Ganapathy “Gani” Subramaniam


Ganapathy “Gani” Subramaniam is a Partner of WRVI Capital — a technology venture fund established in 2019 focussed on accelerating the monetization and scaling of disruptive companies globally.

Gani has over 25 years of experience in the Semiconductor Industry.

Gani is also a Partner of WRV Capital — a technology venture fund focused on investing in core technology companies. He is also Chairman of Cirel Systems, provider of Analog and Mixed Signal ICs and serves in the board of Idea forge and Tonbo Imaging. Previously, Gani co-founded Cosmic Circuits in 2005 and was CEO until its exit. Cosmic Circuits established itself as a leading player in Analog and Mixed Signal IP. It won the TSMC IP partner award twice. More than 100 Million ICs were shipped annually using Cosmic Circuits IP. Cadence acquired Cosmic Circuits in 2013.

Prior to Cosmic Circuits, Gani has held senior management roles in Texas Instruments, including Director – Mixed Signal Technology Center & Director WLAN Engineering.

Gani holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy where he was awarded the best outgoing student. He served as executive council member of Indian Semiconductor Association from 2011-2013. He received Silicon India Youngest Entrepreneur award in 2012 and EDN ASIA Innovator award in 2000. He was awarded Distinguished Alumni of NIT Trichy in 2016.