Our Team

Surbhi Singh

CEO

Before FireVisor, Surbhi has built automation systems for semiconductor and memory giants that saved them thousands of unproductive work hours. She aims to make manufacturing great again. When not working on that, she buys more books than she could ever read and wonders why things work the way they do.

Fun Fact: She once jumped over the boundary wall and escaped school.

Long Hoang

CTO

Long is passionate about creating strong teams of empowered engineers. At times, he tinkers with his biosensors and mines his personal location data. Before FireVisor, he started two tech companies in Germany and Hong Kong. When he is not building a company, he plays ultimate frisbee, does rock climbing and travels the world.

Fun Fact: He can open a beer bottle with only a piece of paper.

Hikari Nakamura

Executive Assistant

Hikari moved abroad from Japan in 2014 and since that time, she has primarily worked in the childcare and hospitality industry. Hikari holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Science possesses extensive professional training in classical piano.  She loves playing video games and when she isn’t working or playing video games, she is either traveling the world or loves going to dog parks to see pugs.

Fun fact: She is a Tetris Master 

Gabriel Ravindran

Business Development

Gabriel has extensive experience in the FMCG manufacturing field, starting his first company while he was a second year banking and finance university student. He made his first foray into technology when he joined the Founders Institute accelerator in 2015 and has been hooked ever since. He aims to marry manufacturing with the power of artificial intelligence/automation. When he isn’t working he plays poker, goes prawning/fishing or is travelling.

Fun Fact: Growing up, Gabriel aspired to become a marine biologist.

Niccolo Lampa

Software Developer/Data

Analyst

Nicco has 10 years of extensive experience in data analytics in various sectors (finance, retail, etc). Wanting to further improve his data analytics skills he decided to study programming during his free time. He then discovered his passion for building things and providing solutions. From then he has focused on software development. 

Fun Fact: When not coding, Nicco loves to go surfing.

Girish Sharma

Forward Deployed

Software Engineer

Always ready for a pint of Beer, Girish is a Forward Deployed Software Engineer at FireVisor. Girish holds a degree in Information Technology, and he loves to solve complex engineering challenges. Besides his engineering role, he has a keen interest in Natural Language Processing. If you don’t find him working on something, there are good chances that he is traveling. 

Fun Fact: He adores dogs but encountering them sets him on his nerves. 

Tin Nguyen

Machine Learning

Engineer

Tin has broad experience in machine learning, AI. He has been working on projects applying AI in different fields like AdTech, Video surveillance and manufacturing. He’s keen to harness the power of AI to solve problems in manufacturing and bring academic research closer to the industry. He enjoys reading in his free time.


Fun Fact: As a kid, he wanted to be a scientist, and win a Nobel prize.

Arkar Min Aung

AI ENGINEER

Arkar is a curious folk. He loves figuring out how things work and is deeply fascinated by machines that can perceive, plan and autonomously navigate in uncharted environments. Fuelled by this fascination, he pursued his Master’s in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute with Fulbright Scholarship, during which he conducted research and published papers on gaze recognition systems in classroom settings using Deep Learning and the effects of multiple labelers on Machine Learning models. Arkar was an early member of startups in Thailand, Myanmar, and the US where he played crucial roles in spearheading ML systems to increase the efficiency of core products. He deeply cares about data workflow in ML systems and is always striving hard to make sure that the quality of data that is going in ML systems are top-notch.

Fun Fact: Arkar can make a sound similar to that of a Common River Frog (It is not ‘ribbit’)

Markus Blank

SENIOR ADVIDOR

Markus has extensive experience in the Solar Industry and especially in the solar
panel production. Markus has worked many years for Somont, 3S and the Meyer
Burger Group. He has knowledge in machines, processes and service either in
consumables business. He support solar panel producers in supply chain and service
since 2008. When he isn’t working he likes to travel, goes swimming or walking in the nature.

Fun Fact: Markus was a good in atlethics and run the 100m under 11 seconds

Achutha Pai

Company Advisor

Achutha Pai is an Experienced Professional with more than 30 years of leadership experience in Engineering, Maintenance and Project Management. He has successfully delivered projects that have enabled companies to achieve huge capacity and productivity improvements through highly automated solutions using robots, PLCs, data analytics. These projects made companies cost-competitive without any impact on safety and quality indices. Well versed in how to achieve operational excellence, he is an expert in implementing Change Management, Business Analysis and making companies profitable in the long term. His know-how covers a wide range of industries including semiconductor, PV, automotive and agro-based industries.