Mr. PVG Menon is the Founder and President of VANN Consulting. He is a Thought Leader for the ESDM industry in India, with over 30 years of experience. He has deep experience in Electronics, Semiconductors and Embedded Systems and has close to a decade of experience in Public Policy for the sector.
Mr. Menon Founded VANN Consulting Pvt Ltd — a boutique strategic management consulting firm specializing in Transformational Consulting for the Electronics, Semiconductor and ICT sectors. He has participated in several strategic consulting projects for industry and govt. He served as President of the India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA) from 2011 to 2014, which saw the formulation of several policies for the ESDM sector in India. During his tenure, he passionately championed an industry viewpoint which put “India First” for the domestic ESDM industry, and coined the slogan “Innovation Led Design … Design Led Manufacturing”. He is a passionate champion of Indian industry pursuing an IPR and Product-led approach for designing world-class electronics “For and From India”.
Mr. Menon has rich experience in development, marketing and management of technology, and has worked with leading IT and Semiconductors companies where he has built multi-million dollar global businesses and run globally distributed teams. He is active in Industry Forums, has participated in several path-breaking industry research activities and initiatives, and is a sought after speaker on the Indian ESDM sector.
In 2013, he was conferred with the Mentor Graphics-Silicon India award for Outstanding Leadership for the VLSI/ Embedded Systems Industry in India. He has also several company-specific recognitions from the various organizations he has worked with during his career.