Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave served as the Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), India’s capital market regulator, form 2008 to 2011. Prior to this, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of National Securities Depositories (NSDL), from it’s inception in 1996 till 2008. He is a 1975 batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer and has worked with the Central and State Governments in various capacities and roles. He has won several awards from the Government of Maharashtra for his outstanding work.

Mr. Chandrashekar Bhaskar Bhave

CHANDRASHEKHAR
BHASKAR BHAVE

(Non-Executive Independent Director)

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

PROF BHASKAR RAMAMURTHI

(Non-Executive Independent Director)

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi heads the Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology, located at the IIT-Madras Research Park, which is focused on emerging wireless standards and technologies. He is a holder of several patents related to 4G and 5G technologies and was the national coordinator for the project to build an end-to-end 5G Test Bed. He has served as the Chairperson of TSDSI. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and INAE and Hon. Fellow of RWTH Aachen, Germany. He served as Director, IIT Madras during 2011-21.

Bhaskar Ramamurthi graduated with a B.Tech in Electronics from IIT Madras (1980). He secured his M.S. (1982) and Ph.D. (1985) in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara. After working at AT&T Bell Laboratories for a couple of years, he joined the faculty of his alma mater in 1986. His areas of specialization are Communications and Signal Processing. His body of research is in Wireless Networks, Modulation, Wireless Data, and Audio and Video Compression.

Mr. Aitken joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1999. Mark Aitken has served as Vice President of Advanced Technology since 2011. He is responsible for representation of the group’s interests in industry FCC, regulatory, technical and standards issues and represents SBG within industry related organizations.

Mr. Aitken has been involved in the broadcast industry’s migration to advanced services since 1987, from his participation in the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Services to current involvement with the ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee). Most recently, Mr. Aitken is responsible for the formation of ONE Media, a technology venture focused on development of ‘Next Generation’ systems, and a driver of key ATSC 3.0 breakthrough technologies. He is a member of the NAB TV Technology Committee which is focused on the broader technical issues of our industry. Prior to his involvement with SBG, COMARK Communications employed Mr. Aitken, holding positions including Manager of the Systems Engineering, RF Engineering and Sales Engineering groups, as well as Director of Marketing and Sales Support which included DTV Strategic Planning responsibilities. While with COMARK, Mr. Aitken was part of the “Emmy Award Winning Team” that revolutionized the Broadcast industry by bringing IOT (Inductive Output Tube) technology to the marketplace.

Mr. Aitken is a member of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE), the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE). He is the author of many papers dealing with innovative RF product developments, advanced digital broadcast systems design-implementation strategies, and holds patents for various RF devices and Next Gen systems. He is a recipient of the 2008 “Broadcasting and Cable” Technology Leadership Award and 2013 recipient of the ATSC “Bernard Lechner Outstanding Contributor Award”.

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MARK A AITKEN

(Non Executive and
Non-Independent Director)

SANJAY NAYAK

(Non-Executive and
Non-Independent Director)

Sanjay Nayak is the Co-founder, CEO and Managing Director of Tejas Networks. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of telecommunications and networking. Prior to Tejas Networks, he was the Managing Director of Synopsys (India).

He is currently the Chairman of FICCI’s Sectoral Committee for Science, Technology, and Innovation, was the former Co-Chairman of India’s Telecom Export Promotion Council (TEPC), and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is a recipient of the ‘CEO of the Year’ award from ET Telecom in 2022. He is also Mentor for the ICT & Electronics Committee, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Sanjay Nayak has a Master of Science degree from North Carolina State University, USA, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Arnob Roy is the Co-founder, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tejas Networks. He has over 30 years of experience in research and development, operations, and sales in the high-tech industry. Prior to Tejas, he has held senior management positions at Synopsys Inc. and Cadence Design Systems.

Arnob Roy holds a Master’s Degree in Science in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

ARNOB ROY

(Non Executive and
Non-Independent Director)

Vishwa is an active technology entrepreneur with over three decades of industry and research experience. He co-founded Saankhya and has been responsible for shaping and running company’s business operations. Prior to Saankhya he was co-founder and CEO at Smart Yantra technologies, a high technology product start-up; one of India’s first video streaming IP companies. Smart Yantra was acquired by Genesis Microchip in 2004.

He has been responsible for building and sustaining highly motivated technology teams at Saankhya and Smart Yantra. Under his leadership, Smart Yantra acquired several international clients. When at Genesis, he built the technology team responsible for the delivery of several key IPs. Prior to founding Smart Yantra, he was at Philips Consumer Electronics where he contributed to the system and software architecture for a new range of digital Televisions. His research at Philips Research Labs Eindhoven led to the development of computational models for estimation of video quality.

Vishwa was awarded Ph. D. from Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, and M.E in ECE from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore. Vishwa has authored several publications in leading international journals and a named inventor in several Indian and US patents.

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VISHWAKUMARA KAYARGADDE

(Executive Director and COO)