Shrikanth C Mehta

Mr. Mehta is the founder and CEO of Combine International Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of fine jewellery, since 1974. He holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electronics from Case Institute of Technology and Wayne State University, respectively.Over the last 30 plus years, Mr. Mehta has founded many companies in Manufacturing and IT field such as:

  • Deneb Robotics, (1985), sold to Dassault Systemes, (since then renamed to Delmia)
  • POM Group, Inc. (2000), developers of DMD based tooling with revenues of $20 M
  • I*Logic, Inc., an engineering services company providing integrated solutions and a shop floor focus with revenues of $10 M
  • LenderLive (1999), a state-of-the-art mortgage fulfillment backbone organization with revenues over $20 M

Mr. Mehta serves as a director of these and many other corporations. He also serves as a director of Caprius, Inc. and TeleTech Inc. since June 2004. He is also on the board of Pontiac Hospital.


Senthil Shanmugasundaram

Mr. Senthil graduated from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in BE (Mechanical) during the year 1985 and did his Masters in Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA between the year 1987-1989. He specialized in CAD/CAM engineering.

He started his career as a design engineer with a company called TEXTOOL, where he worked between 1986 and 1987. On his return from US after completing his Masters he joined HCL in the CAD/CAM division taking on various roles in Technical Support, Product Management and eventually marketing. He worked with HCL between 1989 and 1995. His deep understanding of the high-end CAD/CAM requirements of the industry from the technology, user and commercial point of view, convinced him of an emerging paradigm shift and a new business opportunity in the area.

Senthil co-founded EDS Technologies in 1995 and played a key role in developing new markets and creating partnerships for the company. He conceptualized CAD/CAM as a solution to help organizations implement their end-to-end engineering services successfully and has since been at the helm of some of the best corporate implementations in India. EDS Technologies is now one of the largest software solutions providers in India and is expanding their footprint globally as well. Amongst his many interests he is regular in running events and he is also an avid Trekker. He has summited Mt. Kilimanjaro which is the world’s tallest free Standing Mountain at 19,341 feet.


Karthikeyan Vardarajan
Sr. Vice President – Technical

Mr. Karthikeyan is a thought leader driving industry innovation and technology adoption for business transformation particularly in discrete manufacturing industry. He has been with EDST since 1995 and brings in rich industry experience and leading customer centricity initiatives in delivery and services. He is responsible for Technical delivery and Presales across all business functions. He is a member in prominent industry panels providing necessary directions and inputs for policy adoptions. He also plays a key role in industry academia connect initiatives.

Ravi Kiran-EDST

Ravi Kiran
Vice President – Strategy & Sales Operations

Mr. Ravi started his career in Mini Tech Computer Services as a sales executive and then moved to EDS Technologies. Ravi joined EDS Technologies in the year 1995 and now holds a position of Vice President – Strategy & Sales Operations in the company.

A sales professional with 20 years of hardcore experience is responsible for Business forecasting, strategic planning, coordinating with Principal Partners and identification of new opportunities in leveraging the IT solutions to the Indian Market. At EDS Technologies, he has moved rapidly from the position of Sr. Sales Executive to Head of Sales, within a period of 8 Years. From a dedicated Sales person he has climbed the corporate ladder within a short span of time. A Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering by qualification, Ravi is a multi-faceted professional.

As a part of the senior management team, he is currently working on innovative products and ideas to lead EDS Technologies on a higher growth trajectory and to make a foray into new business domains by leveraging the core strength of the organization.