Ramesh Manickam, an alumnus of IIT Delhi with specialisation in Industrial Design, is the founder and CEO of Centroid Design, providing services in new product design and development. He was also instrumental in starting the Design studio at Royal Enfield and designing the Legendary Thunderbird Motorcycle.
He started Centroid in 2005, with a passion to do-good design and vision to make a mark in the Design field creating an Identity in Product Design. With over 18 years of experience in designing over 400 products ranging from Tractors to pens in the automotive, heavy and light engineering, consumer durables, electronics and FMCG segments. A Strong believer on Innovation and System Design thinking has implemented and seen it through in various areas.
2006 – IYDEY – British council – International Young Design Entrepreneur of the year.
2009 – TED Fellow – Mysore India
The product Halo Life Cell, a mobile security device designed at Centroid won the Communication product of the year at IFSEC Security Industry Awards 2008, which took place in Birmingham, UK.
The product “Namma Toilet