Leadership Team
Ankit Agarwal, CEO
Ankit is the founder and CEO at Micello. He is responsible for the strategy, sales, business development, partnerships, and the product strategy. Ankit did Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Davis. In 2007, Ankit founded Micello after discovering his “ah-ha” moment while on a family vacation to Disney World. Since then, Ankit has led Micello to become the largest indoor mapping company in the world with customers and partners like Apple, Nokia, TomTom, Cisco, ServiceNow, Mall of America, Westfield, Walmart, Sears, and much more around the world. Ankit has won several awards since the founding of Micello, including the Tesla Award and Business Journal's Emerging Tech Award. LinkedIn
David Sutter, Ph.D, CTO
Dave is the CTO at Micello and responsible for the core maps technology and overall product engineering at the company. Prior to Micello, Dave served as a Principle Member of the Research Staff at the Nokia Research Center specializing in mapping and traffic research. Dave has held senior roles at Nokia and Trimble Navigation. He also started and successfully sold his company, Intransix, to Trimble Navigation. Dave has a PhD. from Stanford in Physics and over 20 years of industry experience. LinkedIn
Indranil Nath, Ph.D, Board Member
Indranil is the Vice President, Industry Solution & Sales at IBM and a Board Member at Micello. Indranil is also an investor and seed funded Micello-Japan.  LinkedIn
Anil Agarwal, Managing Director of Micello-India
Anil manages Micello-India and is responsible for the Data Factory and all company operations, including customer support, factory engineering and IT.  Before Micello, Anil served as a Director at Sun Microsystems where he mainly focused on Eco-Computing, consolidation and virtualizing data centers to save power for global customers. In his 25+ year career, Anil worked at Sun Microsystems, Deloitte and TCS. Anil has a BE (honors) in Electrical Engineering from BITS Pilani and a Masters in Industrial Engineering from NITIE Mumbai. LinkedIn
Hideaki Shidahara, Managing Director of Micello-Japan

Hideaki Shidahara manages Micello-Japan and responsible for all country-wide sales and operations. Shidahara-san joined Micello in January 2013 in his current role after a 30-year career in IT market as a director at Digital Equipment Corp., Autodesk and NVIDIA, where he held positions in sales and new business creation. Prior to that, he was a director for global strategic alliance sales at NVIDIA Japan. During his tenure, build up the first GPU based super computer in the world, and managed Japan console game machine business. Currently, Shidahara is bringing Micello to strategic Japanese partners. LinkedIn

Mario Perotti, Senior Director, Engineering 

Mario is responsible for Micello's overall Web properties and products. Prior to joining Micello in 2011, Mario led the Web properties team for Blue Coat Systems in which he developed, managed and integrated various web systems used throughout the company’s global offices. Before Blue Coat, Mario built several companies from the ground up, typically driving the Web presence and product delivery. Mario has over 15 years experience and holds a degree in English with a Technical Communications focus from the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo.  LinkedIn

Monal Shah, Director, Micello-India

Monal is on the Board of Micello-India and responsible for the Micello-India map and company operations. Monal first joined Micello India in May 2012 as the manager for the Map Operations team. In her current role, as a Director of Micello-India, Monal is responsible for all aspects of delivering high-quality maps to our customers.  LinkedIn


Industry Advisors 

Shawn Gunn. LinkedIn

Mark Lanphear. LinkedIn

Sahil Pandya. LinkedIn

David Shen. LinkedIn

R. Paul Singh. LinkedIn 

Katni Venkatasubramanian. LinkedIn

Wibe Wagemans. LinkedIn

Don Weigel. LinkedIn 


Micello Friends 

In the last few years and in addition to our families, many people have helped us in our mission of mapping everything indoors. We'd like to take a moment and recognize the following people for always being there -- for advice and guidance, for connecting us to customers and partners, for looking out for us and giving us a listening ear. From everyone at Micello, thank you for your friendship. We exist because of you.