Management TeamDr. Suresh Agrawal, Founder & CEOYour Course Director
Dr. Suresh S. Agrawal is the founder and CEO of Offsite Management Systems LLC (OMS), Houston, Texas, USA. OMS specializes in advanced process control systems and has developed, installed, and managed many innovative and technologically advanced automation software products and integrated solutions for the automation of offsite operations of Chemical, Oil, and Gas (COG) industries in countries like India, Mexico, Columbia, USA and Eastern, and Western European countries.
He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India, with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. He then obtained a Master's and PH.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA.
Dr. Agrawal has 30+ years of experience at senior technical / management positions with international companies, and he has successfully managed many advanced refinery process control projects in numerous countries. Dr. Agrawal is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, USA, and is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Instrumentation Society of America. He has published and presented 20+ papers in international publications and conferences in the areas of advanced process control. He has also acted as a consultant to several refining and process industries worldwide and delivers training seminars in the areas of his expertise.
He was also co-editor and sole author of two chapters in the 811 pages ASTM manual “MNL58- Petroleum Refining and Natural Gas Processing” published in 2013.
Meena Agrawal: Co-Founder
Mrs. Meena Agrawal is the President and co-founder of Offsite Management Systems LLC (OMS), Houston, Texas, USA. Meena is responsible for project management and execution as well as client relations and business development.
She graduated from Roosevelt University with a Bachelors’s degree in Chemistry and an Associates’ degree in Computer Science from Morris County College, New Jersey.
Mrs. Agrawal has 20+ years of experience as technical lead/project management positions with major international companies such as Phillips 66, Exxon-Mobil, Apache Corp and handled projects for windows 7 migration, domain, and system separation for ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66, Upstream (EU) application suite for supply and nomination, upstream gas/oil wells test and production data management, etc.
She had also assumed roles many times as a developer for full life cycle applications using VB6 and MS products and databases for companies like Telesis Express, Kingston Church, Micromed Technology, Tuboscope, Chevron Phillips, and BMC.
Komal Balakrishnan, President
Komal has Extensive experience in comprehensive inside-out Brand Management for multiple global product lines in downstream and upstream businesses, including strategic marketing experience developing go-to-market plans per geo-market. High competence with brand architecture design based on customer insights and future growth plans, continuous monitoring of brand health via various channels, addressing opportunities and translating brand goals/purpose/vision to all ancillary teams supporting the brand. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston in Fine Arts with a special focus on Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Vasanth Balakrishnan, Vice President Operations
Vasanth is responsible for the operation and web security of the academy. He has over 19 years of proven success with information security and global telecommunications providers in pre-sales and engineering roles. His information Security Technology Experience include Two-Factor or Multi-Factor Authentication, Identity Assurance, Risk-Based Authentication, Identity Governance and Administration, Identity and Access Management, Security Information and Event Management, Full packet capture and network traffic analytics (NTA), APT detection, and some understanding of digital forensics, Enterprise Governance Risk Compliance, Encryption, and tokenization data protection, DLP: Data Loss Prevention architecture, deployment, and program management network, data center and endpoint, Core & Metro Network Planning for SONET and PL-Ethernet networks, MPLS, DWDM. He has a bachelors’ degree in MIS, Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Sheetal Agrawal, Vice President Finance
Sheetal is responsible for the management and control of academy and corporate finances such as downstream financial modeling and upstream treasury functions. Sheetal Agrawal is a passionate and engaging finance MBA professional with 10+ years of experience working within various industries and finance groups. Her expertise ranges from financial modeling, pricing, treasury functions, strategic planning, finance transformation, project management, and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A). She currently resides in Dallas, TX.
Academy TeamManila Sachadeva, Lead Developer
She is a Full-stack WordPress (Front-end and Back-end) developer with more than 7 years of experience. She is well versed with Custom theme/ plugin development, existing theme/ plugin customization/ configuration, responsive theme, and API development
She has gained experience analyzing, designing, and developing various websites, web applications, and desktop applications. Her motto is to do everything sincerely, to the best of her abilities, to achieve total client satisfaction.
