LearnToDrill and Falck Safety Services are proud to bring cutting-edge training technologies to well control and safety training.

Our Team

Fenil Shah, CEO

Fenil is a successful serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience. For the past two decades he was involved in the successful launch and growth of two companies. Each business was subsequently acquired by public companies and their products, technologies, and services remain in use today. Fenil was the co-founder and CEO of iSarla Inc. where he developed and marketed iEmployee (www.iemployee.com), a hosted HR and payroll software solution. iSarla was acquired by Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR) in 2007. Prior to iEmployee he launched Sarla Software, LLC to develop quality control software and provide IT consulting contract services for users of Ceridian Corporation’s (www.ceridian.com) payroll products. The consulting contract was acquired by Ceridian (NASDAQ:CEN) in 2002.


Ruchir Shah, Founder & Board Member

Ruchir is a graduate of Rice University in Energy Engineering and current MBA student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. To LearnToDrill, Ruchir brings extensive technical background in drilling engineering and e-learning. Ruchir has written and published several papers related to oil and gas, and he has spoken regarding LearnToDrill’s well control technology innovations at multiple IADC and IWCF conferences worldwide.


Jeff Dumas, Chief Technical Officer

Jeff is a 15+ year veteran of the software industry and an early pioneer of Software as a Service solutions. He was the key contributor in the development of iEmployee, one of the first cloud computing software services available for the HR/payroll industry. His product development team overcame the early challenges of the Software as a Service platform and was instrumental in the success of iEmployee. Today there are over 40,000 users of the iEmployee hosted time and attendance HRIS system.


Akash Dave, Chief Operating Officer

Akash has 20+ years of experience managing E-learning and Software as a Service product development efforts in large set-ups, including definition, software development, IT and Quality Assurance. His elearning experience includes the successful development of many large courses, animations, and simulation projects. He has also spent several years as both a teacher and designer, and he also brings strong technical background in Physics and Engineering.


Manish Chaurasia, Team Lead

Manish is chief technical lead of the LearnToDrill software development team, leading development of all our apps and learning materials on iOS devices. Manish manages overall development and implementation of our mobile apps.