Texas Instruments’ Rajeev Khushu Appointed Chairman of IESA

- Advertisement -

Rajeev succeeds Satya Gupta who will continue as an advisor to the board

Rajeev Khushu, Chairman, IESA

India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), today announced the appointment of Rajeev Khushu, Director of Corporate Affairs and Govt Relations, Texas Instruments as Chairperson of the Board of Directors & Executive Committee effective immediately. Rajeev will be supported by Vivek Tyagi, GM (BU Head), RP Tech India as the new Vice Chairperson along with Ruchir Dixit Country Manager, Mentor Graphics serving as the new Treasurer of IESA.

Rajeev has been involved with IESA for over a decade and has served as Board member of IESA in 2017 and 2018 and as Vice Chairman in 2020-21. An industry veteran in the ESDM space, Rajeev has an experience of close to three decades. He has contributed immensely in the area of “Make in India and Design In India”. He was actively involved in setting up of Atmel sales and application team in India before joining Texas instruments in 2006. Over the last 5 years he has been involved in strategy and corporate affairs across business units, working with various govt departments like Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Defence, MoEF, and DST to name a few.

- Advertisement -

“I am honored to be appointed as IESA Chairman. I am working with the new Executive Council and will strive to make India a preferred destination for Innovative Electronic product designs & Semiconductor Products, with globally competitive manufacturing, industry-friendly and fiscally attractive policies and best in the world talent.” He further added, “Last year has been challenging but despite the pandemic the ESDM sector grew in all areas of design, manufacturing and export of ESDM products. Design ecosystem grew further in India and most of the global players are expanding their presence in India in their design centres,” said Khushu.

He added, “Semiconductor Design and manufacturing is no longer nice to have but has become strategic because of measures taken by countries around the globe. IESA is working on multiple initiatives towards this goal, one of which is 1K-10K-100K-1000K program which aims to create 1K Electronics & Fabless Start-ups, 10K IPs and 100 K Crore of Business Value and 1000K ESDM job. IESA envisages a vibrant and inclusive ESDM eco-system with participation from every state of India and developing products & technologies which will address national and global challenges.”

Welcoming the new Chairperson, the outgoing Chairperson Dr Satya Gupta said, “IESA has made an impactful progress for over a decade and half in making India the global hub for ESDM industry by focusing on Semiconductor & Electronics products, manufacturing and R&D ecosystem. I would like to acknowledge the exceptional efforts put in by my fellow IESA Executive Council members along with the support from Government, Industry and Academia in making progress towards a robust ESDM industry. I am excited to welcome Rajeev Khushu as the new Chairperson of IESA and I am very confident that he along with the new executive council will grow the ESDM ecosystem to the next level. Rajeev having wealth of experience with the Industry and Government institutions combined with his infectious energy will help in growing the ESDM industry and achieving the goal of a $1Tn economy. I take this opportunity to wish the very best Rajeev Khushu and the IESA Executive in their efforts to continue to drive the Indian ESDM ecosystem.”

IESA has been instrumental in working with the central and state government to bring out favorable policies to enable Indian electronics and semiconductor sector by driving numerous initiatives to bring awareness in the policy makers and working closely with them to help the industry overcome impediments for growth. IESA has also been at the helm towards new government initiatives like ‘Make in India’, ‘Start-up India’ and ‘Digital India’ and has given valuable consultations to international companies who have shown interest to set-up electronics and chip designing facilities in the country. The Executive Council will continue working towards achieving the vision laid down collectively by the association member community.

The New Executive Council also includes Guru Moorthy Ganesan, Arm Embedded Technologies Pvt Ltd, Pradeep Vajram, AlphaICs India Private Limited, Venkata Simhadri, MosChip Technologies, Sunny Malhotra, Toyota Tsusho Nexty Electronics India Pvt. Ltd, Pradip Thaker, Marvell India Pvt Ltd, Dr Sreeram Srinivasan, Syrma Technology Private Limited, and Bhavna Sethi, Micron Technology.

- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

Exclusive

Element14 Unveils Murata’s UWB And LoRa Modules 

0
These modules offer high location accuracy, compact design, and integrated MCU options, making them ideal for a wide range of IoT applications, including asset...

Indian Smartphone Market Grows 1% in Q2 2024

0
Owing to diminished seasonal demand and extreme weather conditions in certain regions, the Indian smartphone market saw a humble 1% growth in the second...
Saurav Kumar Singh, the Founder of Elecbits

“We Aim To Attract Companies From The US And UK To Manufacture In India...

0
In a discussion with EFY’s Nitisha, Saurav Kumar Singh, the Founder of Elecbits, elaborates on its design and manufacturing procedures. Additionally, he highlights a...

Buzz

Raja Manickam Secures $5 Million For Ivp Semiconductor Startup

0
Eyeing local innovations in chip production, semiconductor industry veteran Raja Manickam secured a $5 million fund for startup iVP Semi to develop testing facilities...
Mother-board-electronic-components

MeitY Announces $350 Billion PLI Plan To Boost Electronics Sub-Assemblies

0
MeitY announces allocation of $350 billion for a new PLI scheme, aiming to make India a global hub for electronics components and boost exports...

MNRE Inaugurates Electrolyser Facility In Karnataka

0
MRE inaugurated an electrolyser manufacturing facility in Doddaballapur, Karnataka, aiming to boost India's green energy with a projected 100 GW capacity by 2030. On Friday,...

Important Sectors

Raja Manickam Secures $5 Million For Ivp Semiconductor Startup

0
Eyeing local innovations in chip production, semiconductor industry veteran Raja Manickam secured a $5 million fund for startup iVP Semi to develop testing facilities...

Indian Smartphone Market Grows 1% in Q2 2024

0
Owing to diminished seasonal demand and extreme weather conditions in certain regions, the Indian smartphone market saw a humble 1% growth in the second...

MNRE Inaugurates Electrolyser Facility In Karnataka

0
MRE inaugurated an electrolyser manufacturing facility in Doddaballapur, Karnataka, aiming to boost India's green energy with a projected 100 GW capacity by 2030. On Friday,...

TSMC Raises Revenue Forecast, Rejects US Venture

0
Due to strong AI chip demand and high net profits, TSMC raised its annual revenue forecast while declining a U.S. joint venture proposal, choosing...

Toshiba Increases Transformer Capacity, Invests $5 Billion

0
Toshiba increases transformer capacity by 1.5 times and invests $5 billion in India to expand its operations and meet growing demand. On Thursday, Toshiba Group...

Manufacturing

Mother-board-electronic-components

MeitY Announces $350 Billion PLI Plan To Boost Electronics Sub-Assemblies

0
MeitY announces allocation of $350 billion for a new PLI scheme, aiming to make India a global hub for electronics components and boost exports...

NITI Aayog Report Urges To Boost Electronics Global Value Chain

0
Aiming for the country to become a global hub for electronics manufacturing, the recent report by NITI Aayog called for interventions, analysing India’s position...

HPL Electric Teams with G Ramway To Make Relay Switches

0
Eyeing India’s self-sufficiency goals, smart meter manufacturer HPL Electric has inked a deal with China-based G-Ramway Technology to boost local manufacturing off switches. Last week,...

Sparsh CCTV Invests $3 Billion To Boost Manufacturing

0
Sparsh CCTV invested $3 billion to enhance production capacity, aligning with 'Make in India' for surveillance equipment, focusing on scaling operations in Kashipur. Sparsh CCTV ...

Cooper Standard Launches Ecoflow For Electric Vehicles

0
This scalable fluid control technology, which can be used across various powertrains, is particularly effective for managing the intricate glycol thermal needs of fully...