Bachelor of Science with honors, Bangalore University, India, 1973. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1975. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Pittsburgh, 1977.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1980.
Member technical staff Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1980-1984. Member technical staff, also management positions Rockwell International, Richardson, Texas, 1984-1992. Vice president Research and Development, Alcatel Network Systems, 1992—1995.
President Alcatel Broadband Products, 1995—1997. Chief Executive Officer Alcatel United States of America, Inc., 1997—1999. Chief operating officer Alcatel S.A., 1999—2001.
Venture partner Morgenthaler Ventures, 2001—2004. President, Chief Executive Officer Tellabs, Inc., Naperville, Illinois, 2004—2008. Adjunct professor University Texas at Dallas, Richardson, since 1988.
Member advisory council University Texas, Arlington, since 1992.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), NMA.
Married Shuba George, June 14, 1980. Children: Sarita, Vinay, Sanjay.