Nov 9, 2008
From 4:30 PM until 5:30 PM
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BITSAA Pune is glad to announce a networking meet with Jayan Ramankutty.
Jayan is no stranger to BITSAA community all over the world and BITSAA Pune
had earlier organized a networking lunch with him in December 06 which was
very well received. Due to short notice this time we are making it an
informal get together over tea/coffee. If you would like to join please
respond to me asap along with your cell number. The venue would be decided
based on response and communicated by SMS to all those who respond. Venue
will likely be in Deccan-Shivajinagar area. If you have a venue to offer to
host this meet, you are most welcome.
Jayan is a serial entrepreneur and it will be great opportunity to meet
with him esp. for entrepreneurs - current or aspiring ones - and get a peek
into how things work at the Mecca of tech entrepreneurship i.e. Silicon
Valley. A brief bio of Jayan is attached below.
Date: Sunday, 9th November 08
Time: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
For BITSAA Pune.
A Brief Profile Of Jayan Ramankutty
Jayan Ramankutty graduated from BITS Pilani in 1980 with a BE(Hons) degree
in Electronics. He subsequently, worked in India till 1983, Singapore for a
little over 3 years before moving to the Silicon Valley in January 1987.
Jayan has over 20 years of extensive experience in designing and developing
large, multi-processor computer systems, complex ASICs and SoCs in the
field of networking, telecommunication and multimedia markets. During the
last two decades, Jayan has founded five companies. Most recently, he
founded YuMe networks a company focused on "real-time online video Ad
insertion" and KRK Labs. Prior to this, Jayan co-founded Lara Networks in
1997, a world leader in Network Search Engines(NSE) , which was acquired by
Cypress Semiconductor in 2001 for approximately $300MM. In 1991, Jayan
co-founded Nimbus Technology a leading designer and manufacturer of Sparc
Chipset. Nimbus was acquired by Alliance Semiconductor prior to going IPO.
He is the founding President of BITSAA-SVC and mentors graduating students
at Duke University on Entrepreneurship.