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Sunil Shah


Sunil Shah, CEO

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Sunil Shah


Sunil Shah, CEO

Sunil Shah brings over 20 years of enterprise software research and development experience to Whamix. Prior to Whamix, Sunil spent many years with large to midsize software corporations (Cheyenne Software, Computer Associates, Veritas, Symantec, VMware to name a few) architecting computer software in various capacities, including technical director. He has been instrumental in developing innovative solutions for a diverse set of platforms, tools and technologies. He holds seven patents in data management, protection and virtualization.

In addition, apart from directing a few short documentaries, Sunil also wrote and directed critically acclaimed feature film “The Wisdom Tree”. He also serves on the board of Artists United which aims to democratize the process of creating art through collective action. 

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Apurva Shah


Apurva Shah, Founder & Advisor

 

Apurva Shah


Apurva Shah, Founder & Advisor

 

Apurva Shah is an Innovator and Maker. He is passionate about creating product experiences that positively reshape consumer behavior while creating sustainable business opportunities. He believes that change and innovation are the natural order, that failure is critical to learning and that collaborative trust is built on kindness.

At Capital One, Apurva led a multi-disciplinary innovation team that leveraged emerging technologies like immersive realities, artificial intelligence, internet of things and 3D game engines with a human centered focus. He also managed the Design System team responsible for ensuring consistent customer experiences across Capital One’s products and services.

Prior to these endeavors, Apurva served as Chief Visual Officer at Prana and Rhythm & Hues, Visual Effects Supervisor at Pixar and Sequences Supervisor at PDI/Dreamworks. His film credits include Ratatouille, Shrek, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 3, Cars2, Brave, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Antz, Batman Forever, The Arrival, The Wisdom Tree and Broken Arrow.

He has served on the Siggraph committee and on the board of the Visual Effects Society Bay Area Section. He currently serves as advisor for the non- profit Kids & Art.

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Teagan Wolfe


Teagan Smiley Wolfe, Sr. 3D Artist and Game Developer

Teagan Wolfe


Teagan Smiley Wolfe, Sr. 3D Artist and Game Developer

Teagan is a recent graduate of the BFA program from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. He is versatile in his skills as well as stylistic approach and is equally comfortable with his illustration pens as he is with Blender and Unity.

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Eileen Laitinen


Eileen Laitinen, Designer and Assistant Producer

Eileen Laitinen


Eileen Laitinen, Designer and Assistant Producer

Eileen Laitinen comes from a background in traditional animation including the animated short film, Rapunzel’s Etymology of Zero. Her career encompasses animation, design, and production for apps, e-books, games, and more recently VR/AR. Currently, Eileen is excited to explore how art and technology can overlap and the ever evolving ways people can create and express themselves.