Rishi Ghare


Rishi Ghare bring over 18 years of rich and diverse industry experience in which he has worked in multiple disciplines ranging from product development, engineering, client engagements, strategy and business development. Rishi founded Wifi-soft Solutions in 2004 with a vision to provide the best wireless experience to the customers. He was instrumental in developing the first version of the product and since then led the business development initiatives, customer acquisition and setting up strategic partnership for the company.

Prior to founding Wifi-soft, Rishi led the product engineering group at Wifi-Texas, Inc in Austin, Texas. He played a critical role in helping the company raise $6 million and its merger with Airimba Wireless, a nationwide wireless operator for the MDU market. Rishi has also worked in wide range of engineering and consulting roles at Avaya Communications, Computer Associates and IBM.

Rishi has a Master in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Austin and Bachelor of Computer Engineering from College of Engineering, Pune. Rishi has been associated with various entrepreneurship groups like TiE, Bootstrap-Austin and Open Coffee Club.

Sohail Ahmad

(Chief Technology Officer)

Sohail brings 11+ years of leading edge research and development experience in wireless, security and networking and leads product research and development, technical strategy and technical marketing at WifiSoft Solutions.

He has worked for several wireless networking and telecom companies such as Aricent (f.k.a Flextronics), AirTight Networks, Juniper Networks, WCCS-BelAir. Prior to joining WifiSoft, he was working on his own venture where he successfully developed and launched Cloudifi-a cloud defined vendor neutral wireless networking solution for small and medium enterprises.

He has keen interest in applied wireless security and has published several research works in international security conventions such as Blackhat, Defcon, Toorcon etc. He is recognized in wireless security community for his research publications such as Café Latte Attack, WiFish Finder, Hole196 Vulnerability etc. His other area of interests includes cloud managed things, sensor networks and big data analytics.

Mr. Ahmad holds BTech in Computer Science from AMU, Aligrah and MTech in Computer Science from IIT Roorkee, India.

Dipak Chirmade

(Chief Architect)

Dipak leads the research, design and product development group at Wifi-soft. He has more than 10 years experience in building wireless and embedded products using both open-source and properitary technologies.

Dipak Chirmade has Masters in Applied Artificial Intelligence from Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden and Bachelor of Computer Engineeringg . Currently, he is Director Product Development at Wifi-soft. He has a career track working on various computer networking software and an embedded sensors system. Prior to Wifi-soft, he worked with Google's SoC program to build Levee Health Monitoring and Surveillance System (LHMSS).

Dipak is an Open Source Software enthusiast and spends his leisure time on various flight and train simulation softwares.