Core Team

Mr. Ashim Ashok Patil


Ashim is well known and respected in the Global RFID & IoT fraternity since the last two decades. He is a technocrat and serial entrepreneur for past 22 years. He is a founder of several technology companies and is hands-on in all of them. His passion for RFID & NFC resulted in the birth of i-TEK. At i-TEK, Ashim strives to develop and deliver innovative RFID – NFC based automation and IoT solutions. Under his able leadership i-TEK has successfully implemented solutions across verticals like Retail, Logistics, Manufacturing and many more. He has played a vital role in the success of Indian National Electronic Toll Collection program and Indian Customs Electronic Seal program. Ashim is a team player and enjoys active participation in conceptualising all solutions offered by i-TEK. He strongly believes in his team and keeps them motivated to deliver their best.

Ashim practices Yoga and loves to travel to places of scientific and spiritual significance.

Mr. Santosh Navale


Santosh is an established finance professional with over 16 years of experience and is associated with i-TEK for over 12 years. He has worked in the Information Technology, Financial Services and Manufacturing Industry. He has a rich experience in strategic risk management, shareholder value creation, cost management, forecasting and internal financial controls. He is responsible for corporate and financial planning, designing and implementing systems to achieve financial discipline and improve the overall financial strength of the i-TEK. Santosh has played a key role in cementing the strategic investment from Tech Mahindra in i-TEK.

Santosh loves Indian music and poetry.

Mr. Vivek Gadgil


Vivek is senior technology leader with over 24 years of industry experience and is associated with i-TEK for over 6 years. His expertise is in managing enterprise projects, building relationships and aligning technology solutions and available resources with business goals. Prior to i-TEK, Vivek has promoted a Software Product Development Company in India and USA. He is responsible for building highly scalable, platform agnostic architecture for enterprise and consumer applications leveraging Mobile, Cloud, IoT and modern technology stacks. Vivek is responsible to ensure that the i-TEK team of technology experts, deliver customer-centric integrated business solutions.

Vivek is a sports enthusiast, cricket in particular.

Mr. Abhijit Nadgouda

Technical Architect

Abhijit is a technology geek with more than 20 years of core industry experience. He strives to design and develop the best possible software solution for i-TEK’s customers. As a staunch adherent of reusability, he naturally gravitates towards frameworks and libraries. He ensures that i-TEK’s technology expertise is converted into deliverable Intellectual Property. His open-mind for continuous learning keeps him appraised and hands-on to adopt new technology developments and integrate them with i-TEK offerings.

He is sensitive to comply with Global industry standards and motivates the team to follow the same. He is responsible for technical requirement elicitation, system architecture, system design but is still a programmer at heart. He fancies his productivity tools which include vim, i3 and Linux utilities.

Abhijit practices playing Tabla (Indian Musical Instrument) and is an avid listener of classical music.

Mr. Santosh Khandale

VP – Business

Santosh started his professional career at i-TEK 16 years ago. His experience is in the field of RFID with expertise into building and promoting strong and long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their business needs. Out of the many successes of Santosh at i-TEK, his role in implementing one of the most prestigious Port Gate Automation system at a leading Port in India is commendable. He possesses deep knowledge of business product offering and value proposition. Santosh is responsible for the business in Travel, Transportation, Logistics and Manufacturing vertical.

Santosh is an artist and loves drawing and visiting art museums.

Mr. Abhishek Kumar

VP – Business

Abhishek has over 15 years of industry experience and is associated with i-TEK for over 9 years. His expertise is in implementing RFID and IoT solutions across industry verticals. Amongst his many successes, program management of one of the largest RFID system implementation in India (Logistics Data Bank for Container tracking) is the highlight. At i-TEK he has played an instrumental role in deploying one of its kind Paint Shop automation system in Automotive Manufacturing and Item Level RFID Tagging in Retail. His ability to come up with customer-centric innovative solutions and quick turnaround time, has resulted in high level of customer satisfaction over the years.

Abhishek is an avid reader and sports lover, particularly football.

Mr. Sneh Jaiswal

VP – Business

Sneh is a seasoned professional with 25 years of industry experience with 16 years in Retail and Loss Prevention market. He has vast experience in developing business strategy, products, processes, distribution architecture and delivery channels to ensure overall business growth. Sneh has consistently remained on the cutting-edge of technology to drive new businesses through key accounts management. He is an impressive communicator with honed interpersonal, team building, negotiation, presentation and analytical skills.

Sneh is Harley Davidson rider and truly believes in Freedom, Free Soul and Open Road Spirit.

About i-TEK

nfotek Software & Systems (P) Limited [i-TEK]

Infotek Software & Systems (P) Limited [i-TEK] is a RFID Solutions & System Integration company catering to different business verticals. The company, also known as i-TEK, has to its credit several live sites and unique pilot traces across diverse market verticals deployed by its experienced team of engineers. i-TEK‘s products and applications improve business processes where identification, authentication and automatisation are of prime concern.

i-TEK Offering

  • Type: Passive, Active, NFC
  • Frequency: LF, HF, UHF, Microwave
  • Standards: ISO 14443, ISO 15693, EPC Class1 Gen2
  • Read range: 1cm up to 100m
  • Tag memory: read only up to 32KB
  • Interface: Serial, TCPIP, WLAN, Bluetooth, GPRS, EtherNetIP (PLC)
  • Controls & Signals: All type acoustic and visual indicators, SMS integration, Camera, Barrier, any other sub-system integration
  • Development platform: Any (preferred DOT NET)
  • Preferred hardware: Vendor agnostic. Customers have option to recommend/procure hardware directly.
  • Focus: Conception to completion.