Chinnu, Ex-Country Head, SanDisk and is a director on the board & technical advisor at many start-up Technology firms both in India and US. He has worked in high-tech companies (SanDisk Corp, Intel Corp and Texas Instruments) focused in the semiconductor / hardware industry for nearly two decades.
As country head at SanDisk, Chinnu played a key role in forging partner relationships with companies like Wipro and HCL to outsource engineering and IT turnkey projects.
Chinnu has authored/co-authored 9 US patents in semiconductor design and hardware systems.
Chinnu received the "National Technology" award from the President of India during his college days for an innovative technology project (1990).