Board of Advisors
Born in Mumbai and grown up in Hyderabad, Abeezar has lived in Houston for the last 29 years and is passionate about entrepreneurship and community engagement. He started Shipcom Wireless a provider of Inventory Control and RFID sotware, whose clients include Fortune 100 companies as well as the US Government. For example Shipcom improves
patient care at the VA Hospitals by helping locate assets like IV pumps quickly via use of RFID and mobile computers. Abeezar's hobbies include Ham Radio and playing tennis.
Vijay Pallod has lived in Houston for over three decades. He is the Controller at Star Pipe Products. He has been an active volunteer with the Hindus of Greater Houston for over 25 years and is also associated with several Indian organizations such as the India Culture Center, Sewa International, Ekal Vidyalaya etc. He is involved with the Interfaith Ministry for over a decade and has been promoting the International Day of Yoga since inception. He has been honored with the ICC Award for Community Service, the IACCGH Outstanding Community Service of the Year Award . He believes that communities can progress and prosper when they are united and cooperate with each other. He is happily married to Sushma Pallod and blessed with three children – Kavita, Bharat and Namita, two of who are married.
He is passionate about media work because he believes that Indo Americans must be visible about their contributions and accomplishments and thus be able to expand their sphere of influence. When he’s not involved in community service, he plays ping pong, swims, and cycles. He also practices Yoga and meditates daily.
HCC Trustee, District VII – 2007 to present (elected in 2007, re-elected in 2013)
Founder – HCC-ASPIRE Scholarship Program
Founder – HCC District VII Youth Advisory Panel
Founding Member – The Women’s Voice
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