Ascendum Digital Welcomes New Technology Director

Paulie Anthony
February 3, 2019

Ascendum welcomes Kousik Sankar Ramasubramaniam to Ascendum Digital. He joins the team as technology director, with 23 years of experience in designing multimedia systems, software architectures for various resource-constrained systems, and enterprise software. He also has experience in healthcare and automotive domain projects using ML techniques.

Prior to Ascendum, Kousik was a senior systems architect at Cisco Video Technologies. He has also worked at Philips (Eindhoven, NL and Bangalore), NXP Semiconductors, Hewlett-Packard, HCL-Sony, and Cisco (later L&T Technology Services).

In 1996, Kousik received his master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Science. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in Bangalore and on the Technical Program Committee of the International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) for both ICCE Las Vegas and ICCE Berlin. Additionally, he has technically mentored startups at NSRCEL, the hub for entrepreneurial activity at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, as well as published IEEE conference papers and filed patents. 

Kousik enjoys learning new spoken languages and hitting the gym regularly. He is married to Archana, and they have two children, Nandita (14) and Siddharth (12).