|Dr. Pradip K. Dutta
Corporate Vice President
Synopsys Inc and
Synopsys (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Chairman - IESA
Dr. Pradip K. Dutta is a Corporate Vice President of Synopsys Inc.
and the Managing Director of its wholly-owned subsidiary,
Synopsys (India) Private Limited, a world leader in Electronic
Design Automation (EDA) software. Dr. Dutta has been heading
the India operations of Synopsys since his repatriation from
the US in 2000. He has overseen the growth of the company from
a little over 50 employees to more than 700 highly skilled
employees across Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Noida. His key
focus areas include R&D activity in various aspects of EDA
tool development, strengthening industry-academia-government
interaction, and building strong customer relationships.
Dr. Dutta started his career with General Motors in the field
of automotive electronics, where he held various engineering
and management positions, both in the US and the Asia-Pacific
region. Some of his most enjoyable projects were working on
the first GM electric vehicle, IMPACT, and IC fabrication
process transfer program between Hitachi Ltd., Japan and Delco
Electronics, Kokomo, Indiana.
Dr. Dutta serves on the Executive Council of several industry
bodies, including IESA and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce,
Karnataka. He also sits on the advisory boards of the
Government of West Bengal (Ministry of IT), Indian Institute
of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur (Advanced VLSI Consortium), and
the International Institute of Information
Technology-Bangalore (Academic Program). Dr. Dutta is a
Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs.
Dr. Dutta has earned his B.Tech in electronics engineering
from IIT Kharagpur, followed by MS and Ph.D in electrical
engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park
under a US government fellowship from the National Institute
of Standards and Technology.