Ayantra designs, builds and sells M2M and IoT solutions for the Commercial B2B market.
- Founded in 1996
- Products designed, manufactured, and supported in Fremont USA
- Has shipped over 100,000 spread spectrum units and over 75,000 cellular units.
- The company has a rich portfolio of patents and intellectual property.
- Ayantra was awarded the “Innovation Award” at the 2011 CES Show.
VP of Sales and Business Development
Andy Rogers joined the company in 2003 as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Andy has over thirty years’ experience in sales of satellite services, fast-packet switching systems, wireless services, and performance management systems. Prior to joining Ayantra, he worked for Lucent, Frame Relay Technologies, and GTE Spacenet. Andy earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California San Diego.
Harsh Teckchandani (MS, MBA)
Chief Operating Officer
Harsh has over 7+ years of experience in managing operations. He has previously worked with Verizon and State of California. Harsh has a BS in EE, MS in Business Analytics and MBA from Hult International in Boston.
Vice President of Engineering
Ravi Koppula (BSEE) is the Vice President of Engineering responsible for Hardware and Software development. Ravi has over twenty-eight years of experience in developing firmware / hardware systems for short-range radios, SCADA, RTOS, and Telematics applications. Ravi has done extensive work with embedded systems, web and Mobile platforms. Prior to joining Ayantra, he was with Snap On diagnostics and with Electro Systems Associates
VP of Sales, Safety Solutions Division
Jim Schneiker is the Vice President of Sales for Ayantra’s safety solutions division. Jim has over 20 years of experience selling healthcare supplies and devices on both the manufacturing and distribution sides of the business, and he has worked in various verticals for and with some of the largest medical manufacturers and distributors in the world. Jim earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Technology from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse.
Ashok Teckchandani (MSEE, MBA)
Chairman and CEO
Ashok Teckchandani is the founder and CEO of Ayantra Inc. Ashok has extensive experience in Data Communications and firmly believes that M2M and IoT represent the next big opportunities in the internet marketplace. Previously, Ashok founded AE Telelink and Adtech Micro Systems – acquired by Sorrento Networks. In prior years, he served as Engineering Manager at Telecommunications Technology Inc., a unit of General Signal. Ashok earned his MSEE from the Indian Institute of Technology and his MBA from the University of Santa Clara.