|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
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,
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’.