Sankalp Semiconductor Appoints Dan Clein into its Management Team

HUBLI, India, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited, a leading Analog Mixed-Signal services and solutions company from India, announced today the appointment of Mr. Dan Clein into its management team. Dan will be based out of the North America region.

Dan Clein is a seasoned industry professional with over 30 years of active involvement in the layout of Memory (DRAM, SRAM, etc.), Full Custom, Analog and Mixed-Signal designs. Until recently, Dan worked as Director-Mixed Signal Layout at PMC Sierra and was managing a team of 30+ people spread across 5 locations and 4 countries. He is very well versed in building and mentoring global engineering teams. Dan is well known for his popular book "CMOS IC Layout - Concepts, Methodologies & Tools", which is a comprehensive treatise of all concepts of mixed-signal layout. Dan is a big preacher of methodologies and has advised on several new products from EDA companies like Mentor Graphics, Cadence, Synopsys, etc. Dan is a vivid teacher and has taught several student courses at Carleton University. Prior to PMC Sierra, Dan worked at MOSAID Technologies Canada and Motorola Semiconductor Israel.

"Dan's addition to the management team is an exciting feeling for all of us at Sankalp" said Samir Patel, CEO of Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited. "His decades of experience in building global engineering teams would help Sankalp globalize and brings in a near shore experience for our customers out of the North America region" said Mr. Patel.

"Dan's unique expertise in methodology and automation would help us drive new focused innovations towards highly differentiated solutions to our customers as they migrate to lower technology nodes." said Mrinal Das, VP Engineering at Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited.

About Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited

Sankalp semiconductor is the preferred choice for Analog Mixed Signal services and solutions specializing in end-to-end solutions for IOs, Analog and Mixed Signal Chip design and layout. Our Analog and Mixed Signal expertise combined with the SoC design capabilities makes us a one-stop destination for all our customers. Sankalp Semiconductor was founded in 2005 by a team of industry experts with the mission to create an excellent technology hub of mixed-signal semiconductor services and solutions. With a team of over 450 semiconductor technology specialists, Sankalp drives its mission through three strategic focus areas - bring second tier cities of India on technology map, attract proven technical leaders with entrepreneurial zeal and working closely with some of the topmost academic institutions in the country by being in close proximity to the institutes. These strategies ensure scalability and creation of a forward-looking ecosystem. Sankalp Semiconductor is the recipient of several Industry accolades like Red Herring Asia, Deloitte Tech Fast 50 India (2011 and 2012), STPI recognitions and quite recently was selected in the Red Herring Top 100 Global Tech companies. For more information, please visit

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