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Shan & Co. Explainer Video

International trade is often the lifeblood of expanding companies.  However, regulations and practices vary widely from country to country making it difficult and expensive to setup and run foreign operations.  To date, there has been no single information source available in the marketplace containing all the information required to support the successful establishment and running of operations abroad.
Shan & Co. fills this gap!  Founders Shan and Vyoma Nair are recognized industry leaders in the international expansion arena with decades of in-depth experience helping a wide range of companies expand abroad. The practical experience obtained through years of international consulting now forms the foundation for the launch of Shan & Co., a unified, knowledge base of information you can access on a subscription basis to get answers to an extensive range of questions on international expansion.
Shan & Co.’s knowledge base will save you both time and money and is easy to use.  In addition, there are also several unique Playbooks and English translated government forms that will help you plan and budget your international expansion activities better!  From legal entity setup to expat immigration, Shan & Co. is regularly updated to ensure that companies have the latest and most accurate information to operate safely, efficiently and knowledgeably abroad.

Executive Team


Shan Nair


Dr. Shan Nair is a serial entrepreneur and consultant on international expansion. He has worked with many early-stage companies, several of whom have since become household names such as Tesla Motors, FaceTime and Ruckus Networks. Shan has received several recognitions for his contribution to business in the US, UK and India and holds a nuclear physics doctorate from the University of Oxford. He is a citizen of UK.


Vyoma Nair


Vyoma Nair is an expert on legal, accounting, taxation and HR issues that companies must resolve when they expand or contract overseas. Her technical expertise is widely recognised in Silicon Valley and elsewhere as being exceptional. She has received multiple recognitions in Silicon Valley for her contributions to the knowledge and understanding of international trade. She holds an M.Sc. by research in Physics Applied to Archaeology from the University of Oxford and was one of the first to study the moon rocks. She is a citizen of both US and UK.


Venkat Eswaran

COO of Shan & Co.

As Chief Operating Officer of Shan & Co, Venkat provides exceptional oversight and leadership of all company operations with an eye towards expanding the company’s global presence as an innovative provider of international documentation.

An accomplished high impact finance leader with over 26 years of experience in multi-country management accounting, regulatory, tax, financial and business advisory related matters, Venkat is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and tax expert. His expertise ranges from accounting, managing operations, consultancy, compliance, corporate governance to human resources.

Venkat is a sought-after speaker covering topics relating to global expansion, global tax, global compliance concerns, and mitigating risk when setting up and running international operations.


Vaishali Joshi Nagarkar


Vaishali Joshi Nagarkar is an Indian Chartered Accountant with 25 years of post-qualification experience. Her expertise is in the areas of international tax planning and advisory, corporate tax compliances, cross border taxation, M&A and international tax content writing. Vaishali previously worked for a number of large international companies, including Datamatics and Deloitte. She has also succeeded academically, winning a National Merit Scholarship. At Shan and Co, Vaishali brings in depth understanding of global requirements, providing accurate and comprehensive information.


Swapna Marathe


Swapna Marathe is an India qualified Chartered Accountant with 20 years of experience in research, consulting, tax and accounting. She has extensive experience in corporate and income tax, transfer pricing, indirect taxes and corporate laws. A noted expert in international taxation, Swapna has authored articles on taxation in prestigious journals and has been a panelist at many international tax conferences. She has also conducted client training on international taxation topics. At Shan and Co., Swapna works as Director in charge of research on compliance relating to corporate laws, human resources, direct and indirect taxation and accounting. Prior to joining Shan and Co., she worked at a leading private sector bank in India, and with Ernst and Young.


Sachin Chaudhari


Sachin Chaudhari is a qualified Company Secretary with over a decade of experience in research, analysis and consulting. He brings extensive managerial experience leading teams in global compliance research and analysis at Shan and Co. Sachin also has considerable experience in International corporate law, tax laws, data privacy law and HR/employment law across a wide range of countries. Bringing a passion for learning and achievement to Shan and Co., Sachin is mainly responsible for managing and tracking all knowledgebase documents, as well as training and guiding production teams. He is also responsible for the overall maintenance and administration of the Shan & Co. website.

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