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Speaking Engagements

With an average of 20 years industry experience each, our top executives are available for speaking engagements. To check on availability of a particular individual or to find out who might be best for your event or function, please send a brief email to us describing your interests.

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August 21, 2009
Friday, August 21 (1:30 - 3:30 pm)
GDA's Co-founder and General Manager Ravi Thummarukudy will be moderating the panel - Market Evolution in Cellular Technologies-
As part of the Silicon Valley Wireless Economic Summit to be held at Mountain View, CA.

Panel: Market Evolution in Cellular Technologies
Hosted by: CCICE and UCGEC

Cellular technology has been evolving at a much faster speed than most people have predicted. 
The latest in buzz words are LTE, 4G, and the ongoing WiMAX. These new technologies are 
providing efficiencies, scalability and sustainability across a larger customer base and connectivity 
alternatives. What are the benefits and challenges in deployment in its impact on both the 
customer and the networks.

Ravi Thummarukudy 
VP & GM, IC & IP Business Unit, L&T Infotech

Chris Ebert
Headof 4G Strategic Marketing Program North America, Nokia Siemens Networks

Lars Johnsson 
VP Marketing and Business Development, Beceem

Rehan Jalil 
President and CEO, WiChorus
Earl McCune

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February 3, 2009
Tuesday, February 3 | 10:15 am – 11:45 am – 
GDA's Co-founder and General Manager Ravi Thummarukudy will be presenting on the business forum panel at the DesignCon in Santa Clara Convention Center (Feb 3-4).
 The panel will share their thoughts on Embracing a New Paradigm: EDA Tools and IP as Solutions Enablers. Panel participants will articulate alternative solutions to consider relative to EDA/design and IP issues, focus on attributes that contribute to successful designs, and dispel the negative attitude the industry faces. The focus will be on the positive shifts in an emerging paradigm, injecting fresh ideas that demonstrate a how a mix of disciplines can lead to successful collaboration and cooperation in a worldwide supply-chain based economy.
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May 31, 2007
A.G. Karunakaran "AGK" CEO of GDA to present a paper on “Scaleable Multicore Processor Engines on AMC Form Factor” at the 1st Annual MicroTCA Summit. The Summit will be at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD on May 30 – June 1, 2007
Dec 7, Wednesday, 6:30 - 8 pm
"Beer and Pizza Roundtable: What Is the Key to Making AdvancedTCA Succeed?" at the AdvancedTCA Summit to be held at the Wyndham Hotel in San Jose, CA.
Nov 30
Asian Ventures conference, Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, California organized by Dow Jones.
Feb 22-23, 2006
Fifth annual Semiconductor Venture Fair at the Clarion San Francisco Airport.
Dec. 7th, 2005
A.G. Karunakaran “AGK”, President will be a Panel member at the "What is key to making Advanced TCA Succeed?" at the 1st Annual ATCA summit held at the San Jose, Wyndham Hotel.
To view past speaking engagements, click here 

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