M N Vidyashankar
India Electronics & Semiconductor Association
President - IESA
M.N.Vidyashankar most recently served as the
Principal Secretary to the Government of Karnataka and brings
over 30 years of rich experience in management and
administration of various government offices, autonomous
bodies, boards and corporations.
Vidyashankar joined the IAS in 1982 and served various
government departments at the state and central level before
moving on to hold the position of the Principal Secretary,
Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and
Science & Technology, Department of e-Governance, Government
of Karnataka. He was also the CEO of the Karnataka Industrial
Areas Development Board and has served as the Chief Electoral
Officer at Bangalore.
Vidyashankar holds an M.A in Economics and an M.Phil. from the
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He is also a
post graduate in business administration from Harvard
University, USA. He has also received a lot of national and
international recognition for his efforts in promoting
technology and technology based solutions that transformed
human lives and societies.