Dr. Pradip K. Dutta    
Dr. Pradip K. Dutta
Corporate Vice President
Synopsys Inc and Managing Director
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.

 
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