About Shripal Gandhi – Founder and CEO, SWIPE TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD

Shripal Gandhi

Founder and CEO,


Shripal Gandhi Founder and CEO,  SWIPE TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD

Shripal Gandhi
Founder and CEO,

National Award Winner and CNBC Young Turk, Shripal Gandhi is the founder and CEO of Swipe Technologies Pvt Ltd. Building the multi-million dollar company from scratch, Shripal has played a crucial role the inception and subsequent global expansion plan of Swipe. With over a decade of industry expertise in diverse verticals under his belt, Shripal has successfully taken Swipe from being a nascent organization to the apex market leader in several states in the country. With a growing Pan-India presence and eyes set on international markets, Swipe Technologies has flourished with Shripal at the helm of affairs. In February 2015, Shripal was recognized as the “Top 50 Inspiring Entrepreneurs of India” by Economic Times.

Always an overachiever, Shripal graduated top of his class from the University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, transitioning to the prestigious University of California, Riverside (UCR) to complete his MS in chemical engineering. Having written several papers in reputed scientific journals to universal critical acclaim and with 11 patents in Nanotechnology under his name, Shripal was noticed by a leading nanotechnology company, Unidym (Palo Alto, CA, USA), where he drove the developments for commercialization of transparent conductive film applications. During his tenure at Unidym, Shripal worked with industry leaders like Samsung (Korean Division), Motorola and Apple, developing next generations touch screen technologies for handsets and portable navigation devices and other consumer electronic products in USA, Korea and Japan. 

He was also a research scientist and a project leader at Nanomix (Emeryville, CA, USA), contributing to fundamental nanoelectronic breakthroughs that resulted in several intellectual property and trade secrets. As an application development scientist, he was instrumental in developing infrastructure, processes and technologies for solution phase deposition of functional nanomaterials.

Shripal always believed in dreaming big, and it was with a vision to empower India as a world leader in touch technology and revolutionary telecom products, that Shripal shifted base from the USA, to his home country.

Shripal had always maintained that affordable cutting edge technology is just a Swipe away, and in 2012, Shripal finally founded his dream project – Swipe Technologies. He conceptualized and implemented the fastest design cycle time in the industry, to ensure the shortest time-to-market amongst the competition. His exceptional work ethics and cast-iron deliverables enabled him to forge strong partnerships and multi-million dollar deals with stalwarts like TATA and MTV and many other leading online partners.

For his immense achievements in the fields of technology and business, Shripal has been felicitated by numerous entities. He is a Receiver of a National Award and Star Youth Achiever Award Winner by STAR TV. In February 2012, he was awarded for the best campaign design for Rural Brand Development by international body, World Brand Congress. In 2014, under Shripal’s leadership, Swipe Technologies bagged the Most Integrated Campaign award for the Mtv Slash 4X, along with the Most Popular Youth Brand –Tablet Award at the Youth Marketing and Social Media Awards. A member of TiE Silicon Valley Chapter (USA), Shripal was recently also featured in online Business Journal of Wharton School, USA – Knowledge@Wharton. Besides this, he is also a PATRON of CMO Council, India Chapter.

In his spare time, Shripal loves to conduct inspirational seminars on life, spirituality, and relationships. He is also an avid reader, lapping up non-fiction books by the dozens. He is quite the outdoor person, and loves trekking, globetrotting and exploring new places.

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