BANGALORE: India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the semiconductor industry body today announced the appointment of Poornima Shenoy as its new President.
A full-fledged secretariat is in the process of being set up at the Association's head office in Bangalore, said a statement from the association.
Poornima brings to the job two decades of relevant and rich experience as an entrepreneur and marketing professional. She was instrumental in setting up Nasscom's first office in South India. And moves to ISA from the Manipal Education & Medical Group.
Announcing the appointment, Rajendra Kumar Khare, Chairman, ISA, said, “India is on its way to becoming a preferred hub for creation of advanced semiconductor products and a significant semiconductor manufacturing base which inturn opens the doors for large scale electronics manufacturing and value-added software opportunities.
This is sure to transform the domestic semiconductor industry into a significant driver for India's economic growth in the coming decade. “
Established in November 2004, ISA has attracted members from both domestic and international semiconductor/service companies, EDA companies, Semiconductor IP/embedded, s/w/TAPP service providers, academia and venture capitalists. It seeks to establish India as the preferred global hub for excellence in creation of semiconductor products through technology leadership.