Members of the Corpus Media Labs senior management team have all been in the IT industry for a minimum of ten years and some of our senior staff have been involved in IT operations for more than 30 years. Corpus Media Labs prides itself on its ability to understand our customer requirements and to offer tailored solutions to ensure our client's success.
Founder & CEO
Sachin is an accomplished entrepreneur with the vision and breadth of experience to ensure that Corpus Media Labs customers receive the attention to detail and customer support that they require ensuring their success. Sachin is well grounded in technology having started his career as a technical specialist with Silicon Graphics and then moving on to Imation and finally Lucent Technologies where he served as a financial consultant. Sachin as a serial entrepreneur and an Investor had started and funded many companies across IT, Healthcare and Media. Corpus Media labs, a media & entertainment products company is one of the few innovative product companies in India with services focus outside India.
Sachin is the inspirational and motivational force behind the growth of Corpus Media Labs and is a distinguished Graduate of the SMU Cox School of Business having earned an Executive MBA. This program coupled with his vast Industry experience has equipped Sachin with state of art sales and marketing skills, as well as, provided him exposure to the latest in business finance tools and entrepreneurial skills and has provided Sachin a wealth of information to draw from when making decisions affecting the future growth of his company. The future holds remarkable promise for Sachin and his pride and joy, Corpus Media Labs, Inc. and the world will have to wait and see where this adventure will lead. He was recognized as "Entrepreneur of the Year" by the Indian American Friendship Council - 2005 Mar, Dallas TX. He is member of Indian angel Network, Member YPO and chair, Mentorship committee, TiE.
A management graduate from Loyola University-Chicago, Salman Babukhan leads the Babukhan enterprises that comprises a cluster of initiatives including Babukhan Contructions (BKC), a number of schools in the K-12 space and recent forays into Engineering Education to the next millennium as it grows from strength to strength. Secretary to the Hyderabad Education Academy, he is associated with the development of Glendale academy- the premier corporate school in Hyderabad and the Springfields group of schools.
Accredited with the construction of some of the finest buildings in contemporary Hyderabad, the Millennium Centre, the Asifjahi Towers, the Liberty Plaza, and the Glendale academy campus are some of the feathers in his cap.
He, like his father (Late Mr. Basheeruddin Babukhan, Minister of Education and Industries for two consecutive terms in the then undivided Andhra Pradesh state during the period 1989-1999), is actively involved in social service projects. Former chairman and member the Hyderabad Round Table Area 134, he is also member of the Young Indians (YI), of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and the 10K Foundation.
Sanjiv Kumar is a Chartered Accountant having more than 15 years of rich experience in the field of Finance & Accounts in different organizations mainly in IT and related sectors. He has worked extensively on all the core functions of Finance and Accounts which includes:, Direct and Indirect Taxation, Handling of IPO, Merger and acquisition, Transfer Pricing, Internal Control Procedures, Statutory compliances, Process Automation, Budget, MIS, Staff training and Development etc.
He has also headed the HR and Administration function in various organizations. He has contributed in design, development & implementation of performance & people growth related programs and other core function of HR for more than 8 years, that include: conceptualizing, designing and executing various HR policies and processes like Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Compensation Management, Competency mapping, career progression, pay roll management, statutory compliances etc.
Dave Maan has an incredible experience of 20 years in software engineering and has worked with global giants like Altran, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, Alcatel, Schlumberger and Sapient. He is an established industry expert in Digital Video, OTT and Multi-Screen Convergence space supplemented by his extensive digital experience in Mobile Ad Platforms, Digital Marketing Technologies, CDN-Cloud and Predictive Mobile Data Analytics. With his rich experience in OTT video solutions, Dave help organizations in building their successful OTT business models and simplifies their TV-Everywhere delivery ecosystem. As part of the management team, Dave establishes the vision and strategy for the organization and ensures the delivery with excellence of products & services to the clients.
Dave holds a degree in Computer Engineering from D.C.E. (Delhi College of Engineering) and is fluent in English and French. In his leisure time, Dave likes exploring off-beat places in Himalayas, trekking, learning about new cultures and reading travel books.
Manjunath Gaonkar has nearly 17 years of experience in IT consulting and delivery management and extensive experience in leading complex multi-vendor, multi-location and multi-technology projects and initiatives in Converged Communications space. He specializes in integrated frameworks for technology, process and people solutions, targeted at business process and technology improvements and optimization. In span of 11 years with Corpus, Manjunath has essayed various roles ranging from Technical Director, Project Manager, QA Manager and Technology Consultant. In different roles, he has worked with a number of Tier 1 clients like Ericsson, Liberty global, Nagra, Multichoice Africa in the and been instrumental in setting up operation in South Africa.
Prior to Corpus he was associated with DG2L, Technisource and provided technical consultation for client such as Rockwell Collins, Mitsubishi etc.In his present role, as Vice President Delivery heads delivery and operation of services project. He holds Bachelor degree in Engineering and Master in business administration.
A seasoned Marketing & Sales professional of products and services in the PayTV and Broadband domains with over 15 years of experience, Chittibabu Pothana joined Corpus in May 2012. Chitti brings end-to-end marketing management experience working in senior positions. Backed by solutioning knowledge in the areas of OSS/BSS and Video Middleware, he takes care of strategic planning, structuring sales goals and revenue expectations, marketing communications and brand strategy.
He has built a highly successful track record and playing a key role in building OEM and Ecosystem relationships in DVB space at Corpus, enabling the creation of market ready solutions and generating middleware sales. Also converting upcoming technology changes into market opportunities and building high performance team.
Abdul Mohid Khan
AVP- Product Engineering
Mohid has nearly 15 years of experience with complex software development, spanning the entire development cycle from requirements capture through deployment and support. He brings his obsession with video technology in the DVB, IPTV and OTT space and controls the full product development at Corpus. Mohid led development of a next-generation DTV STB Solutions Middleware, JVM and applications on MHP, MHEG, DVB-Java, ACAP, OCAP and DTMB/DTVM with specialization in Subscriber Management, OSS/BSS, Applications development, DRM, Headend integration. He gives his positive contribution to the dynamics of the technical department and lead the team with a great leadership and team management qualities. He played a critical role in bringing numerous complex customer designs into production. He has managed and contributed to many successful products in Corpus.
Prior to Corpus, he worked as an Asst. Manager, Product Development at Magnaquest and holds M. Tech degree specialized in Computer Science from Karnataka University.