Chairman, Managing Director & CEO Sasken Technologies Limited
Mr. Rajiv Mody, the Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Sasken Technologies Limied (formerly Sasken Communication Technologies Limited), founded the company in 1989, at San Jose along with two other co-founders. The company was set up in the classical tradition of Silicon Valley startups; in a garage in Fremont, California. This was before he returned to India to expand company operations in 1991.
Under his able leadership, over the last two and a half decades, Sasken has grown into a major technology and solution provider to Tier 1 customers across the communications value chain. Over the years, Sasken has steadily expanded its portfolio of solutions into development, life-cycle extension and sustenance of semi-conductors, platforms, network elements (voice and data) including terrestrial and satellite, customer owned equipment like handsets, set-top boxes and lifestyle / consumer products.
Rajiv Mody was awarded the “Technovator of the Year 2007” by VOICE & DATA, a leading technology publication. He also served as an Executive Council Member of NASSCOM (2001 – 2008).
He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from M.S University, Baroda, India and Master’s degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU, New York, USA. Rajiv enjoys reading biographies, SCUBAdiving and watching movies.