Ratnakar Gandhe

IoT and Automotive

Ratnakar Gandhe, Practice Head – IoT and Automotive, leads the team that specializes in design services for analytical, medical and industrial products as well as wireless connectivity solutions. He specializes in new product development, product re-engineering and value engineering, and also possesses rich experience in wireless and sensor-based solutions.

Ratnakar has over 30 years of qualitative, business, techno-managerial, R&D, and system delivery experience. Prior to joining Mindteck in 2013, he served at Larsen and Toubro, where he managed a 140-member delivery team comprising experts in embedded and mechanical engineering for industrial products. Earlier roles include Assistant Vice President and Head – Defense Electronics and Software Solution Services at Satyam Computer Services Ltd., and Manager at Bharat Electronics Ltd. From 1978 to 1981, he was an Engineer SB at the Space Applications Centre, a major centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Ratnakar holds an MTech degree in Integrated Electronics and Circuits from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has been an industry representative at national and international conferences in the fields of high-speed interconnects, wireless sensor network, automated vehicle guidance and IoT security solutions.