Mr. Vahid Manian is Entropic's senior vice president of Global Operations. A seasoned semiconductor executive with more than 25-years of proven operations, business and technology experience, Vahid will be responsible for manufacturing operations, product and test engineering, corporate quality and strategic operations outsourcing.
Vahid joined Entropic in 2012, and brought an exceptional track record for driving results in product quality and cost reduction. Prior to Entropic, Vahid was responsible for all operations activity at Telegent Systems, a leading supplier of silicon solutions for mobile TV applications, later acquired by Spreadtrum Communication, a Shanghai-based semiconductor company. During his tenure with Telegent, Manian instituted stringent cost reduction programs, which resulted in lowering product costs by more than 25-percent in less than six months. Before Telegent, Manian served as senior vice president of global manufacturing operations at Broadcom Corporation, where he oversaw the Company’s operations and manufacturing activities including foundry operations and process technology direction. Manian joined Broadcom in January 1996, and established the operations strategy, which helped grow the Company from a start-up to a multi-billion dollar organization leveraging best-in-class delivery and inventory management systems.
Manian previously served on the Board of Directors, and was elected vice chairman, of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), which is focused on accelerating the growth and increasing the return on invested capital for the global semiconductor industry.
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