Excel VLSI

About Us

Our Mission and Vision

  • Excel VLSI vision is to be the best company that offers quality engineering solutions and services to the semiconductor industry.
  • Mission is to encourage the innovative minds and leverage their expertise to design and develop cutting edge products and solutions.
  • The core values of Excel VLSI are Learn, Serve, Respect and Celebrate.
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Management Team

Mr. Shivappa K M


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. He has worked in prominent companies such as Wipro, Mindtree, and Aricent handling responsibilities from technical to leadership levels.
He also has the experience of working with major semiconductor customers Texas Instruments, EMC2, and Intel offshore and onsite 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. Mr. Shivappa K M has a BE degree in Electronics & Communication from SJCE, Mysore.

Mr. Prasad Rajasekhar

Vice President - Physical Design

Mr. Prasad.R has over 25 years of experience in Semiconductor Industry. His VLSI Design experience spans across Synthesis to GDSII, Low Power Implementation, Flow Development, Automation and FAB Interface. Have seen multiple Tape-outs and familiar with entire VLSI Design Eco System. Mr. Prasad has earlier worked with Sasken, Mindtree, Smartplay / Aricent & Tessolve. Some of his end customers include Texas Instruments, Intel, Qualcomm, NXP, Broadcom, Samsung, Rambus. Mr. Prasad has a BE degree in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering from SIT, Tumkur.

Mr. Prasad Chavan

Vice President, Design

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, Contronelmet 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”

Mr. Girish Rachappa

VP – Business Development & Strategy

Girish has over 15+ years of experience in VLSI industry at various technical and leadership roles. He has played multiple roles contributing towards technical leadership, partnership management, Business development & Marketing during his association with major semiconductor companies such as Tata Elxsi, Texas  instruments, UST Global and Digicomm semiconductors. He holds masters in VLSI design and embedded system from SJCE, Mysore under VTU. He has undergone multiple levels of leadership programs from  Landmark breakthrough technologies and has been coaching various senior leaders from corporate sector and organisations in building authentic, growth-oriented culture inside and out side the organizations.

Mrs. Yashaswini


Mrs. Yashaswini brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team, with a proven track record in strategic human resource management. Yashaswini has many years of dedicated service in fostering a positive workplace culture and driving organizational success. With a keen understanding of talent acquisition, employee engagement, and organizational development, Yashaswini has successfully implemented innovative HR strategies that align with our company’s goals.
Yashaswini’s leadership extends to navigating complex HR challenges with agility, ensuring compliance with evolving labor laws, and implementing effective performance management systems Her hands-on approach, coupled with excellent communication skills, establishes a strong foundation for transparent employee relations. She holds ] a Master degree (Mtech) from VTU.

Business Models

BOT Model

  • Client share the requirement
  • Excel VLSI hires, trains and deploy for 1 year
  • Engineers to be transferred to client after a year

Staff Augmentation

  • Client selects the engineers from Excel VLSI
  • Engineers will work in client location till the project duration on T & M model


  • Client shares the requirement
  • Excel VLSI takes the complete ownership for project deliverables and resource planning and execution.
  • Dedicated Infrastructure for safety and security

Success Stories

We thank Excel VLSI Technologies for their vital role in successfully Tape Out our First HPC Product – Multi-Core RISC-V Processor with Posit Co-Processor.
Leading Tier1 Product Company in PCs & Servers.
RTL Design and Implementation of Peripheral Sub System
  • Ownership of complete Logic Design & Implementation.
  • Successful integration of 3rd Party IPs
  • Development of Subsystem / FC level timing constraints.
Excel VLSI
Leading Tier1 Service Company
BOT model for DV, PD Engineers
  • Client had dynamic need of engineers based on projects in DV and PD.
  • Excel VLSI took complete responsibility and deployed 80+ Engineers with DV & PD skills in BOT model.
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