Industry: Information technology
Company: FVC Inc
Designation: Managing Director
A visionary pioneer at the forefront of regional technology innovation in the communications and information technology sectors, Parag is currently the Managing Director of FVC Inc – the region’s leading new generation value added distributor (VAD), which operates offices in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kenya and Morocco. The firm is also establishing an on-the-ground presence in Pakistan, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast.
Armed with almost three decades of experience in transforming the telecommunications landscape across the Middle East, Africa and West Asia, Parag has evolved FVC from a start-up specialising in rich-media solutions and pioneering video streaming technology, into a full-spec networking and information security solutions provider.
FVC has a stated commitment to increasing clients’ productivity and commercial profitability through innovative enterprise technology solutions. It delivers on this promise via top quality products and services licensed through the world’s leading suppliers in their fields.
Parag is also a partner at education start-up Nischint Technologies that offers parental guidance and security applications for families. It allows parents to monitor, manage and protect their children’s phones and tablets. The firm has successfully brought 900,000 subscribers to the global Nischint Consumer portal.
He is also a board member at SILEX Corporation, a technology innovator headquartered in the US and Lebanon, and is the president of non-profit association TiE Dubai Chapter, which was founded in Silicon Valley in the 1990s and encourages the development of entrepreneurs through networking events and mentorship programmes.