Chakra Parvathaneni
V.P Marketing
Chakra has been leading Posedge marketing team since he co-founded the company. Chakra has been integrally involved in the Posedge’s vision, strategy, and leadership and has a very successful track record of founding and building multi-national technology companies. Immediately prior to Posedge, Mr. Chakra co-founded Mantra Group, a leading provider of technology consulting services for a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 companies. Prior to that Chakra held senior engineering management positions with Ikanos and Analog Devices and Chiplogic, where he managed various successful Data Networking ASIC development efforts. Chakra received a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from BITS Pliani, India, and a master’s degree in computer engineering from University of California.
Venkat is co-founder and VP Engineering of Posedge Corporation. Venkat has over 15 years experience in the communications engineering with expertise in wireless hardware design, telecommunications and networking. He architects and manages the development of various Posedge IPs, System-On-Chip Architectures and network interface hardware. Prior to Posedge, Venkat has worked in various engineering and management positions in Broadcom WLAN division and ZSP corp. Venkat received a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication from BITS Pilani, India, and a master’s degree in computer engineering from University of California. He is a named inventor in several U.S. patents.

Venkat Kodavati
VP Engineering

Hari Kolakaleti
Director VLSI
Hari has over 13 years of experience in verifying complex high speed ASIC’s in areas of wired and wireless technologies. Prior to joining Posedge, he has held key verification roles at leading semiconductor companies like Broadcom, ADI working on over 15 SoC’s ensuring first-time-right to silicon. His expertise lies in design/verification infrastructure development and leading the verification team to deliver high quality products to our customers. Hari has a Masters in Computer Engineering from US Santa Cruz and Bachelors in Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India.

Surya leads the Marketing & Business Development effort for Posedge’s IP Products. Prior to Posedge, He led the development effort for Embedded Security products at Broadcom Corporation. He was also responsible for the Security IP development effort for groups across the company. Prior to Broadcom, He was part of the team at Teradiant Networks which delivered first-time working silicon for a 40G packet processor and traffic manager. Surya began his career at Bay Networks (acquired by Nortel) as an ASIC Designer working on the development of Layer 3 switches including the market leading Accelar product line. Surya holds an M.S in Electrical Engineering from the Arizona State University.

Surya Hotha
Director Marketing &
Business Development

Pradeep Buddharaju
Director PD
Pradeep Buddharaju is the Director of Physical Design at Posedge. Pradeep has over 19 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He has successfully led design teams in various companies in the physical and circuit design of very high performance SOCs in networking and media processing. His expertise includes high speed circuit design and methodology. Prior to Posedge, he has held positions as senior director of physical design at Netronome systems, director of physical design at Metta technology and as the circuit and physical design manager at Parama Networks. In these roles he built and managed the design teams in achieving first time silicon success. Pradeep has a M.S from Utah State University and a B.E from Andhra University (India).


Kambiz Hooshmand served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Micro Circuits Corp. from March 21, 2005 to May 12, 2009. Prior to joining Applied Micro, Mr. Hooshmand served as Head of Optical & Broadband Technology Group at Cisco Systems, Inc. since July 2004 where he held a number of ascending executive positions during his nine year tenure, including managing its multi-billion dollar portfolio of core routers. Hooshmand has over two decades of experience in core routing, VoIP, ATM, access and transport technologies. Hooshmand holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University at Chico.

Kambiz Hooshmand
Executive Advisor