Mr. PVG Menon is the Founder and CEO of VANN Consulting Pvt. Ltd. — a management consulting firm specializing in the electronics and semiconductor sector. He has experience in semiconductors, embedded systems and computer graphics. He is active in industry forums, and has participated in several path-breaking industry research activities and initiatives.
Mr. Menon recently stepped down as National President of the India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA). During his tenure (2011-’14), there was a fundamental level-shifting of the trade body from a pure networking body, to being a knowledge partner and Advisor to Industry, Government and Academia. Mr. Menon aggressively drove a program to foster innovation and entrepreneurship for the Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector, and was the articulate and assertive face of an “India first” campaign for the Indian ESDM industry. This campaign saw (amongst other achievements) the approval of the setting up of two semiconductor wafer fabs in India and the establishment of technology incubators for both fabless product design as well as electronic systems in India. Top consumption product
Mr. Menon has over 28 years of experience in the Indian IT industry, with rich experience in development, marketing and management of technology. He has worked with leading companies like Philips (later NXP) Semiconductors and Analog Devices – where he has built multi million dollar global businesses. He has also worked with companies like Siemens Information Systems Ltd. and CMC Ltd. in development and project management roles. He has also been part of two start-ups.
Mr. Menon serves on the Governing Council of the National Institute for Electronics & IT (NIELIT) of the Govt of India, and is also a Member of the India Semiconductor manufacturing Advisory Committee (I-SMAC) of SEMI USA.
Mr. Menon has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Madras University and an MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Inst. of Management Studies, Bombay.
In 2013, Mr. PVG Menon was conferred with the prestigious Silicon India-Mentor-Graphics Award for Outstanding Leadership for the VLSI/ Embedded Systems Industry in India.
- ADCOM 2014 Keynote Presentation