Suresh Thirumandas serves as our Vice President of Engineering for Platform Products. Before joining Soft Machines, Mr. Thirumandas worked at NVIDIA Corporation as Senior Director of Engineering in the Platform Products group. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Thirumandas worked at Broadcom Corporation and ServerWorks Corporation, which was acquired in 2001 by Broadcom, where he was Director of IC Design developing chipsets for servers. Mr. Thirumandas began his engineering career developing MIPS microprocessors at MIPS Computer Systems and Silicon Graphics, Inc. Mr. Thirumandas holds a Bachelor of Electronics and Communication Engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, an M.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Louisiana at Lafayette.