Dr. Shyam Vasudevrao

Dr. Shyam Vasudevrao holds a doctorate in Real Time Embedded Systems, specialising in Parallel Computer Architecture from Indian Institute of Science (gold Medal) & has been with CG Smith, Ericsson, Tata Consultancy Services and as Director of Technology at Philips.

He was instrumental in devising one of the first hardware based antivirus solution in 90s.

In his illustrious career Dr. Shyam has established university relationships for joint research programs to work on wireless technology and medical electronics with IISc, IIT Mumbai, IIT Karagpur, IIT Gowhathi, Maastricht University & Alborg University.

While at Philips he has established the innovation framework for Consumer Electronics and Medical Systems division. He is a serial innovator and entrepreneur. His innovation 3nethra, an all in one eye screening device, at Forus has won several awards.

He has filed over 20 international patents for his inventions and closely associated with startup ecosystems in India and Europe.


Disruptive & Frugal Innovation
Technology Entrepreneurship
New Product Development
Intellectual Property

Industry Sector

Information Technology


Ph.D. in Engineering

Bangalore, India