Over a 17+ year career, Hari has been deeply involved in Silicon design, Supply Chain Management, Foundry relations and technical support. He has developed a vast personal network among diverse communities - be it technology, financial, media, branding or legal. He has cultivated deep connections with thousands of 'small-innovators' across the length and breadth of the country. At Magma Design Automation, he led the Applications Support team across Asia Pacific. Hari started his career at Wipro Technologies as a cell library and physical design specialist. An innovator from his college days, Hari won a national award under the best Engineering project category as well as a "Best Designer" award at an All-India IEEE design contest. Hari did his Bachelor of Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology in Electronics Engineering.
Manoj is an industry veteran in the area of Chip Design and has been a SoC Product Specialist with more than 19 years of experience. He has been instrumental in implementing & delivering multiple first pass SoCs across Automotive, Wireless, Wireline, Health Care domains as part of Infineon, Lantiq, and Wipro. His expertise spans across RTL Design, Chip Implementation, Package Design, Silicon Ramp-up and foundry support. He has built large teams from scratch, ramped up business and anchored critical projects for the customer. He holds a Bachelors degree in Telecommunications Engineering from BMS College, Bangalore.
Basavaraj has diversified experience; he has been an entrepreneur, investment advisor, technocrat, teacher and a mentor. He comes with over 25 years of corporate experience, worked with Subex, VeriSign & Syniverse at different levels and held the post of General Manager (GM) in his last organization. He has a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University, USA and a Bachelors degree in Telecommunications Engineering from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.
Salesh brings in 19+ years of industry experience in the ASIC, Microprocessor and EDA fields in both technical and management roles. Prior to BlackPepper, he was working in the capacity of Advisory RnD in IBM where he was responsible for mainframe microprocessor timing architecture for multiple generations of the P and Z series of processors. At Magma Design Automation, Salesh played a key architectural role in developing their flagship Timing Engine tool. He has made significant contributions in physical design and cell library development in his previous stints at Philips Semicondutors and Wipro Technologies. Salesh did his Bachelor of Technology from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT), Kottayam in Electronics and Telecommunications.
Tinku brings in 19+ years of industry experience in Embedded Systems for multiple domains like IoT/IIoT, CE and Automotive in technical, management and practice roles. He heads the Embedded & Post Silicon Validation group and drives various R&D, Product and Practice initiatives at Black Pepper. Prior to Black Pepper, he was working in the capacity of Practice Head in Wipro's Product Engineering Services, Consumer Electronics division. He was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Wipro. He was involved in design and roll-out multiple products in Consumer, IoT and Automotive domain like one of the first Wireless Speakers in the world, multiple Smart TVâ€™s, IP Boxes & STBâ€™s, Infotainment Systems and Smart Home System. Tinku did his Bachelor of Technology from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam in Computer Science and Engineering.
Senthil kumar has around 17 yrs of experience in Complex and High Speed Hardware Board Design, System Design and its Development. He has worked in diverse domains like Embedded Systems, Telecom, High Performance Computing Servers, Avionics and Automotive. He has developed several products and was involved in complete product development life cycle. Prior to BlackPepper he was associated with Wipro in several roles like Hardware System Architect, System Lead & Program Manager. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University