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Manas Saksena's Work Experience

Roku Inc.

Director Software Engineering

Marvell

Senior Director, IoT Business, Product Management, and Software Engineering

Marvell

Director, Technology & Product Marketing

Manas Saksena's Education

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

B. Tech, Computer Science

1984 to 1988

University of Maryland, College Park

PhD, Computer Science

1988 to 1994

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About Manas Saksena's Current Company

Roku Inc.

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About Manas Saksena

💼 Past Experience

• Developed a new kernel for the TimeSys product line and froze the project for several months to allow developers to implement the new kernel. I successfully lobbied for mainline kernel support for TimeSys products.Director, Embedded Services at Sun Microsystems from July 1994 to September 1999 (5 years).• Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Operating Systems, Networking, and Parallel Computing. Research in real-time systems. Published a number of papers in various conferences and journals. Assistant Professor at Concordia University from September 1994 to August 1999 (5 years). Computer Science Faculty. Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Algorithms, Multimedia computing, etc. Research in real-time systems. Published a number of papers in various conferences and journals. Senior Director, IoT Business, Product Management, and Software Engineering at Marvell from July 2010 to May 2017 (6 years 11 months) in San Francisco Bay Area. Marvell is a leading fabless semiconductor company serving customers in storage, wireless, and networking markets. Within this large company context, I built Marvell’s Internet-of- Things (IoT) Business starting from just the idea of bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to microcontroller based products (“things”). • Defined product strategy and owned the P&L for the business delivering >100% YoY revenue growth, 100+ customer products, 70M+ shipped IoT products, and delivering a profitable business contributing successfully to Marvell’s overall wireless business. • Led Marvell to design wins leading to industry leading IoT products with many high-profile customers including Xiaomi, iRobot, Whirlpool, LGE, Midea, Gree, HiSense, Daikin, Rheem, SanDisk, Hunter Fans, iHome, Chamberlain, Philips Respironics, First Alert, Rachio, Mattel, and many others. • Led the software team to build the Marvell EZ-Connect software SDK -- a full-featured SDK on a microcontroller platform bringing capabilities that were previously only available on Linux based systems. • Developed partnerships with industry giants -- Apple, Amazon, Google, and China IoT companies -- to become the leading platform for their IoT ecosystems. • Defined product strategy and owned the P&L for the business delivering >100% YoY revenue growth, 100+ customer products, 70M+ shipped IoT products, and delivering a profitable business contributing successfully to Marvell’s overall wireless business. • Led Marvell to design wins leading to industry leading IoT products with many high-profile customers including Xiaomi, iRobot, Whirlpool, LGE, Midea, Gree, HiSense, Daikin, Rheem, SanDisk, Hunter Fans, iHome, Chamberlain, Philips Respironics, First Alert, Rachio, Mattel, and many others. • Defined product strategy and owned the P&L for the business delivering >100% YoY revenue growth, 100+ customer products, 70M+ shipped IoT products, and delivering a profitable business contributing successfully to Marvell’s overall wireless business. • Led


🎓 Education

Manas Saksena is currently a professor of computer science at Iowa State University. Saksena's education is from India's largest technical university, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (from 1984-1988). Saksena then went on to complete a doctorate at University of Maryland, College Park (1988-1994), in Computer Science. This training made Saksena an internationally known expert in this field, as well as a professor at Iowa State University since 2000.Saksena's professional background is extensive. He has been teaching computer science classes at Iowa State University since 2000. Additionally, Saksena has been involved in many community and festival events, serving as a judge and arbitrator for a variety of contests and competitions. In his spare time, Saksena likes to read, play music, and watch movies.


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Other experience:National CTO at Hewlett-Packard (HP) from 1995 to 1999. tidal wave of new technology, implement and manage changes, strategy, operations, people, processes.I was responsible for new product development, wave loading and release planning, software architecture, product management, product marketing, and empowerment of the engineering teams. I successfully consolidated multiple products into a new high-definition product offering and executing on this high-definition product. In addition, I led the team that developed the world’s first network attached storage (NAST) product. These three areas of experience led to me developing the organizational structures, blueprints, and processes required to create high-performance products from scratch.Manas Saksena has over 10 years of experience in product development, operational leadership, and customer service. He has worked with a number of world-renowned companies, exhibiting his leadership and teams' ability to create quality products while managing risk and competing against market leader. Manas is currently a Director, Product Development (Software) at Whirlpool Corporation in San Francisco Bay Area. Manas Saksena is responsible for developing software for smart and connected appliances,establishing product strategy and driving product success, and leading the engineering team to create market-leading products. Manas Saksena is also responsible for all aspects of thewhirlpool corporation's Internet-of-Things (IoT) business, from the idea of bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to microcontroller based products to volume production and market leadership. Manas Saksena has also leadership and team experience in open-source strategy and policy development, mainline Linux kernel support, and brought many changes to the Linux kernel in an effort to bring parity with the x86 Linux support.


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Ranked #873 out of 17,460 for Director Software Engineering in California

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