Vikram Manikonda, Ph.D.
President & CEO
As IAI’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Vikram is responsible for IAI’s day-to-day-operations, as well as leading the company’s research and product development strategy. Since joining IAI in 1999, he has played an instrumental role in leading and growing IAI’s research and product portfolio, and business in the areas of robotics and control, motion description languages, multi-agent systems, modeling and simulation, and air traffic management. He was IAI’s president from 2008 – 2014, and prior to that held the positions of Vice President and Director of IAI’s Distributed Intelligent Systems Division.
Vikram received his B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India, in 1992, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Maryland at College Park, in 1994 and 1997 respectively. He is author of over 40 publications in refereed journals, books and conference proceedings in the area of robotics, multi-agent systems, and nonlinear and intelligent control. He is also currently serves as the Chair of the Strategic Advisory Council, for Institute for Systems Research at the University of Maryland.