Ahmedabad, November 26, 2005- eInfochips, an Ahmedabad and Santa Clara based leading provider of electronic design services to global blue chip technology companies has recently announced appointment of Mr. Avtar Saini to the Board of Directors.
Avtar is an Intel veteran. In a career spanning 22 years at Intel, Avtar has worked in various capacities in the areas of microprocessor design and development. Avtar holds seven patents related to microprocessor design. As Intel's Director for South Asia, Avtar successfully managed Intel businesses in the Indian Subcontinent and built the engineering team from its inception to over 1500 engineers.
"Avtar's long illustrious career in Intel coupled with business and engineering management expertise in India and a strong technology background makes him uniquely qualified to work with technology companies. We appreciate the breadth and depth of knowledge that his presence on the board will bring to eInfochips,'' says Mr. Pratul Shroff, CEO, eInfochips.
"I am very keen to work with India's young technical talent; I wish to mentor them in core product design work as we build the made in India brand. eInfochips with it's evolving industry leadership profile and a team of hard-core professionals is attracting world-class customers, partners and talent. I am very pleased to join eInfochips board at this exciting time and I look forward to contribute towards company's continued success,'' said Mr. Avtar Saini.
Avtar holds a Bachelors degree in electrical engineer from the University of Mumbai, and a masters degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota. At Intel, Avtar co-led the development of the Pentium processor and was responsible for the first phase development of Intel's 64-bit architecture - The Itanium Processor. Driven by desire to work in his home country, Avtar moved back to India in 1999 as Director, South Asia. Avtar left Intel in January 2004 and is currently working with smaller yet equally innovative technology companies.
eInfochips Inc., based in Santa Clara, is a leading provider of cutting edge Silicon Design, Embedded Systems and Software services. Their capabilities extend from specification to system, with knowledge on silicon design and verification, high-speed board design, embedded firmware and applications software development. The company's India and US design centers employs over 350 design engineers and have delivered system level solutions to a variety of customers thus increasing their cost-effectiveness, reducing their time-to-market and growing their market strength. A partial list of customers includes TI, Gatelinx, Vignette, Agere, Cypress, and Cisco.
The company has strong alliances with leading technology companies like Texas Instruments, Verisity, Xilinx and Microsoft. The leadership of eInfochips has been recognized through awards such as "Best Software Exporter of the Year" award by NASSCOM for consecutive years 1997-98 and 1998-99 and "CII Emerging ICT Enterprise Award" at the Communication and Information Technology Conference, 2005 at Ahmedabad. eInfochips, CEO, Mr. Pratul Shroff has received the AMA outstanding IT entrepreneur of the year award 2004 from Infosys Chairman N.R.Narayan Murthy. For more information, please visit http://www.einfochips.com