Sundararajan Krishnan (PK), Founder and CEO
Sundararajan Krishnan (PK) was part of the founding team and Business Unit head of the IP business at Cosmic Circuits, a Bangalore-based semiconductor IP company that was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2013. He has a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras and an M. S. and Ph. D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Arvind Prabhakar, Head of Design and Branding
Arvind is responsible for branding and design at BluArmor. He has over 15 years of experience in the industry and is a serial entrepreneur with an eye for aesthetics and detail. He also runs IndusRider, a motorcycle story-telling platform. Arvind holds a Bachelor’s degree in Design and Visual Communications from Shristi School of Art, Design and Technology
Juhaim Ibnu Abdul Jabbar, Head of Operations
Juhaim heads Product management & Operations at BluArmor. Juhaim was the founder and CEO of RideLogic, focused on smart-connectivity for motorcycles to diagnose vehicle performance and provide rider assistance. He is a Rajeev Circle fellowship awardee (awarded by the Motwani Foundation), and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Cochin University of Science and Technology
Goutam Biswas, Head of Software
Goutam is responsible for the software experience with the BluArmor range of products. He has 17+ years of experience in the software industry and has held leadership roles at Ola, Myntra, Yahoo and The Hindu. Goutam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University
Jaideep Ramdas, Head of Marketing
Jaideep heads marketing for BluArmor and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has successfully managed a number of campaigns and initiatives for organizations like Infosys, Wipro, TCS and Genpact.
Halley Prabhakar, Head of Customer Experience
Halley handles customer experience at BluArmor. He has over 10 years of experience in the industry and prior to joining the BluArmor team, was road-test editor at Overdrive, one of India’s leading auto-magazines. As an experienced biking enthusiast and reviewer, Halley plays a key role in ensuring that our products are thoroughly road-tested before we ship them
Prof. Jaywant Arakeri and Prof. Raghuraman Govardhan, Mech. Design
Profs. Jaywant and Raghuram are tenured faculty with the mechanical engineering department at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Their research interests are in fluid flows, heat transfer and fluid-structure interaction. Jaywant and Raghuram are closely involved in the decisions on the components (fan size, filter size and shape) as well as the constraints for the product design (geometry of the product)
Michael Foley, Industrial Design
Michael’s studio specializes in product design, packaging, graphics, environment design, and brand identity, and consists of a team that is hand-picked by Michael for design prowess, originality, and ability to translate consumer understanding into fresh, inviting design. Michael is an alumnus of NID, Ahmedabad and was Chief Creative Advisor at Titan. Michael is responsible for product design at BluArmor. This includes interfacing with the electronics and mechanical design teams and driving the aesthetics for the product as well as the packaging
Anvation Labs, Embedded Design
Anvation Labs is a boutique semiconductor services firm with expertise in embedded connectivity solutions. Anvation Labs is headed by Alok Pugalia, and they are BluArmor’s partner for the electronics and embedded design.