Management Team

Team Member
shashikanth suryanarayanan

Shashikanth Suryanarayanan


Shashikanth is a founder and leads the company. He is responsible for overall strategy, product choice, relationships with senior management of customers, investor relationship and team building.

After earning a BTech from IIT Madras in 1998, Shashikanth got his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002. Subsequently, he worked with GE Global Research, New York after which he has joined the faculty of IIT Bombay where he continues to serve. He is a receipient of the MIT TR 35 award.

Shashikanth is passionate about contributing to creation of an ecosystem in India that fosters investment of high-quality man years into development and market realization of unique products that offer compelling value.

amit dixit

Amit Dixit​

Chief Technology Officer

Amit is a founder and heads all aspects of product and technology development.

Amit obtained his BE from the University of Mumbai in 2003, MTech from IIT Bombay in 2005 and a PhD from IIT Bombay in 2007. Amit is excited about coming up with novel product ideas that provide genuine value.

Manish Sharma

Manish Sharma

Chief Operating Officer

Manish is a founder and heads all operations including production, supply chain and sourcing.

Manish obtained his BE from University of Mumbai in 2001 and an MTech from IIT Bombay in 2006 after which he worked at IIT Bombay towards realizing India’s first steer-by-wire vehicle. Manish then worked for Eaton India Engineering Centre before joining SEDEMAC.

Manish is excited about participating in technology stories that bring the best out of available resources for the benefit of the community-at-large.

Rajesh Kulkarni

Rajesh Kulkarni

Senior Vice President - Global Sales

Rajesh heads sales and is responsible for OEM accounts. He graduated with a BE from the University of Pune and has worked in a variety of business development roles. Prior to joining SEDEMAC, Rajesh was with Honeywell Turbo.

Rajesh believes that core technology development can significantly contribute towards changing the way electro-mechanical systems are architectured and that SEDEMAC’s vision rhymes with this trend.

Nikhil Rai

Nikhil Rai

Vice President - Global Business Development

Nikhil heads Global Business Development and is responsible for new accounts. He graduated with a BE in Electrical (Power Systems) from Amravati University and has experience of nearly 3 decades in business development and general management roles.

Nikhil firmly believes that our in-depth understanding of power-trains and approach to product innovation is unique and will be well appreciated in all economic regions & geographies as these reflect on our control products in terms of never-before features, reliability and performance.

Rajesh Sheth

Rajesh Sheth

Vice President - Finance & Accounts

Rajesh Sheth heads Finance, Accounts, and ERP functions. Academically, he is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and has graduated from Pune University in Commerce. With professional experience of nearly 3 decades, he has worked with various multinational companies. Rajesh supports overall strategic goals by taking reform initiatives in Finance and ERP function. His sound knowledge has helped in financial management at SEDEMAC