Dr. Suhas Patil
Dr. Patil the CEO and Chairman of Cradle Technologies. He is also the founder and chairman emeritus of Cirrus Logic Inc. Cirrus Logic grew out of Patil Systems, a Salt Lake City-based startup Patil founded in 1981. Prior to Patil Systems, he was an associate professor of computer science at the University of Utah where he started the VLSI group and worked on design methodology for complex integrated circuits. From 1970 until 1975, Patil was assistant professor of electrical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at MIT, he also served as assistant director of Project MAC (Multi-Access Computer), the largest computer science laboratory in the U.S, where the time-sharing computer system was developed. At MIT, he worked in the area of Computer Architecture and related topics.
Over the years, Dr. Patil's work has covered computer architecture, parallel processing computers, mathematics for computer science, design methodology for very large integrated circuits and IC design automation software. He has over 40 scientific papers covering these areas of research and he is also the recipient of several patents in the field of integrated circuits.
Dr. Patil has a B. Tech (Honors) in electronics and electrical communications from Indian Institute of Technology in 1965, an MSEE from MIT in 1967, the doctor of science (EE) from MIT in 1970, and an honorary doctor of science degree from Indian Institute of Technology in 1995. He is also on the board of Cirrus Logic, RightWorks, and Aspirian, Inc. He has received numerous awards and recognition.
Vice President, Systems Software
Ram Natarajan has over 17 years of experience in video/image processing, cryptography, speech signal processing. Most recently, he has worked on parallelization of realtime video and image processing algorithms onto multi-core DSPs. Before joining Cradle, he was the Vice President of Software Engineering at Stradient, a silicon valley startup. Mr. Natarajan received his Master's degree in Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Jayashree PatilVice President Marketing
Jayashree has been working with many silicon valley start up companies like Cyber Media, Navin Communications etc. since their inception. She has Masters Degree in Education and Administration. She has been a active community member in Silicon Valley and has been founding member of India Community Center and San Jose Pune Sister city. She has been active volunteer at TiE and worked as Executive Director for TiE for five years. Her interest is Marketing and particularly web marketing has been her strength for many years. She has been a key member of Cradle Team in positioning and marketing their enVigil product line.