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Mr. Asif Khader, is a proven entrepreneur, Cranes Software's growing popularity & profitability is a robust example of his skills. Equally at ease with business and technology mechanics, Asif has led Cranes Software's metamorphosis from a marketing-led organization to a leading global player in the scientific and engineering software domain.

Asif has been instrumental in creating and enhancing Cranes Software's successful relationships with leading global organizations as well as its focus on investing in future technologies.

Today, Cranes Software has been recognized as the 'Technology Leader' by Scientific Computing and Instrumentation, USA for two consecutive years apart from being ranked by Deloitte Touche as the fastest growing technology company in 2003 & 2004.

Personal humility, infectious enthusiasm and a sharp sense of opportunity are few of Asif's notable traits. A true leader, Asif continues to motivate his employees and build enduring greatness into the organization. He continues to focus on building the organization, increasing shareholder value and creating strategic relationships.

Asif has a B.E. in computer engineering and has an additional degree in statistics.


Mr.Mukkaram Jan

Mr. Mukkaram Jan, one of the two founding partners of Cranes Software International Ltd. and a Director on board. Mr. Jan belongs to a leading business family in Bangalore. He is a Commerce Graduate from one of the most reputed institutions in the city.


Mr. Mueed Khader is an intrinsic part of Cranes Software's executive management team as well as a member of our Board of Directors. He plays the role of Director and is responsible for the overall strategic decision-making at Cranes Software.


Mr. Richard Gall has a BS in electrical engineering from Purdue and an MBA. He is an inveterate process man and his special assignments included Malcolm Baldridge Award initiative, design of process for concurrent engineering when at TI. He has had grounding in Six Sigma at the Motorola Institute as a TI member. He brings global marketing savvy, relationships in several Fortune 500 companies that run for decades and irrepressible process rigour to his job.

Richard Gall will see Cranes foray into the American market oversee business development in Europe and Japan. Gall is a veteran of technology industry.

He handled Product development and Program Management in TI for two decades. His tour of duty at TI included a two-year stint at TI India as its MD. He raised the 500 engineer TI Development Center ground up in Bangalore. Later he was with defense contractors Raytheon in west Asia. He has also served as Technical Director of the Parametric Technology Inc. R&D Center in Pune, India, and is a past Chairman of the Karnataka Branch of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.


Dr. Peter Ryser, a Swiss citizen, is currently a Professor of Microtechnology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. In his current assignment, since 1998, he has been involved in research activities in the areas of Microsystems packaging, thick film technology and conception of high volume micro-engineered products.

In his previous assignment, at Siemens Building Technologies, he was the Director of the company’s multi-disciplinary research group and special product development in the fields of electronic design, wireless data communication, materials engineering, sensor technologies, video technologies, patents and homologations administration. During his stint at Siemens Building Technologies, he was responsible for product innovation and patents for the entire Siemens group for a period of five years to 1998, thus overseeing activities involving an annual allocation of about US$ 1 billion.

Dr. Ryser has a Ph.D. in applied Physics from the University of Geneva and also holds a Masters degree in experimental Physics and an MBA. Overall, he has more than three decades of research and teaching experience spanning across corporate and academic institutions.


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