Vijay is a Toronto based political and community activist. Vijay manages all sponsorship and political affairs for desiFEST. Vijay is one of the founders and active current board members of UMA Foundation, united Tamil council of Canada, South Asian Professional Network for Awareness and Rural; Empowerment Program. He also sits on the Ontario Pharmacy Council Board. He has been on the boards of many organizations in the area of business, professional, health, Charitable and Political as well as the founding chair of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals and co-Founder of Asha for Education, Canada. Vijay brings a lot of passion and excitement to desiFEST in an attempt to promote and integrate South Asian Canadian arts and Artists. Vijay holds a Bachelors in Pharmacy and a Post Grad in Marketing and works for a major Pharmaceutical company.