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Vahanomy provides services for the approaching disruptive ecosystem that is forming around electric vehicles, IoT based smart city solutions, and autonomous vehicles. As the industry and technologies mature, we aim to provide services that help democratise and accelerate adoption. What’s in the name, Vahanomy? Vahan is the Sanskrit word for vehicle and the rest of the name is a play on what the company is going to do, services for and based on an economy and the autonomy that the driverless vehicles and electric vehicles will bring.

Our Team

Arun Gopinath – Managing Director

Arun Gopinath
Arun Gopinath is the founder and managing director of Vahanomy. He is also the managing consultant of Zackra Consulting Services. In 1996 he founded RCMS Group, an international architectural and engineering design support services and digital media company with operations in the United States and India. RCMS was an early adopter of internet services and building information modelling (BIM) services.
He is a Director of the Scottish charity, SACRO and has been Secretary of the Scottish Alliance of Regional Equality Councils (SAREC) and also headed the non-profit equality and human rights charities Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC) and Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC). He has previously served on the board of Port of Leith HA.
Arun is passionate about human rights, equality, anti-discrimination, and the environment. He actively campaigns for better support for victims of hate crimes, improved reporting and recording of hate crimes, gender equality, and accessible public transport.

Srinivas Rao – Director

Srinivas Rao Sankaraneni
Srinivas is a Virginia, US based entrepreneur who is an angel investor in disruptive technologies, backing people with innovative ideas. Srinivas is an engineer and has worked within the financial, insurance, telecom sectors and on US Federal Government projects. He has founded and operated an IT professional services company for nearly 2 decades.

Mridul Wadhwa – Director