Chairman of the Board
R T Narayanan has Bachelor’s Degree in Economics & an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmadabad. He spent most of his life with MNC’s like Union Carbide and Ponds (India) Ltd. His last job before joining Telekonnectors was Managing Director - Nepal Lever Limited in Kathmandu, a subsidiary of Hindustan Unilever Limited.
Dr P Mahalingam
Founder & Director
Dr P Mahalingam is a designer by profession and the founder of Telekonnectors Limited. He has taught design (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad) and management (Illinois State University). He has a Degree in Engineering, Masters in Business and a Doctorate in Mass Behavior Modification. His designs include the award winning modular jack, the first headset for Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India, Qmulus-a NGEN Communication Cloud for C3 (Command, Control, Conferencing) and projects of social relevance. He holds patents in India and USA. His other interests include flying, horse riding and pistol and rifle shooting.
Managing Director & CEO
Karthik is responsible for day to day running of Telekonnectors. Strategic leadership encompassing new product development, customer engagement, process improvements along with a view to long term development are part of his responsibilities as the managing director of the company. In addition he is also the Managing Director of Multicall Ltd and Member of the Board of DSNL, both affiliates of Telekonnectors.
Prior to joining the Telekonnectors Group, he was a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank, London in the Corporate Banking & Securities Division having also worked in their New York and Singapore offices. Karthik holds a MSc (Tech) in Information Systems from BITS, Pilani and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.
BOARD MEMBER & ADVISOR
B Vaidyanthan has joined the Board of Telekonnectors Limited effective 1st August 2017. He completed his B Tech in Electronics and Communication from IIT, Madras and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He advises the management of Telekonnectors on New Product Development.
Vaidyanathan has over 37 years of experience in the Corporate Sector. He has worked in Pond's/, Hindustan Unilever, Engelhard/ BASF and Sanmar Group of Companies. He was working as the Managing Director of BASF Catalysts India Pvt Ltd and superannuated in April 2017.