Dr. Pradip Dutta

Board Member

Dr. Pradip Dutta is a board member for ANEW Design Automation

Professional Background

Dr. Pradip K. Dutta, in his last corporate role, was a Group Vice President of Synopsys Inc., a leading provider of world’s most advanced electronic design automation software for semiconductor chip design. He was also the Managing Director of its wholly owned subsidiaries in India and Sri Lanka. He led the growth of Synopsys South Asia from a little over 50 employees to more than 4000 highly skilled personnel spread across Bangalore, Colombo, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, and Pune, representing every single business unit of the company.

Prior to joining Synopsys, Dr. Dutta had spent twelve years with Delphi Automotive Systems in the field of powertrain electronics and held a variety of positions in engineering, business development, and management in the US and in the Asia-Pacific region, including assignments in Japan, Singapore and India.

Currently he is actively involved with advising startups, angel investment and Board positions. He is on the Board of Vayavya Labs, a technology startup from Belgaum, Karnataka where he started initially as a Nominee Director from Department of Science & Technology (GoI). He is an Advisor to the Board of Simyog Technology, a deep tech startup from IISc, Bangalore. He is also an investor and Advisor to the Board of Schooglink, a hybrid smart classroom solution provider for the rural and semi-urban school students.

Educational Background

Dr. Dutta earned his B. Tech (Hons) in Electronics Engineering from IIT Kharagpur followed by MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He was a recipient of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Fellowship under the auspices of US Department of Commerce for his graduate studies. He was conferred the Distinguished Alumnus award by IIT Kharagpur in 2011.

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