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About Tejas Networks

Tejas Networks designs, develops and manufactures high-performance and future-ready optical and data networking products that are sold to telecommunications service providers, web-scale internet companies, utilities, large enterprises, defence and government entities in more than 60 countries. Tejas products are differentiated by a programmable, software-defined hardware™ architecture that provides flexibility, multi-generation support and a seamless software-enabled network transformation to its customers. Tejas is ranked amongst top-10 vendors in the global optical aggregation market.

Tejas has a majority of its workforce deployed in R&D with a bulk of the R&D team coming from premier institutes in India such as IISc, IITs and NITs. Tejas has won many awards for its R&D capabilities and innovative telecom products. Some of these include the TCOE Award of Excellence, Economic Times Innovative Telecom Product award, NASSCOM Innovation Award, ISA Best Electronic Product of the Year Award, Silicon India-Mentor Graphics Best Electronic System Design Company award and EFY Electronics Organization of the Year award. Tejas has won the CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award twice, which is India’s highest innovation award and the National Award from Technology Development Board, Govt of India.

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History

Present

2016

  • Tejas recognized as a Two Star Export House by Ministry of Commerce
  • Wins VTPC Export Excellence Award from Govt of Karnataka for 2nd time
  • Wins National Award for “Successful Commercialization of a Product based on Indigenous Technology” from Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee

2015

  • Tejas Networks receives Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification from MEF
  • Acquires 50th customer in Africa
  • Expands footprint in Africa, chosen by Internet Solutions (IS) Ghana

2014

  • Wins VTPC Export Excellence Award from Govt of Karnataka

2013

  • Selected as a supplier in Africa’s largest Carriers’Carrier network
  • Launches TJ1400 PTN and TJ1600 PTN portfolio
  • Deploys the largest greenfield PTN network in SE Asia
  • Expands its footprint in Latin America, Middle East and North Africa
  • Wins Economic Times Award 2013 for Most Innovative Telecom Product

2012

  • Signs OEM contract with a global Tier-I telecom vendor
  • Expands its footprint in Africa
  • Recognized as a Top-5 Indian patent filer in Information Technology by India Patent Office
  • Wins the Prime Minister’s Diamond Jubilee Technology Award for Innovation, for the 2nd time
  • Mr Sanjay Nayak, CEO & MD of Tejas Networks wins the IESA Sarabhai Award for 2012

2011

    • Rolls out PTN products based on MPLS-TP technology
    • Deploys its POTP products in many tier 1 3G Networks in India
    • Wins ‘Partner of the year’ award from Airtel, India’s No 1 mobile operator
    • Wins the Government of India’s TCOE Award of Excellence in Telecom Products

2010

  • Signs an OEM contract with a global Tier-I optical vendor
  • Establishes Optical Networking Center of Excellence at JNTU Kakinada
  • CTO Dr. Kumar N Sivarajan named ‘Techno Visionary’ by Indian Semiconductor Association (ISA)
  • Wins NASSCOM Innovation Award for ‘New Technology Advancement’
  • Wins ISA Best Electronic Product of the Year Award

2009

  • Demonstrates Open Ring ERPS with an MPLS core at Carrier Ethernet World Congress, Berlin
  • Wins Deloitte Fast-500 Asia for the fifth year in a row
  • Wins Deloitte Technology Fast-50 India for the fourth year in a row

2008

  • Launches TJ2000 Carrier Ethernet platform with Carrier Ethernet Access switches
  • Tejas receives TL9000 certification for its manufacturing processes
  • Tejas featured as a Harvard Business School case study
  • Wins Elcina D&B Award for Excellence in Exports

2007

  • Named Red Herring Global 100 winner
  • Tejas selected as a supplier in one of world’s largest utility networks
  • Wins Elcina D&B Award for Excellence in Exports
  • Wins TEMA award for Excellence in Innovation
  • Named Emerging Company of the Year, 2007 by Voice & Data magazine
  • Part of Business Today’s “Top 10 IT company in India”

2006

  • Received MEF certification for Carrier Ethernet products
  • Wins CSIR Diamond Jubilee Technology Award
  • Wins IETE Corporate Award for Excellence in Telecommunications
  • Wins Deloitte Fast-500 Asia
  • Part of Business Today’s “Top 20 companies to watch in 2006”

2005

  • Named Red Herring Asia 100 winner
  • Wins Deloitte Technology Fast-50 India
  • Named ‘Distinguished Product Company’ by NASSCOM
  • Opens new headquarters in Bangalore. Minister of Communications & IT, Dayanidhi Maran inaugurates.

