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Engineer | Architect | Leader


Computing systems are evolving into a new species that can perceive, predict, reason, and decide. Such systems are disrupting entire industries—from enterprise to consumer; automotive to security; and from biotech to finance.

Prasanna Pavani is an engineer, architect, and a leader—the kind that brings out the best in people and technology to create opportunities of a lifetime.

Previously, Prasanna was a Co-founder of Exnodes, where he pioneered Computational Parallel Inspection to maximize yields of computing chips. Prasanna served as VP Engineering at Arecont Vision (leader in security video) and has held senior engineering positions at Ricoh Innovations (leader in enterprise imaging), KLA-Tencor (leader in process control), and D. E. Shaw & Co (leader in computational finance).

Prasanna serves as an Editor of Computational Imaging, Member of Program Committee of COSI conference, and as a Panel Member of U.S. National Science Foundation. Prasanna was a Postdoc in EE at Caltech and holds a PhD in ECE from University of Colorado. Prasanna studied Business Strategies and Entrepreneurship at Stanford University.

Prasanna's 24 patents and 45 publications have earned 1400 citations. Prasanna has been recognized by University of Colorado's Outstanding PhD Award, U.S. EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Classification, OSA Outstanding Paper Award, SPIE Science and Engineering Award, CPIA Awards, and GCT Coimbatore Gold Medal.