Somashekhar Basavaraj

Co-Founder and CEO

Soma brings in 29 years of experience into ANALOGSEMI, has worked on various Analog IC Designs, covering complete product development cycle from design to silicon validation. Before co-founding ANALOGSEMI, he was the Technology Manager at Tata Elxsi and was responsible for building Analog/Mixed signal team, Technical support & Delivery and strategic Business development for the Semicon technology group.

Prior to Tata Elxsi, he has worked for GE Global Research Centre at Bangalore and was leading the Analog team. Soma & co-inventors in GE have 5 approved patents in the areas of analog interface circuits & control systems.

His previous association includes Bharat Electronics Ltd, responsible for multiple analog ICs design such as Chipsets for Television, Precision OPAMPs, Bipolar PROM and was also heading Photomask Production and Testing group.

Soma also played strategic role in building, upgrading the VLSI Design infrastructure & Testing facility in his career.

He holds Bachelors degree in Electronics & Communication from Mysore University, Karnakataka and MS in Microelectronics from Bircham International University, Spain.

Shiv Turmari

Co-Founder and Director

Shiv brings in 28 years of varied experience into ANALOGSEMI in the Sales & Marketing domain . Before co-founding ANALOGSEMI, he was Country Head- India Sales at ARM and was responsible to grow ARM eco system partnership model for almost 10 years, started with licensing ARM IPs (processors) and Tools to many India start ups and to Govt organisations along with supporting the Multinational Companies. He has been responsible in working out newer business models to grow the commercial activities in India. He has been working with the partners on the Incubation model for start-up (from a govt funding initiative) to grow the local Fabless design community.

He has been a key member in IESA(India Electronics & Semiconductor Association) .

Prior to joining ARM, Shiv worked in key sales roles at Spike Infotech and U&I System design.

He started his career at Philips India as development engineer and after completing his masters in management from Pune Univ, moved to full time commercial roles - Sales and Marketing domain

Shiv holds Electronics Engg degree (BE) and Masters in Management (MMS)

Chidanand N Malkappagol

Co-Founder and Director

Chida brings in 14 years of experience into ANALOGSEMI, has worked on various Analog and Mixed Signal IC Designs, covering AMS complete product development life cycle from feasibility study to mass production. Before co-founding ANALOGSEMI, he was Team Lead at Mandate chips & circuits and was responsible for execution & delivery of multiple LED and PMIC products for Japanese customers.

Prior to Mandate, he had lead a team at TESLA Semiconductor & Microchip and he was instrumental for initiating the development of Data-converter projects and responsible for successful execution and delivery. His previous association also include TCS, UMSL and U&I System Design, catering to different industry segments with silicon success across different domains such as Data-converters, Power Management and Serial Interface.

He holds Bachelor's degree in Electronics Department from Gulbarga University, Karnataka.

V Rajagopalan

Co-Founder and Director

Raj brings in 14 years of experience into ANALOGSEMI, has worked on state of the art Analog & Mixed Signal IC Designs, covering entire semiconductor product development cycle. Prior to co-founding ANALOGSEMI, he was Team Lead in Mandate Chips & Circuits and was responsible for LED & Motor Drivers product roadmap for a leading Japanese major from Specification Defintion to Silicon Validation.

During his tenure, he started and worked as a Individual Contributor/Lead a team and was responsible for delivering projects in domains such as High Speed PLLs, Serial Interfaces, Data Converters & Power Management . His previous career association includes Genesis Microchip, Ample Communications, Alliance Semiconductor and U&I System Design,catering to different industry segments with multiple silicon success across different processes and foundries.

He holds Bachelor's degree in Electronics Department from Gulbarga University, Karnataka.

Srikanta S

Co-Founder and Director

Analog Circuit Engineer with 13+years in design and technical leadership roles in Startup and Design Services companies. Prior to co-founding AnalogSemi, he worked in Mandate Chips and Circuits PVT LTD and Future Techno Designs PVT LTD as a Team leader. Extensive experience working with customers in Asia-PAC region : Japan, South Korea and Singapore. He was responsible for delivery of several successful projects in power management and serial interface domains.

He holds Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Bangalore University.

Sudheendra Babu R

Investor and Director

Sudhee comes with 25 years of experience in Business & Investment management. His expertise is in the Retail and Infrastructure segments. He is a highly successful entrepreneur and supports start-ups in the niche technology domains. He is a motivating force for many & budding entrepreneurs in the product development & services.

Sudhee holds Bachelor’s degree from Bangalore University.