2004

  • Wins TEMA award for excellence in R&D in Electronics
  • CTO Dr. Kumar N Sivarajan wins ‘Technovators’ award from MIT
  • Gets ISO 9001:2000 Certification

2003

  • Bags ten new customers in one year
  • TJ100 used to build the first phase of RailTel’s National Optical Network. Link inaugurated by Minister for Railways,
    Mr. Nitish Kumar.

2002

  • First commercial deployment of L1 Ethernet over SDH/SONET based on ITU standards
  • Ranked as ‘Most Promising Next Gen Companies” by Computer Today

2001

  • Launches TJ100 family of versatile, carrier-class optical access products
  • Signs up the first customer, Tata Power
  • Named amongst “India’s 25 upstarts” by Silicon India

2000

  • Tejas Networks was started in Bangalore and Sanjay Nayak, Dr. Kumar N Sivarajan and Arnob Roy joined as members of the Senior Management Team

Vision & Mission

Vision

To build a pioneering, innovation-driven, global networking product company.

Mission

To innovate leading-edge, yet pragmatic, telecommunications products and solutions that provide the highest value to our customers worldwide.

Values

We are committed to

  • Delivering outstanding value to customers across the world
  • Staying on the leading edge of telecommunication product innovation
  • Blending best of both worlds-differentiated value at optimal cost
  • Innovating to optimize capex and opex for our customers

People Focus

We are a company of entrepreneurs. We strive to instill in our members, a proactive, innovative and go-getting culture and seek to encourage 5 values in every member – Customer value, Achievement value, Recognition value, Education value and Social value.

Quality Focus

Quality in our work and in the products we create is the cornerstone of our value proposition. Tejas Networks is the only Indian company to be TL9000 certified under Optical Transport Systems for its manufacturing quality processes. Tejas Networks is also ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Innovation Focus

Innovation is a core value. It spans from technology and product to business model to innovative people practices.

Key Management Personnel

Tejas Networks is committed to bringing the brightest minds in technology and business to be on the leading edge of technology and business model innovation. The leadership team has rich experience in creating innovative technology and running successful companies in India and across the world.

Sanjay Nayak

CEO & MD

Sanjay is a technocrat with over 27 years of experience ranging across Telecom, Networking and Elect…

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Kumar N. Sivarajan

CTO

Kumar is Chief Technology Officer at Tejas Networks. He is responsible for setting the technology an…

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Arnob Roy

President, Optical Products

Arnob Roy is the President of Optical Products at Tejas Networks. He has several years of experience…

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Venkatesh Gadiyar

CFO

Venkatesh Gadiyar is the Chief Financial Officer.He obtained a Bachelors degree in commerce from Man…

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Sukhvinder Kumar

President, Global Manufacturing Operations

Sukhvinder is an Electronics Engineer and has also completed "Advanced Management Program" from Indi…

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Krishnakanth G V

Company Secretary

Krishnakanth G V is the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer. He has obtained a Bachelors degree…

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Other Senior Leaders

Murali R

Group Advisor for Business Planning

Rajaraman Murali is the Group Advisor for Business Planning at Tejas Networks. Prior to this, he was…

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Shirish Purohit

Head, Sales, Marketing and Support

Shirish comes with a strong sales as well as general management experience in telecom domain. Shiris…

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Joydeep Bose

EVP, Corporate Strategy

Joydeep Bose joined Tejas from Cisco-Asia Pacific & Japan, where he headed strategy and corporate de…

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Rajiv Mahajan

Senior Vice President, Sales

Rajiv has an experience of around 26 years in the field of IT, Networking and Telecom. Having worked…

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Satyesh BN

Senior Vice President, International Sales

Satyesh has over 30 years of Telecom Industry experience working in various capacities in Sales, Mar…

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Harmeet Singh

Senior Vice President, International Business Development

Harmeet's experience includes general management, product management and R&D at industry leading…

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Rene Abraham

Senior Vice President, Technology

Rene comes with a deep experience in wireless technology and heads the wireless technology and produ…

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Meet our Board of Directors

Gururaj ‘Desh’ Deshpande

Director

Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande is a Non-Executive Director in the board of Tejas Networks. He is also …

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Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Independent Director

Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Tejas Networks and a Professor o…

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Balakrishnan V

Chairman

Balakrishnan V is a Non-executive Independent Director and Chairman of Tejas Networks. He is the fou…

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Leela K. Ponappa

Independent Director

Leela K Ponappa is a Non-Executive, Independent Director in the Board of Directors. She was an offic…

