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Company History

As global enterprises with complex systems of record struggled to find the right resources for projects and initiatives, our founders set out to build an application development company that focused on building application solutions specifically for ERPs; offering patented technology to help bring innovative solutions to the Edge. ERP systems used within field services, plants, factories, and other supply chain job functions and roles struggled to meet Edge availability and prevented companies from operating efficiently - leaving little room for innovation.

As a result, Pillir (formerly appsFreedom) was turned into a reality - an effective, Edge-ready, rapid application development platform for ERP customers was born. Since its inception, Pillir’s mission has been to disrupt the status quo of ERP customers having to live with inefficient, legacy business systems and provide a modernization solution that supports multi-generational workers and ever-changing economic demand.

Our History

Why Pillir's EdgeReady Cloud?

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Cloud-Native RAD

Originating as a simple code-generation tool, EdgeReady Cloud is developed into a cloud-native, system-agnostic, rapid application development platform that supports the discovery and conversion of legacy code via Pillir's patented EdgeReady plug-in.

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Legacy Conversion

Pillir helps companies discover technical debt as well as convert legacy workflows and applications into modernized solutions. Pillir's  EdgeReady Cloud provides ERP users with native integration into existing complex enterprise applications and the ability to test them on any device, on any network, and in any connectivity landscape.

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SaaS Applications

Applications built or modernized using the EdgeReady Cloud can also be deployed as fully hosted SaaS applications, allowing customers to service application development and deployment needs - while only utilizing one solution.

Our Philosophy


Enable companies to focus on their core and innovate themselves while operating more efficiently. We allow them to respond faster to market needs



We enable organizations to develop mission-critical apps 20X FASTER and leverage the power of SAP’s digital core from any device - with or without connectivity. SAP customers at any stage of the SAP journey can innovate quickly and easily, with little-to-no programming, by rapidly moving custom development to the Edge with Pillir

Culture & Community

Culture & Community

Pillir’s culture is unique. We support a creative and transparent work environment, expecting honesty, integrity and accountability from the top, down.

Pillir supports the idea that we shouldn't try to be right, but to instead discover what is right. We believe that finding answers that empower our team and customers, allowing them to be successful, also allows us to create smoother channels of communication and smart solutions for all.

Why people love working for Pillir

We love and appreciate our employees, vendors, and partners and believe that they're family.

Love of Culture

We thrive on diversity and culture in our work community and beyond. Pillir supports a transparent, honest, and integrity-filled workplace that embraces change and supports growth. 

Love of Community

We love our global communities and support efforts to make the world within them a better place. Our teams reside in communities around the globe and we strive to serve each in ways that drive innovation and development. 

Love of Technology

We love cutting-edge technology. Supported by knowledge experts with decades of experience from around the globe, our team wouldn’t think of working in any other industry. 

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We Provide Transparency for Customers in both Product and Pricing

We are a customer centric organization focused on driving positive outcomes for clients.We discuss problems and create solutions - taking ownership of our customer’s use case and providing tangible solutions and value - only charging for fully optimized and built solutions (MAU pricing model).

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We Collaborate with Partners to Drive Growth and Innovation

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Pillir believes in establishing a network of trust and commitment to success. Pillir expects partners to be as obsessive as they are about providing customers with real, tangible and valuable modernization solutions.

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Awards & Recognition

We are honored to have received the following awards and recognition.

2022 CRN Channel Chiefs Winner
IntellyX Digital Innovator Award 2021
CRN Tech Innovators Award 2021
HFS Hot vendor
Finances Online Rising Star

Our Leadership Team

Vaidya Aiyer

Vaidya Aiyer

CEO and Founder

Vaidya Aiyer is a leader, innovator, entrepreneur, and technology geek. He has the reputation a major leader and innovator in the low-code space, specifically regarding ERP modernization. His 25 years of ERP/SAP experience has propelled his company’s vision of accelerating modernization and digital transformation. Vaidya has also held executive positions at Lenovo, SEAL Innotech (enterprise mobility and Google Apps solutions), and Medtonic (lean manufacturing solutions). 

In past life Vaidya had implemented ERP’s for various Fortune 500 companies prior to founding and running a modernization services system integrator focused for SAP Enterprises.

He earned his MS in Technology Management from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering and resides in Phoenix, AZ with his wife, two children, and a new puppy.

Learn about Vaidya on LinkedIn

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Tim Allen

Chief Financial Officer

With a broad background serving as President, COO and CFO to various companies, Tim serves Pillir as the Chief Financial Officer.

With a background in strategic and tactical planning in start-up and high-growth companies, his negotiation and management abilities continue to serve the company and support innovation solutions.

Tim has a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He lives in Chandler with his wife, 20 year old son and 18 year old daughter.

Learn about Tim on LinkedIn

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JR Butler

Chief Revenue Officer

JR's background in enterprise architecture and cloud computing is why he joined the Pillir team in the summer of 2019 as the Chief Revenue Officer. 

His history of success working with fortune 5000 companies to adopt disruptive technologies across virtualization, cloud and automation brings incredible value to Pillir’s go to market strategy.

JR attended the College of the Holy Cross where he played hockey for the 2006 team that upset the top seeded Minnesota gophers in the Midwest regional – his brother Bobby represented team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. 

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Irit Gillath

Chief Marketing Officer

Irit leads Pillir's global marketing, she brings over 20 years of digital marketing experience to the team – growing and scaling a variety of technology B2B Companies, with a most recent focus on leading the global marketing efforts focused on SAP AIOPs automation.

Irit's diverse background in product and partnership management, and her understanding of how to truly listen to customers and help drive the company's growth.

Connect with Irit on LinkedIn & Twitter

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Vikas Gupta

VP of Engineering
Vikas serves as the VP of Engineering at Pillir with over 25 years of technical experience in Cloud, Mobile, Integration, Security, Databases including SAP and MatrixOne(PLM).
His expertise in developing Solutions/Teams/Infrastructure from the ground up and vast product building experiences are what has made EdgeReady Cloud a major player in the low-code software market. 

Prior to joining Pillir, Vikas worked with Chevron, Harley Davidson, REC Silicon, Johnson Controls and Dassault Systems. Vikas holds a Master's degree in IT Management and lives in Naperville, IL with his wife and two children.


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Kapil Bhamburkar

Director of Customer Success

Kapil is the Director of Customer Enablement at Pillir, has over 20 years of techno-functional experience in implementing enterprise business solutions for various industry verticals such as Logistics and Warehouse management, Production and Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Hi-Tech and Retail Industry clients.

He is passionate about successfully deploying solutions using the EdgeReady Cloud. His experience and expertise in EdgeReady Cloud and understanding of business processes ensure that the deployment is always successful and on time.

Before joining Pillir, Kapil worked with SEAL Consulting implementing SAP solutions for various global enterprises such as Chevron, Estee Lauder, HP, Celestica and others. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Applications and Business Management and lives in Monroe Twp, NJ with his wife and two kids.

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Vijay Pillai

Director of India Operations and Marketing

Vijay is responsible to coordinate with CXO stakeholders and for driving the implementation of Pillir’s Operations strategy in India. Vijay drives strategic operational initiatives, including coordination and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure timely and accurate completion and delivery of outcomes.

He ensures the effective implementation of contemporary people practices across recruitment, induction, compensation, and benefits, operations and compliance, employee retention, employee engagement, performance management, learning & development, and grievance management.

Vijay is a native of Chennai, India, and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and an aspiring farmer who loves to spend time managing their farm.

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