Bachelor Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, 1978. Master Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Calgary, India, 1984.
Manager manufacturing, Allenbradley Ltd., Sahibabad, India, 1985-1989; software specialist, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany, 1990-1993; manager marketing, Siemens AG, New Delhi, 1993-1995; senior manager engineering and software, Siemens AG, New Delhi, since 1995.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Engineering.
Married Venkata Satya Subba Lakshmi Kaki, September 6, 1977. Children: Santa Pavan, Susila Shravan.