Dr. Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra    
Dr. Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra
President and Managing Director,
Texas Instruments (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra has been with Texas Instruments since 1986 and is currently the President and Managing Director of Texas Instruments India. In this role, he leads all of TI’s Research and Development, as well as Sales and Marketing activities in India.

Today he is actively involved in working with several hundred OEMs in India who are developing innovative products for India and the emerging markets using semiconductor solutions.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Mitra was the Director of the Americas Wireless Communication Product Development activities at Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas. While in Texas Instruments at Dallas, he also led TI's ultra-low power DSP core, which was selected by EDN as the 'Best product of 15 years'.

Dr. Mitra has also been instrumental in driving the culture of innovation at Texas Instruments. With nearly 700 U.S. patents from India to its credit – amongst the highest filed by technology companies in the country - Texas Instruments India today is driving Analog and Embedded Processing innovations for applications from Energy Efficiency to Medical, Surveillance, etc.

Dr. Mitra has been instrumental in playing a pioneering role in creating the India semiconductor ecosystem – with key partnerships with the industry and the academia. Under his leadership, Texas Instruments has established partnerships with over 700 universities in India.

Dr. Mitra leads several activities of the Indian semiconductor industry. He is the Chairman of India Electronics & Semiconductor Association for 2010-11. He is also the President of the VLSI Society of India and an Executive Council Member & Chairman of the Embedded Systems activities at NASSCOM. He was also an Executive Council member of MAIT, and plays an active role in several key semiconductor policies.

The Dallas Morning News, a leading Texas daily, featured Dr. Mitra as a 'Success Story'. He received the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ from IIT Kharagpur in 2009. He was also a recipient of the award for being one of the top three R&D visionaries of India.

Dr. Mitra has a B.Tech (1985) in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering and a Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering (both from IIT Kharagpur). He also holds an Executive MBA degree from the University of Texas, Austin, where he was a recipient of the ‘Dean's Award for Excellence’.

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