Product Design and Development Experts

Know more about the experts behind the Product Design and Development at TEQZO Consulting Bangalore, India.


Shanavas M S – Innovation, Design Strategy, Industrial Design, Human Factors Engineering.

The founder director of TEQZO Consulting carries with him more than 15 years of experience in applying design, technology and innovation to product domains ranging from toys to high technology medical devices to consumer appliances. In the year 1999, he was awarded 12th place in 9th Japanese International Design Competition in Osaka. In 2012, his team won CII-NID Design Excellence award for Halo, a lighting fixture for CEMA Electrical.

After completing B-tech in Electronics Engineering (93-97) and Masters in Design from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (97-99) he started his career with GE Power Controls (Technology Development Centre – India). Two years later he took up the challenge of building a design department and spearheaded product development activities for Featherlite Products Pvt Ltd ( India ). In 2004, he founded TYCKA Design Pvt Ltd, part of which was later spun out as TEQZO Consulting.

He was a speaker at 4th Indra India Innovation Summit held at Pune (28th & 29th Jan 2011) . He was also a keynote speaker at Product Design Days, Chennai – an international conference on design in 2012. He is a visiting faculty at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Itty Philip – Product development, Engineering Design, CAE & Analysis, Prototyping, Manufacturing

Itty carries with him more than 15 years of professional experience in various engineering service companies. He has a strong mechanical knowledge an equally strong understanding of manufacturing.

After completing B-tech in Mechanical Engineering (93-97) he started his career with Infosys. Over the years he worked in several international companies including Johnson Controls Automotive (USA), ESG Engineering (USA), Stirling Energy Systems, Inc (USA) before co-founding Aktis Engineering Solutions.

Premy Varghese – Embedded System and Software

Premy carries with him more than 15 years of experience in embedded system solutions in the field of medical devices, broadcasting, gaming and systems based on ATCA, AMC, CPCI, PMC, SCSI, ATX and other IO standards.

Premy is known as one of the well honed hardware engineers who pays great attention to details. He has strong commitment to quality and delivery. He is an expert in defining the Product features and Architecture and setting the delivery timelines/criteria. Premy has extensive expertise in developing proprietary protocols for internal system level communications, high End FPGAs, Compliance with Medical standards. Software included standard and custom hardware level drivers, APIs, GUI, etc.

After completing in engineering in 1999, He started his career with Larsen & Toubro Ltd (India) as a graduate Engineer. Later he worked in several companies including Force Computers, Motorola India Private Limited, Wipro Technologies, InForce Computing before founding Z-Crossing Solutions Pvt Ltd.

Biju Nathan – Power Electronics

Engineer with Masters Degree in Power Electronics having more than 14 years of design experience in High Voltage, X-Ray Generators, Power Supplies & Product Design. He specialities in domains like Power Electronics, Switched Mode Power Converters (SMPC) & Resonant Converters.

His product expertise covers  X-Ray Generators & Imaging, Custom Power Converters, High Voltage Modules, High Density SMPS & Embedded Electrical Systems.

After completing M.Sc. (Engg.) in Power Electronics from Indian Institute of Science, he started his career with GE Health Care as a senior design engineer. He then moved to Skanray Technologies to build x-ray machines for the Indian market. In 2010, he founded IATOME ELECTRIC, a privately held organisation providing power electronics design and engineering.

Gopalakrishnan Chenniapan – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Gopal carriers with him more than 40 years of amazing experience in Retailing, Franchising  and more than 18 year experience in refrigeration and air conditioning. He can be referred as one of the pioneers in Indian retail industry and was instrumental in guiding the industry through his work at Nilgiris franchise (P) Ltd., where was the Managing Director.

He completed his engineering from British Institute of Engineering way back in 1968 and secured degree in refrigeration and air conditioning from Oklohoma State Tech by 1971. He is currently the director of Yeti Refrigeration Pvt Ltd which is operating in field of custom refrigeration for the last 18 years.

Srikanth A V – App development (IOS)

Srikanth carries with him more than 6 years of experience in software engineering and App development. He completed BE in Electrical Engineering in 2007 before starting his career with Huawei Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. In 2009, he was instrumental in founding Paper Planes, a fully dedicated IOS development centre.
Now, with clients spanning four continents, it is turning into a powerhouse of creative ideas developed by a multi-faceted team for implementation within the Apple multi-verse.

Satyajeet Singh – Web Design, Branding, Print

Satyajeet carries with him 4 years of experience in visual communication, branding and web design. He is know for his high energy attitude and out of the box creativity. After completing his engineering, he worked in several design studios before joining DisSIDE – Design Studio in 2012.

V Prem Shanker – Mass communication (Television, Print), Press Releases, Product Launches

Prem Shankar carries with him more than 16 years of experience in mass communication including broadcasting, television and journalism. He is a complete media professional with extensive experience in all formats of media. A thorough newsman with clear knowledge about content and information backed by solid experience gained over a period of time through his association with leading media organizations.

He started his career with Indian Express and further worked with India Today (Headlines Today), NewX, Economic Times and went on to become bureau chief of a leading regional television channel. He is also a freelance journalist with BBC and Al-Jazeera. He is currently one of the directors of Delta Forecast heading the operations of content vertical.