Board of Directors
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi (Director - Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi received his B.Tech in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1980, and his M.S. and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA in 1982 and 1985 respectively. After working at AT&T Bell Laboratories for a couple of years, he joined the faculty of IIT Madras, his alma mater, in 1986. He took over as Director, IIT Madras in September 2011.More
Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala (Faculty - In-Charge)
Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala received his B.Tech degree from IIT, Kanpur, and his MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Maine. From 1979 to 1981, he was with Washington State University as Assistant Professor. Since 1981, he has been teaching at IIT, Madras, where he leads the Telecommunications and Computer Networks group (TeNeT). This group works with industry in the development of technologies relevant to India. It has incubated secveral technology companies which work in partnership with TeNeT group to develop Telecom and Banking products for Indian Urban and Rural Markets. He chairs Rural Technology and Business Incubator (RTBI) at IIT Madras and Mobile Payment Forum of India (MPFI).More
Prof Krishnan Balasubramanian (Dean, IC&SR, IIT Madras)
Prof.Krishnan Balasubramaniam, is currently the Dean of Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (IC&SR). He is a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering . He is a Nondestructive Evaluation by research interest.
Thiru N.S.Palaniappan IAS(Industries Secretary GOVT. TN)
Principal Secretary to Govt.of TN, Industries Dept.
Thiru Rajeev Ranjan IAS ( Revenue Secretary GOVT. TN)
Principal Secretary to Govt.of TN, Revenue Dept.
Thiru S.K.Prabakar IAS(IT Secretary GOVT. TN)
Secretary to Govt.of TN, Information Technology Dept.
S. Gopalakrishnan, (Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies Ltd.)
S. Gopalakrishnan (called Kris by his colleagues) is one of the founders of Infosys Technologies Limited, a highly respected Consulting, IT services and Business Process Management company operating in the global market. He has played a key role at Infosys in defining the company strategy and in using technology and innovation continuously to maintain its leadership of the industry.More
Mr. B.Muthuraman (MD, Tata Steel)
B.Muthuraman, Managing Director of India's largest steel manufacturer Tata Steel, is a born mentor and a doggedly determined achiever. Little wonder that he has become a cult leadership figure in Indian industrialMore
Dr. V.Sumantran (Executive Vice Chairman of Hinduja Automotive Limited)
Dr. V.Sumantran is Executive Vice Chairman of Hinduja Automotive Limited, UK, the U.K. based holding group company of Ashok Leyland, as well as a member of the Board of Ashok Leyland and Chairman, Defiance. Dr Sumantran serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet and served on the Science Advisory Council of the Prime Minister. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.More
Mr. B.Santhanam (St. Gobain)
Mr. B. Santhanam (1978 BT CE) is the Managing Director of Saint Gobain Glass India, Chennai.
Dr. Shrikumar Suryanarayan (Chief Executive officer of the Bioscience cluster, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
Since September 2009, Shrikumar is the Chief Executive officer of the Bioscience cluster being developed by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India at Faridabad in the National Capital Region, New Delhi. He is also the honorary Director-General of the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises of India( ABLE), headquartered at Bangalore (www.ableindia.org). He was formerly the President of Research and Development at Biocon Limited, Bangalore India and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the company and was associated with Biocon for over 25 years.More
Mr. Viji Santhanam (Chairman of Sundaram Finance Limited and Managing Director of Brakes India Limited.)
Mr. Viji Santhanam is currently the Chairman of Sundaram Finance Limited. He is also the Managing Director of Brakes India Limited. He has more than 25 years experience in manufacturing and finance and serves on the Board of several TVS Group companies. He is a member of the Board of Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and Madras School of Economics.
Mr.Pawan Goenka (President - Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra)
Dr. Pawan Goenka joined the Mahindra Group in October 1993 as General Manager, Research & Developement, after a successful career spanning 14 years with General Motors, USA. His immediate task was to scale upMore
Mr. Sunil Wadhwani (Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, iGATE Corp)
Sunil Wadhwani is Chairman and Co-Founder of iGATE Corporation (formerly Mastech), which provides a broad range of Information Technology and business process services. With over 6,000 employees on four continents, iGATE has been ranked among the world's leading IT/BPO consulting firms.More
Mr.Girish Venkat Reddy (Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Founding Partner, and Director Prisma Capital Partners LP)
Mr. Girish Venkat Reddy is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Founding Partner, and Director at Prisma Capital Partners LP. He wasMore
Mr. Sarath Naru (MD, APIDC)
Mr. Sarath Naru was appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Four Soft Ltd. on 30.01.2006. He is also the Managing Director of APIDC - Venture Capital Limited and also heads Ventureast Funds.More
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