Dr. K. K. Nohria, Chairman

Dr. Kewal Krishan Nohria is currently the Chairman of CoreEL Technologies. He is the former CMD (Chairman & Managing Director) of Crompton Greaves Ltd and is on the Board of Directors of several other companies and Universities in India.  He has been honored with various awards and recognitions including the ‘Golden Key Award for Value Engineering’, the ‘Lifetime HRD Achievement Award’ and ‘Best Corporate Manager of the Year’ award. He has been actively associated with the Electrical and Electronics industry for over 55 years and has been the past president  of AIMA, ASSOCHAM, IEEMA, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry and CII (Western Region), amongst others. He has also served as the Chairman of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Quality Council of India and National Registration Board for Personnel and Training of QCI.

He graduated in electrical engineering from Banaras Hindu University in 1954 and pursued post graduation and management studies at Manchester Technical College, UK and is a Fellow of Institute of Electrical Engineering UK.  He was awarded an Honorary D. Litt. Degree from the Banaras Hindu University.

Dr Nohria is engaged with many social organizations to fulfill his passion in creating a positive social and environmental impact. He strongly believes in inspiring innovation and exuding enthusiasm in a team for “enabling excellence” at workplace.

Chetan V Sanghvi, Vice Chairman

Chetan V. Sanghvi has over thirty-five years of experience in start-up management, incubating R&D teams for start-ups, semi-conductor development and production, and systems development. He is currently the Vice Chairman of CoreEL Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India.CoreEL developssome of the world’s most advanced, innovative, marketable and cost-effective products.  Various products of CoreEL have been recognized as technology enabling, innovative and cost effective by the Indian defence sector.  CoreEL’s high fidelity video broadcast products have also made its mark in the global market. CoreEL was awarded the “The Most Innovative Medium Scale Company in India -2015” by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Recently, CoreEL received the India Today magazine’s #MakeInIndia- Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2018

Previously,  Chetanwas the founder and CEO of Paxonet Communication, Inc., CA USA, a company that was sold to ConexantInc. in 2005.Paxonet was amount the first few companies in the world to have adopted 90nm silicon technology in 2001. Paxonet’s R&D team was located in Pune India and were fully responsible for the design and development of a fully functional 20 million gate optical networking IC. Chetan has also been active as an angel investor and technology advisor to a few San Francisco Bay Area companies. He has given lectures to corporate groups, on methods to increase innovativeness, planning for uncertainty, and reliability engineering. He was recently invited to give a presentation on “Design Thinking & and next generation complex systems design” at RCI-DRDO.

Chetan is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur where he completed his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston.

Vishwanath Padur, Managing Director & CEO

Mr Padur serves as the Managing Director of CoreEL Technologies. He is responsible for the company’s vision, business strategy, sustainable revenue growth and profitability.

Mr Padur has over 25 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and Operational Management.  Prior to his elevation as the Managing Director, Mr Padur served as the President of the company where he demonstrated his leadership skills by moving the company’s focus towards development and manufacturing of profitable products and achieving operational efficiency at various levels in the organization. A founding member of CoreEL, he has held various positions at CoreEL and built strong Technology Partnerships and customer base for CoreEL, expanding the company’s footprint into Defence, Aerospace and Education market segments. Groomed in CoreEL culture, he lays a lot of emphasis in planning, strategic marketing, modern sales techniques and client satisfaction.

Mr Padur received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Mysore University. He is an alumnus of Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India.

SS Sundaram, Director (Since February 2018)

Mr. Subramaniam Shanmuka Sundaram functions as Non-Executive Director of CoreEL Technologies, an advisory on technical and managerial aspects.

An alumni of Madras University, Andhra University and JNTU, Mr. Sundaram has served in Indian Engineering Services (Broadcasting) and later as a Defence Scientist. He has functioned earlier in various capacities such as Project Director, Laboratory Director, Chief Controller (ECS & LIC) and Director General (ECS), in DRDO. He was instrumental in launching many futuristic programs during his tenure there. As a former Distinguished scientist, he has national awards, Citations from Defence Minister, Silicon Trophy from the Prime Minister of India for “Performance Excellence” and “Technology Leadership” in recognition of  his major contributions. His areas of interest include Electronic Warfare, Communications, Electro-optics, Laser Technologies and Radars.

T.S.N.Murthy, Director

With over 38 years of hardcore systems engineering background, he has been involved in some of the most advanced and aggressive systems design projects undertaken in India, including CDAC’s PARAM family of super computers, Paxonet’s optical networking solutions & multi-disciplinary defense system designs. Always leading from the front, he challenges his team towards innovative solutions to resolve complex engineering problems. He is an alumnus of IISc Bangalore.