About Us

Intercraft Group, established in 1991, has been constantly evolving as the pioneer to offer future-proof technologies in the field of Lighting, MEP & Information Technology, and Applications for Smart Buildings and Smart Cities.

Vision

To revolutionise use of Smart Lighting and Building automation across the Globe, by means of innovation, development, mass production, training & after sales support. To become “Worlds IoT factory”

Mission

“Become Worlds IoT Factory”

  • By researching needs in countries through local industry SME’s (Subject Matter Experts)
  • Manufacturing IoT devices in our state-of-the-art facility in India while still keeping our offering competitive
  • Continuous innovation and development of IoT technologies and its application software at our well equipped R&D Centre
  • Support Customers by educating them with latest innovations and break-through technological development in the Industry
  • Provide end-to-end solutions in terms of design, solution, product supply and execution support to OEM’s & System Integrators

Management

Vinay Agarwal

Managing Director and CEO

Has over 32 years of experience in Lighting and Construction Industry. Credited with introducing many disruptive designs and technologies in the field of Lighting, Building & City Automation and Internet of Things. Worked closely with Global players & projects for the adoption of these technologies. Have lead large Smart Campus projects as Project Director and also as Smart City Consultant.

Consultant to many International Alliances and Companies and speaks on various global and Indian IOT forums for the importance of inter-operability and connected things. Founder and Managing Director of INTERCRAFT IOT group.

Sumit Pachnanda

Co-founder & CIO
Has over 20 years of project delivery, consulting, and senior management experience. Previously, served in a variety of consulting and management roles including Program Manager and Project Lead, providing strategic service delivery leadership for numerous mid-market and enterprise accounts spanning a broad range of verticals including Lending, Automotive, Retail, Real Estate, Media, Non-Profit, Aviation, Telecom, and Travel.

Hans Van Leeuwen

Co-founder and CTO

A Dutch Innovator in wireless & embedded systems, masters in Microwave & Telecommunications from Technical University, Delft, the Netherlands in 1989 and has been an active contributor in IEEE standards Association. Hans has passion and hands-on experience to create and test mass deployment of wireless devices in the condensed environment. One of the successful deployments is cloud-connected smart wristbands, network infrastructure for more than 250,000 patrons per event. The hub data is used for access control, business intelligence, crowd control, social networking, and mobile Apps. His offices/ businesses are located in Singapore, Den Haag, and Santa Clara.

Hans is now actively working with IntercraftIOT b.v., Den Haag to support i-Mesh based solutions for Global OEMs and System Integrators.

Gulshan Aghi

Co-Founder & CSO

Has more than 4.5 decades of experience, mostly in Lighting Industry. A dynamic leader with expertise into sales and marketing skills, extensive managerial and financial skills, having Board level experience in developing new business and global market. He held various senior positions at  Indian and  international  Lighting companies. He was working as a Senior Advisor, Principle Consultant, Director and Strategist for few companies earlier. Gulshan is leading the projects team

Rahul Andhare

DGM - Projects

Engineer by qualification and C-DAC in VLSI Design, Rahul has hands-on experience in building management systems and Lighting controls programming and commissioning on various Industry platforms and currently implementing i-Mesh Wired and i-Mesh wireless Lighting Management Systems in the IntercraftIOT group.

Sachin Deshpande

CTO (IOT)
An Industrial Engineer by qualification and embedded Engineer and software expert in the filed of IOT for more than 2 decades, Sachin was invited to join IntercraftIOT group‘s think tank and to lead team as Chief Technology Officer ( IOT) to support group’s ambitions to lead IOT technologies for Lighting & Smart Building Management systems

More than 150 professionals in the field of R&D, Production, Project Designs, and Project Management in India, Germany, Dubai, & the U.K. have a common passion for making IntercraftIOT as World’s IOT factory.

Team Intercraft has a culture of going beyond conventional, think out of the box, and delivery customer delight always thinking what can be the new feature or service that can make customers appreciate pro-active thinking of team Intercraft.

If everyone is moving forward together, than success take care of itself

Henry Ford

Track Record of 30 years to launch Innovations

1991

Company founded as System Integrator

Clients: UPRNN, NABARD, SIDBI, JAL NIGAM, HINDALCO, and many others…

1991
2004

International Concepts & Solutions Launched In India

With over 13 years of contracting experience, especially in Interiors,
Lighting & BMS, the company launches many International concepts & solutions in India

2004
2008

Export Unit For Lighting Fixtures, LMS & IoT

Special Economic Zone (SEZ) unit acquired through Novo Technologies (Intercraft group company) in 3000sq meter area (which was initially built for export of Luminaries to Switzerland started, has now been equipped for large scale production of architectural Luminaires and IOT devices for global markets

2008
2017

Smart City Consultants For Large Commercial Centre

Engaged as Smart City Consultants for a 5.5 million sq ft cluster of commercial towers in New Delhi, India. Designed this project to be the first one in India to have end to end I.P. Connectivity for all mechanical, electrical and Low Voltage equipments – making it a true IOT based Integrated Building

2017
2021

International Expansion

Sales and Technical Support offices opened in Singapore, Germany and Dubai
2021