Mahesh Lingareddy is committed to the vision and strategy for the company as well as building an open innovation platform to create a robust product ecosystem in the country. An entrepreneur at heart, Mahesh has always recognized the emerging technology trends and its market potential. Part of his vision is: India playing a major role in the upcoming global IoT and AI wave. Smartron came into being on the wings of this dream. The core of Smartron is a reflection of Mahesh's belief in the new ‘India’. A belief that, as a nation, we have what it takes to be at the forefront of the next technology wave with product level innovation.
MAHESH LINGAREDDYFOUNDER & CHAIRMAN
Krishna Yarlagadda joined Smartron as an investor and strategic advisor on 20th March 2017. As a strategic advisor, Krishna will mentor the Chairman and the Board of the Company in building Smartron into a global brand. With an illustrious career spanning 20 years across computing, communication & connectivity technologies, his experience as a strategic advisor, would add to the team’s strength as it continues to invest and work towards making Smartron a successful brand to be reckoned with globally.
KRISHNA YARLAGADDAINVESTOR & STRATEGIC ADVISOR AT SMARTRON
Richard Wirt, M.S., Ph.D., a senior technology executive with 35 years of experience in the computer industry, was Vice President and General Manager of Intel Corporation’s Software and Solutions Group. He developed and nurtured the Intel software group from when he founded it in 1982 to a 3000 person worldwide operation in 2007. Working closely with Intel Capital, Dr. Wirt made many successful worldwide investments including 10 large acquisitions of software companies. Operating at the highest executive level, Dr. Wirt worked with Intel industry partners such as Microsoft, Dell, Oracle, HP, IBM, NEC, Fujitsu, Redhat, and many others, building ecosystems to grow Intel’s processors’ market while maintaining more than 85% market share. In 2007 Dr. Wirt also served as Chief Scientist and Executive Vice President at In-Q-Tel, a technology investment group that supports the U.S. government.
Richard Wirt MS, PhDSenior Advisor
Arif Maskatia,former CTO at Acer, has over 40 years of advanced systems architecture design and product development and manufacturing expertise. He has excellent and respectful relationships with all world class Taiwanese ODMs and Silicon Valley technology partners. He is currently advising multinational companies and early to mid-stage startups to refine product roadmaps, identify important technologies and trends, new technology productization and bringing new products to market in volume manufacturing.
Arif MaskatiaTechnology Advisor
Larry M. Paulson has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors of Novus Capital Corporation.
Larry M. PaulsonBusiness Advisor