Arun Vaidyanath is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Velodyne Lidar, responsible for scaling the engineering organization and delivering high-quality, robust automotive-grade products to market. Arun brings to Velodyne 25 years experience in systems and semiconductors. He has driven strategy, built teams with proven execution in the delivery of advanced products for Tier-1 customers in high volume consumer and datacenter domains and is recognized for providing an exceptional customer experience.
Before joining Velodyne, Arun was the Vice President of Engineering at Rambus, responsible for the development and productization of high-speed interface PHY IP and chip products. Arun played a broad, multidisciplinary role at Rambus and contributed to the successful transition of the business from technology to products through building new capabilities, mergers and acquisitions, and scaling the business for continuous growth. Prior to Rambus, Arun worked at Tandem Computers, a leader in high-availability and high-reliability fault-tolerant systems, where he designed and led system-level signal integrity for processor and networking cards.
Arun holds a B. Tech degree in Electronics Engineering from Calicut University and an MS degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of Arizona.