A serial entrepreneur with the penchant for turning insurmountable challenges to incredible opportunities.
Over 25 years of experience in ATE Test PCB hardware design ,ATE test development ,High Speed/density Interconnects, and IC Package Design.
Played a significant role in setting up the systems and procedures which ensure that the wheels of organization turn quickly to serve the need of our global customers.
Suresh Babu - Managing Director
As a Managing director of Caliber Interconnect solutions, Sureshbabu.K has been spearheading the growth of Caliber ever since its inception.
He began his career as a CAD engineer in Chennai,subsequently had worked in Gulf for globally renowned engineering consultancy firms such as DuPont de Demours, WS Atkins,Mott MacDonald in petrochemical and water desalination projects.
His deep understanding of CAD tools and his consummate mastery of programming had enabled him to develop several path breaking solutions for process optimization in the product engineering domain.
Mr.Suresh has worked to bring the benefits of technology to new industries through an increasingly diverse product engineering portfolio in Semiconductor , Avionics, Railways, Industrial, IOT (Internet of Things) Embedded Product Engineering, board Design, Hardware Simulation and IC/SIP Packaging solutions,next generation products such as Wearable Devices, Automotive, clean energy based medical and Military designs etc.
Under his leadership, Caliber has become an integral part of the global semiconductor industry and has been recognized as a reliable partner to many leading names in the industry.He holds an MS from BITS, Pilani.
Prathibha - Director-Engineering
Prathibha graduated with a degree in Electronics & Communication and has 25 years of experience in ATE Test PCB hardware design ,ATE test development, High Speed/density Interconnects, and IC Package Design.
She has successfully groomed and managing a team of over 300 engineers involved in PCB/SIP/IC package design and electrical analysis.
She has led and directed projects for outsourced package and wafer test interface board design for clients including many of the world's leading test interface board vendors and ATE test system suppliers. Prathibha has developed proven Design, QC process and automated tools for ATE test development .
She has in-depth experience in all popular testers and its instrumentations. She has successfully executed many critical high frequency design projects.
Prathibha has earned the esteem of the industry and has been recognized for her exceptional management and resource planning capability, combined with her formidable technical skills.
Maheshwari - Director-Operations
Maheshwari.A is the Director of Operations of Caliber Interconnect Solutions. She oversees the overall Operations & Finance Management for the organization and also supports in business development and sales activities of the company.
Ms.Maheshwari has played a significant role in setting up the systems and procedures which ensure that the wheels of organization turn quickly to serve the need of our global customers. She has over 15 years of experience in diverse industries including textiles and ITES.
Since joining Caliber in 2007, she has held a number roles including manager (Accounts) , manager (Operations) etc. She holds a degree in B.Com from Lady Doak College, Madurai and MBA ( Finance & Marketing) from Madurai Kamaraj University. She is a fitness enthusiast and an avid yoga practitioner. As a multi-linguist , she is proficient in Japanese, French and Hindi.
Over 24 years of versatile experience in both Embedded and Telecom Software fields.
Siva Prasad Koka
Over a 25 years of rich expertise in Electronics industry. He has extensive knowledge as a business development & strategic consultancy professional.
A System Architect with 13 years of product development experience
Director-Silicon Test Engineering
Over 15 years of extensive experience in Silicon Test Engineering and has a proven track record of building up high performance testing team.
VP - Customer Success ,Israel
Assaf Nave has more than 20 years of experience in leading LAN Access Device manufacturing & back-end
Director- Business Development,USA
Joshua Kimn brings his 25+ years of experience in the semiconductor test business
Antoniraj - Director - Embedded
Antoniraj brings Caliber's Clients over 24 years of versatile experience from both the Embedded and Telecom Software fields. Being an expert in designing Microprocessor / Microcontroller based systems, Firmware, Device Drivers and communication protocol stacks, he has built, led and managed partnership programs with chipset vendors to develop and launch mobile multimedia products in the global market.
He has also managed multi-site development teams and interfaced with global customers like Infineon, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Nortel Networks, and several others. Earlier, he held various technical roles with companies like Tejas Networks, Aricent Communications and Sasken.
He is also an avid enthusiast of Linux and open source software development. Antoniraj holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University and Master of Science in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani.
