Air Commodore K Sanjeevan VSM was commissioned as a triple trophy winner from the Air Force Technical College, Bangalore in November 1958. He worked as an Engineering Officer and Flight Engineer on various types of aircraft. After a number of staff appointments, he was posted as the Deputy Air Attaché at the Embassy of India in Moscow. After a three-year tenure in Moscow, he was appointed as the Commanding Officer of Air Force Station, Sulur at Coimbatore. He retired as the Command Engineering Officer of Headquarters Western Air Command in August 1986. After his retirement, he joined Daimler–Benz Aerospace as the Product Support Manager, where he worked for ten years. He is an MSc in Defence Studies, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London. He lives in Bangalore and is engaged in some voluntary activities.