Our Leadership Team

Embedded Linux Platform

Ravi Gupta - President and CEO, Member of the Board

Ravi is currently the President and CEO of MontaVista Software. He is a dynamic and accomplished technology executive with extensive software products and services background with 20+ years of experience. He is an offshore guru, building world-class geographically distributed product and services team. Ravi brings deep expertise and experience with diverse technologies – Embedded Linux, Embedded Systems Design, Real-Time OS, Cloud/Mobile technologies, and Security. read more »

IoT Deployments

Hiroshi Someya - Director, APAC Sales

Hiroshi brings extensive sales and marketing executive experience from his 30+ years with IBM and embedded software industry. As APAC Director at MontaVista, Hiroshi is responsible for leading the MontaVista sales effort and is developing business penetrating into network segment with building up the overall company value proposition and brand. read more »

Embedded Linux Application Development

Magnus Nemell - Director, EMEA Sales

Magnus has over 20 years' experience from Embedded Systems with a wide technical and sales experience in RTOS, Open Source, Embedded Linux, Middleware and tools. He has a background selling complete solutions to Networking, Automotive, Consumer, Medical and Mil/Aerospace markets. Before joining MontaVista he started Green Hills Software in Sweden where he was the Managing Director and was behind their growth in the Nordic Region. read more »

Embedded Linux SDK

Farbod Falakfarsa - Director, Global Support and Customer Services

Farbod is currently heading MontaVista’s Global support and Customer Services.  His responsibilities include working with broad customer base worldwide in developing, integrating and supporting MV’s Embedded Real-Time Linux with applications across Telecom, networking, Internet of Things (IoT) and General Embedded markets. read more »


Embedded Linux Services

Iisko Lappalainen - Director, Product Management and Solutions

Iisko is heading MontaVista’s Technical Marketing and Technical Field Operations. Iisko has over 15 years of experience working in the embedded software sector, besides MontaVista also in leading companies like Nokia, Ericsson and Tieto as well as some innovative Embedded Linux startups. He is tasked to making sure that MontaVista’s customers have the best fit solution available to them using MontaVista’s products and services, and that MontaVista’s product offering also reflects the needs of the market. read more »

Jason Wacha

Jason Wacha - Legal Counsel

Jason is the Legal Counsel of MontaVista Software. He has been recognized by the San Francisco Daily Journal as “one of the country’s preeminent experts” in the field of open source software licensing and was cited on infoworld.com as “one of the smartest open source attorneys on the planet.”

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Embedded Linux solutions

Sanjay Raina - Member, Board of Directors

Sanjay Raina is currently the President and CEO of Celestial Systems Inc., the company Sanjay founded in 2001. Celestial is based in Vancouver, Canada. Celestial provides global software development services for Web/Mobile Enterprise applications, and Embedded Linux based services. Celestial has a long history with MontaVista Software, with several different partnership engagements starting from 2001. read more »