Mr. Vinay Gokhale is Entropic's senior vice president of Corporate Development and Strategy. He brings more than 25 years of experience across a diverse technology background, which includes semiconductor and software products for image processing, industrial automation, mobility and networking. His current responsibilities include outlining and driving to execution Entropic’s strategic short- and long-term roadmaps, evaluating new corporate partnerships and advising on key investment opportunities.
Vinay joined Entropic in 2009, as senior vice president of Marketing and Business Development. In this role he was focused on the global adoption of connected home silicon and software solutions across international original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and major Pay-TV service providers. Vinay was also instrumental in leading customer application integration and delivery efforts to ensure OEMs enabled Pay-TV service providers to deliver the fastest broadcast and streaming video services into and throughout the home. Further, he led several strategic initiatives in the Company related to product planning and external alliances.
Prior to Entropic, Vinay held several executive management roles at SiRF where he led Marketing and Business Development efforts for the Wireless sector and functioned as General Manager for SiRF's Infrastructure and Services business. He also held key management roles at Impinj where he was responsible for building silicon and reader products for the UHF RFID market and served as Vice President of the Wireless Data business unit at Conexant.
Vinay received a master of business administration degree from Stanford University, and bachelor’s and Master’s of science degrees in electrical engineering from The University of California, Irvine.