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Management & Strategic Advisory Board | VajraSoft Inc

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Kameshwar Eranki

KAMESHWAR ERANKI

FOUNDER & CEO

Kameshwar Eranki is the Founder and CEO of VajraSoft Inc. He has over 23 years of Software Product Development and Business Development experience. Kameshwar is responsible for spearheading Intellectual Property Software development, process improvement, technology adoption and delivering customer value. He is recognized leader in Cloud Computing and as global IP expert.

Kameshwar Eranki is a International Speaker at major International and National Conferences and Panelist at World Patent Congress, Global Big Data, Cloud Computing Conferences. Kameshwar has published 11 books in Software programming technologies and Intellectual Property Management. His prior experience includes working at Hitachi Consulting, Oracle Corporation, Cisco Systems and Sun Microsystems. Kameshwar provided innovative solutions to Life Sciences, Retail, Banking & Finance, Automotive, Manufacturing, Glass & Chemicals and Aerospace Industries.

Kameshwar holds Master of Science in E-Business Systems and Technologies from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA.

ADVISORY BOARD

Venkata Garimella

VENKATA GARIMELLA

SENIOR DIRECTOR & HEAD OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, Proprietary Products R&D, Dr. REDDY's LABORATORIES INC.

Venkata is Intellectual Property Management professional with over 16 years of experience in strategizing Intellectual Property matters in the pharmaceutical value chain (pharmaceutical intermediates, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), Specialty Formulations (SF), New Chemical Entities (NCE) and Novel Differentiated Formulations (NDF)). Venkata is IP Executive and skilled professional in pharmaceutical R&D end to end Intellectual Property strategy matters, IP due diligence, IP strategy/global patent portfolio management, contract drafting and reviewing, licensing deal evaluations. patent life cycle management, IP due diligence, advising senior management on strategic IP matters, IP risk assessment and mitigation, client counselling, IP auditing, strategic member of the new product review committees. Venkata has extensive experience in handing various patent prosecution matters across US, Mexico, Brazil, China, UK, Spain and Europe. Venkata has lead the patent drafting and prosecution of about 500 patent applications across the globe. In his current role Venkata is responsible for ensuring the patent strategies in place to generate FDA orange book listable patents, which extend the revenues of the product lines. Venkata holds doctorate degree in Chemistry, Bachelors in Law degree from India and currently pursing LLM from Fordham University School of Law, New York.

Ganesh Tayi

GANESH TAYI

CEO, BIZBEACON

Ganesh Tayi is an Author, Speaker, Sales Deal Expert, Marketing Strategist & Business Advisor for technology companies. Ganesh has been a successful business executive in the Telecom/Wireless industry for more than 20 years. He has worked with Fortune 500 technology companies including Sprint, Nextel and Motorola. As a VP for one of Motorola’s largest and most successful divisions, Ganesh led their global efforts in Strategy, Operations and Sales.

Ganesh is passionate about helping technology businesses scale up to the next level by dramatically upgrading their team skill-sets and processes. He is the author of Never Lose The Deal and holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Business.

Giri Chodavarapu

GIRI CHODAVARAPU

CIO & VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL IT AT FINISAR CORPORATION

Giri Chodavarapu is CIO & Vice President of Global IT of Finisar Corporation. Giri is responsible for leading the global IT strategies, development and operation of applications and infrastructure that supports the company’s business. Mr. Chodavarapu brings nearly 20 years of information technology experience, with expertise in IT transformation, information security and mergers & acquisitions.

Mr. Chodavarapu is a very active member and participant of various CIP programs including corporate center for innovation CIO round table, global semi-conductor association CIO round table and a member of governing body of Evanta San Francisco mid-market CIO program. Prior to Finisar Giri was Consultant at Ernst & Young. He holds an MBA from Indian School of Business.

Joseph Wei

JOSEPH WEI

PRESIDENT OF SJW CONSULTING INC.

Joseph Wei is the President of SJW Consulting Inc., a management consulting company that has been advising Fortune 1000 and Start-ups on technologies and business strategies. Previously, Joseph has held various executive roles for global computer companies including Inventec, Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI), NEC, and DEC (acquired by Compaq/HP) focusing on mobile computing, server and storage products.

Joseph is passionate about entrepreneurship, he chairs the Silicon Valley China Wireless Association Entrepreneur Development Program, organized many workshops and several startup pitch events. He has been a long-standing member of IEEE, and Chairs the Santa Clara Valley IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, the leading and the largest CE Society in the world. He is also a member of the IEEE Special Interest Group for Humanitarian Technology. Joseph holds a BSEE from Tufts University from Medford, MA.