Rajesh Shah, CEO
Rajesh Shah is a serial entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in engineering and business development of semiconductors and systems. His strength lies in identifying and unlocking the optimal value for customers in technology products and services.
Prior to Softnautics, Rajesh Shah started Sibridge Technologies, an IP company which was a pioneer in System Verilog based Multi-Methodology capable VIP, which was acquired by large EDA Company. During the same time, Rajesh as CEO had successfully turned-around Strix Systems, a Wireless Mesh company.
Rajesh started his career as an UltraSPARC design engineer at Sun before leading an ASIC at PipeLinks (acquired by Cisco). In 1999, Rajesh joined as a founding employee of Photuris (acquired by Meriton Networks Inc.). After Photuris, Rajesh founded and managed as CEO, Networking ASIC company, Xpedite Communication (successfully acquired by Multilink Technologies, now part of Micro Semi). In 2003, Rajesh joined as founding employee and had managed the IP and System Solutions group for Open-Silicon, one of the fastest growing fabless ASIC companies in the industry.
Rajesh is an active Angel investor and serves as a board member for multiple companies. He is a graduate from University of Texas Austin alumni with a Masters in Electrical Engineering.