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With almost 100 years of hydraulics experience, the team at FluidMatix are hydraulic experts.  We believe we are entering a unique time where manufacturing will embrace new technology, and are at the forefront of driving technology innovation into the advanced manufacturing economy.



Shirish Pareek is a tried and true manufacturing visionary. Shirish was the CEO and Founder of Hydraulex Global, which he grew into the largest re-manufacturing business in America. Under Shirish's stewardship Hydraulex global achieved ~$90MM in revenue, exported to 50 countries, employed over 300, and managed 5 manufacturing plants. Mr. Pareek was previously a business strategy consultant with McKinsey and Company. Mr. Pareek also served two-terms on President Obama's Manufacturing Council, and is currently on the Leadership Council of mForesight, America's foremost manufacturing think tank. Shirish earned a B.S. with University Honors in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India and an MBA with a specialization in Operations and Strategy from Carnegie Mellon University. 



With over 50 years of hydraulic remanufacturing and repair experience, Nick was the CEO of Hydraulic Repair and Design. A premier hydraulics facility he built from the gound up that specialized in the remanufacturing and repairing of hydraulic components ranging from pumps, motors, valves, cylinders and power units; for mobile and industrial applications. He now spends his time innovating in the field of hydraulic oil filtration and monitoring.



Gautam Bazaz is an investor and operator. Gautam has worked at Fortune 500s and launched numerous startups in the health care, financial, and social connectivity spaces.  Prior to FluidMatix, Gautam served as the lead Portfolio Manager at a multi-billion Single Family Office.  His corporate work experiences include Vanguard, J.P. Morgan, and Booz Allen Hamilton.  Gautam earned his B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and his MBA from Duke University. 


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