Srinivas Nimmagadda has close to two decades of entrepreneurial
experience. During that period he has turned ideas into market
penetrating products in diverse markets ranging from semiconductors to
optical networking to nano technology and energy storage. Srinivas
was recently VP of Business Development at ZettaCore, Inc. where he led
efforts to commercialize electrochemical capacitor on silicon and other
substrates. At ZettaCore Srinivas founded molecular interface business,
and quickly established it with a crisp value
proposition. Under Srinivas' leadership molecular interface technology
gained traction with multiple customers as a unique brand, and the
business was acquired within a few years of its founding.
Prior to ZettaCore, Srinivas was in-charge of Optical Networking
business at Infineon Technologies (Catamaran acquisition: 2001).
Srinivas managed a team of architects, system designers, software
engineers, applications engineers and marketing managers.
At Infineon, he turned a design-loss into a landmark win at Alcatel with
a $100M design-win revenue. He further led his team to successfully
compete with entrenched competitors and secure design wins at several
Earlier in his career, Srinivas was with Rambus (IPO: 1997), where
he was instrumental in establishing the critical infrastructure for
RDRAM technology. Srinivas managed the Intel account during Direct RDRAM
deployment. Prior to Rambus, Srinivas designed
server sub-systems at Sun Microsystems and Tandem Computers.
Srinivas holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC
Berkeley, an MSEE from The University of Arizona, and B.Tech from