Siva Prasad Koka - Director-Marketing
Siva Prasad brings with him 25 years of rich expertise in the Electronics industry. He has an extensive knowledge and experience as a business development & strategic consultancy, professional in VLSI designing, Semiconductor components, Board designs, Firmware & Systems software, embedded development tools, Single board computers, Instrumentation & Communication technologies.
He has held senior business development roles at Trident Infosol, Arcus technology (acquired by Cypress) & TRINC USA. Siva Prasad has organized several National and International conferences & Speaker at various forums. Siva Prasad has done his Masters degree from NIT (REC) - Warangal and has undergone training programs at NRSA - Hyderabad & CEERI - Pilani.
Academic & personal experience includes Teaching, Training, Counseling, Guiding, Research, analysis, Personality development & Philosophy. Siva was given as one of the best outgoing student awards during his undergraduate days at AC College Guntur. Siva was one of the founder members of "Yuva Maha Mandal" which is involved in various social service, literary & philosophical activities.
Mahalingam Koushik has more than 13 years of widespread product development experience in various product domains including Clean tech, Fintech, IoT, home automation and automotive industries. He is an expert in Embedded system design, Wireless technologies, Power Electronics, Hardware design and Firmware Engineering.
He has owned complete Product development at Multiple start-ups, through all stages from concept to production. He has setup & managed engineering teams including Hardware, Mechanical, Firmware, Mobile and Web App development. He has also held senior technical roles at various leading companies such as Intel and Harman.
Mahalingam champions innovation and disruption. He enjoys working with dynamic focused teams in handling challenging projects with time, knowledge and resource constraints. Mahalingam has completed his BTech from IIT Madras in Electronics engineering, and a Masters from RPI, USA specialising in Power Electronics.
Senthilkumar Dhamodharan - Director-Silicon Test Engineering
Mr Senthilkumar Dhamodharan has his Masters in VLSI and he had worked with global technology powerhouses such as Qualcomm, AMD, NXP over a period of 15 years.
He has accumulated extensive experience working on test engineering and characterization of chips .
His experience includes till the advanced process technology nodes such as 7nm Server/Mobile/Modem/HDTV CPUs, GPUs. Performing requisite functional and structural debug, test program development, ATE correlation with other platforms such as bench system, test time reduction, yield analysis and improvement.
He has joined Caliber and has taken up the mantle of Director-Test Engineering ,IP developments to spearhead the silicon testing efforts.
He has a proven track record of building up high performance testing team focusing on adding value to global clients. A consummate technologist at heart, he enjoys interacting with people and exploring places across the world.
Assaf Nave - VP ,Customer Success ,Israel
Assaf Nave has more than 20 years of experience in leading LAN Access Device manufacturing & back-end. His expertise includes overseeing of silicon validation at both TSMC and Intel Sort houses,managing silicon package ,assembly and test processes.
Leading and designing the test strategy for different testing platforms for the most advanced devices in the industry etc. In his role as VP customer success, he works closely with our customers in Israel to understand both their stated and unstated needs and drives our team to deliver outstanding value for the clients.
He is instrumental in building a sustainable relationship with customers and champions their interest always.
Joshua Kimn, Director - Business Development,USA
Joshua Kimn brings his 25+ years of experience in the semiconductor test business to provide industry-standard semiconductor test solutions to major semiconductor manufacturers.Joshua has successfully established multi-million dollar business by leading the efforts in the design/development and sales of probe cards(MEMS, pogo type), test sockets, probe pin, test boards and supporting hardware to industry giants such as Qualcomm, TI, Intel, Apple, Micron, NXP, Broadcom/Avago, and On-Semiconductor.
In his earlier stint, he had a critical role of establishing Qualcomm’s Singapore test center in 2007, being involved in the hiring as well as the training of 20+ engineers, which has now grown to 250 engineers within 10 years. During his tenure at Verigy, Agilent, Hewlett Packard and Teradyne, Joshua's various sales and technical responsibilities included providing of SOC/memory testers and supporting hardware as well as spearheading test program developments to detect design/manufacturing failures.
Joshua received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.
Head - Design Engineering
Delivered more than 600 successful designs for both ATE and industrial applications. Proficient in HSD, RF and Analog domains.
Head - SI/PI
An IPC certified Interconnect Designer, CID+(Advanced) with expertise in SI/PI Simulations, High-Speed & High-Density PCB layout design.
Senior Manager-Silicon Testing
A consummate engineer with an exceptional acumen to solve complex technical challenges and a penchant for spotting talent and grooming it.
