Dr. V Vinay

- Chairman

Dr. V Vinay is a founder and Chairman of LimberLink Technologies. Prior to this he was the Group Chief Technologist for Geodesic Ltd. He has co-founded two successful startups, PicoPeta Simputer and Strand Life Sciences. PicoPeta was acquired by Geodesic in 2006. He serves on the board of Strand Life Sciences.

Vinay was a professor at the India Institute of Science for over a decade from 1995 to 2005. He is currently an adjunct professor at the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). He has a wide range of interests in mathematical aspects of computer science, especially in Complexity Theory, Algorithms, and Data Mining.

Vinay is a recepient of the prestigious Sir C.V.Raman Award by the government of Karnataka for Excellence in Engineering Research in 2001. He is a winner of the Dewang Mehta Award for Innovation in Informatics for his role in developing the Simputer.

He currently serves as a President of the Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS).

Dr. Swami Manohar

- Managing Director

Dr. Swami Manohar is a founder and Managing Director of LimberLink Technologies. Prior to this, he was a co-founder and CEO of PicoPeta Simputers Pvt.Ltd which was acquired by Geodesic in FY 2006 and was merged with Geodesic in FY 2007. He served as the Chief IPR & Strategy Officer at Geodesic.

A PhD in Computer Science from Brown University, he has served as a faculty at the University of North Carolina for two years and then at the India Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore, between 1990 to 2005. He has been visiting faculty at Columbia University, University of Missouri, and University of Texas. While at IISc, he co-invented the Simputer, was awarded the Dewang Mehta Award for Innovation in IT, and pioneered the faculty entrepreneurship activity in IISc and other educational institutes in India.

He has contributed to research in Computer graphics, visualization, virtual reality and CAD for rapid protyping. He co-founded Strand Life sciences (formerly Strand Genomic), and String Labs, the first academic incubating company in India.

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