Dr. Suresh Agrawal, Founder and CEO
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. Suresh S. 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 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 associate 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 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 and addressing opportunities, and ability to translate 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, focusing 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.