Visiting Research Scientist
Rahul has over 35 years executive management experience in a variety of roles. Most recently, he works in the area of autonomous vehicle validation and verification. He has been involved with two successful technology startup exits at PwrLite (Board Member) and WiPower (CEO). Previously, he worked at Cadence Design Systems where he served as Corporate VP of the Functional Verification Business Unit, growing the division to over $400 Million a year in sales. While at Cadence he also served as a consultant to the CEO and BOD on Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Partnerships. Rahul’s electronic design background includes key contributions to the design and development of the Alpha CPU while at Digital Equipment Corporation, and some important work in the area of reconfigurable computing. He has authored numerous technical papers and is named on 24 issued patents. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Harvard University, and an MS in Computer Engineering and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.