Management

Venkat Mattela, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mattela has over 30 years of engineering and management experience in the semiconductor industry. He is responsible for the company vision, strategy and execution. Prior to founding Redpine, Mr. Mattela was at Network Media Platforms Group of Analog Devices as Director and led many industry leading VLSI product development from concept to production. Prior to joining ADI, he was at Infineon Technologies as Director of Engineering and led the micro-architecture and design of TriCore MCU-DSP processor. Mr. Mattela started his career at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India in January 1983. Mr. Mattela holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, and a graduate of Owner President Management (OPM) program of Harvard Business School and holds over 20 US patents.


Kalpana Atluri, President

Ms. Atluri has over 24 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to founding Redpine Signals, Ms. Atluri founded Elite Design Systems, a provider of ASIC design consulting services. Ms. Atluri has built the founding team and helped create the strategy for the company. She manages the finance and operations in the US and India. Ms. Atluri held various engineering positions at Synopsys Inc, Computer Vision Laboratories Ltd., CMC Ltd., and Integrated Data Systems. Ms. Atluri holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India.


Mallik Reddy, Executive Vice President

Mr. Reddy is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive with over 24 years of management and engineering experience. Mr. Reddy has been integrally involved in the Redpine Signals vision, strategy, and leadership and has a very successful track record of founding and building multi-national technology companies. Immediately prior to joining Redpine Signals, Mr. Reddy founded Netcube Systems, a leading provider of technology consulting services for a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to that he has held key management and engineering positions in Pelican, Softec, Sybase, SUN, Oracle, GTE and AC Nielsen. Mr. Reddy holds MS in Computer Science from University of Florida.


Dhiraj Sogani, GM & Vice President, Wireless Business

Mr. Sogani has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor, system and design automation industries. In his current role at Redpine, he has the worldwide responsibility for wireless chip and module business. Mr. Sogani joined Redpine from Wi2Wi, a wireless sub-system provider, where he served as the General Manager & Sr. Vice President and successfully launched multiple products in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS markets. Prior to joining Wi2Wi, Mr. Sogani co-founded and served as VP of Engineering and Marketing at ICONIC Technologies, a System-in-Package company that developed products in the data communication and networking market segments. Mr. Sogani has also served as Vice President of Product Marketing and Applications for Sequence Design, Inc. (now part of Ansys) and has held senior level marketing and engineering positions with Duet Technologies (now part of NXP). Mr. Sogani holds a BSEE from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, an MBA from Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and Certificates in Marketing & Project Management from University of California, Berkeley. He also holds multiple US patents.


Chandra Sekhar Abburi, Vice President, Systems and Software

Mr. Abburi has over 26 years of experience in a range of areas including, product development, management, and customer support. He manages systems and was instrumental in the creation of Redpine Signals system lab for the validation wireless systems. He is now responsible for manufacturing operations of all our systems products. Prior to Redpine Signals, Mr. Abburi led the engineering group of Exaband in the development of a VOIP product for their internet-based unified messaging system. Mr. Abburi possesses a Masters degree in Advanced Electronics from JNTU, Hyderabad, India.


Narasimhan Venkatesh, Vice President, Advanced Technologies

Mr. Venkatesh has over 28 years of engineering and management experience in wireless system design, telecommunications, optical networking and avionics. Mr. Venkatesh is a key wireless technologist and champions the universal integration of wireless into embedded systems. His responsibilities include leading the development of wireless systems at Redpine's development center in Hyderabad, and their application in diverse industry areas. Prior to joining Redpine Signals, Mr. Venkatesh was General Manager of Paxonet Communications. Prior to that, he was Deputy Manager in the avionics research unit of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Mr. Venkatesh holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.