About Our Leaders

Leaders with Over 50 years expertise in Avionics and Defence Industries

Kristipati Sreeram

Co-Founder

Sreeram has over two decades of Corporate experience in Safety-Critical Embedded Software related to Civil and Military Avionics domains. He is a computer science post graduate who worked in the areas of Engine Control System, Fire Protection System, Engine Vibration Monitoring System, Secondary Flight Displays and Data Acquisition systems.  He has expertise in Software development, Verification and Program management. He is very good in understanding customer requirements and realizing them as high quality deliverables.  He is expert in executing projects in accordance with DO-178 right from Plan for Software Aspects of Certification thru Software Accomplishment Summary. He has hands on expertise in various development and verification tools such as IDE, C, Ada, Cantata, RTRT. His strong base in Software engineering principles and various software concepts helped in finding various solutions in many critical projects.  His experience, knowledge of Safety Critical and Military systems and associated standards such as DO-178 B, MIL-STD 2167A/498 integrated with Audit processes such as SOI, PDR, CDR have added tremendous value to customers in realising the best quality deliverables. He has been actively involved in training, Software development, Software Verification including the role of mentoring and has helped young engineers as well as technical leaders succeed in corporate India.

Cdr VK Santhanam (Retd)

Co-Founder

Mr. Santhanam served in the Indian Navy for over two decades before retiring and moving on to work with multiple embedded and avionics start-ups and blue-chip companies. He is an electrical engineer who worked in the areas of specialised weapons systems, advanced Sensors and C4I (command and control) systems in the Navy and partnered closely with international companies in critical knowledge transfers to the country.  Since 1997, he has been actively working in corporate India in several senior executive roles   responsible for bootstrapping and scaling Avionics and Defense Systems business for start-ups, mid tier and large cap organizations.  His unique expertise is in setting up business grounds-up in the domain of Avionics for both Commercial and Defense customers. All the businesses and divisions he has bootstrapped have grown many fold in terms of people and revenue growth while serving Indian and global Fortune 500 companies. His experience , knowledge of Safety Critical and Military systems and associated standards such as DO-178 B, DO-254 , MIL-STD 2167A/498 , integrated with both ISO and CMMi Quality systems have added tremendous value to customers in realising the best fit delivery model. He has been actively involved in training, development, business advisory, consulting activities including the role of a coach and has helped young engineers as well as technical leaders succeed in corporate India. 

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Kristipati Sreeram

Co-Founder

+91 99022 16613

sreeram.k@vihangaembedsoft.com

Cdr. V.K. Santhanam (Retd)

Co-Founder

+91 91086 91444

santhanam.vk@vihangaembedsoft.com