Rajiv Mody, the Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Sasken Technologies Ltd., founded the company in 1989, at San Jose along with two other co-founders. The company was set up in the classical tradition of Silicon Valley startups; in a garage in Fremont, California. Rajiv, then, returned to India to expand company operations in 1991.
Under his able leadership, over the last three decades, Sasken has grown to be a powerhouse in providing Product Engineering and Digital Transformation services. Over the years, Sasken has steadily expanded its portfolio of solutions to cover the entire product development life-cycle for Automotive, Industrials, Communication & Devices, Semiconductors, and Digital Enterprise segments.
Rajiv served as an Executive Council Member of NASSCOM (2001-2008) and is currently part of the Harvard Business School South Asia Advisory Board. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from M.S. University, Baroda, India and Master’s degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU, New York, USA. Rajiv has attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP 161) at Harvard Business School.
In his leisure time, Rajiv enjoys reading biographies, scuba diving, and watching movies.