About Us

Aura is a fabless semiconductor company providing high performance IC products in IoT Radios, Timing and Portable Audio markets

Srinath Sridharan
Chief Executive Officer

Srinath Sridharan is a globally accomplished semiconductor professional with more than 18 years of experience in product and business creation. He has architected globally successful products that have shipped more than 750 Million units to date. He has held senior engineering positions in Motorola (USA), Silicon Labs (US and India), NXP and ST Ericsson. He holds an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras, India. Srinath has 8 patents.

Augusto Marques
Chief Technology Officer

Augusto is an innovator and technologist in the analog and RF field. Prior to Aura, Augusto was Senior Fellow Advisor for RF and Analog at MediaTek, RF Senior Fellow and VP at NXP and Fellow at Silicon Labs. While at MediaTek he supervised the development of cellular and bluetooth transceivers for fully integrated cellular SOC products. While at Silicon Labs, he led the development of the world’s first CMOS fully integrated cellular transceiver product family (Aero, Aero+, Aero II). He has a PhD from KU Leuven and holds 28 patents.

Shyam Somayajula
VP - Engineering

Shyam is a veteran of semiconductor industry with over 20 years of experience in globally leading semiconductor companies like Cirrus Logic (USA), Silicon Labs (USA), NXP and ST Ericsson. Shyam has proven expertise in analog audio and power management IC design. He has led global engineering teams in US, Europe and India to deliver complete analog subsystems for GSM/EDGE/3G single chip SOCs that have shipped over 450 million units. He has an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA. Shyam has 38 patents.

Kishore Ganti
VP - Business Development

Kishore leads the business creation efforts at Aura Semiconductor. He held senior engineering positions in RF IC design with IBM (USA), Silicon Labs (USA), NXP and ST Ericsson. He has passion for customer and market focussed product development and has taken products from initial definition to successful customer design wins in the cellular market. He has an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras, India. Kishore has 12 patents.