day-to-day operations, and contributing in other administrative capacities.
Yogish leads the overall management of GlowTouch‘s system and network administration efforts and oversees the company’s entire technical infrastructure. In his role, Yogish supervises activities related to firewall configuration, troubleshooting, server setup and infrastructure development.
Board of Directors
Vik is the co-founder of a number of high-tech startup companies such as Backupify, Inc,. Scalable Ventures LLC and Passion4art, Inc. From 2001 to 2010, he served as a Managing Director of the Enterprise Corp in Louisville, where he managed a portfolio of over 100 client companies and helped them raise $120 million. Vik holds a B.S. degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (major in Computer Engineering) from Virginia Tech.
JR has been performing successful buyouts for nearly 20 years, as both an executive and an investor. Over 10 years, JR has been responsible for the company’s growth to over $80 million in revenue and 300 employees, and has successfully exited through a strategic sale. JR received a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Duke University with Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude honors and Distinction and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Todd Collins has been a Consultant, Executive and Investor in growth and mid-market companies for 20 years. Todd received a BA from Harvard University with honors and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.