Venkata Simhadri - Founding Partner & Board Member - ASIP

Venkata Simhadri, CEO & Chairman of the Board

28+ years experience in the Semiconductor Industry with main focus on CAD, Physical design/Timing closure and Analog Layout. Worked at Integrated Device Technology (IDT) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) before founding Time To Market Inc., in 1998. Over the next ten years, TTM became a leading ASIC design services company in Silicon Valley, with offices in San Jose, CA and Hyderabad/Bangalore, India. Time To Market Inc was acquired by Infotech Enterprises in 2008, a leading, global engineering design services company headquartered in India. Venkata continued to work for Infotech until 2012 and expanded the team to be one of the largest ASIC/ Embedded design services groups in the industry.

Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju - Founding Partner & Board Member - ASIP

Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju​, Founding Partner & Board Member

Dr. Pallam Raju had served as a Union Minister in the Government of India from 2006 to 2014, with responsibilities in the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Human Resources Development. Before that, he had served as the Chairman of the Standing Committee of Information Technology in Parliament. He is an Electronics graduate and holds an M.B.A. from Temple University, USA. Prior to his political career, he had worked in USA and Norway in the IT sector before moving back to India. Pallam Raju is a co-founder of “Time To Market Inc”, a Semiconductor Design Services company and had headed the Indian operations between 1999-2005. TTM was successfully acquired by Infotech Enterprises in 2008.

Sreenivas Vaddi - CEO - ASIP

Sreenivas Vaddi, Founding Member

Sreenivas has 28+ years of experience in Silicon Valley and worked for leading semiconductor companies as well as successful start-ups. His has broad experience that includes semiconductor manufacturing, Test & Product Engineering and Operations. During his years in Silicon Valley, Sreenivas has taken many products to volume production and interfaced with all the leading semiconductor fabs as well as OSAT facilities world-wide.


Dr. Krishna Linga, Board Member

Dr. Linga has been working in the Research and Development of ultra-low photon sensitive optical sensors for aerospace and defense applications for the past 30 years. He has been a leader, an entrepreneur and started multiple startups in the high technology sector and works with major aerospace and defense contractors and is primarily focused on multi-modal Read Out Integrated Circuits (ROIC) and development of InP based PIN and APD Focal Plane Arrays for long-distance tracking and imaging applications.
Dr. Linga has several issued US patents and published more than 40 publications in various peer reviewed technical journals and conferences. He serves as technical advisor to several high-tech companies.