Harshad Ashok Warnekar

Personal Details

Present Address: #3, Ground Floor, 3rd Cross, Sai Layout, Whitefield, Bangalore – 560 066

Home Tel: +91 - 80 – 28454962

Mobile: +91 - 9880367363



I am looking forward for a position where my technical as well as management skills are well utilized. I have an experience of 8.5 years in the fields of Digital Signal Processing and Telecommunications. I have worked on Speech Codecs, xDSL technologies and Audio processing algorithm development in product as well as service based companies.

Career History

April / 2008 to Present

Specialist, Audio DSP, Tata Elxsi Limited

I have worked as a Technical Lead and Project Architect on several Audio enhancement algorithms. I was responsible for design and development of algorithms in Audio-DSP domain. I have experience in managing a team of 10 engineers in achieving the optimum results of implementation of the audio algorithm on target platform. Audio enhancement related projects involved following algorithms:

    • Parametric & Graphical Equalizers
    • Sampling rate convertor
    • Acoustic Echo Canceller
    • Automatic Gain Control
    • Noise Reduction

Apart from my regular responsibilities, I was also member of technical consultant for many other projects where Audio DSP was a part of complete system development. I have also worked on development of PC based GUI for configuration of Audio algorithm running on the target platform.

December / 2003 to March / 2008

Senior Design Engineer, Centillium India Pvt. Ltd.

In Centillium, I played various roles. I was responsible for design, development, feature enhancement, customer support, as well as testing of various ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+ physical layer. In the order from latest to oldest following were my responsibilities at Centillium

    • I was responsible for all the activities including re-designing, implementing and supporting all G.994.1 (handshake procedure for xDSL communications) related activities.
    • Before taking up the G.994.1 activity, I worked as a customer support engineer and was responsible for handling all types of issues in the xDSL product line to one specific customer.
    • In Centillium I was responsible for designing and performing all the initial testing of all the features supported in the xDSL product before the solution went for final Quality testing.

December / 2000 to November / 2003

DSP Engineer, Conquest (Concept) Integrated Technologies India Pvt Ltd.

In Conquest I was a team member working on the implementation and optimization of ITU-T speech coding standard G.723.1 and G.729 on Motorola 56300 and Cradle UMS platforms. Also during this period I worked for one year in Centillium as a contractor for its xDSL product line.


The platform architectures I worked on included RISC and VLIW architectures.

    • CSR's BC05-MM (Kalimba DSP)
    • TI's TMS320C5505
    • Centillium Maximus (Sigma DSP)
    • Cradle UMS
    • Motorola 56300.


C and DSP Assembly.



Matlab, Microsoft VSS, WinCVS, Microsoft Project 2000, Microsoft Visio, TeamTrack, Inforouter, iPlan and various Simulators and emulators.


Spectrum Analyzer, Loop Simulators, Noise Generators.


    • 2000: B.E. in Computer Technologies from M.I.E.T. Gondia, Nagpur University.
    • 1996: HSSC (12th) from Dharampeth Science College, Nagpur, Maharashtra Board.
    • 1994: SSC (10th) from Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Naharlagun (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh, CBSE Board.


    • Algorithm Design.
    • Reading about latest technology developments.

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