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Who we Are

At Zentree Labs, we partner with the world's leading technology companies to deliver leading hardware and software solutions for our customers.

The Zentree Labs Advantage

At Zentree Labs, we partner with the world’s leading technology companies to deliver leading edge hardware and software solutions for our customers. Based in the US and with offices in Bangalore and Hyderabad, India we support our global clientele. Our leadership team has held critical positions in leading global companies and institutions with extensive work experience in over twenty countries. We have worked with global companies such as Daimler, Qualcomm, Denso, Dell, Samsung, LG, Reliance JIO, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Vedantu, Raza Micro (now Broadcomm), VIA Telecom (now Apple).

We have led and commercialised several billion+ gate SoC in deep submicron technologies pushing the limits in power, performance and area reception. We have strong expertise in design, verification, DFT, physical design, post silicon validation and silicon bring up. We have a proven track record of first silicon success.

Having led core engineering teams to launch an AI processor, we have made investments to expand our collaboration in Data Analytics, CV, ADAS, Event Recognition, Gesture recognition projects as well as model/network optimization including quantization and pruning. We have successfully deployed solutions on cloud platforms. 

Our Systems team delivers product solutions from concept to high volume production. We have deep expertise in IoT, wireless, embedded software, device drivers, kernel, board bring up and quality assurance. Our Mobility and Web apps team will create the best user experience for your customers. Our software architects will work with you to create a powerful and seamless flow for your business that will delight your customers and grow your business.

Core Values

  • We enable customers create products to transform our world.
  • We take responsibility for everything we do.
  • We win when our customers win.
  • We are proud of what we do.
  • We thoroughly enjoy what we do.
  • We are passionate about innovation and engineering excellence.
  • We believe that energy and self belief can shatter all obstacles.

Our Leadership

With unparalleled expertise and potent on-field experience, our leaders have carved a niche for themselves in being exquisite solution providers.
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Hemanshu T. Vernenker
Chief Executive Officer

Hemanshu has more than 20 years of cross industry visionary leadership in the hi-tech industry with deep technical expertise in Semiconductor. He has led multiple successful complex Billion+ gate SoC tapeouts and commercialization at Qualcomm and led customer engagement for Qualcomm’s biggest customers. 

Prior to Qualcomm, Hemanshu set up the Bangalore physical design organization for Raza Microelectronics, a Bay Area microprocessor startup subsequently acquired by Netlogic (now Broadcom). He has a passion to establish country offices in India by seeding and growing Engineering talent along with efficient operations. Early on in his career he spent a decade in the US, leading circuit design teams at Kilopass (NVMs), Lattice Semiconductor (FPGAs) and Motorola (SRAMs).

Most recently Hemanshu setup the Middle East operations for Accel funded global edu-tech company Vedantu. He enjoys mentoring and has formally mentored more than 200 students, many of whom are now in senior technical positions in leading semiconductor companies. 

Hemanshu is passionate about innovation and has 18 US patents. He has an MSEE from Purdue University and an Executive Management Certificate from UT Austin.

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Kaushik Valluri
Co-founder, Cybersecurity

Kaushik has 15+ years experience developing products and taking them to market. Most recently, at Leap Forward Solutions, he designed, developed and launched products focused on leadership and communications organizations, now with customers in 26 countries.

Previously, he was at Dell where he and his team designed GTM strategies to deliver $200M+ in annual sales of productivity and security software products in large enterprises and SMBs. Prior to that, he spent six years at Lattice Semiconductor where he and his team developed low power devices that powered networking and communication infrastructure in the US and Canada.

In his spare time, he empowers people who stutter. He enjoys spending time with family, especially playing chess with his two young children. He has a MBA from University of Chicago, Booth school of Business, M.S from University of Texas at Austin and B.Tech from Institute of Technology, Benaras Hindu University.

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Sheshankh N Reddy
Embedded Group

Sheshankh is a results oriented Global Management Professional with diverse experience of over 20 years in different capacities primarily in areas of project management, end-to-end product management, quality and delivery of critical business applications.

Artificial Intelligence software leadership having led core engineering teams. Executed CV, ADAS, Event Recognition, Gesture recognition projects as well as model/network optimization including quantization and pruning. 

Career in complete design cycle and commercialization of Handsets, Modems, IoT products ranging from wearables to smart cities and everything in-between. Ownership of hundreds of products in the millions of volumes delivered to global markets. 

Sheshankh held leadership positions at Qualcomm, Blaize, VIA Telecom (now Apple) and has worked with industry leaders such as Daimler, Denso, Samsung, LG, Reliance JIO, Xiaomi, OnePlus in over 15 countries.

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Rajeev Shorey
Technical Advisor

Dr. Rajeev Shorey is the CEO of the University of Queensland – IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR) and Adjunct Faculty in the Computer Science & Engineering department at IIT Delhi. Expertise in Wireless Networks including 5G Networks, Telematics, IoT, Industrial IoT, IoT Security, Edge & Cloud Computing and Secure Automotive Networks.

His career spans several reputed research labs – TCS Research & Innovation, General Motors (GM) India Science Laboratory (ISL), IBM India Research Laboratory, SASKEN Technologies and NIIT University. He has more than 70 publications in international journals and conferences, 13 US patents and several pending. 

Dr. Shorey is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, Distinguished Scientist at ACM, Fellow of IETE and Senior Member of IEEE. He received his Ph.D., M.S. and BE from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India