About Me

I am an engineer currently working in Texas Instruments, Bangalore, India. My current work deals with firmware design and development for the secure enclave on TI’s current generation of automotive chips. I have worked on Display drivers/applications and boot time optimizations on the previous generation devices. I have designed and implemented the software radio framework in use across multiple generations of TI’s automotive processors.

At my previous employer, Sarnoff India, I worked on porting computer vision algorithms to DSP. My alma-mater is Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

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You can reach me at venkat dot mandela at gmail.com.