Our Team

Veeresh Maka


Veeresh Maka is an accomplished technology leader with extensive experience in leading software R&D departments for the automotive industry, particularly in the areas of ADAS, cluster, and infotainment, as well as for smartphones, including Firefox OS and Android. Over the years, he has built high-performance engineering teams that are committed to technology leadership and people excellence.

Veeresh is a strong advocate of creating an open team culture that fosters motivated and engaged people. He has a solid background in defining and driving program strategy and technology roadmap, and his expertise in agile-based large-scale multi-site software development and program management is noteworthy.

His experience in identifying and working with technology partners to realize the organization’s vision is commendable. Veeresh is always on the lookout for opportunities to work with young talents, and he has a vast experience in campus recruitment and collaboration with universities. As the CEO, Veeresh’s leadership has been instrumental in driving the organization’s success and growth. He is a visionary leader with a strong focus on innovation, customer satisfaction, and business excellence.
Shiva Prasad is an accomplished leader with 21 years of experience in the embedded and automotive software development industry. He has a proven track record of delivering innovative and reliable software solutions to major European and North American automotive OEMs.

Shiva’s expertise in Adaptive AUTOSAR, Service Oriented Architecture, C++, Linux, and QNX has enabled him to drive the development of advanced products such as Cluster, Digital Cockpit, and Telematics. He has also played a key role in requirement elicitation, system design, and system optimization.

As a leader, Shiva has a deep understanding of the industry and is passionate about delivering value to his customers. He is known for his ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve their goals and has a customer-focused approach that has earned him the trust and respect of his clients.

Shiva’s dedication to quality and innovation has made him a sought-after expert in the industry. He is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in his field, and is always looking for new ways to add value to his customers’ businesses.

Shiva Prasad

Vice-President, AP Platform

Sree Harsha

Vice-President, VIP Platform

Sree Harsha is an accomplished leader with over 15 years of experience in AUTOSAR development and integration. He has been involved in the development of AUTOSAR-based software products for various ECUs including Gateway, Power Management, BCM, Vehicle Control ECUs, CCM, and Cluster. His expertise also includes the development of AUTOSAR platform software such as RTE, OS, CAN, LIN, Ethernet, J1939, Security, Diagnostics, NV RAM, and Mode Management.

As a technical consultant for OEMs, Sree Harsha has been actively involved in key concept development and has worked on software development for leading European, North American, and Korean OEMs/Tier-1s. He has also been instrumental in developing automotive software according to functional safety ASIL D (ISO 26262).

Sree Harsha’s technical involvement in AUTOSAR consortium activities is notable, particularly in the latest concept reviews and validation. He has also taken an active interest in architecture reviews and technical debugging.

In his role as an architect for ECU software test automation, Sree Harsha has considered key factors such as re-usability, maintainability, scalability, portability, and understandability. He has experience using various micros including 16 bit, 32 bit, NXP, Infineon, Renesas, Microchip, and TI, and has utilized OEM-specific test tools and available libraries like CAPL and Python for ECU test software. Sree Harsha’s optimization of the test process through re-use has resulted in efficient unit, integration, and qualification testing.
Tapan Paul is a seasoned engineering leader with over 23 years of experience in the embedded industry. He has extensive expertise in the automobile industry, as well as in home entertainment and mobile verification and validation. Tapan is a confident, versatile and self-motivated professional with a passion for product attribute management, including benchmarking and target setting. He excels at building high-performance teams and transforming good teams into great ones.

Tapan has a proven track record of delivering complex projects serving customers across continents. He has built, integrated, and managed teams of SMEs in Verification and Validation (V&V) and has also managed end-to-end verification and validation. As a leader, Tapan is responsible for people, product, and process. He excels at leading people, managing budgets, resources, and investments. He also manages team performance, drives engagement, aligns execution, and ensures accountability.

Tapan’s technical skills include a deep understanding of vehicle systems, creating test procedures, and evaluation techniques and methods. He also has a talent for translating customer needs and expectations to product attribute targets. Tapan brings to the team his vast experience, leadership skills, and technical expertise, which he has honed over his extensive career.

Tapan Paul

Vice-President, Verification & Validation

Gurunath Deshmukh

Director – Sales & Operations

Gurunath Deshmukh is a seasoned professional in automotive electronics and software. He possesses a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Prior to CADMAXX, he was associated with industry leaders like BEL, DELPHI, MAHINDRA, KPIT, GENERAL MOTORS & APTIV with over 16+ years of experience. He has in-depth knowledge in the Automotive Domain and played a pivotal role in the design and development of Automotive products in the past and at CADMAXX. He has donned several leadership roles and continues to be a pacesetter who focuses on mentoring his young team to attain greater heights.

His expertise sprawls in diverse products lines like Powertrain, Infotainment, User Experience, Active Safety. He plied distinct roles such as Project Manager and Resident Manager in the past. He was awarded Customer Focus and Delivery Excellence awards for his flair in delivery and other offerings.

He’s extremely passionate about building sustainable business models with the highest quality standards.