Rajiv is extremely knowledgeable in ISO 26262.
He is invaluable when it comes to securing that a developed product is truly functional safe and not just safe on paper. Nothing escapes his mind. He is very passionate about his work and always has time to support when developers are stuck on a functional safety problem no matter how busy he is.
– Functional Safety Coach of an Automotive OEM
Skilled and dedicated to challenge the norm to improve and excel.
– Product Safety Director of an Automotive OEM
Significant improvements to Functional Safety processes.
I worked with Rajiv to improve and implement functional safety processes in a Automotive Tier 1 supplier providing power-train solutions for Electric Vehicles and other power distribution related Electronic Control Units. Rajiv made a significant contribution and I would recommend him to others taking a similar journey.
– Vice President Program Management, Automotive Tier 1 Supplier for Electric & Hybrid Vehicles
A very knowledge person that take proud in teaching and supporting others.
Willing to give you the time that you need to get ISO26262 rolling in your organisation.
– Group Manager AB Volvo, Sweden
Rajiv has the best ideas and working practices!
Rajiv was the Systems Engineering Lead on multiple projects ranging from electric cars to hybrid buses during my time at BorgWarner. Rajiv brought clarity, structure and defined the key Product Development & Systems Engineering Lifecycle Processes while integrating Functional Safety and ISO 26262 compliance. He was key person for Functional Safety, Product Development team and the Customer. His expertise and guidance was significantly instrumental in achieving desired results for the organisation both in day to day activities and any audits by Customer. He also piloted significant improvements in the Configuration Management, Change Management and Problem Resolution processes that were compliant with ISO 26262, ASPICE, ISO 15288 and ISO 9001:2015. Rajiv is very conscientious, passionate and friendly person with high standards of Professional Integrity. He will be an excellent asset for all organisations he works with in multiple capacities.
– Certified ASPICE Assessor, System Software Quality Engineer & certified Functional Safety Engineer
Functional Safety Consulting.
Rajiv came in to the organisation in an ongoing project with previous status and ongoing deliverable’s. He quickly assessed the situation and identified what was needed to be to be compliant from a safety perspective. He helped with customer interactions as well as inter-department actions.
All in all, a very experienced person and able to let the organisation know in an honest and open way what is needed to be done.
– Chief System & Core Software Architect, EV Powertrain, Automotive & Aerospace Tier 1
Rajiv was instrumental in acquiring a contract from an Automotive Tier I OEM in the field of Automotive Embedded Electronic and Software Systems.
His Systems Engineering and Technical expertise combined with Project Management, People Skills and Process compliance resulted in repeat projects from the customer, resulting in profitable business for the organisation in a niche area and challenging projects for Rajiv’s team to work on. Also, most importantly, it helped enable our customer in accomplishing their ambitious business objectives. Rajiv ‘s qualities include dependable, personable, passionate about his work and a very friendly person to work with.
– Ex Sales Director, Entrepreneur, Information Technology Professional
Rajiv’s intelligence, dedication and finding out of box solutions significantly contributed to the success of these projects.
He was instrumental in completing the field prototype development of two major projects, one involving a major upgrade to Tactical Mission System and integrating it with a data link and the other was establishing amongst the first RF based digital communication network for Indian Navy. From concept to design, implementation and field trials, Rajiv was not only able to accomplish the project objectives complying with customer requirements ahead of time but also enabled substantial savings achieved through innovative design and methodology. As the saying goes, “proof of the pudding is in eating it”, both the upgrade to TMS and subsequent, evolving versions of the digital communication network are currently in production. Rajiv’s intelligence, dedication and finding out of box solutions significantly contributed to the success of these projects which are currently in use.
– Ex Deputy Director of Systems Engineering Department in Ministry of Defence and Chief Operating Officer of a Construction Company
Rajiv must receive a lot of credit for getting this business off the ground floor.
When I first met Rajiv he was leading a newly formed product development team for Tata-Honeywell a joint venture formed by the Tata Group and Honeywell to serve the Indian and India sub-continent market. Rajiv was charged with starting up a hardware, firmware, software, mechanical engineering team to develop products for non-Honeywell companies primarily in North America. This was the start of a very profitable business. Rajiv must receive a lot of credit for getting this business off the ground floor. Rajiv left us to continue his career in the UK and everywhere he has gone since excellence has followed him. Rajiv has a passion for technology and unwavering focus on making anything he does a success!
– Ex Vice President Sales and currently Director Business Development of Engineering Services Company
As the business leader at Honeywell, I approached Rajiv to lead our Sales in the UK.