Head - Package
Contributed extensively in building robust talent pool for critical Package/Substrate designs and HSD designs.
Head - HDI Design
Expert in systematizing Quality and CAM Processes and grooming fresh engineering recruits .
Manager - Silicon Testing
Brings in an unique set of test engineering skills and deep understanding of ATE instrumentation to provide cost effective solutions to the customers
Kodeeshwaran - Head - Design Engineering
Kodeeshwaran,in his capacity as a Senior Manager, handles a wide array of design engineering projects for Caliber Interconnects Solutions, including ATE Interface board designs,High Speed Designs & RF and Analog designs etc.
He had joined the company as a design engineer soon after his engineering graduation from Anna university in 2005.He has proved his mettle through his single minded focus to the work and gifted with a phenomenal technical acumen he along with his team, has delivered hundreds of successful designs for our customers.
He has been instrumental in setting up the process and quality standard for which we have received global recognition.His meteoric rise in career has brought him several opportunities to travel to different parts of the world to work for our many clients.He fervently believes in the cause of native farming practices and assiduously practices nature friendly lifestyle.
Gowrisankar - Head - SI/PI
Gowrisankar has a graduate degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Started his career as a lecturer and eventually migrated to electronics industry.
A decade of experience in SI/PI Simulations, High-Speed & High-Density PCB layout design.
An IPC certified Interconnect Designer, CID+(Advanced). His expertise area is Signal Integrity and Power Integrity simulations for PCB and IC packages/substrates.
Versatile experience in High Speed Interfaces as like PCI, DDR, USB, GbE, MIPI, UFS and so on.
Have implemented high performance layout for RF and matching/tuning circuits. Proficient in low IR-drop & low noise PDN design techniques for high current designs, >550 Amps, in substarte and PCB level.
Prabakaran - Senior Manager - Silicon Testing
Prabakaran has spent 11 years in the PCB industry, working with Caliber and has held numerous roles in Design & Applications area.
At present, he is a senior manager of silicon testing , where he leads a cohort of exceptional engineering talents delivering optimal solutions for our clients. He has an extensive experience in building design teams from the grounds up and delivering results for range of our customers.
An affable person gifted with amazing people skills and has a great sense of humor. In his free time,he enjoys listening to music and loves to read about history and biographical tales of extraordinary individuals.
He holds a graduate degree in electronics engineering from Anna University and an M.Tech degree in Microelectronics from BITS ,Pilani.
Tamilarasi - Head - Package
Mrs.Tamilarasi.P has 12 years of experience .She started her career as PCB design Engineer for ATE and HSD boards.
She joined the company in 2010 as a Senior Designer and then contributed extensively in building robust talent pool for critical Package/Substrate designs and HSD designs and eventually promoted as a Manager for HSD and Package team.
Currently focused on capacity building efforts to enable package team to handle advanced packaging designs.Currently focused on capacity building efforts to enable package team to handle advanced packaging designs.
She received her Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Anna University and an M.Tech degree in Microelectronics from BITS ,Pilani.She loves to learn new things and indulges in creative work.
Karthikeyan - Head - HDI Design
Mr.Karthikeyan.M , Senior Manager (Design) of Caliber Interconnect Solutions , began his career as CAM Engineer.
He joined the company in 2011 as a QC Trainee,steadily rose through the ranks by dint of his hard work and continuous learning that got him promoted in rapid succession as a QC Manager.
He has played a crucial role in systematizing Quality and CAM Processes and actively invests his energy in training and grooming fresh engineering recruits .
He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Anna University.
He is passionate about preserving holistic agriculture practices ,collecting rare seeds and planting trees.
Nachiappan - Manager - Silicon Testing
Mr.Nachiappan G or "Nachi" started his career with Caliber Interconnect Solutions as a QC engineer in the Design team.He has worked extensively on designing and delivering diverse range of ATE Load boards,PIBs and probe-cards with good quality.
With the solid understanding of ATE tester instrumentation and testing expertise, he brings an unique understanding of ATE design requirements and test expertise together to provide cost effective test solutions for a wide range of products to our customers.
A dedicated team member always willing to go an extra mile for our customers,Nachi leaves not stone unturned in solving any technical problems which may be impeding team's progress.
He holds a graduate degree in electronics engineering from Anna University.