Mentor Graphics and SiliconIndia Announce Leadership Awards for the Embedded/VLSI Industry

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Mentor Graphics and SiliconIndia Announce Leadership Awards for the
Embedded/VLSI Industry
Mentor Graphics Corporation, a leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, and SiliconIndia today
announced the "2012 Leadership Awards for the Embedded/VLSI Industry." Started in 2010, the SiliconIndia -
Mentor Graphics Leadership Awards for the Embedded/VLSI Industry is a one-of-a-kind annual awards program,
facilitating the best in the VLSI/Embedded industry. In its third year, these awards recognize the contribution of
various companies/individuals in driving the semiconductor industry. The best in the embedded software industry
were honored.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, December 17, 2012 /
India PRwire
/
-- Mentor Graphics Corporation, a leader in electronic
hardware and software design solutions, and SiliconIndia today announced the "2012 Leadership Awards for the
Embedded/VLSI Industry." Started in 2010, the SiliconIndia - Mentor Graphics Leadership Awards for the
Embedded/VLSI Industry is a one-of-a-kind annual awards program, facilitating the best in the VLSI/Embedded
industry. In its third year, these awards recognize the contribution of various companies/individuals in driving the
semiconductor industry. The best in the embedded software industry were honored. The winners of these
prestigious awards were chosen by a panel consisting of eminent leaders: Dr. M.J. Zarabi Co-founder, Masamb
Electronics Systems; Dr. Madhusudan Atre, Country Head, AMD India; Vinay Shenoy, MD, Infineon Technologies
India; Sankara Narayan, VP & Country Manager, NXP India; Sunil Thamaran, MD, Cypress Semiconductor India;
Nambi Ganesh. G, Director, Delphi; Krishna Moorthy. K, MD, India Design Center- Rambus Chip Technologies
India; Srinivas Gande, Senior Director - Engineering, Marvell Semiconductor.
The winners for this year, by category, are: - Best VLSI/ Embedded Design - Automotive Mahindra & Mahindra
Electrical, R&D Center, Nashik - Best VLSI/ Embedded Design - Consumer Electronics Ittiam Systems - Best VLSI/
Embedded Design - Defence/Aerospace RCI (Research Centre Imarat) - Best VLSI/ Embedded Design -
Telecom/Networking Broadcom & VMC Systems - Best Electronic Design System Company - MNC ARM - Best
Electronic System Design Company - Established Indian Company Wipro - Best Electronic System Design
Company - Startup SmartPlay & Mobiveil Technologies - Award for Youngest Entrepreneur in Semiconductor
Space Kartik Sridharan, Founder and VP Engineering, Orca Systems - Outstanding Contribution to VLSI/
Embedded Design Industry - Corporate HCL Technologies - Outstanding Contribution to VLSI/ Embedded Design
Industry - Academic Institution IIT Powai - Outstanding Contribution to VLSI/ Embedded Design Industry -
Individual Vivek Sharma, VP-Greater China & South Asia-India Operations and Director-India Design Centers,
STMicroelectronics "India's rich base of electronic design talent is driving the country to a strong position of
leadership in electronic innovation.
Combining this with an entrepreneurial spirit to form and grow successful enterprises is making India an exciting
place for the electronic information future," said Walden C. Rhines, CEO and Chairman, Mentor Graphics. "The
achievements of these award-winners help illustrate why India is poised for impressive high-tech growth." Pradeep
Shankar, CEO, SiliconIndia added, "The awards that we have instituted along with Mentor Graphics are one more
step in our endeavor to strengthen the ecosystem. We have expanded and acknowledged contribution of
individuals and companies in 11 different categories."
For more information, please contact:
Veeresh Shetty
Senior Marketing Manager
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