Vivek Sharma    
Vivek Sharma
Vice President Asiapac-India Operation
Director India Design Centres
STMicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd

Vivek Sharma is a 1986 graduate in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and Master in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in communication systems.

He began his career in electronics system design, and for initial five years worked with Associated Electronics Research Foundation, Noida and developed multiple electronics systems in the domain of mixed analog & DSP for a wide range of applications in the field of telecommunications, Personal Security and Automated Machine Health Monitoring.
In 1991, Sharma joined STMicroelectronics to work in VLSI design and was based in France. He pioneered the Top Down Design Methodology for the Analog/Mixed Analog designs and developed analog macros like Clock Generators (PLL).

He returned to India in 1994, and for next eight years built a team of 200+ engineers to develop design platforms consisting of VLSI building blocks including Digital Libraries, I/O's, Mixed Analog Macros like PLL, Data Converters, Embedded Memories etc. in state-of-the-art technologies, ranging from 0.5 microns to 90nm. In 2002, he was promoted to Director, IP Design Factory, to head the development activities of ST India in the field of VLSI IPs, SoCs, embedded and application software.

In 2005, he was appointed Vice-President for ST

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