Ashish Sharma, Senior Developer
He is an experienced and creative PHP developer with around 8 years of experience with many versatile concepts related to different domains. A level head and rational approach to problem-solving combined with a passion for innovative and fresh ideas have led to a portfolio of impressive website solutions. Strong communicator with the ability to convey ideas clearly with an emphasis on client satisfaction.
He possesses proven professional expertise with almost all frameworks i.e. WordPress, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Yii, Cake, Symphony, etc. where I have worked for many small-scale to vast enterprise versatile concepts, so can use this innovative learning experience to meet any clientâ€™s expectations using my learning experience and confident capabilities. He has MCA degree from Rajasthan University.
Ken Robinson, Voice Over Artist
Born and raised in Washington state, Ken has traveled a remarkable, if the somewhat dubious, road. After completing High School, Ken wandered through years of study in Broadcast Communications, Public Information, and Theater, followed by a life on the road.
Following the path of radio gypsy and traveling journalist, Ken traveled from northern New York, the west coast of the U.S.A., a stint in the Navajo Nation, some years spent in Latin America, Eastern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East and for a time settling on the coastal plains of western Mexico before he transitioned to full-time Voicework.
He lives with his wife, the noted Mexican artist Marcela Lubian (www.marcelalubian.com), and their teenage daughter and son in Arizona
Ken’s philosophy of life? “The road less traveled is often the path to satisfaction.”
In Sook Diamond, Voice Over Artist
In Sook Diamond is a voice-over artist specializing in eLearning content and curriculum. With 10+ years of teaching experience, she is an educator first and a voice-over artist second. After dabbling in recording music for a few years, coupled with her top-notch teaching reviews (she has the handmade thank you cards from her classrooms to prove it!), she decided to try her hand at voice-over recording part-time in April 2018. Within a year, clients have written glowing reviews skyrocketing her side gig into a full-time career!
Helping others learn and understand new content and ideas drives her motivation when recording eLearning content. She aims to speak as though she is teaching learners to create an enriched, informative experience. She works to understand the content and the audience to deliver exactly what is needed to create a quality product. She believes that great education can lead society to a more peaceful and empathetic world and tries to live by that philosophy every day.
Shahzaib Shahzad, Video Creator
Shahzaib Shahzad is a top-rated professional on Upwork providing services in transcription, subtitles/captions, and video editing domain. Since the beginning, he has been a part of this project and has transcribed webinars, organized lectures, proofread scripts, captioned videos, and rendered them to a presentable, well-defined, and precise course for oil industry professionals. He can be reached @firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.upwork.com/fl/shahzaibshahzad.
Francisco Trespalacios,Subtiles Translator (Spanish)
Francisco is an Electronics Engineer and Industrial Automation Specialist with certifications as Project Manager and Digital Transformation Manager who has over 30 years of experience managing projects like control systems modernization, control room consolidations, advanced process control implementations, gasoline, and diesel blending installations, oil movement system deployment and other projects in medium and large refineries. He lives in Columbia.
Naveenchandra N Srivastava, Technical Contents Writer
He has been doing technical writing work on a freelance basis for various Indian and overseas clients/firms. He is having more than 14 years of experience in technical and academic writing. He is Ph.D. in Engineering Geology from IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) - Roorkee, M.Tech. in Applied Geology from IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) - Roorkee and MBA (IGNOU). He is committed to delivering high-quality content. He is based in Ahmedabad, Gujrat (India). He has been doing research-based writing for a long.
William Bautista, Subtitles Translator (Spanish)
As a chemical engineer and master in chemical processes, he is always looking for new challenging opportunities in the energy sector, mainly with the current technologies for process modeling and process optimization. He has been working in the private sector and also in academic projects, ranging from small-scale researches to country-wide energy projects, mainly in homeland Colombia.
