BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Brijesh Wahi - Chairman
Brijesh Wahi is a successful entrepreneur, with over 38 years of experience in managing high technology businesses and companies. In 2000 Brijesh founded Celstream, with the vision of being the trusted R&D partner to co-create innovative and cutting edge software products and applications. He has extensive senior executive management experience, and over the last three decades has established and led highly successful product and service businesses. Brijesh’ s global experience in partnering with Fortune 500 companies, outstanding leadership and strong entrepreneurial skills have contributed immensely to the success of Celstream.
Earlier, he was the Managing Director of Tektronix for India. Previous to that he was General Manager of Digital Equipment Corporation’s Systems Business Unit.
Naresh Victor – Executive Director
Naresh Victor has about 30 years of diverse management experience in high-technology industries. As a key member of the core start-up team, he has been with Celstream since inception in 2000, serving in various capacities in the Senior Leadership Team. Naresh has been instrumental in leading strategic change, while providing operational continuity across our various customer engagements. He has led the Marketing, Sales and Finance functions, institutionalizing key growth initiatives and facilitating profitable operations. Prior to joining Celstream, Naresh was General Manager – South Asia for the Grass Valley Group and established their India operations. Before that, he was General Manager – Marketing and General Manager – Video & Networking Division at Tektronix India, where he contributed significantly to the company’s growth. He spent his early career at Digital Equipment India and A. F. Ferguson & Co. Naresh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani and a Post-graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Calcutta.
Ranga Raj – Director & Chief Technology Officer
Ranga Raj has over 30 years of rich and varied experience in products and services in the IT, Media, CE and the Telecom Industries. He has been with Celstream since its inception and his areas of interest are Convergence, Cross Media workflows, Narrowcasting and management systems. Raj provides direction to Celstream’s technology, domain & industry capability so as to align with our customers’ strategic product initiatives and goals. Prior to Celstream, Raj was with Tektronix Engineering Development India and Digital India. He has authored and presented several papers at various global events/conferences. He is a chartered member of TiE and mentors entrepreneurs and intrepreneurs. Raj holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Physics and an Engineering Degree from IISC Bangalore.
SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Nithianand R, Senior Vice President - Engineering Services
Nithianand has over 30 years of experience in the Software Industry spanning Software Development, Systems Integration, Networking, Embedded Systems and Hardware Design. Nithi has been with Celstream since its inception. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Nithi leads our Print & Publishing Delivery Unit. His extensive expertise in Technology, Project, People & Resource and Customer Relationship Management, enables us to successfully meet our customers’ product development goals. His experience also provides Celstream with the strategic vision required to realize our growth plans in the Print & Publishing domain. Nithi was earlier with Tektronix and CMC. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communications from REC Trichy.
Anand Kuppuswamy, Vice President – Marketing
Satyanand Nadkarni, General Manager – Finance & Accounts
Satyanand has over 25 years of rich experience in the domains of Corporate Finance, Accounting, Treasury and Taxation, having worked in various capacities across multiple industry segments, the last 16 years being in Information Technology Industry. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Mysore and is a qualified Cost & Management Accountant.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
K. Sriraman – Executive Director
Sriraman has 30 years of varied experience in the technology industry spanning critical functions such as Operations, Sourcing, Sales and Administration. He has been with Celstream since its inception and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. At Celstream, Sriraman’s responsibilities encompass Sourcing, Logistics and Infrastructure development, which ensures that we have the required development environment to enable smooth delivery. Prior to joining Celstream Sriraman was the General Manager – Commercial, at Tektronix India. He holds a Master’s Degree in Science (Nuclear Physics) from the Pune University.
Anitha John – Executive Director
Anitha John has over 30 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. She has held various positions in Operations, Sales, Administration, Public Relations and Finance. She brings rich and varied experience across all these functions to the Board of Directors of Celstream Systems Private Limited. Prior to this, she was with Celstream Technologies Private Limited for 12 years, Tektronix India for 5 years. She was also with Digital Equipment (India) Limited and HCL. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Bangalore University.
SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
N. Sreenivasa Rao, Senior Vice President – Engineering Services
Sreenivasa Rao (‘NSR’) has about 30 years of varied technical and management experience in the Software Industry, encompassing a wide variety of roles and responsibilities. NSR joined Celstream in 2004 and leads the Media & Entertainment Delivery Unit and HR. His experience with hi-technology products provides our engineering teams with the strategic direction required to meet our customers’ technology and business needs. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, NSR plays a vital role in enabling structured growth of our M&E vertical. Prior to joining Celstream, NSR had a long stint with Hewlett Packard where he played multiple managerial roles. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from REC Trichy. NSR also holds a patent for his work on Diagnostic Systems for Distributed Data Access Network System.
Sanjiv Shet, Vice President – Technology
Sanjiv Shet has over 23 years of experience in technologies from silicon up to the cloud and everything in between. He has delivered world class product engineering services, products and products as services to customers across USA, Europe and Asia. He owns the product development and delivery charter at Celstream. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai University, a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and a diploma in Software Enterprise Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.