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Sanjay Nayak

CEO & Managing Director

Sanjay Nayak is the CEO & MD of Tejas Networks. Sanjay is a technocrat with over 27 years of exp…

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Shirish Saraf

Additional Director

Shirish Saraf is a Non-Executive, Additional Director in the Board of Directors. He is the founder a…

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Awards & Recognitions

Tejas Networks wins Export Excellence Award from Government of Karnataka

August 30, 2016

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Tejas Networks wins National Award for Indigenous Innovation

May 11, 2016

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Tejas Networks wins Export Excellence Award from Government of Karnataka

February 24, 2014

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Tejas Networks wins Economic Times Telecom Award 2013 for Most Innovative Telecom Product

September 20, 2013

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Tejas vSave100 wins IESA Technovation Award for 2012

February 15, 2013

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Sanjay Nayak, CEO and MD, Tejas Networks wins Sarabhai Award from IESA

February 15, 2013

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Tejas Networks wins Aegis Graham Bell award for Innovation in Green Telecom

November 1, 2012

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Tejas Networks wins the Prime Minister’s Diamond Jubilee Technology Award 2011

September 26, 2012

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Tejas Networks wins the Government of India’s TCOE Award of Excellence in Telecom Products

December 7, 2011

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Tejas Networks CEO & MD, Mr. Sanjay Nayak wins ELCINA – EFY ‘Electronics Man of the Year’ Award

September 16, 2011

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Tejas Networks’ Packet Optical product wins Aegis Graham Bell Innovative Telecom Product Award

July 25, 2011

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Tejas Networks’ Packet Optical product wins ISA Best Electronic Product Award 2011

February 22, 2011

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Tejas Networks wins EFY Electronics Organization of the Year Award

February 21, 2011

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Tejas Networks’ Packet Optical product recognized at NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2011

February 10, 2011

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Tejas Networks wins SiliconIndia Mentor Graphics Award – Best Electronic System Design Company

December 13, 2010

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Tejas Networks wins National Telecom Award

May 20, 2010

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Tejas Network’s ELAN wins Best Electronic Product of the Year Award

February 3, 2010

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Tejas Networks wins NASSCOM Innovation Award

February 2, 2010

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Tejas Networks CTO, Dr. Sivarajan, wins Techno Visionary Award

February 2, 2010

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Tejas Networks wins Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Award fourth time in a row Fast-500 Asia 2006-07-08-09

December 18, 2009

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Tejas Networks wins Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India Award fifth time in a row Fast -50 India 2005-06-07-08-09

November 26, 2009

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Tejas Networks wins ELCINA-DUN & Bradstreet Award

September 13, 2007

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Tejas Networks wins Voice & Data Emerging Company of the year award

July 19, 2007

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Tejas Networks wins 8th IETE Corporate Award for Excellence in Telecommunications Systems

September 29, 2006

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Tejas networks wins CSIR diamond jubilee technology award from Dr. Manmohan Singh

September 26, 2006

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Tejas Networks named a Red Herring 100 Asia Company

September 1, 2005

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Wins TEMA award for excellence in R&D in Electronics

September 16, 2004

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Location & Addresses

Bengaluru

Tejas Networks Ltd.
Plot No. 25, JP Software Park,
Electronics City, Phase-1,
Hosur Road
Bangalore – 560 100. India
Tel: +91 80 4179 4600/700/800
Fax: +91 80 4121 4481

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Bengaluru

Tejas Networks Ltd.
Production Facility
Sriranga Tech Park, Plot #39
Electronic City Phase 2,
Electronic city Singasandra,
Bangalore 560100
Tel: +91 80 41793027
Fax: +91 80 28520201

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Gurgaon

Tejas Networks Ltd.
Spaze I Tech Park,
09th Floor, Tower A,
Sector 49, Sohna Road,
Gurgaon, Haryana
Tel: +91 11 4615 8000
Telefax: +91 11 2572 1226

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Mumbai

Tejas Networks Ltd.
301, Sai Plaza,
Junction of Jawahar Road & R.B. Mehta Marg,
Opp. Ghatkopar Railway Station,
Ghatkopar (E), Mumbai – 400 077
Tel: +91 22 42498600
Fax: +91 22 2501 3442

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Kolkata

Tejas Networks Ltd.
#703, 7th Floor, Shaila Tower,
J1/16th EP Block, Salt Lake,
Sector V, Kolkata 700 091.
West Bengal.
Tel: +91 33 65688885,
+91 33 40049719
Fax: +91 33 23570089

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