Alok Shankar, Graphics Designer
Alok Shankar is a senior UI-UX Engineer with 14 years of experience in Angular, visual aesthetics, and responsive web application design. Expertise in building intuitive and delightful applications using tools such as discovering user journeys, deconstruction of challenging data interaction, and streamlining the product experience. Expertise in leading a UI team and independently managing the delivery of projects. Easy to work with, an excellent and dedicated team player. Experience working in product-based companies in the eLearning and education solution design domain. He has a Master’s in Computer Application (MCA) and B.A Geography (Hons).
Swati Goel, Software Quality Engineer
Swati Goel, is a Software Quality Engineer having 3+ years of experience in this field. She has expertise in Manual testing as well as proofreading. She has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering. She is passionate about creating the best version of any project or product. She is a highly calibrated and resourceful professional who is always seeking an opportunity to leverage her skills. She is a Foundation Level ISTQB Certified Tester.
Chinki Kalra, CSS Developer and Designer
Chinki Kalra, having 8 years of experience in WEBSITE & App UI/UX designer, is a renowned expert. She has done bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Currently, she is working on adobe Photoshop, illustrator, HTML, CSS, bootstrap, foundation, materialized, WordPress, mobile app design, responsive web design.
Harsh Shah, SEO Specialist / Expert
Harsh Shah is an expert in WordPress, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Digital Marketing, Web
Design, and Graphic Design with over 10 years of experience.
He holds a B.Sc.I.T. degree from Vidyalankar School of Information Technology (VSIT) and a Master's
degree in Animation (CG) and Visual Effects (VFX) from FX School, Mumbai.
He's been helping startups and companies grow their businesses with his expertise, strategies and
growth hacks in various fields such as Branding, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing & Sales.
He's a Certified - Google Digital Marketing & Analytics Professional, Microsoft Bing Ads Accredited
Professional, HubSpot Inbound Professional & SEMrush SEO Toolkit & Content Marketing
When it comes to SEO, he is a creative, results-driven and analytical marketer with experience in
developing, managing and measuring SEO campaigns.
His SEO expertise includes On-Page SEO & Off-Page SEO that are White-Hat and Customer-Centric
that brings in long period results.
Over the past 10+ years in his journey, he has worked with various startup’s, companies &
organizations helping them reach their goals through Marketing & SEO.
He has worked in different sectors such as Banking, Finance, Fashion, E-Commerce, Marketing,
Media, Education, Health Care, Mental Health, Real Estate and so on.
He’s proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint & Excel) & Adobe Suite (Photoshop,
Illustrator, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro & After Effects).
He's a Tech-Enthusiast and Blogger too.
In his free time, he loves exploring the latest news and trends related to Technology, Gadgets,
Blogging, Business, Marketing, Startups and Entrepreneurship.
He also loves working on 3D Applications such as Blender, AutoCAD & Cinema4D.
Divya Shah , Brand & Content Strategist
Divya is a brand and content strategist by profession and a mental health advocate by passion. She is a proud pandemic entrepreneur as she started her entrepreneurial journey in June 2020 amidst the global chaos. Over the last 1.5 years, she has worked with 15+ businesses helping them establish themselves into a brand as a brand strategist. During her leisure time, you're likely to find her lost in the beauty of nature or the world of colours.
Rabia Sachadeva, Functionality Tester
Rabia is responsible for academy content quality checking and testing its functionalities. She has bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Education. She is very diligent and detailed oriented and communicates very well. She is proficient in Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS, and Adobe products.
Rafael Enrique León Gómez- Academy Topics Author
He is a Chemical Engineer from Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, With 39 years of experience, in different areas of the oil and gas sector, mainly in the optimization of the Supply Chain
Certified user of PIMS and RPMS and with knowledge of GRTMPS, He has obtained certifications like validation of Chemical Engineering Professional Council of Chemical Engineering of Colombia, Oil Market, Marketing and Hedging - Vitol London UK, International Project Management Program - McCombs School of the Business University of Texas Austin Texas, Negotiation Strategies for Managers - J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University Chicago, IL, Competitive Marketing Program - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, Marketing and Pricing in the International Oil Market - Oxford School of Petroleum and Energy Studies, UK