Shankar Velayudhan leads the management team at Tismo. He drives the strategy and execution at Tismo in delivering high quality product engineering services to clients in North America and Europe.
Shankar for the most part of his career, spanning 25+ years, has specialized in building teams & organizations that offer technology services to clients and in becoming their long term strategic partner.
His experience includes setting up engineering development centers in India. One of the centers was grown from 40 to 400+ engineers, setup to provide engineering services to Fortune 100 clients around the world. Each of these centers were setup to achieve SEI CMM Level 5, ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certifications.
Shankar was part of the Measurement business unit of Tektronix in India. The mandate was to setup the engineering development center for Tektronix in Bangalore for various product lines.
Shankar’s career started at a premier R&D organization, working on developing advanced technology solutions in the field of distributed control systems and deterministic high reliability communication networks. Shankar has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Bombay and a Masters in Computer Science from IISc-Bangalore.
Deepak leads the engineering services delivery for Tismo at Bangalore and ensures that client’s expectations are met. Deepak is a software professional with more than 25+ years in the Industry in the areas of embedded technologies, industrial equipment software, network protocols, network security, distributed computing, web application technologies and product life cycle management.
Deepak has managed teams of 200+ engineers for projects in product development, maintenance and testing in Data Acquisition & Control, Web applications, Mobile devices and Instrumentation. He set up project governance and client engagement structures which enabled the Offshore Development team members to meet their commitments to clients based in USA and European regions.
Prior to that, Deepak was heading the Product Lifecycle Management team at HCL Technologies, which specialized in multi-platform enterprise application development, implementation and customization for engineering organizations. Deepak was instrumental in setting up the Distributed Computing and Network Security team and managed the Offshore Development activities at HP, India. Deepak started his career with a premier research & development organization working on distributed control systems and embedded applications. Deepak holds a Master’s degree in Science from Karnataka University.
Vinod has 25+ years of experience in the R&D and Technology industry. His experience spans Research and Development, High Technology product development, and Technology services.
At Tismo, Vinod heads the Embedded Design business unit. He provides his clients the ability to design electronics and the firmware for their products. Designs range from tiny wireless sensors, advanced acquisition & control units, to instruments and equipments that run embedded Linux or Embedded Windows. He has created capabilities within the organization for design and development of ground up wireless solutions to integration with COTS modules for distributed application. Design and development of new products that are at the optimum price point while ensuring the required feature set are implemented, has lower component obsolescence risk, ease of testing and manufacturing and leaving design room for future enhancements is his forte. One of his competencies is in reducing product energy consumption through innovation in design in electronics & firmware.
Earlier, Vinod worked at Tektronix engineering development center in the capacity of Project Lead and Hardware Specialist. He was responsible for creating the electronics design services, with full service design and development capability. He was part of Tektronix’s Logic Analyzer R&D Team. Vinod started his career in scientific R&D and worked in a premier research institute in India specializing in Laser based and Laboratory Instrumentation and Control.
Vinod’s technical interests are in product and system level design, electronics and firmware. He holds an Engineering Degree in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation.
Venki heads the Internet-Of-Things business vertical at Tismo. Venki works with companies that create products and solutions for Home and Building Automation, Energy Management and Healthcare systems which uses wireless and wired communication protocols. The products he designed and developed includes smart devices, Gateways and web based cloud services along with smartphone applications.
With more than 24 years of experience in embedded systems development, Venki specializes in delivering engineering competencies that maximize value for his clients. His experience includes working with product start-up companies to Fortune 500 clients, in accelerating their product development and testing, thus enabling them to hit the markets very early.
Venki has experience in setting up competence centers in Internet-Of-Things, Wireless network protocols and Smart Energy. He has provided network protocol stack development services to semiconductor companies on short range, low power, wireless protocols such as ZigBee, IEEE 802.15.4, Wireless MBus, BT LE and 6LowPAN. For OEM vendors, he was involved in building products and solutions for Home Automation, AMR/AMI, Smart Energy, Street Lighting management and Wireless healthcare applications.
Venki has spent about eight years in the US working for AOL Inc., Intel Inc. and AT&T Inc., in their product development activities. These included web based enterprise applications as well as embedded technology products. Venki started his career with a top notch research R & D organization in India developing control and communication network for Industrial applications. Venki holds a Diploma in Management from University of California, CA, USA and a Bachelor’s engineering degree in Instrumentation and Control from the University of Calicut. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Anna heads the Life Sciences division of Tismo. She works with companies to develop products that are used for drug discovery, bio-tech instruments and analytical instruments in chemistry.
Her core strengths are in managing high technology product development in Life Sciences for global clients. She creates, develops and mentors strong competencies in her team that include measurement, control, algorithm development, analysis, visualization and presentation for Life Science instruments. Software is designed and built for multi-platform deployment including desktop, mobile and the cloud.
Passionate about software development, she constantly seeks ways of melding technology with process and people. A strong advocate of automated tools for development, building, testing and deploying, she ensures that her client’s expectations are met in terms of schedule, quality and cost by putting in place strong project management processes and practices in place.
She started her career at Raffles software as a developer in Windows software. Anna holds a Master’s degree in Science and is a certified Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute (PMI). She has over 18 years of experience in the industry.