Vivek Pawar

Vivek Pawar is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Sankalp Semiconductor. He founded Sankalp in 2005 and has led the company as CEO through its start-up phase and transitioned the leadership at the scale-up mode. He enjoys industry thought leadership for his visionary approach, and people and technology leadership. He is credited for creating high tech jobs in Indian Tier-II and III cities and for structuring one of its kind Merger & Acquisition deal with KPIT Technologies Limited.

Prior to Sankalp Semiconductor, Vivek has held several executive positions at Texas Instruments India and US. He was the General Manager of Broadband Silicon Technology Centre in TI India. Several products developed under his leadership have claimed industry accolades. World's first integrated DSL that won the EDN Asia award in 1999 and World's first single chip DSL that won EDN WW Award in 2003 are few examples.

Vivek also holds other offices such as : President of North Karnataka IT Association : Vice President of TIE Hubli chapter : Trustee on Deshpande Foundation Hubli, working in social/NGO sector : Talent Development Core Interest Group (CiG) of Indian Electronics & Semiconductor Association.

Vivek received his Bachelor’s from COEP, Pune and a Master’s from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India.



Industry Sector

Electronics and Telecommunication
IT & Engineering Services


MTech, IIT, Kharagpur

Hubli, India