Vivek Dhar

A full-stack developer and technology professional with early stage startup and pre-sales experience.

Wind & Fog


2014 - Current

I work with a talented and trusted network of collaborators to deliver custom digital products and related marketing for clients — providing ideation, feature & product design, and development — for mobile and web.

Windchime Health

Co-founder & CTO

2016 - 2019

Co-founded and built a dental health marketplace that allowed practices to sell excess capacity at their clinics at reduced rates. The marketplace also set standard prices by region to create transparent pricing for the consumer and a baseline for discounts. Responsible for product ideation and design, feature design, and technical development. Worked with the CEO on the business plan creation and seed fundraising. Designed and created all marketing and fundraising collateral — pitch decks, online ads, and material for tradeshows. Executed pre-sales demos for investors and practices.

The marketplace had a Ruby on Rails backend plus API. The provider dashboard was also on RoR and the mobile app was written in React Native resulting in both iOS and Android versions.

72 Lux, Inc.


2012 - 2014

72Lux (now Shoppable) is an e-commerce, software as a service startup. While there, designed and developed various internal and user facing applications using Ruby on Rails, PHP/Codeigniter, and a high-performance Node.js application that backed the service API. Worked on the core Javascript library that, as part of the service, called APIs and then used Dust templates to render the responses. Built an asynchronous order workflow system on top of AmazonSWS and wrote a crawler using Node.js to augment XML product data feeds.

Raley's Family of Fine Foods

Software Engineer

2006 - 2012

Raley's is a privately held retail grocery chain with over 130 stores and several distribution warehouses throughout Northern California and Nevada. As a member of the application development team, was responsible for the development and support of various Java-based business systems. These applications integrated some core enterprise systems and provided a unified front end for several business functions like vendor contract negotiations, promotion management, sales forecast and analysis, automated ordering, and plus-out management. Lead developer on several enterprise projects which focused on launching a loyalty program and online shopping.

Wipro, Ltd.


2002 - 2006

Wipro is a global IT services company. Held varied roles as a consultant and pre-sales engineer with the Systems Integration practice. Led development teams, helped design, develop, and deliver several custom integration solutions. Clients included — California ISO (a non-profit public benefit corporation that manages the energy grid in California), Fisher Scientific (a scientific equipment retailer), Weyerhaueser Company (forest products company), Buhrmann Holland (paper products), and BP Gas UK (energy).

OmniSky Corp.

Application Engineer

2000 - 2002

OmniSky was a wireless service and content provider for the Palm Pilot and similar handhelds. As part of the engineering team, developed and administered integration solutions for their core services that interface with external providers. Worked with external consultants on project delivery and handover.

2Wire Ltd.

Network Engineer

2000 - 2000

2Wire is a broadband gateway and peripherals manufacturer. Developed and administered several application integrations and process automations as part of their ERP group. Worked with external consultants on project delivery and handover.


BS Computer Science - University of Texas at Dallas


Research Assistant - Cecil and Ida Green Center at UTD

1998 - 1999

Co-op - Nortel Networks


References available on request.