Damodar Gummadapu


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.

Ramesh Singh

Ramesh Singh


Ramesh Singh is the President of MosChip. He is a veteran of over 35 years in the high-tech industry, having served in multiple executive management roles to successfully build and grow technology companies in the consumer electronics, video and imaging and computing markets.

His vast experience in the semiconductor, systems and solutions markets focusing on computational imaging and vision processing, allows him to continue working with companies to help create and deploy strategies in the evolving IOT markets with deep learning capabilities.

Ranganath S. Kempanahally (R K)

Ranganath S. Kempanahally

Sr.Vice President

Ranganath is Senior Vice President of Engineering Services Business responsible for driving Business Development, Strategy, Quality and Engineering services at MosChip.

Ranganath has over 18 years of experience in the semiconductor industry as a Technical Lead, Consultant, Business Development Manager and has held several engineering and management positions in both product and service companies. A hands-on verification engineer deployed advanced verification solutions for complex verification projects for several global companies in USA, Europe and in India. Prior joining MosChip, Ranganath was Founder and CEO of elitePLUS Semiconductor technologies – an IP and Design Services company with global presence in the US, UK and India.

R K holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics from Mangalore University India and an Executive MBA from Cranfield School of Management in the U K.

Krishna Iyer

Krishnan Iyer

Sr.Vice President – Engineering

Krishnan Iyer is Senior Vice President of Engineering at MosChip and is responsible at MosChip for driving strategy, definition, development and delivery of semiconductor products, consumer devices and IP.

Krishnan Iyer has over 25 years of experience, building semiconductor, system and software for various Silicon Valley based companies. He has extensive experience in driving global teams to build complex products and has delivered multiple silicon products that have powered laptops, mobile phones and cameras. Prior to joining MosChip, he held senior management positions at Tessera, Imagination, Transmetta, NeoMagic and Cirrus Logic, and has successfully managed end to end engineering and product delivery of multiple media enabled products. These products have successful win at Motorola, Sony, NEC, Samsung and Dell. He was also a founding member at startups Luxxon and Nethra Imaging where he managed cross functional teams to successfully deliver products for mobile phone and camera markets.

Mr. Krishnan holds a master’s in Computer Engineering from Southern Illinois University and a bachelor’s in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Kerala University.

Dhananjay Kulkarni

Dhananjay Kulkarni

Sr.Vice President – IoT

Dhananjay has over 29 years of experience working with several leading Indian software companies. On technical side, his experience includes architecting very large web based and embedded systems. On the operations side, he has managed P&L for business units of team size of 450+ resources. At Maven, developed award winning IoT and M2M hardware products + software platforms for smart metering, automated lighting, remote monitoring of construction & mining equipment, DG Sets, wind farm and solar farms etc.

Dhananjay is a university rank holder during Masters and a gold medalist during graduation. He has been actively involved in philanthropy since start of his career and is a trustee of an NGO Sanvedana.