October 19 2016: Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, networks and operations services and analytics solutions has appointed Suman Narayan as the Senior. Vice President and Head for the Semiconductor Business Unit.
Most recently at ON Semiconductor, Mr. Narayan served as the Vice President and General Manager for the power semiconductor portfolio. There he was entrusted with driving innovation around critical power products for high performance CPU’s/FPGA’s in server, compute, gaming and telecom applications. Prior to that he worked with Texas Instruments where he held a variety of leadership positions at Texas Instruments, where he was responsible for incubating and launching the motor driver business and growing the P&L for the embedded processor business based on ARM®-and Digital Signal Processors (DSP) products. Mr. Narayan is passionate about creating new products and solving system level problems for end customers.
Suman holds a degree in electrical engineering from PSG College of Technology, India, a dual master’s degree in engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from University of Texas at Austin. He says: “It is an exciting and challenging time for the semiconductor industry that finds itself at a crossroads, where not only does every R&D dollar needs to be converted into revenue more efficiently than the previous year but also needs to drive technological innovation at a faster pace to sustain growth. Cyient’s S3 Strategy around Services, Systems and Solutions is uniquely aligned to help fulfil client challenges in this industry and I look forward to working with our global teams to bring our leading-edge transformative and innovative solutions to serve our customers needs”.
Says Krishna Bodanapu, Managing Director and CEO, Cyient:“We are really excited about Suman joining Cyient. He brings a proven commercial track record and a wealth of semiconductor domain experience that will complement and strengthen our existing strategy.“