Balaji founded Ineda Systems and serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his current role, he held the role of CTO & head of engineering to build a 100+ strong R&D team and led the development of foundation IO-V technology and industry first hierarchical computing architecture. Before Ineda, he was at AMD where he was responsible for management of 500+ engineer organization and was also program executive for their low power fusion SOC. Prior to AMD, he worked at Conexant Systems as a Senior Director managing their Set-Top-Box and Imaging/PC Media silicon engineering teams. He also worked in technical/management roles at Silicon Valley startups Ikanos & Velio and was a key member of their industry first networking/communication products. Earlier in his career, he was associated with Intel towards their x86 CPU and mobile chip-set engineering product development. He has filed for 20+ patents till date and played the role of a technical advisor for few Silicon Valley startups. He has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.
Ram is responsible for corporate development and business development. Prior to Ineda, he was at AMD where he was running their international business strategy. He was also Regional VP of India and SAARC from 2008 to 2010 where he ran AMD’s Sales & Marketing and grew AMD’s business in that region in spite of a significant worldwide economic crash in 2008. Before that he was Director of Corp Dev at AMD where he was part of the team that created Global Foundries, acquired ATI, partner with Angstrem (Russia) etc. Prior to that he was Director of Corp Strategy at AMD where he helped AMD China grow from $70M to $1B in revenues in 3 years. He also helped launch AMD’s personal systems group products in Brazil. He began his career as a semiconductor process engineer. He has more than 200 patents to his name. He has a PhD in Chemical Eng. From Michigan State University and an MBA from Duke University.