Management Team

Mr.Shivappa K M

Founding Director, CEO

Mr. Shivappa K M, has over 20+ years of experience in VLSI design services, with great insights into dynamics, trends, and latest technologies in the semiconductor industry. He has worked in prominent companies such as Wipro, Mindtree, and Aricent. Also, the major customers in the semiconductor sector which he supported at various engineering levels include Texas Instruments, EMC2, and Intel, travelling to overseas locations such as USA, Canada, and China.

His expertise lies in ASIC Design Verification, methodologies, and has extensive protocol knowledge. Moreover, has published several technical papers in Design Verification Forums. He founded Excel VLSI to provide best in class talent for VLSI industry.

Besides his profession, Mr. Shivappa K M is passionate about education, Yoga, meditation and music. Being a trained teacher from Art of Living Foundation and classical music, he conducts yoga classes and Satsangs, in order to hearten the consciousness of people. In his quest to contribute to the society, he has established couple of schools to focus on primary education in rural areas.

Mr. Shivappa K M has a BE degree in Electronics & Communication from SJCE, Mysore and MBA in Marketing from ICFAI University.

Mr.Girish Rachappa

Director – Sales and Marketing

Girish has over 15+ years of experience in VLSI industry at various technical and leadership roles. His recent role was as Director-business development in Digicomm Semiconductor. Prior to that, he has worked in UST global land Tata Elxsi contributing for technical leadership, Team building, partnership management, business development, branding the services.

He has attended multiple levels of leadership programs from Landmark breakthrough technologies and has been coaching various senior leaders from corporate sector and organisations in developing a branding within and outside.

He is passionate about teaching, mentoring and has been on advisory board for various colleges in improving Industry Academia relationship.

Girish has graduated in Electronics and communication from SJCE, Mysore and M.Tech from VTU, Karnataka.

Prasad Chavan

Director – Technical

He has total of 18 years of experience in frontend logic design and Logic Verification! This includes working knowledge of networking products, design flow methodologies development, SOC integration, SOC IP designs, driving execution to convergence and project management.

During his career he worked with multinationals as well as services companies including 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗹, 𝗦𝗽𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝗶𝗲𝘀, 𝗡𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗧𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗦𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺𝘀, 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗹𝗡𝗲𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝟮𝗦𝗜𝗦.

Currently Prasad is based in Pune with his family and has personal interest in ancient Vedic and Mythological, Yogic literature/videos. Apart from spending time with family, he loves to play Tabla in his spare time.

Prasad Completed BE in electronics in 1997 and Later finished “MS in CAD For VLSI”