Dr PG Poonacha

Leadership Team

Dr PG Poonacha

VP - Technology

Poonacha has close to three decades of experience in Signal and Image processing as well as digital wireless communication areas.

Apart from being an industry veteran with a career spanning 14 years, he was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay between 1986 and 1996. During that period he taught PG level courses in the area of Digital Communications, Adaptive Signal Processing and Neural Networks.  He was with Sasken from 1996 to 2002. At Sasken he became the Vice President of its R&D division in 2001, responsible for R&D initiatives and patents in the area of 4G wireless, MPEG7 and Software Defined Radio (SDR).  He was also a member of the management council at Sasken in 2001.

At Sasken, Poonacha will be bettering our technology portfolio. While he will be working in 5G, Computer Vision, Big Data and Analytics, he will also look after the continuance and development of our patent portfolio.

Poonacha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from KREC (now known as NIT, Karnataka) Surathkal.  He also holds a Master’s degree as well as a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He is a senior member of IEEE.

When he gets some time off from work, Poonacha loves to take long walks. He also enjoys reading and listening to music.

Senior VP and Head, Communications & Devices BU

Ajit Singh

Senior VP and Head, Communications & Devices BU

Ankur Pawa

Senior VP – Digital Services

Arif Khan

Head - Resourcing & Recruitment

Ashwin Ramachandra, VP and Head - Product Engineering Services

Ashwin Ramachandra

VP and Head - Product Engineering Services

Calvin Nichols

Calvin Nichols

VP and Head - Automotive BU

Hari Haran, President - Global Sales, Marketing and Business Lines

Hari Haran

President - Global Sales, Marketing and Business Lines

Karthik Gopal

VP and Country Head – China

Krishna Kumar, VP and Head - Global Delivery

Krishna Kumar

VP and Head - Global Delivery

Manish Mehrotra

Senior VP, Sales – Digital Services

Manoj Damodar, VP and Head - Global Sales

Manoj Damodar

VP - Strategic & International Sales

Mihir Kumar

Senior VP and Head, Industrials BU

Priyaranjan, VP and Head – Business Operations

Priyaranjan

VP and Head – Business Operations

Raman Sapra

Executive VP and General Manager - Digital

Ramkumar B, VP - Finance

Ramkumar B

VP - Finance

Samuel Garmon

VP - Sales, North America

VP and Head - Semiconductor BU

Srinivas Prasad

VP and Head - Semiconductor BU

Swami Krishnan, VP - Employee Engagement & Development and Corporate Communication

Swami Krishnan

VP - Employee Engagement & Development and Corporate Communication

Toni Varila, CEO and Delivery Manager - Sasken Finland

Toni Varila

CEO and Delivery Manager - Sasken Finland

Vinita Shrivastava

Chief People Officer