HimVen founder, Sanjay Manandhar, brings a wealth of Experience & Expertise to bear in client engagements. Most recently he founded a software company, Aerva, in 2005, and grew it without any outside capital and sold it in 2015 (www.aerva.com). He has a history of creating durable, world-class teams to bring new products and services to the market.
Aerva is a modern, cloud-based software platform designed for scale, security and reliability for any digital display—Aerva counts the US Navy (25+ naval bases use Aerva software exclusively), Anheuser-Busch (2500+ six-foot digital cooler doors use Aerva software for sales uplift and dynamic pricing), Boston Convention Center/Hynes, five airports in New Zealand, etc. all use Aerva to tackle business problems.
In August 1994, Sanjay brought Internet to his home country, Nepal, by first creating an ISP (internet service provider) for healthcare and then for-profit ISP—both of which are still operating today.
Sanjay has a strong finance background having picked technology stocks in London (1996-2000) for equity investment companies operating in public market investments as well as private companies.
Earlier in his career, Sanjay was part of Advanced Development teams at Sun Microsystems in Silicon Valley, NYNEX in Cambridge and Siemens in Cambridge.
Sanjay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer from MIT and a Master’s degree from MIT Media Lab. Sanjay also has an MBA from INSEAD in France.