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The Smart Techie was renamed Siliconindia India Edition starting Feb 2012 to continue the nearly two decade track record of excellence of our US edition.

June - 2009 - issue > Movers and Shakers

Innovating for the next billion customers

Vimali Swamy
Monday, June 1, 2009
Vimali Swamy
With a focus on advanced research in high-impact areas like analytics, cloud, content transformation, digital commercial print, immersive interaction, information management, intelligent infrastructure and sustainability, HP has roped in Sudhir Dixit as the Director of HP Labs India. Dixit who will be based in Bangalore, will report to Prith Banerjee, Senior Vice President Research and Director of HP Labs. He will be responsible for leading the research activities for HP Labs India, which is focused on addressing the technology needs of customers in India’s rapidly growing markets and creating technologies to make IT relevant, affordable and simple to consumers. Dixit hopes to add value to the company’s endeavors with the intense experience he has garnered in both high tech commercial environments and academic institutions. HP Labs India’s current charter includes a strategic high-impact research initiative around human interaction with computing devices using touch and gesture. Dixit brings to HP Labs a record of innovative world-class research and leadership experience in academic and high-tech commercial environments worldwide. A former Nokia Siemens Network head of Network Technology (USA) and a Nokia research fellow, Dixit was most recently a chief technology officer at the Center for Internet Excellence at the University of Oulu, Finland. He also has held various management and engineering positions at companies including Research in Motion (RIM), NYNEX Science & Technology and GTE (both now Verizon), Codex Motorola, Wang Labs, Harris, and STL (now Nortel). Dixit is a Fellow of IEEE (USA), IET (UK) and IETE (India). He received his Ph.D. in electronic science and telecommunications from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, U.K., and has a master’s degree in business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. He is a recipient of four awards and has published and presented more than 200 papers, edited four books, and holds 18 patents.


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