Our Management Team

Sanjay Raina

Sanjay Raina - General Manager

Sanjay Raina is the General Manager of MontaVista Software. His charter is to establish MontaVista as a leader in the embedded Linux and emerging Cloud domains. Prior to that, he was Vice President for  the Engineering and Professional Services teams at MontaVista. Under his leadership, MontaVista developed domain expertise in various areas including embedded Linux, In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems, Digital Media, Storage and Android. read more »

Hiroshi Someya

Hiroshi Someya - Director, APAC Sales

Hiroshi brings extensive sales and marketing executive experience from his 30+ years with IBM and embedded software industry. As APAC Director at MontaVista, Hiroshi is responsible for leading the MontaVista sales effort and is developing business penetrating into network segment with building up the overall company value proposition and brand. read more »

Mark Baker

Mark Baker - Director, North America Sales

Mark has been a senior sales management executive with over 20 years' experience in delivering growth and building high performance sales teams serving startups through fortune 100 companies in the high technology hardware and software market segments. Mark is well versed in real time embedded software markets such as;, networking, storage, high security platform software, virtualization and cloud computing infrastructure, medical and other safety critical software platforms as software for the internet of things. read more »

Magnus Nemell

Magnus Nemell - Director, EMEA Sales

Magnus has over 20 years' experience from Embedded Systems with a wide technical and sales experience in RTOS, Open Source, Embedded Linux, Middleware and tools. He has a background selling complete solutions to Networking, Automotive, Consumer, Medical and Mil/Aerospace markets. Before joining MontaVista he started Green Hills Software in Sweden where he was the Managing Director and was behind their growth in the Nordic Region. read more »

Vahe Sarrafian

Vahe Sarrafian - Legal Counsel

Vahe Sarrafian serves as MontaVista's Legal Counsel. His principal areas of focus are compliance and governance, commercial negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and rights management, international legal issues, and providing strategic advice to the management team. He previously served as MontaVista's Associate General Counsel. read more »

Ravi Gupta

Ravi Gupta - Sr. Director, Engineering

Ravi Gupta is currently heading Engineering and Customer Services at MontaVista. Ravi is a dynamic and accomplished technology executive with extensive software products and services background with 20+ years of experience. He is an offshore guru, building world-class geographically distributed product and services team. Ravi brings deep expertise and experience with diverse technologies – Embedded Linux, Embedded Systems Design, Real-Time OS, Cloud/Mobile technologies, and Security. read more »


Farbod Falakfarsa - Director, Global Support and Customer Services

Farbod is currently heading MontaVista’s Global support and Customer Services.  His responsibilities include working with broad customer base worldwide in developing, integrating and supporting MV’s Embedded Real-Time Linux with applications across Telecom, networking, Internet of Things (IoT) and General Embedded markets. read more »



Iisko Lappalainen - Senior Manager, Technical Presales and Solutions

Iisko Lappalainen is heading Montavista’s Technical Marketing and Technical Field Operations. Iisko has over 15 years of experience working in the embedded software sector, besides MontaVista also in leading companies like Nokia, Ericsson and Tieto as well as some innovative Embedded Linux startups. He is tasked to making sure that MontaVista’s customers have the best fit solution available to them using MontaVista’s products and services, and that MontaVista’s product offering also reflects the needs of the market. read more »