Raghu Panicker    
Raghu Panicker
Sales Director
Mentor Graphics, India

Raghu Panicker leads Mentor Graphics efforts to capitalize on the VLSI snd Semiconductor business opportunities in India and aligns with the global vision of the company. Raghu is the Sales Director of India geography, responsible for driving Mentor Graphics sales, strategic operations, business development and positioning of the company for continued success in the region.

Raghu brings to this position a wealth of VLSI and Semiconductor Industry business experience, stemming from his early years of R&D at SCL. Raghu has over eighteen years sales experience, with an excellent record of developing, establishing, managing, and growing strong client relationships in the VLSI and Semiconductor Industry.
From 2000-2005, Raghu was the Channel Manager for Mentor Graphics India responsible for Sales, Customer Support and Business Development.

Raghu serves on the Editorial advisory board of EETimes India and the Strategic Advisory board of RV-VLSI. He holds a Masters degree in Management and an Engineering Bachelor.

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