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.
CEO & Managing Director
Sanjay Nayak is the CEO & MD of Tejas Networks. Sanjay has several years of experience in the field of telecommunication and networking. Prior to Tejas Networks, Sanjay was Managing Director of Synopys (India) Private Limited.Sanjay received the “Technovation Sarabhai Award” from India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) and the “Electronics Man of the Year” from ELCINA in 2011. He is the Co-Chairman of India’s Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) and was a member of CII’s National Committee on ICTE for 2016-17. He is also a member of the FICCI start up committee.
Sanjay has a Master of Science degree from North Carolina State University, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, where he was awarded the institute gold medal for standing first in the electronics and communication engineering batch
Kumar is the Chief Technology Officer at Tejas Networks. He has several years of experience in the field of electrical communication engineering. He is a former associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is also a recipient of the Swarnajayanti Fellowship from the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, and the Global Indus Technovators Award from the India Business Club at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004. Kumar has co-authored the book titled “Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective”. He is also a recipient of the IEEE W.R.G. Baker Prize Paper Award and the IEEE Charles Legeyt Fortescue Scholarship. Kumar is the former chairperson of the governing council of Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India. Prior to joining our Company, he was an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
Kumar holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering (Electronics) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras and a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the California Institute of Technology.
President, Optical Products
Arnob Roy is the President of Optical Products at Tejas Networks. He has several years of experience in research and development. Prior to joining our Company he worked as the Manager, research and development in Synopsys (India) Private Limited. He is responsible for all aspects of our company’s engineering product development activities and executes product strategy to meet our Company’s objectives.
Arnob Roy holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA and a Bachelor of Technology (Honors) Degree in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Venkatesh Gadiyar is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for the financial management of our company. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mangalore University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has several years of experience in the field of finance. Prior to joining Tejas, he was the assistant financial controller at Infosys Limited.
President, Global Manufacturing Operations
Sukhvinder holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronics from Dr. Ambedkar Marathawala University, Aurangabad and an advanced management program certificate from Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru. He has several years of experience in the field of electronics. Prior to joining our Company, he was the chief executive officer and managing director of Eolane Electronics India Private Limited. He is responsible for productivity, quality and efficiency of manufacturing operations and overall supply chain management.
Company Secretary and Compliance Officer
Krishnakanth has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in commerce and law from Nagarjuna University and a Master’s degree in financial management from Pondicherry University. He is also an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has several years of experience in the field of corporate secretarial compliance. Prior to joining our Company he worked at GMR Infrastructure Limited. He is responsible for ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of our Board are implemented.