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Dasaradha R. Gude, CEO, INVECAS Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dasaradha R. Gude, CEO, INVECAS was recently honored with Lifetime Achievement Award by SiliconIndia for his outstanding contributions to VLSI/Embedded Design Industry.

“I am extremely delighted on achieving this award,” Dasaradha R. Gude said. “The journey began way back in 1982 with the inception of my first company that designed lab equipment. It was only when I was introduced to mainframe computers by a friend that I wanted to move to the United States and learn about latest technologies. However, the idea has always been to take this knowledge back to India and generate employment,” he added.

Dasaradha R. Gude, popularly known as GD is a familiar figure in the global Semiconductor arena, having nurtured and lead companies like CuTe Solutions (acquired by ATI Technologies), Virtual IP Group, Qualcore Logic, Pacific Semiconductor (acquired by Faraday), SoCtronics, Makuta, Ineda and VEDA IIT to name a few.

Pradeep Shankar, Editor-in-Chief, SiliconIndia added, “Now in its 7th edition, the Leadership Awards has expanded significantly over the years and is today the largest event in the Embedded/VLSI space, recognizing and rewarding the best in the industry. This year, we acknowledge the contributions of individuals and companies across 14 different categories.

Prior to his journey as an entrepreneur, Dasaradha R. Gude served as the Global Corporate Vice President and Managing Director of India for AMD. From being recognized as one of the “Game Changers in Indian technology industry” by the Times of India, to being awarded the “Best-Run Company Award” for AMD by HYSEA between 2007 to 2009, GD has won laurels on many fronts.


INVECAS was founded by semiconductor industry visionaries to address the unique challenges encountered in deep sub-micron technologies. INVECAS brings together High Speed Analog IP, Foundation IP, ASIC design and Embedded Software expertise under one roof to provide complete ASIC solutions for emerging Compute, Communication, Mobile, Automotive and Embedded markets. INVECAS is also investing in developing in-house advanced CAD flows and design methodologies for Analog and Digital with leading EDA tool vendors to optimize Power, Performance and Area goals of the respective market segments. INVECAS delivers its ASIC solutions through offices in Santa Clara, CA and Burlington, VT in USA and Hyderabad, Bengaluru in India. For more information, visit