Co-Founder & CEO
Ram is the cofounder and primary inventor of Yagna iQ. Ram has over 20 years of experience in the Communication and Software industry. Prior to Yagna, Ram co-founded IPCell Technologies, which was later acquired by Cisco for more than $200 million. Ram worked with Cisco on the acquisition, and later served as Cisco’s Head Marketing Executive up until 2005. In 2005 Ram co-founded Yagna iQ. Ram has also worked with NEC, and another Research and Development company that supported NASA in various fields. Ram had an exemplary track record before starting IPCell. He also holds a patent on Digital Image Processing.
A basketball enthusiast, Ram keeps himself fit playing basketball and practicing Yoga every day. Ram loves skiing with his family during winters, and takes time to go biking, hiking, and mountain climbing with his kids. Apart from outdoor activities, Ram enjoys reading business books with real life experiences.
CTO & Co-Founder
Manish is the co-founder and primary inventor of Yagna iQ Platform (patent pending) technology. Manish drives Yagna’s R&D, and has been leading a team of talented engineers building the next generation of Yagna products. Before joining Yagna, Manish worked for a successful startup like IPCell Technologies, where he was one of the founding engineers. At IPCell he was responsible in building a path breaking patented technology, which was used in one of the industry’s first ever Voice Over IP Soft Switch. After Cisco’s acquisition of IPCell, Manish joined Cisco and worked as its lead engineer for more than five years.
Manish has 15+ years of experience in Technology Innovation, Software Development, Cloud Architecture, and Telecom. Manish holds an MS degree (Telecommunications) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, and BS from NIT Raipur. Manish currently holds a patent in the telecom domain, and has other patents pending in telecom as well as technologies related to Yagna.
Manish has a young family, and loves to spend time with his wife and kids. He is an ardent cricket fan, and loves to roll his arms when given a chance. Manish also loves traveling, and Sky Diving is the craziest thing he has ever done.
Director of Software & Cloud
Gaurav is responsible for engineering at Yagna iQ. He is one of the founding engineers of Yagna, and manages high-performing teams dedicated to Product Development, QA, and Software Delivery to customers. As one of the leading SaaS architects in the industry, Gaurav brings over 10 years of experience in architecting and delivering best-in-class enterprise technology solutions. Gaurav’s area of expertise includes cloud solution architecture, custom software development, and product management. Gaurav has a BS in Computer Science from The University of Nagpur, India.
Gaurav is adventurous, gamer, gadget lover, and likes to travel a lot. An avid cook, likes to have fun with family, friends and pets. In spare time, you will find Gaurav reading and watching fiction stuff and browsing science documentaries.