Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited, an analog mixed-signal services and solutions company from India, announced today the appointment of Mr. Dan Clein into its management team. Dan will be based out of the North America region.
Dan Clein is a seasoned industry professional with over 30 years of active involvement in the layout of Memory (DRAM, SRAM, etc.), Full Custom, Analog and Mixed-Signal designs. Until recently, Dan worked as Director-Mixed Signal Layout at PMC Sierra and was managing a team of 30+ people spread across 5 locations and 4 countries. He is well-versed in building and mentoring global engineering teams. Dan is well known for his popular book “CMOS IC Layout – Concepts, Methodologies & Tools,” which is a comprehensive treatise of all concepts of mixed-signal layout. Dan is a big preacher of methodologies and has advised on several new products from EDA companies like Mentor Graphics, Cadence, Synopsys, etc. Dan is a vivid teacher and has taught several student courses at Carleton University. Prior to PMC Sierra, Dan worked at MOSAID Technologies Canada and Motorola Semiconductor Israel.
“Dan’s addition to the management team is an exciting feeling for all of us at Sankalp,” said Samir Patel, CEO of Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited. “His decades of experience in building global engineering teams would help Sankalp globalize and brings in a near shore experience for our customers out of the North America region” said Mr. Patel.
“Dan’s unique expertise in methodology and automation would help us drive new focused innovations towards highly differentiated solutions to our customers as they migrate to lower technology nodes.” said Mrinal Das, VP Engineering at Sankalp Semiconductor Private Limited.