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MAGE Faculty

Chandrashekar, Karthik

Chandrashekar, Karthik

Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering

Mr. Karthikeyan Chandrashekar is the Founder and Principal at KaasValue, a solutions and consulting company.

Mr. Chandrashekar started his career at Lucent Bell Labs as a software engineer working on cellular softnetworks. He received his Master’s degree in ECE from the University of Maryland and was also part of the Ph.D. program in the ECE department. Mr. Chandrashekar was a Technical Director at OPNET Technologies working on R&D, product and technology consulting. Mr Chandrashekar holds 3 US patents and has 10+ IEEE publications.

Mr. Chandrashekar transitioned from technology and engineering into revenue and business management, progressively taking on management roles leading large, global teams in pre-sales and post-sales functions. He was Vice President of Technical Sales at Riverbed, Vice President of Customer Success at People.ai, and the Senior Vice President of Customer Organization at Code Climate.

Currently, Mr. Chandrashekar is an operating and advisory consultant for multiple startups helping with go-to-market strategy, new product development and launch and revenue operations.

Mr. Chandrashekar is excited to teach and share his technical, business and management experience with the students at UMD through the MAGE program and also learn.