About Us The Team


Krishna Mohan Reddy or Kimo is the chief conductor of the Lucid Symphony. A master of many talents with research work stretching from domains as far apart as fracture mechanics, metal forming and ultrasound physics.

The geographical spread of his research includes the IITs at Roorkee and Madras and the Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing (IZFP). The uber geek is a co-inventor of the Sampling Phased Array technology and holds global patents in NDT Physics and software with researchers at IZFP and other customers of Lucid. Future ambitions include becoming a deep sea diver.


C P Madhusudan or Madhu complements Kimo with expertise in sales and marketing. Madhu’s brief is to bring the software revolution in NDT into the open. Madhu brings diverse experience of selling trucks in the villages of AP all the way to selling telecom software in the little towns of Belgium.

Madhu’s education was alongside the country’s finest at IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. Madhu had visions of becoming a patron of classical music like the aristocrats of yore.


K Krishna Rao or KK is the epitome of the software geek with a hard nose for perfection. KK is one of the chief architects of Kovid. His code reviews evoke awe and fear in equal measure among new recruits at Lucid which is always a surprise to him.

The mild mannered KK is the chief scourge of poor code. The toughest tasks gravitate to him and those that work with him are automatically stamped for great geekdom.


Uma Maheswaran or senior Uma to distinguish him from a junior namesake completes the trio of leaders at Lucid. Uma is the key driver of the Kovid product family and plays an extended role in Product Management and Customer Support.

Uma brings the rich experience of being one of the early recruits thereby working in the most challenging of situations. He is being suitably tasked to be one of the leaders of the NDT software revolution.


Shahswath or Shash represent s the XBOX generation at Kovid that has grown up with computers. An avid quizzer , Shash is a veritable fount of trivia and has wide interests ranging from fundamentals of physics to science fiction. He is the go to man for developing new algorithms and visualization, at the very heart of Lucid’s NDT software revolution.