Managing Director, LSI India Research & Development Pvt.
Treasurer - IESA
Santhanakrishnan Raman is the Managing Director of
LSI India Research & Development Pvt. Ltd.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, LSI Corp delivers
industry-leading, highly innovative semiconductor solutions
that address the “data deluge” gap. LSI India is a critical
R&D center for LSI, with a large presence in Bangalore and
Pune. Since his appointment as MD of LSI India in late 2010,
Raman has been focusing on driving LSI India’s strategic
value-add by executing to LSI’s Global R&D model.
Raman has been with LSI for 20+ years, spent 11 years (’93 to
’04) in LSI Milpitas, California before moving to LSI India in
2004. Raman continues to hold a strong engineering management
responsibility besides being the MD of LSI India. On the
engineering side, Raman has been working on development of
multiple generations of design tools and methodologies in the
Foundation R&D group at LSI.
Raman graduated with a M.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering
(Microelectronics) from IIT-Kanpur in ’92 and has also
completed an Executive General Management Program (EGMP) from
IIM-Bangalore in ’10. Raman is a co-inventor of 6 US patents.
He is an active participant and representative of LSI at
industry associations, delivers keynote speeches in industry
conferences, has organized and moderated panel discussions in
many industry events including the VLSI Conferences in ’09 and
‘10. Raman was a Co-General Chair of the 2013 VLSI Design
Raman’s professional interests include trends in computing and
software development, and emerging business models in a
globalized economy. Raman reads selectively, particularly
non-fiction. On the personal front, he is an avid follower of
political and business news, loves everything cricket and is
addicted to do video editing.