Vishwesh Jirgale - VP Engineering @ MindTickle & Partner @ Sifar Ventures

Vishwesh Jirgale

VP Engineering @ MindTickle & Partner @ Sifar Ventures

More about Vishwesh Jirgale

Vishwesh Jirgale is a VP of Engineering at MindTickle where he leads the engineering organization responsible for User Facing Applications and Practices. Vishwesh has deep domain expertise in building productivity technologies and scaling engineering teams. Prior to MindTickle Vishwesh was a site lead, EM for Slack’s Pune office. Before that Vishwesh also worked at Microsoft, he led engineering teams for Microsoft Outlook on iOS and Android.

Vishwesh has done Masters in Computer Science from the University of Pune in 2002. His early career included development and technical leadership roles for Sigma Software, Persistent Systems, Good Technologies (acquired by Motorola), Azingo (acquired by Motorola), Samsung (via Azingo)
In 2008 he started with Quickoffice, a productivity startup, and quickly advanced to Management Role, building and managing a large team in Pune to develop various Quickoffice products. In 2012 Quickoffice was acquired by Google!

In 2013 he started as an early engineering leader at Acompli helping them build a remote engineering team in Pune. Acompli got acquired by Microsoft (for $200 M) and Acompli email app got rebranded as Outlook Mobile on Android and iOs

As an angel investor, he enjoys working with ambitious entrepreneurs on disruptive solutions in mobile, enterprise SaaS, and the consumer internet. 

Some of the companies where Vishwesh is advising are HooFitNow, Plobal Apps, KYDO, Vault. Vishwesh has done several Angle investments in directly and via syndicates - more here -

Vishwesh is also very active outside work with where he does a lot of STEM-related activities, he also co-owns a Regional Theatre group where they perform experimental plays and short films.

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