Raman brings entrepreneurial experience to SVAM and is the guiding force behind the technical design and implementation of ProTRACKPlus for the economic development profession. His holistic view of SVAM and ProTRACKPlus has created a roadmap by which both organizations can move forward, cohesively. With diverse experience in areas such as R&D, Manufacturing, Electronics, Software and Managing teams of highly skilled personnel, Raman is able to bring new perspectives to the table. Prior to joining SVAM, Raman was the CEO at Aurora Integrated Systems (a company developing and manufacturing small UAVs), which he co-founded in 2006. After nine years he and the founders sold the company to the Tata group. Raman holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.