About me

 meenusarinDeep technology professional – Blockchain, Semiconductor, AI,Robotics, Autonomous driving

Entrepreneur – Consultant, Trainer, Analyst, Industry Advocate. Generally a fun loving person unless provoked!

A self-motivated professional with vast experience in the deep tech ecosystem. A career spanning over two and a half decades and traversing across various geographies and facets of deep-tech. Services offered under VLSI Consultancy include Training & Talent development, Program Management & Solution Consulting, Market and Technology intelligence – research and analysis.

Key Achievements

    • Business and Talent Development
      • Jointly responsible for setting up a strong 30-member design team in Noida. This was the first group to be established in STMicroelectronics design centre in India
      • Penetrated and developed the then emerging China market with initial multi-million dollar design wins breakthroughs with major local telecom infrastructure companies
      • Built Partnership in Malaysia for repeat training biz
      • Expanded training market pie into adjacencies (biotechnology space) and across platforms (Classroom, Web based, E-Learning) and across geographies (Asia Pacific, US and Brazil
      • Competitive Market study for client in vision inspection systems in the semiconductor domain that helped overseas client to develop its market strategy for Asia Pacific
      • Leverage of digital media – Newsletter, contributing articles and insights in industry publications, blog on semiconductor trends
    • Program Management
      • Managed multi-million gate design programs ensuring Just in Time and First Time Silicon Success. These programs were critical not only because of the technical challenges but also due to a globally dispersed team from across Europe, Singapore, India and China
      • Conducted customized Program Management training for client in Brazil – Solution consulting
    • Cross domain contextual intelligence
      •  Program consulting at Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC)/A*STAR
      • Technology fore-sighting
      • Competitive intelligence
      • Domains: AI, Robotics, Advanced Manufacturing, Autonomous driving
  • Industry Advocacy
    • Founding & Executive member of Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) Initiatives: Thought Leadership events, speaker, moderate panel discussions, Mentorship program, industry-govt. dialogue, Speaking, moderating panel discussions, blogging and others
    • Articles/insights for industry publications

Core Strengths

  • Techno-commercial mindset with a 360 degree holistic view that enables market driven solutions and incubate new initiatives across disciplines
  • Industry outreach and advocacy
  • Extensive domain know-how in semiconductor ecosystem
  • Effective Program Management, Cross geographies/culture/domains/silos experience
  • Efficient end-to-end liaising with diverse relevant arms within an organization and interface with the customer. This includes areas from marketing, technical design, product engineering, planning and qualification.
  • Team Leading and effective delegation leading to higher productivity at work and a continuous development of the team
  • Organizational ability: the ability to optimally mobilize available resources, a keen eye for detail and a passion for perfection in self and others
  • Strong inter-personal skills

Professional Experience

  • XinFin: Technology evangelism & Ecosystem Development (Jan 2018 onwards)
  • Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC)/A*STAR: Program Consultant (2015 – August 2017) – Technology fore sighting, Competitive intelligence
  • VLSI Consultancy: Consultant, Sole Proprietor – Singapore, Australia (2003 onwards)
  • STMicroelectronics – Singapore, India, Italy (1989-2002)
  • Taylor Instruments – India (1988)

You can contact me at meenu@vlsiconsultancy.com

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