Synopsys' Pradeep Dutta is new ISA Chairman

Dr. Pradip K Dutta, Corporate Vice President and Managing Director, Synopsys (I) Pvt Ltd is the new Chairman of the India Semiconductor Association.

Widely acknowledged for his contributions in the field of Electronic Designand Automation (EDA), Dr. Dutta has been heading the India operations of Synopsys since 2000, overseeing the growth from a little over 50 employees to more than 700 highly skilled employee base spread across Bangalore, Hyderabad and Noida.

Prior to joining Synopsys, Dutta had spent twelve years with General Motors in the field of automotive electronics and held a variety of positions in engineering and management, both in the US and in the Asia-Pacific region.

Dutta has earned his B.Tech in Electronics Engineering from IIT Kharagpur followed by MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Dr. Satya Narayan Gupta, Chief Executive Officer & President, Concept2Silicon Systems Pvt. Ltd has been elected as the Vice Chairman of India Semiconductor Association (ISA) for the year 2011-12. Poornima Shenoy continues as the President of ISA. March 29 2011