Vinay Kumar Thapliyal is having more than 24 Years’ experience in Semiconductor industry currently working with STMicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd since 15 years. He worked in various functions like Embedded Designs, Applications and Technical Marketing. He has vast international experience and worked on multiple projects for emerging markets in India, Middle-east & Latin America inside ST for Industrial, Consumer and Automotive segments. He is presently heading India Marketing and Applications Group for the General Purpose Microcontrollers & RF products for Microcontrollers Division in STMicroelectronics. He is also participating from ST in key Indian Government Initiatives on Smart Cities, Smart Metering and Standardization.