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K Krishnamoorthy

Managing Director
Rambus Chip Technologies (I) Pvt.Ltd.
Chairman – IESA Executive Council

About K Krishnamoorthy

K. Krishna Moorthy is presently employed as the Corporate Sr. Director and Managing Director of the India Design Center of Rambus Inc., and is responsible for the complete operations of the design center. Prior to Rambus, he held the positions of, Director of Engineering and subsequently the Managing Director of the India design Center of National Semiconductors, for 11 years from 2000. Earlier to that he was the head of one of the R&D divisions in the Mil – Aerospace vertical in Bharath electronics a, Defense PSU. He is credited to have designed the first ASIC in India in 1987 that went into volume production and used for many Secure Defense Communication systems. Have over 3 decades of experience in the electronics Industry, covering a wide spectrum of functions from Silicon design, System design, System engineering, and high performance IP design in deep sub micro processes.

Krishna, as he known in the industry circles, works with premier engineering schools in India to foster Industry/Academia relationship and was instrumental in setting up the Advanced VLSI lab in IIT Kharagpur, along with the Corporate University relationship team in 2005. He is actively involved with the industry bodies like IESA, VLSI society of India and a member of IEEE.

His professional areas of interest include deep sub-micron SoC and IC design including analog circuits, wireless communication and ultra-low power management designs. Holds a US patent in RFID communication protocol in UHF Gen 2 tags which is still considered to be one of the lowest power RFID tag in this standard in the market. Other areas of interests are Sports and Indian Classical music.