About Aticara

Aticara provides software based 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gbps traffic emulator which can match/beat any expensive FPGA based traffic emulator in the market in terms of throughput, performance and cost per port.

Mission And Vision

"To offer cost effective, agile, feature rich and high performance network, security, SDN/NFV test solutions to help NEMs and Service Providers to roll out highest quality products and services on time and on budget."

Key People


Naveen Aswath

CEO and President

Naveen has over a decade of experience in Engineering, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Management and held various Engineering and Management roles at TCS, Narus, Yahoo, VMware, Spirent , Cisco. Naveen is a Computer Science Engineering graduate from Visvesvaraya Technological University and also holds Diploma in Network Cryptography and Business Law from Indian Institute of Science and National Law School of India.

Sima Chatterjee

Co-Founder, EVP - WW Sales

Sima is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience. She has held various Sales and Marketing Leadership roles at Intel, Avocent , Wipro. Her first venture "Signal and Solutions Inc" was on DSP based voice recognition product which was acquired by a large Media Industry Player. She holds Electronics and Communications Engineering degree from Bangalore University.


Shantanu Bhardwaj

EVP - Technical Marketing & Solutions

Shantanu is a seasoned entrepreneur and technologist with a proven track record in technology development and product delivery. He was the CTO of Smobile System which was acquired by Juniper Networks for 70 million. He has successfully led technology development for multiple startups from network security to consumer internet service. He hold Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University. He is based in Santa Monica, California

Mohan Prasad

Head of Engineering

Mohan has  over a decade of experience in architecting scalable network products and solutions. Prior to joining Aticara as  Head of Engineering, he previously worked with Tech Mahindra, AT&T and Cisco in India and US. Mohan is a Engineering graduate in Electronic and Communications.