Deepak founded Polaris Forensics, Inc. with the goal of providing expert engineering services for a wide variety of clients looking for answers to today’s most complex problems.
Deepak has crafted and leads Polaris’s
high-performing, multi-disciplined team of experts with over a century of combined experience in design, construction, and engineering evaluations.
Deepak earned a dual Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Mechanical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Deepak is currently licensed in twenty states, the District of Columbia, and Guam.
Outside of the office, Deepak enjoys traveling, watching sports, and spending time with his wife and daughters.
James Plantes, S.E., P.E.Vice President and Shareholder
James joined Polaris Forensics, Inc. in 2018 with a goal of growing Polaris’s coverage nationwide, developing new and expanded service offerings, and ensuring top-notch and expeditious client service.
In his role, James oversees relationships with current and prospective clients; coordinates properly qualified and licensed staff for assignments; and performs forensic engineering evaluations. His commitment to excellence and attention to detail impact his work and the work of the Polaris team.
James earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. James is currently a licensed engineer in fifteen states and the District of Columbia.
Outside of the office, James enjoys golf, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Bradley East, M.S., P.E.Director of Operations
Bradley joined Polaris Forensics, Inc. in 2020 with the goal of expanding on James’ and Deepak’s vision for the company.
In addition to ensuring exceptional client service, Bradley strives to cultivate an employee-focused culture. This includes identifying and developing expert talent, as well as implementing modern, employee-friendly company policies.
Bradley earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Bradley’s technical expertise includes concrete materials, structural analysis, failure analysis, wind design and storm damage evaluations.
Bradley is a girl dad to two wonderful daughters. In addition to spending time with his family, he loves golf, fishing and hiking.