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Foundation for Advancement of Education and Research
G5, Swiss Complex, 33, Race Course Road, Bangalore - 560001
Website: www.faer.ac.in || E-mail: office@faer.ac.in

TRUSTEES

Prof. D. K. Subramanian
Dean and Professor (Rtd.)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
3/58, Shringar Apartments
4th Main, 18th Cross, Malleswaram
Bangalore - 560 055
E-mail: dks@faer.ac.in

Prof. D. K. Subramanian started his carrier in the year 1967 as faculty in Indian Institute of Science. He also worked as visiting faculty in University of Manchester, Manchester Institute of Technology, Manchester during 1974 - 75, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore from 1982 to 1986, Asian Institute of Technology in the year 1987 and retired as Professor and Dean in 2004. During 1967 -2004 he has published more than 200 publications and 6 monographs.

Advisor to more than 25 years. Worked for computerization for Government Departments, Jindal Vijayanagar Steels Ltd., HMT Ltd., Mahithi Sindhu Program of Government of Karnataka, Mysore Paper Mills, KSRTC, Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Central Silk Board, several Universities and Institutions.

Previous associations with Secretary to Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology during 2002-04, worked as Additional Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Department of Science and Technology and Department of Ecology and Environment from 1981-82, Professor of Computer Science in IIT, Bombay during 1978 - 79.

Worked as Coordinator to Proficience & Extension Lecture Program in Indian Institute of Science & Chairman in Power Committee, Campus Development Amenities Committee at IISc., and Central Evaluation Committee.

Major projects completed during are: COWAA project, Department of Space, Government of India, Mahithi Sindhu (1000 schools computerization) program, Government of Karnataka, Sysgel for TCS, Power systems and stations for Indian Institute of Science, Networking & Power supply systems for Vidhana Soudha , Exam Computerization for KSEEB and Bangalore University, Core Banking for Indian Bank, Kissan card project, Indian bank and Integra Micro Systems, State of Environment reports for Energy in Karnataka, Carrying capacity studies for Dakshina Kannada, Study of water supply for Bangalore city, Renewable Energy Projects at Pura, Elaneeru, etc.

Activities are continuing presently in: Consulting Advisor for Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Technology Advisor to Indian Bank, State Advisor to Mahithi Sindhu program & Member of Curriculum Committee in Indian Institute of Science, President in Foundation for Advancement of Education and Research (FAER) & Centre for Budget and Policy Studies.

Presently association with network design and implementation for more than 50 colleges, industries and institutions, AICTE as an expert and in hearing committees, DOEACC, Institute of engineers in accreditations associated with curriculum development in many universities, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (NRDMS project).

Areas of interest are Applied Systems Analysis, Operating Systems, Databases, Data Mining and Education Technologies, Distributed Systems, Optimization and Transaction processing.

Mr. Mahesh Kumar Jain
Chairman and Managing Director
Integra Micro Systems Pvt., Ltd.
4, 12th Km, Bellary Road
Jakkur, Bangalore
E-mail: mahesh@faer.ac.in

Mahesh Kumar Jain is the Co-founder, Managing Director and CEO of Integra Group. Being the founder and CEO of Integra Micro Systems (Estd: in 1982), he has more than 27 years of illustrious experience in software industry and the leading architect and guiding force behind the Integra Group. It is under his able guidance that Integra Micro Systems became the first to port UNIX on Indian Hardware and Jataayu Software (P) Ltd (Estd. : in 2000) became the pioneer in the wireless Internet Industry.

Much of Integra's growth since its inception in 1982 can be attributed to Mr. Jain's vision and efforts. He has since then piloted the Group that emerged as a global leader in many ways.

Mahesh Kumar Jain had his Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1975 and Master of Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1977.

Mahesh has a rich software development and marketing background. He has worked in diverse areas such as compiler writing, linear programming, UNIX porting and device driver development, communications and networking software, sort/merge software, statistical analysis, and end user applications, both in India and abroad. Mahesh is the guiding force behind the organization, given his good perception of the application and trends of technology.

Dr. V. Gopalakrishna
Managing Director
Integra Micro Software Services Pvt. Ltd.
4, 12th Km, Bellary Road
Jakkur, Bangalore
E-mail: gopi@faer.ac.in

With his rich global IT experience encompassing almost 30 years, Dr. V. Gopalakrishna is responsible for the technology development for Jataayu in mobile wireless space. He is a key member of the technology team behind Jataayu's innovative product technologies. It is under his able leadership and vision that today Jataayu has thrived and become global leader in more than one way. Dr. Gopalakrishna co-founded Jataayu Software (P) Ltd. in the year 2000.

Prior to Jataayu, he was the CTO of Integra Micro Systems Pvt. Ltd and was responsible for originating various products related to networking and document imaging.

Recognized as a leader in nurturing new technologies, he has a wide experience in high technology areas, including two years at the Canada Center for Remote Sensing, Ottawa and National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. He received his Bachelor Degree in Engineering in 1975, Master's degree in Automation in 1977 and PhD in Computer Science in 1994 from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Prof. K. Rajanikanth
Former Advisor , Former Principal
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Bangalore - 560 054
E-mail: rajanikanth@faer.ac.in

Dr. K. Rajanikanth worked as Advisor and earlier as Principal in M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. Former member of Academic Senate, VTU and former Chairman, Board of Studies in Computer Science, VTU.

Completed Bachelor of Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Anantapur from Sri Venkateswara University, Andhra Pradesh. Post Graduation in Master of Engineering (ME) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) from School of Automation, IISc. Bangalore.

Worked in Center for Microprocessor Applications and Center for Electronics Design & Technology in Indian Institute Of Science & Kakatiya Institute Of Technology and Science, Warangal.

Was one of the Founding Directors of Electro Systems Associates (P) Ltd. As it Technical Director, designed and developed a variety of Microprocessor / Microcontroller Based Products, PC interfaces and Industrial Applications.

Current Interests: Embedded Systems and Computer Networks, Object Technologies, Software Engineering, Engineering Education.
 

Dr. K. Subramanian
Managing Director, India & Sri Lanka
Enterprise Mobility Products Organization
Motorola
Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.
E-mail: ks@faer.ac.in

Dr. K Subramanian (KS) - heads Operations for the Enterprise Mobility Products Organization in Motorola India and Sri Lanka. KS is responsible for Design, Engineering, Development and Deployment of High Technology Enterprise Mobility Products & Solutions. He leads a 350 member team of product engineers working in the domain of WLAN, Hand held computers, RFID and Scanners. KS is also responsible for business success of all enterprise mobility products and solutions in India and Sri Lanka.

Prior to this, he has been an operations manager for network management products in Motorola Software Group (MSG), India and Strategic quality manager for software centers across seven countries. He has lead several complex software development programs/products on UMTS, CDMA Systems Engineering, CDMA Deployment, CDMA 1x Trials. These programs were key initiatives to position Motorola, India on the forefront and gave diverse opportunities in transitioning complex businesses to Motorola, India. Also, responsible for MSG Networks patent committee where he has driven innovation culture across all the groups in seven countries.

KS holds a doctorate in Computer Science & Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and an MBA in Software Enterprise Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

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