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Sankalp Semiconductor Expands International Operations in Japan Appoints Hisaya Keida as Japan Head

Palo Alto, California – March 28, 2019 - Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Hisaya Keida in the key position as the Head of Japan. In this capacity, Hisaya Keida will manage sales operations and enable Sankalp’s presence in the key semiconductor and system markets.

Hisaya Keida has over 36 years of experience in the semiconductor space and a pioneer of fables ASIC business in Japan. Hisaya Keida was the CTO of Kawasaki Microelectronics, and responsible for all oversea (USA, Taiwan, India) operations and engineering before it was acquired by Megachips. His expertise lies in developing libraries, IOs, memories, analog mixed signal IPs in networking domains, process and manufacturing. Hisaya Keida holds Bachelor of Engineering degree from Waseda University in Tokyo Japan.

“Hisaya brings in rich semiconductor experience to Sankalp team. His induction will further enable our footprint in Japan,” said Samir Patel, CEO, Sankalp Semiconductor. “His proven leadership and track record will be instrumental in providing high quality semiconductor services and solutions needed from the Japan market.”

“I look forward to closely working with customers in Japan to provide Sankalp services and solutions. Sankalp is a unique company with comprehensive SoC and mixed signal design solutions & services capabilities,” said Hisaya Keida, Japan Head, Sankalp Semiconductor. “My focus will be to work closely with customers and engineering teams to delivery high quality solutions and services meeting customer schedules and expectations.”

Sankalp Semiconductor has executed multitude of complex digital and mixed signal SoC (System-on-Chip) projects for variety of its customers in Automotive, Consumer, Networking, Wireless, IoT, Medical, Foundry verticals. Sankalp Semiconductor was founded in 2005 with a focus to serve the semiconductor companies primarily offering analog & mixed signal design services. Today, Sankalp with a team of 950+ engineering professionals has design centers in Hubli, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Ahmedabad in India and Ottawa, Canada. The company provides unique advantage to its semiconductor customers by enabling them to engage at any point of semiconductor services life cycle with the ability to provide end-to-end solutions.

About Sankalp Semiconductor

Sankalp Semiconductor offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions to its customers in key semiconductor domains including analog & mixed signal, digital, high-speed physical interface IP, Embedded Memory Compiler, IOs and EDA modelling. Sankalp Semiconductor is a preferred semiconductor design service partners to multiple Fortune 500 companies in the Automotive, Consumer, Networking, Wireless, IoT, Medical electronics and Foundry space. The company enables its customers to achieve their time-to-market window by delivering first time right silicon designs and engage with product engineering teams across the globe to design System-on-Chip. Sankalp Semiconductor is based in Palo Alto, California & Hubli, India with offices in USA, India, Canada, Germany, Malaysia and Japan.

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