We chose him for his professional expertise and business acumen which he had demonstrated as the Head of the Embedded Software systems business unit. While in this role he had delivered great value to our customers while maintaining profitability. Rajiv helped us acquire new customers in this Geography for about three years from Jan 2012. His ability to understand customer needs and challenges that we could effectively address resulted in high value win-win engagements. Rajiv is result oriented, personable and a trustworthy professional who will bring benefits to his associations globally.
– Executive Director of a Product & Services Company
Great level of professionalism and invaluable experience in automotive product development processes including safety critical systems.
– Director, Business Development and Sales of a Company providing Intelligent Software for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
Rajiv was able to quickly build an enthusiastic and highly competent team that implemented bespoke projects for our customers.
He had in-depth experience of the complete product development life cycle in the niche area of Real Time & Embedded Software and Systems in multiple industry verticals, especially Automotive & Avionic (Defense). He was able to quickly build a enthusiastic and highly competent team that implemented bespoke projects for TATA Technologies customers including patents being filed and setting up the Model Based Development Methodology using state of art tools, Modelling, Hardware-in-Loop (HIL) based real time simulation. Rajiv had a great ability of getting the right resources for the right job on board and a casual talk with any of his team members would give insight to the amount of care, concern and pains he would take for the professional progress of his team while delighting customers with consistently exceeding their expectations. He quickly set up a profitable Embedded Systems group area by implementing a well thought out business strategy. He contributed significantly in getting this business area certified to CMMI level 5 during 2005 when TATA Technologies got certified for this level and while continuing to contributing towards setting up innovative processes and methodologies as also presented by him in SAE World Congress 2007, he later played a significant role in TATA Technologies’ journey of AS 9100 B certification in his capacity as Chief Internal Auditor. Overall, Rajiv is very result oriented, technically competent and effective leader while being a friendly person to work with. I wish him the very best in his new venture.
– Vice President Corporate Strategy, Human Resources & Business Excellence
Rajiv was my assistant when I was the Manager of the Naval Dockyard Mumbai. He has a unique quality of earning respects of his subordinates, peers and superiors.
Thereafter he was my colleague at WESEE a MoD R&D in Delhi. He has been an outstanding professional and has qualities which should be emulated by one and all. Technically superlative. Mannerisms humble. Takes immense pride in completing tasks on time.
He is jovial and keeps his colleagues at ease. He has a unique quality of earning respects of his subordinates, peers and superiors.
I had wonderful time being his Manager and colleague. I wish him all the success in his future endeavours.
– Retired Rear Admiral, Indian Navy
Results focused team player.
I was part of a business team with Rajiv. During the time I worked with him he always put our customers first and was keen to assess and solve problems from their point of view. He was willing to take intelligent risks and worked hard to spend time in the field working with and guiding our engineers.
Rajiv’s positive and can do attitude coupled with his sense of urgency to get things done make would make him a valued member of any business team in my view.
– Vice President of a Global Company with Local Solutions in our daily life
Professional, high quality and consistent service.
Rajiv of Hemraj has provided a consistent and professional service to EES Solutions on several projects. The service quality has been excellent.
– Director EES Solutions, UK
High competence in systems engineering & functional safety area. Result-oriented way of working.
Rajiv has been my colleague and counterpart at Volvo Group since almost a year. It has been an enjoyable and enriching experience to work with him on securing implementation of ISO26262 in our respective departments. He has a good vision of how to improve and follow processes in large organisations such as ours and has high competence in system engineering and functional safety.
He has provided valuable feedback during verification reviews of my department’s ISO26262 work products. Rajiv is also very easy to work with thanks to his goal-oriented attitude, friendliness and interpersonal skills.
– Functional Safety Manager, Chassis Systems of an Automotive OEM
Rajiv was my Manager in the previous organization. I wish every employee has a manager like Rajiv in his/her early career. He makes sure every employee is working at his/her full potential. He is very approachable and a very good mentor in personal and professional level. He built the Embedded Systems group from scratch and recruited talented team of people and delivered very successful results to the customer within a short span of time. He is very diligent in details and thorough in understanding the subject and very much process oriented. Customer focus and functional safety are always his top priorities. Rajiv’s strong work ethic, dedication to the company, customer focus and his exceptional technical and administrative skills are strong asset to any company that he works for.
– Autonomy and Mine Site Technology Systems Integration & Validation Team Lead
Interesting and constructive Workshop on Functional Safety - ISO 26262.
I had a workshop with Rajiv on a challenging project that we worked on at Volvo Group.
We had to define the split of responsibilities regarding Functional Safety activities, and to validate the ISO 26262 content that should be sent to the different suppliers.
Rajiv was very helpful and warm. I have remarked as well that he has a strong knowledge of the Functional Safety area which was a great asset for our project that has enriched our discussions.
– Site Functional Safety Manager for Software, Electrical & Electronics department in an Automotive OEM