Sanjay Raina is the General Manager of MontaVista Software. His charter is to establish MontaVista as a leader in the embedded Linux and emerging Cloud domains.
Prior to that, he was Vice President for the Engineering and Professional Services teams at MontaVista. Under his leadership, MontaVista developed domain expertise in various areas including embedded Linux, In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems, Digital Media, Storage and Android. The Engineering and Services team also worked closely with the Sales and Marketing teams to ensure a well integrated solutions offerings for MontaVista's customers.
Sanjay has joined the MontaVista management team as part of the acquisition of Celestial Systems Inc., a company acquired by MontaVista Software in October 2010. He was the President & CEO of Celestial and founded the company in 2003. Celestial has provided Embedded Linux based services to customers globally in IVI, Digital Media, and Android domains.
Prior to starting Celestial, Sanjay was the President & CEO of Pixtel Communications Inc., a software company offering products and services for mobile phone development. Pixtel was formed in early 2000, and was acquired by Mediatek Inc. of Taiwan in July 2004.
From early 1994 to the summer of 2000, Sanjay was the Regional Director for Asia Pacific business for Integrated Systems Inc. (which was acquired by Wind River Systems in 1998), and was responsible for developing the embedded software market for the company in the APAC region.
Sanjay is a B.Tech graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, India, and a M.A.Sc. graduate from the University of British Columbia at Vancouver, Canada.