Biswadip Mitra takes charge as ISA Chairman for 2010-11

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 30 April 2010, 11:28 Hrs
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Bangalore: Biswadip Mitra, President and Managing Director, Texas Instruments India is the new Chairman and Pradip K Dutta, Corporate Vice President and Managing Director, Synopsis India has been elected as the Vice Chairman of India Semiconductor Association (ISA) for the year 2010-11. Poornima Shenoy is the President of ISA.

Widely acknowledged for his leadership in the industry, Mitra takes charge at a time when ISA is poised to play a key role in driving rapid growth of the Indian electronics industry. "Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) is a huge opportunity for India. It also has the potential to change our country. Through strong acceleration by the ISA member community, we aim to fast-forward the growth across multiple verticals, driven by the electronics system design and manufacturing companies. We will also intensify our focus on green energy leadership and inclusive growth," Mitra said.

"We have strong ISA membership from 130 companies in the semiconductor ecosystem today. Moving forward, we expect to have several more OEMs in ISA who are engaged in systems design and manufacturing in India. These OEMs will propel our industry's future electronics growth," Mitra added.

The members of the Executive Council of ISA for 2010-11 are:

* Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra, President & Managing Director, Texas Instruments India (ISA Chairman)
* Pradip K Dutta, Corporate VP & Managing Director, Synopsis India (ISA Vice Chairman)
* Rajesh Mishra, VP, SEMI & Peripherals Practice, Wipro Technologies (ISA Treasurer)
* B V Naidu, Adviser, ISA and Chairman, Sagitaur Ventures
* Poornima Shenoy, ISA President
* Satyanarayan Gupta, CEO, Concept2Silicon Systems.
* Ganesh Guruswamy, VP & Country Manager, Freescale Semiconductor.
* Praveen Vishakantaiah, President, Intel India
* Raghu Panicker, Sales Director, Mentor Graphics India
* Vivek Sharma, EMR VP & Director, India Design Center, ST Microelectronics
* Sanjay Nayak, CEO, Tejas Networks

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