Ravi Thummarukudy, CEO of Mobiveil, lnc. has over 29 years of experience in Semiconductor/lP/EDA industry. Before Mobiveil, he was a co-founder of GDA Technologies" lnc which was later acquired by L&T lnfotech. At L&T lnfotech he was the VP & GM for lP Licensing and HWISOC services. Prior to this, he held various Global Business and Technology Management positions at Cadence Design Systems, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). He nurtured an open work culture based on continuous learning and innovation. The designs his team so developed are currently deployed in millions of units of silicon embedded throughout the communications and consumer products worldwide. As a firm believer of strong ecosystem partnerships, Ravi has several years of experience in developing partnerships in U5, Europe. Japan and China. He participated in several industry initiatives and has been a spoke person in many forums held worldwide. Previously he was the Chair of the Hyper Transport Business Task force that pioneered the low latency high speed serial interconnects. He has taught classes at the University of Santa Cruz extension in the Silicon Valley as well as contributed several articles to Chip Design Magazine, Electronic Design, ISD Magazine and Silicon lndia. He holds a BSEE from Mar Athanasius (MA) College of Engineering and MTech from llT Madras and MBA from Santa Clara University.