Cavendish Kinetics, Inc.

Cavendish Kinetics is the leading provider of high-performance RF MEMS components smartphones, mobile infra¬structure, IoT and defense. The low loss nature of RF MEMS allows our customers to maximize RF performance, resulting in faster data rates, extended battery life, and innovative form factor designs.

Cavendish is led by industry veterans with extensive expertise across the RF semiconductor and MEMS ecosystem, including companies like Texas Instruments, Motorola, Broadcom, Sirf, Inphi, and Skycross.

Our investors include leading venture capital firms (Tallwood Venture Capital and Wellington Partners), and strategic corporate investors (Qorvo and Qualcomm).

Cavendish Kinetics is headquartered in Silicon Valley California, with additional offices in Texas, Netherlands, Korea, and China.

Products:

  • RF MEMS Products
  • RF MEMS SmarTuners
  • RF MEMS SmartSwitches
  • RF MEMS TransferSwitches

Board of Directors Aniruddha Nazre

Aniruddha Nazre joined Wellington Partners in 2012. He has been working as EVP and CSO at Reliance Industries Ltd since 2012. At Reliance, he has been responsible for launching “Jio”, a Telecom and Digital Media Services venture that can potentially connect 500M Indians to the internet by the end of 2016. Before joining Reliance he was a Senior Partner at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB) from 2003 to 2011. Aniruddha made 19 investments with 11 exits. Some of his successful exits at KPCB included LuxVue (acquired by Apple), 3DV (acquired by MSFT), Virsa (acquired by SAP), Vertica (acquired by HP) and InfoEdge (IPO in 2006). Prior to KPCB, he worked at SAP from 1998 to 2003 first as Technical Assistant to Hasso Plattner, CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder of SAP and later MD of SAPMarkets. Aniruddha Nazre was the founder SAPMarkets, the e-commerce company that SAP acquired in 2002. Prior to SAP, he worked for six years in the medical device industry. From 1991 till 1995, he worked at Zimmer, Inc. (then a subsidiary of Bristol Myers Squibb) and from 1995 to 1997 at Mathys AG (Synthes) in Switzerland.

He holds seven United States and four European patents and has published and presented over 15 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomechanics from the Technical University of Hanover, Germany, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Michigan Tech, an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune, India.