• ‘Excellence in R&D in Electronics’ National Award during tenure as Senior Manager – R&D.
• Human Relations Award at Dale Carnegie Course.
• Professional with comprehensive experience of 25 years in end-to-end embedded
Product Development and Go-to-Market Strategies.
• Expertise in Embedded Systems, High End Consumer Electronics, Networking,
Automotive, Infotainment, Home / Building Automation, Smart Energy and
• Product Life Cycle Management with accountability of defining the Product Road
Mapfulfilling key requirements viz. features, specifications & cost, product ideation,
prototype development, field testing, approval, negotiations with vendors, BoM
optimization, commercial development of the product .
• Expertise in Embedded Product development including conceptualization, component
selection to meet cost and reliability, hardware design and development, board
development and bring-up, firmware design and development, device driver development,
board support package, testing for performance and reliability (EMI/EMC, temperature),
DFM and DFT, volume manufacturing, service and support.
• Project Management including planning, management of resources, technology and
process, vendor communication, project progress monitoring and delivery.
• Spearheaded implementation of:
a) Architecture of Automotive Multimedia Platform around ARM11 and Windows CE
b) Highly configurable Engine Control and Communication Platform around 32-Bit Microcontroller and RTA-OSEK for an Auto Giant.
c) LPD Protocol for Print Server , Application Level Gateways and SDK components for a Network Processor Manufacturer
d) Fire alarm distribution system. The system conveys the alarm to 256 nodes, distributed over several miles, in less than 3 seconds as required by UK Authorities. It included field testing, product acceptance and rollout.
e) IEC1131-3 compliant PLC Programming Software.
• Setup manufacturing process and developed tools to reduce time required to test boards and improve quality of delivered products.
Industrial Automation : PLC, HMI, Remote I/O Network, CAN, Modbus, Field Buses
Networking : Print Server (LPD), Embedded Web Server (HTML, CGI, SSI), Application Level Gateways (ALG), HTTP Filter, Stack
Development, Protocol Implementation, TCP/IP, UDP, IPOS for Network Processor IP3K
Automotive : Engine Control and Communication Platform, Automotive Multimedia Platform,
Communication : Controller Area Network (CAN), USB, SPI, I2C, Gateways
Wireless : WiFi 802.11b/g/a, ZigBee, RFID
Embedded Systems : System Design & Integration using FPGA, CPLD and
Microcontrollers, RTOS / OS-less, Displays, SDMMC / Flash,
Device Driver Development, Board Support Package, Real Time
Embedded Applications, Advanced power management techniques
Languages : C / C++, Assembly Language Programming, Python
OS : RTOS – VXWORKS 5.4, MICROC/OSII, RTA OSEK, EMBEDDED LINUX