Our strong and experienced leadership team works dedicatedly towards achieving the same goal - that is Customer Success!
DiFACTO was founded by technical personnel who have helped some of the best automation companies to grow and have implemented several challenging automation projects in different application areas. The employees are led by a team of like-minded professionals with vast industry experience and hands-on implementation of complex robot-based automation systems. The management of DiFACTO strongly propagates the “customer first” & “teamwork” culture while encouraging innovative ideas and individual performance of every employee.
The leaders have set a high standard of working and emphasize on quality besides timeliness. The management follows an “open work culture”, the direct contact with the ownership team enables faster communication and attains faster responses to the employee’s needs – work-related as well as personal. Because of these positive practices, the industry considers DiFACTO as an authority on industrial robotics and a reliable automation partner.
Meet Our Leaders
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ajay Gopalswamy, Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), is a Mechanical Engineer and has a Master’s Degree from Clemson University, USA, specializing in Robotics. He has almost 35 years of experience in industrial robotics – most of it gained in developing Industrial Robotics and Automation market in India. He has previously worked in the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), ABB Limited and Fanuc India Pvt Ltd before founding DiFACTO Robotics and Automation Private Limited.
Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Yogesh Kumar, Director and Chief Operations Officer (COO), has MBA in Business Analytics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS), Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from BITS – Pilani and a Diploma in Tool and Die Making from NTTF, Bengaluru. Yogesh has over 24 years of experience in the field of Robotics and Automation. He has worked with Fanuc India Pvt. Ltd before co-founding DiFACTO.
He is also closely associated with the Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) in various capacities both at the regional and the national levels.
Anil Kumar Satapathy
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Anil Kumar Satapathy, Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), is a Mechanical Engineer from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of Robotics and Automation. He has worked in Fanuc India and General Motors Technical Center, India, and Rasandik Engineering, Gurgaon prior to joining DiFACTO.