Dr. Krishan Sabnani
Dr. Madhav Desai
Reapan Tikoo

Dr. Krishnan Sabnani

He sits on the Board of Powai Labs; mentoring and guiding Powai Labs to reach the next quantum level.

Experience: He is currently Senior Vice President - Networking Research at Lucent Technologies, USA . For the past more than two decades, Krishan has been a member of Bell Labs Research. During this time he has been given different levels of responsibilities. Krishan has conceived and launched several systems projects in the areas of Internetworking and wireless networking, led successful transfers of research ideas to products in Lucent and AT&T business units and conducted extensive personal research in data and wireless networking. He has built organizations known for technical excellence by recruiting and coaching the best people in the industry.

Krishan is a Bell Labs Fellow. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). He received the Leonard G. Abraham award from the IEEE Communications Society in 1991. He received the Bell Laboratories Distinguished Technical Staff Award in 1990.

In his personal research, Krishan has made major contributions to the communications protocols' area. He has designed several protocols such as SNR, RMTP, and Airmail. He has also made significant contributions to conformance test generation, protocol validation, automated converter generation, and reverse engineering.

Education: He is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and Columbia University , New York, USA .

Awards: He has been the recipient of President of India's Gold Medal and the Institution of Engineers ( India ) Gold Medal, both in 1975