Nirmal Nair is a veteran of software product development with more than 15 years of technical and managerial experience in a wide range of engineering disciplines, including digital media and application development. Prior to joining the Skyfire executive team, Nirmal was director of engineering for U.S. and European operations at Pinnacle Systems, which was later acquired by Avid Technology.
Before that, Nirmal was principal engineer and architect at Sirius Systems Corp., a mechanical CAM visualization firm, and co-founder of Arete Software, a mechanical processes simulation company. He has a B.E. from the National Institute of Technology in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India and an M.S. from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.