Board Of Directors
Mr. K. Pradeep Chandra, IAS (R), was a former Chief Secretary of the State of Telangana. He is an alumni of IIT, Madras, and IIM Kolkata. He holds master’s Degree in Management & Finance from Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University, USA, and PhD in Public Administration, Ethics and Citizen Participation in Governance, University of Southern California, USA.
Mr. K. Pradeep Chandra selected to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1982, over 34 years’ experience in Government in various positions and functional areas:
- Chief Rationing Officer, Hyderabad
- Collector and District Magistrate, Vizag and Guntur Districts
- Director of Technical Education
- Secretary and later Special Chief Secretary, Finance Department
- Special Chief Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department
- Special Chief Secretary, Revenue Department
- Chief Secretary, Government of Telangana
Mr. K. Pradeep Chandra is the Author of the Telangana State Industrial Policy and wrote the internationally acclaimed TS-iPASS single window system, resulting in Telangana State being ranked No. 1 in the Government of India “Ease of Doing Business” Ranking.
Singa Rao Gottipati
Mr. Singa Rao Gottipati is a Post Graduate in Economics from Andhra University. He has over 25 years of professional experience spread across journalism, business analysis, corporate communications, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions and corporate management services.
With hands on managerial work experience in pharmaceutical, infrastructure and Media & Entertainment sectors for about 15 years, Mr. Singa Rao has gained good understanding of corporate governance & compliance matters, and business operations.
During his career, Mr. Singa Rao Gottipati worked with Eenadu Telugu daily, Business Standard Financial daily, Matrix Laboratories Limited and Laurus Labs Limited in various capacities.
Mr. Singa Rao was associated with MAA TV for over six years and actively involved in the transaction process with Star India Private Limited as the Chief Integration Officer and the Head of Operations.
In his previous assignment, Mr. Singa Rao was an Executive Director of IQuest Enterprises Private Limited, which has investments spread across media & entertainment, pharma, technology and sports sectors.
Ram is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Madras and holds an M.S.E.E. degree from University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. He has over 40 years of experience in Silicon Valley in the areas of design, manufacturing and marketing of various integrated circuits (ICs). He has successfully started several semiconductor design companies and sold them to larger companies in the last 18 years.
His ventures included Lotus Designs Corp., Silicon Logic and Startech Semiconductor, all of which were based in Silicon Valley. Prior to starting his first company in 1982, he worked as a Section Manager at American Microsystems in Santa Clara, California. He was responsible for designing the world’s first DSP chip. Ram has extensive experience in sub-contracting manufacturing needs of semiconductors and marketing these products worldwide. His customer list included major PC manufacturers such as Compaq Computers and communication technology companies such as Nokia Systems out of Finland.
Mr. Damodar Rao Gummadapu has more than 25 years of global experience across various Fortune 500 companies including big 5 consulting companies including KPMG, Bearing Point, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer.
Mr. Damodar Rao Gummadapu is the co-founder of Techwave. He is a proven leader, entrepreneur and instrumental for Techwave’s rapid growth. He has tremendous experience and vision for role of technology solutions for business growth, optimization and expansion. In his leadership, Techwave has not only grew in size but also expanded globally in to Europe, Middle East and APAC regions. is the driving force behind Techwave’s journey to Present position. His foresight has been instrumental in the company’s exponential growth by venturing into global markets and diversifying into varied service domains.
Mr. Damodar Rao Gummadapu has served on the Board of MosChip Semiconductor Technology. He is instrumental in many initiatives to put the Company on the fast track growth trajectory that is witnessed in the recent past.
Mr. Damodar Rao Gummadapu follows the three principle of success as propounded by Jack Welch and that is to satisfy clients, engage employees and also maintain the cash flow.
Mr. Damodar Rao Gummadapu is a Commerce Graduate and a qualified Chartered Accountant and Management & Cost Accountant. He has a great passion for Social Responsibility activities and has a long list of activities that is he is taking up, and one of them is to take IT to his own village.
Poornima Shenoy is the Founder and CEO of Latitude Edutech. She has over two decades of experience as an entrepreneur and industry executive.
Earlier she had been the founding President of the India Semiconductor Association (ISA) and was a member of its Executive Council for over six years. She has been actively involved in creating a brand for India in electronics and semiconductors on a global arena.
She has been a successful entrepreneur and has seen her company’s acquisition by an international venture fund. Poornima had worked with NASSCOM and the Manipal Group in a senior management capacity prior to ISA.
Poornima has also been part of governmental committees and is an invited speaker at both national and international seminars. She has been awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship for Women in Leadership & Management by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She was co-founder of the group Women in Business and Technology (WBT) which later merged with eMERG.
She is mentor at National Entrepreneurship Network NEN and with the Founder Institute India.
Mr.G.Prasad is a Commerce Graduate and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a partner in a leading firm of Chartered Accountants at Hyderabad. He has over 34 years of professional experience in audit and taxation matters of medium and large companies, banks and financial institutions. He is on the Board of Ventureast Trustee Company Private Limited.
Camillo Martino serves as a board member and executive advisor to a number of high technology companies. He has served on the Board of Directors of MosChip since April 2017, and is also currently serving on the Board of Directors of both Cypress Semiconductor and MagnaChip. Mr. Martino also serves on the Board of Directors at multiple privately-held companies, including VVDN Technologies and SAI Technology.
Mr. Martino was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Silicon Image until it was acquired by Lattice Semiconductor in 2015. His semiconductor experience also includes the position of COO at Zoran Corporation, and earlier in his career, he served at National Semiconductor in four different countries including Japan and China over a nearly 14-year period.
Mr. Martino holds a bachelor of applied science degree from the University of Melbourne and a graduate diploma in digital communications from Monash University in Australia.
Mr. Raja Praturi is a Commerce Graduate and Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has over 35 years of experience in corporate and international taxation, business restructuring, M&A services, corporate strategies, group taxation, due diligence audits & corporate advisory services.
Mr. Raja Praturi is currently the Director of Annapurna Studios Private Limited and Designated Partner in PRSV & Co. LLP
He was also the Founder partner of Praturi & Sriram (P&S), Chartered Accountants, which is into consulting and assurance practice for over 32 years and was established in December, 1985.