K.V. Muralidhar

Mentor

Location: Bengaluru

20 years experience in Automotive Real-time Embedded Systems, working as Account Manager

Experience in setting up offshore development centre from start to support product development and testing, preparation and implementing departmental policies, goals, procedures and budgeting. Working closely with HR, Finance, IT and Facilities both at offshore and onsite to ensure smooth operation of the offshore development centre.
Expertise in managing projects involving all phases
Project Planning – Project contracting, Resource planning, Cost, Customer Milestones, Communication, Risk management, Configuration management, Project metrics, Manage Procurements
Requirements gathering – Interact with OEMs to capture requirements for SW, HW and Mechanical. Involved in preparation & review of design docs
Quality management – HIL validation, ISO 26262, FMEA, 8D analysis, Hazard analysis
Post series – Maintenance and Ramp-up of ECU production in the plant
Experience in working with customers across geographical locations including Indian, Japanese OEMs.
Patent filed on ‘System and Method for Improved Emotion Identification’
Patent issuer and number – in 201741011608, Date filed – March 31st 2017

Key Skills and Competencies

Ability to lead, motivate and develop successful teams
Build and maintain good relationship with customers and suppliers
Understand legal, information security and compliance requirements
Exposure to Engine control unit product development. Also worked on Body control module, Mechatronics, Exhaust system
Propose tools and processes to improve quality, reduce costs and increase efficiencies for Software development activities
Exposure to Autosar, Functional safety
Global exposure working with clients from US, Europe, Japan, India
Education:

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, U.V.C.E, Bangalore University

Executive program in Leadership & Management, IIM Calcutta – Finance, Strategy, Understanding Organizations.