Dr. Muthukrishnan Chinnasamy
Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the semiconductors industry. Strong professional skilled in Semiconductors, Architecture, System Design, Debugging, Embedded Systems, Verilog, and Integrated Circuits (IC). He also has work experience in various industries such as Texas Instruments India Pvt Ltd, Genesis Microchip India Pvt Ltd, KarMic Design Private Ltd, Sonic Chips and Zaikenn Technologies & Semiconductor Fabless Accelerator Lab (SFAL).
Dr. Shivananda Koteshwar
Dr. Shivananda R Koteshwar (Shivoo) has over 27yrs of experience in the semiconductor industry. He is currently with Synopsys India as the EDA Group Site Leader and R&D Head. He is a Mentor of Change – ATAL Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India, SIG Member ESSCI – Electronics Sector Skills Council of India, Startup Mentor in MEITY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology), and IET Skill Development Working Group member. He is a Bangalore chapter member at Singularity University. He is also extremely active in mentoring start-ups catering to EdTech space. Startup Portfolio includes Your Philanthropy Story, Bizchamp, FabSkool, and KreedaLoka.
Dr. Shivananda is the founder Trustee of “Belakoo Trust” focusing on Rural Education, Skill Development, & Experiential learning. He is a Co-Trustee in”Aurinko Trust” with a flagship product- The Aurinko Academy, a progressive K12 school in Bangalore with focussed programs in all new-age careers.
He is very much dedicated & passionate teacher who works with K12 Schools, UG/PG, and MBA colleges, to bridge the gap between academia and industry. He serves as visiting faculty in leading colleges/universities across India in both engineering, design & management. He is an adjunct Professor in Dayananda Sagar University and ISBR. He also serves as a Board of Studies Member in Mount Carmel College, BMS College, Indian Academy Degree College, MSRIT. Dr. Shivananda was the Founding Director of the school, “The Amaatra Academy”, and a Professor in E&C Department at PES University. He also served as an Advisory Board member at MS Ramaiah University.
Dr. Shivananda has also received a doctorate in Education Management and is an alumnus of IIM, Bangalore. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation and Design thinking, a collaborative program by MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, and Tuck University. Including to all the above he also has a Masters’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from OGI, USA, and BTech in E&C from Mysore University. He as an author has published four books titled “50 Shades of Life”, “50 Colours of Love”” English Kaliyiri” and SoC Physical Design with Springer International Publications. He has also acted in a Kannada movie “Love Mocktail 2”He