Mahesh is a veteran entrepreneur, with a strong record of contributions to the Indian semiconductor ecosystem since the early nineties. He was the founding team member of India’s first private semiconductor company, Arcus Technology, the country’s first next-generation semiconductor company, Insilica, and most recently, the world’s earliest IoT-based intelligent automation solutions company, Indrion. Mahesh was also a founding, Executive Council Member, and Secretary of the India Electronic and Semiconductor Association (IESA), India’s semiconductor industry body. He also serves as Executive Council Member, and Secretary of the Advanced Computing and Communications Society of India (ACCS).

Mahesh holds a BE degree from the Regional Engineering College (now National Institute of Technology), Allahabad, an M.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, an ePGP diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, and a Postgraduate diploma in IPR from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Mahesh is a co-founder of Innatera, and serves as its Chief Operating Officer.