Team FixNix

Prof. Subra

Executive Chairman


P. A. Subrahmanyam ("Subra") has been a Consulting Professor at Stanford University. He is also engaged in Management/Strategy/Technology consulting for startups, international corporations & investment firms (Venture Capital & Private Equity), and has served in various executive roles including Chairman, CEO, CTO/CSO.

Stanford (Consulting Professor); Princeton Fellow; Bell Labs; Strategic Advisor, NTU (Singapore);

Entrepreneur, Technology Leader, Strategy Consulting, Academia

Startups: ARC (Goldman Sachs IPO); Excess Bandwidth (Mayfield, USVP, M&A); Cirrus…

IEEE Fellow. PhD CS (SB/Stanford), Exec MBA (AT&T/Wharton). MS, MTech (IIT)

His current interests include security, mobility, IoT & Big Data/analytics. He has been instrumental in cross-national initiatives in the areas of Security, Wireless Technology & Applications, Energy, and BioMedical informatics.

Dr. Subrahmanyam is a strategic advisor to the Dean/CSE at NTU (Singapore); he has also been a Faculty collaborator at UC Berkeley & the Berkeley Wireless Research Center. He has earlier been a Fellow at Princeton University, and held Visiting Professor/Advisory roles at ISI & NTU.

Dr. Subrahmanyam has authored over 180 technical papers, authored/coauthored/edited 5 books, received numerous awards, and has 11 international awarded/pending patents. He was the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Formal Methods in System Design, a premier journal in its field. He has also presented keynotes, tutorials and colloquia at conferences universities, & research laboratories worldwide. Read mode about Published papers

Shanmugavel Sankaran

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Shanmugavel founded FixNix in Nov 2012, and as the CEO, has been setting foresight and focus of the company. Prior to FixNix, he worked as CISO(Chief Information Security Officer) at MartJack where he was responsible in handling information security for the company.

Mastered with extreme bootstrapping skills, he has driven a new wave in the Indian IT GRC space.

Shan brims with confidence and easily transfers this buoyancy to other people, not just at the launch of a new initiative but also for the long haul. A firm follower of 'Fail, but fail fast' mantra, he is often seen guidiing fellow entrepreneurs when he is not busy running his company.

Mr Ezhilarasan

Director of Security Analytics


A specialist in Technology, Process and Risk, Ezhilarasan worked with customers, across various domains, gained in-depth knowledge of, their Applications, Systems, Technologies, Data & Processes and built frameworks to manage them effectively. A professional with quest for process & service innovations, provide insights and risk mitigation to achieve service excellence through Security Intelligence.

Ezhil brings far more than 16 years of experience in Information Security and Risk Management, GRC management at Paladion networks and at Reliance JIO as an independent consultant.

Among his significant previous positions, He has 10 years’ experience in IT, application development and systems management on networking. Being the Director of Security Analytics and SME for GRC and Cyber Security for FixNix, Ezhil brings a vitality, professionalism, warmth and a mind-set of service and is always known to be a keen planner and farsighted with strengths to perceive beyond obvious.

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