Shivkumar Kaushik Murthy

Title: Co-Founder

Company: S-star Technologies

Location: Richmond, IN

Education: MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Central Florida, FL, 2017;

BS, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, 2014

Career History: Co-founder, S-Star Technologies, 2015 – present;

Distribution Engineer, KCI Technologies, FL, 2018 – present;

Type of Business: Engineering

Shivkumar Kaushik Murthy, Co-Founder of S-star Technologies, has been recognized as a Marquis Emerging Leader for their contributions and achievements in the field of engineering.

Mr. Murthy was inspired to go into his career path due to a simple question a professor asked. He decided to look into the problem, and realized there were many things that he could work on to improve the face mask technology. He co-founded S-Star Technologies in 2015 and currently works with Shane Singh, Akash Gajjar, and Andre Childs. In this venture, they are working on re-designing N95 masks which can be used by medical professionals, firefighters, first responders and the general population as well. In addition to providing his skills and services to this cause, Mr. Murthy has serves as a distribution engineer for KCI Technologies since 2018.

With a burgeoning career ahead, Mr. Murthy has also received awards and accolades for contributions thus far. He has received a National Joust Award and in 2016 won First Place by I-corp. He prepared for a career in engineering by first earning a Bachelor of Science from Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in 2014. He continued at the University of Central Florida to earn a Master of Science in electrical engineering in 2017. Mr. Murthy attributes his success to hard work, dedication and persistence. He has remained very dedicated and diligent in solving the problems with N95 masks. Looking towards the future, Mr. Murthy plans on his business operations to scale throughout the entire United States within the next five years.

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