Our senior management team with more than 60 man-years of experience in a wide range of technical disciplines, has assisted its customers in the development of robust, innovative and cost effective embedded solutions. Our business model provides customers with the options to choose between a variety of complementary services and a complete (project management based)product development solution.

Our dedicated and professional team can complement your product management and development teams to accelerate product development and minimize risk at every stage.

Our team has worked across a broad spectrum of industries including Defense, Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer, Manufacturing, Industrial automation, Security, Medical and Semiconductor Equipment Market segments.

K. Shahanawaz Khan,
Founder & Managing Director

Shahanawaz Khan is a serial entrepreneur with more than 35 years of Hands-on experience in conceptualizing, designing, building & launching products for various startups to industry leaders involving high speed hardware design, embedded software, Product design and manufacture. In the past he had cofounded Caravel Info Systems and was instrumental in growing Caravel’s business in Defense, Avionics, space, security systems and industrial manufacturing automation space. He managed the takeover of Caravel by a Public limited company.

Prior to Caravel he was instrumental in setting up and managing Gulftech, an overseas development center (ODC) for a Middle east based IT Technology Services Company. Provided excellent development and consulting services support to the parent company in implementation of BaaN ERP software in entire Middle East market, by deputing BaaN consultants to customer location.

Prior to that he worked at Tata Elxsi and Wipro Info Tech as Technical Manager in managing the development of parallel computers / Fault tolerant systems and Systems Engineering related projects that provided solutions to Defense and Space markets.

At Funambolo, he provides overall leadership to the organization including business development, engineering and technology management, and operational activities.

He holds a Masters Degree (M.Tech) in Controls & Automation Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and a Bachelors degree (B.Tech) in Electronics & Communication engineering from JNTU college of Engineering, Anantapur.

Pradeep Nalawade,
Co-founder & Manager - Software

Pradeep has a more than of 11 years of Hands-on experience in Embedded Software architectural design and development, Team management and customer requirement management.

In his earlier assignments, he has extensively worked on developing Embedded Software for diverse user applications using a variety of technology platforms and architectures by involving at different stages of SDLC.

He has strong technical knowledge of Firmware development, OS and Non-OS Device Drivers development, RTOS, Application development on Windows, Linux and Android platforms and excellent Debugging skills. At Funambolo, he is responsible for executing complete software development life cycle, to create scalable and optimized embedded systems and handling of Teams in Embedded Software and Application Development.

He holds Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Communication engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.

Zabee Ulla Burhan,
Co-Founder & Manager - Hardware

Zabee has over Ten plus years of experience in embedded hardware design and development. In his earlier assignments he has extensively worked on designing embedded hardware systems based on a variety of microcontrollers and peripherals spanning diverse industry segments such as Avionics, Defense, Space, Industrial automation and Healthcare.

He has strong technical knowledge of High speed board design, layout, Signal Integrity analysis, Thermal analysis, board bring up, packaging of product, Product qualification testing and possesses excellent Debugging skills.

At Funambolo he is responsible for executing all aspects of embedded hardware development life cycle, including analyzing customer requirements and translating them into hardware designs and creating marketable products. He also manages teams in hardware development and support.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree (BE) in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.