Management

Abhilash Sadanandan - Managing Director & CEO 

 

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Abhilash is a Co-Founder of 6d Technologies and serves as Managing Director/ CEO. In this role, he is responsible for leading wireless opportunities for the domestic and international mobile markets. He oversees worldwide sales operations, including developing and executing the company's sales strategy and continuing to build and strengthen its world-class sales team. However, as a Co-Founder, he continues to direct the technical strategy for 6d's products.

Abhilash has more than 10 years of experience in the fields of communications systems engineering and digital signal processing. Since co-founding 6d, he has also served as CTO. In this role, he was responsible for driving the vision of 6d's research and development activities as well as helping to lead corporate-wide engineering development strategies.   Previously, Abhilash also worked for Satyam Computer Services Ltd. He was a part of the Intelligent Network Solutions Group. During his tenure, Abhilash was responsible for engineering and delivering several mission-critical applications for Fortune 500 companies for Satyam. He brings considerable targeted expertise to a wireless Technology company. Abhilash holds a Bachelor's of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Cochin University of Science and Technology.

 

Ravi Machiraju - Chief Technology Officer

 

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Ravi heads engineering team of 6d Technologies, based in Bangalore. He has been proactively involved in ameliorating the functioning of the company and to surge ahead in its growth as the market demands.

With the previous exhaustive experience, working in SEI-CMM level 5 company, he has contributed well in software development life cycle by putting in place the quality processes, introducing proper development and testing methodologies, thereby achieving the system highly scalable, highly available, robust and with easy management. Accoutered with extensive technical and development experience, he has put strenuous efforts along with his team in designing and building a generic telecom platform for reducing the rework, development and testing time. He strongly believes and attributes his work for the teamwork. Currently, Ravi leverages his analytical and technical expertise for meeting the customer's demands of Voice, Data and Video by envisioning the future requirements.   He has domain expertise in Telecommunication concepts including IP Telephony, Signaling System 7, GSM, CDMA, IN, GPRS & CTI.

 

Manish Chandra - Head Channel Sales

 

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Manish Chandra is based out of Bangalore and holds the position of Head - Channel Sales. He has a background in software design and development in the telecom space and is attuned to the needs and shortcomings in the present telecom VAS scenario. He uses this knowledge to leverage innovations and is constantly in touch with the development and product management teams. He has also been instrumental in giving the current vision and direction to the company, and has transformed the company to a globally focused, telecom products and solutions company.

Manish is a firm believer in teamwork, and possess strong analytical skills for setting up businesses and organizational structures to create a successful and profitable business.   He has a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IMT Ghaziabad.

 

Manish Arora - Chief Marketing Officer

 

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As Chief Marketing Officer, Manish is leading 6d's business relationships with Network Equipment Providers, System Integrators, telecom service providers, technology partners and Content partners. He is also responsible for Marketing and Strategic Partnerships.

He has been a recipient of Texas Telecommunication Engineering Consortium (TxTEC) scholarship that was sponsored by Nokia, Motorola, Nortel Networks, Fujitsu, MCI, Southwestern Bell and Texas Instruments. He has authored several research papers with couple in IEEE conferences and also has a journal publication in Elsevier Science to his name. He has been associated with NASA Ames Research Center, California for their research in Grid Computing.   Manish did his MBA in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. He also holds a degree of MS in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Arlington, USA.