Vivekanand Sheorey Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Vicky, the co-founder of LAMINAAR, is an ex-military aviator-turned aviation business analyst, software architect and multimedia designer. In his 12 years with the IAF, he flew frontline strike aircraft, logging 1000+ hours on HAL HF-24 Maruts, MiG-21Ms and MiG-23BNs. Retiring as a Squadron Leader, he started Sheorey Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SDS) and grew it into a successful aviation infotech company.

At LAMINAAR, Vicky is the CEO, chief business analyst and the chief application software designer. He is passionate about aviation training and safety and this single-minded focus helped him create products ARMS®, InfoPrompt® and Delta.Net®, counted among the best in the world.

Vicky has a degree in commerce from the University of Nagpur. Upon graduating from the India Air Force Academy, he was commissioned in IAF as military aviator in 1979.

BN Unnikrisnan Chief Knowledge Officer

Unni has over four decades of experience in aviation, split evenly between the Indian Air Force as a commissioned officer, and as a pilot in commercial aviation. As a fighter pilot in the IAF, most of his flying was on Russian built MiG 21 FL, MiG 21M, MiG 29 and Sukhoi 30K aircraft. In commercial aviation, he flew the Boeing 737 and the Airbus A320, A330 and A350, holding Examiner Ratings on A330 and A350 aircraft.

Unni was involved in the induction of the Sukhoi 30 fighter into the IAF, as part of the negotiation team, as also in the operationalisation of the aircraft. He was one of the founding members in the setting up of Kingfisher Airlines in India. This rich experience, along with his knowledge of best practices both in military and commercial aviation, is what he brings to his role as Chief Knowledge Officer at LAMINAAR.

Unni holds a master’s degree in Science from the University of Madras and has undergone The Wharton School’s Advanced Development Course. He is also a Certified Gallup Coach and a certified IOSA Auditor.

Kunal Ghosh Chief Technology Officer

Kunal has spent a decade plus in driving next-gen technology adoption in civil aviation. Kunal started his career with Air Deccan, where he conceptualized and implemented Operation Research (OR) based projects in network and crew planning for the airline. He heads the OR and Optimization programs at Laminaar and has successfully delivered optimizers which are used by leading airlines globally.

Kunal holds a double degree with a Master’s in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai.

Kristina Larsdotter Lane Vice President, Project Implementation & Delivery

Kristina has over 25 years’ experience in aviation centric IT implementation and sales, which includes IT applications for commercial and operational processes of large carriers like KLM, British Airways, Qantas, Air China, Singapore Airlines and Vietnam Airlines. She has led large programs across Europe and APAC, playing key roles in companies like Carmen Systems, Jeppesen and Sabre Airline Solutions.

Kristina holds an MSc degree in Civil and Computer Engineering and a Master’s in Project Management from Chalmers University of Technology.

Subhash Chandar Vice President & Global Head, Human Resources

Subhash has spent over 27 years in Human Resources and Organization Development, building his expertise in Fortune 500 organizations such as GE Aviation and Etihad Airways in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East, with large workforces of over 9000 personnel. His consulting stint at Deloitte makes for a unique combination with his rich industry experience.
A well-known speaker and contributing author at various HR forums and publications, Subhash spearheaded large greenfield and brownfield HR transformation projects around Mergers & Acquisitions, Organization Development, Compensation & Benefits, Workforce Planning, as well as, setting up shared services CoEs across diverse industries. He has deep expertise in Change Management, Corporate Strategy, Leadership Development, People & Performance management and Talent Management.

Subhash went for his post-graduate studies in HR to Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He holds certificates of Licensed Aviation Management Professional (AvMP) – Stanford & IATA and Senior Executive Leadership Program from Harvard University. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), and the Institute of Leadership & Management in the UK. He is a certified Global and Senior Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) from HRCI, USA. He is a Green Belt trained Lean Sigma practitioner as well as a certified HR professional for Performance & Competency development, Psychometric Testing, Organization Development analysis, Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development.

Kalyan Bhatlapenumerthy Vice President, Finance

Kalyan is the Vice President of Finance at Laminaar Aviation InfoTech.

In his 20 years as a finance professional, working in Asia, the Americas, Europe and Africa, Kalyan specialized in business strategy, identifying KPIs across industries such as infotech, pharmaceutical, logistics and energy.

Kalyan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) USA, a member of The Singapore Institute Of Chartered Accountants (SICA) and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (CMA).