Fantabee is an Internet of Things (IoT) startup founded by industry veterans, comprising two Strategic Business Units, Fantabuildings and Fantaserv.

Our solutions SBU, Fantabuildings, provides IoT solutions that make commercial buildings efficient, comfortable, and sustainable. Our services SBU, Fantaserv, offers a suite of IoT services ranging from Strategy to Managed Services.

Along with our industry-leading partners, we ensure that embracing IoT can be hassle-free, flexible, and productive.

TEAM

Joe Costello

Chairman

Joe has been a tech executive and CEO for the last 30 years. As CEO of Cadence Design Systems, he grew the company from $10 million in 1987 to $1 billion in a decade to become the leader in electronic design automation (EDA). In recognition of his achievements, he received the Phil Kaufman Award, the highest accolade in the EDA industry. In 1997, Chief Executive magazine named Costello the top CEO of America.
Joe has also served on the board of many companies such as Oracle, Macromedia, Clarify, and Mercury Interactive. Most recently, he served as the Chairman and CEO of Enlighted Inc., a smart building startup acquired by Siemens.

Shamindran Sethuraman

Founder CEO

7 Jul 1970 – 12 Apr 2020
Shamindran has over two decades of experience in the ICT industry playing key leadership roles in varied organizations. Shami’s accomplishments include founding and successfully exiting two technology start-ups, Wonderschools, a K-12 School Portal, and Weume, a Mobile VAS services provider. He was one of the first and successful movers in the Mobile Data/Mobile VAS industry in India and is highly regarded for his innovative strategies and decisive moves.
Before Fantabee, Shami served as the Managing Director of Orb Networks, India (acquired by Qualcomm), President of Qruize Inc., a technology strategy consulting company and most recently as Managing Director of Enlighted Inc., India (a Siemens company).

Ram Vellayan

Managing Director

Ram is an accomplished leader with over 24 years of experience in Marketing, Strategy, Business Development, and Entrepreneurship. He has worked for organizations ranging from Startups to Multinationals such as Tata Infomedia, Bridge Information Systems. A successful entrepreneur driven by strong values, Ram has founded/co-founded four ventures and gained extensive experience in raising capital, building teams, and creating brands.
Before Fantabee, he co-founded Qruize Technologies and led Marketing, where his work won accolades, awards, customers, and investments for the company. Most recently, he founded and successfully exited Haberdasher Ventures, an affordable luxury men’s fashion Startup.
Ram is an inspiring leader and a team player with his head in the clouds and feet on the ground. He holds an MBA from Lancaster University, UK.

Eliodoro “BONG” Batingana, Jr.

CFO and Strategic Advisor

Bong is a strategic financial leader and operating CFO in fast-growing start-up companies in a variety of industries, particularly in software and hardware space, including IoT, NanoTech, Data Management Software, Electronic Design Automation, TravelTech/Ai, Telecom. He assisted companies in equity and debt fundraising, M&A, and positioning them to scale. He has 15 plus years of combined experience in both the public/private technology industry and Big 4 public accounting. Experienced in scaling operations, business modeling, technical accounting in US GAAP and IFRS, accounting operations, tax strategy, IPO preparation, and filing both domestically and internationally.
Recently, Bong was the CFO of Enlighted, where he successfully executed M&A to Siemens. He also held the roles of Vice President, Finance & Corporate Controller, and managing board member for all Enlighted overseas subsidiaries. Before this, he has worked with PwC, KPMG, RingCentral, Wyndham, Trimble Navigation in various management roles. He has obtained a continuing study at Stanford University, Masters in Management at Asian Institute of Management in Phil., BS in Accounting at Ateneo University in Phil. He holds a California CPA license and is a Certified Global Management Accountant. Bong is also an active member of Financial Executives International-Silicon Valley, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and CalCPA.

Chris Coliandris

DIRECTOR – CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

Chris is a successful business executive with over three decades of experience playing leadership roles in the Lighting, Manufacturing, and Internet of Things industries. He excels in Strategic Planning, Change Management, Organizational Development, and is a Black Belt in 6 Sigma and is also Lean Certified. Chris is known for his impressive track record of improving company performance through creative business solutions to maximize profitability. Before Fantabee, Chris had long, productive, and successful tenures of twenty-six years at OSRAM Sylvania and six years at Enlighted Inc.
Chris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UNR & MBA from Babson College.

Careers

BECOME A FANTAFOLK!

Fantabee is a knowledge-driven company that aspires to become a Thought Leader in its industry and transform its community positively. Naturally, we understand that our people play the most important role in achieving our goals. Hence, we aspire to hire the right people and celebrate them every day.

We go to great lengths to scout for suitable candidates who are not only the finest in their craft but who can also identify with our values. We believe our organizational culture is the fabric that weaves people from diverse backgrounds to become one with the company to make greatness possible.

And how we celebrate our people is something that must be experienced! Apart from the industry’s best remuneration and benefits, some other perks of being a Fantafolk are:

We are always looking for people who are curious to explore, brave to take responsibility, committed to excellence, and empathetic to people & planet. Come join us, let us leave a lasting impact in this world.

You can send your CV to careers@fantabee.com

We are currently hiring for

01

DEVOPS ENGINEER & DEVOPS LEAD

Experience: 5-10 years

KeySkills:

Orchestration | Kubernetes | Git | GCP | DevOps | GitLab | Terraform Perl | AWS | Stackdriver | JavaScript

Job Code:

MTTEC200601

02

Design Verification Engineer/Lead

Experience: 5-10 years

KeySkills:

ASIC | FPGA Design | Design Verification | OVM | VMM | EDA Tools | Perl | System Verilog | UVM | Synopsys

Job Code:

MTTEC200602

03

Technical Writer

Experience: 5-10 years

KeySkills:

DITA | Style Guide | Online authoring tools | Networking Domain

Job Code:

KBTEC200603

Please send your CV to careers@fantabee.com stating the job code in the subject line.

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Fantabee IoE Labs Pvt. Ltd.

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