Sreenivas Karanam

  • Sreenivas Karanam

    Founder & CEO, Cooltok

    Sreenivas is the Founder, CEO of cooltok where he led the product development on technology and strategy. cooltok got acquired by Kirusa Inc, USA in May 2014.

    He has over 17+ years of experience in Innovation, Product Engineering  and management across multiple technology domains.
    Prior to cooltok, he worked in Broadcom as Senior Manager, WLAN System Design Team, where he led several WLAN, WLAN-BT combo chip design teams, spanning over SISO, MIMO and ensured successful high volume deployment of these chips in world’s top mobile customers like Apple, NOKIA, Samsung and retail customers like DELL, HP etc

    Sreenivas has worked in Athena Semiconductors, a WLAN based startup in Bangalore, as a System Architect where he played a key role in delivering their successful Wireless LAN chip and the company was later acquired by Broadcom Corp, USA in 2005. He worked in Wipro Technologies on various audio, video  technologies  for some of the most successful start-ups like Telogy Networks, Silicon Spice etc. He also worked in Radar Division of Bharat Electronics Limited , Bangalore.

    He graduated with a BE in Electronics and Power from VNIT,Nagpur (formerly VRCE, Nagpur) in 1996.