SanDisk announced that it has named Ganesh Guruswamy as vice president and head of design operations for SanDisk India Design Center located in Bangalore, India. Guruswamy’s responsibilities will include leading the design center’s world-class engineering teams in the development of SanDisk’s next-generation consumer storage solutions, including USB flash drives, memory cards, microSD car
ds, and other removable flash-based products. Guruswamy will report to Jeff VerHeul, SanDisk’s senior vice president of corporate engineering.
Guruswamy has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to SanDisk, he served as vice president and India country manager at Freescale Semiconductor, and in senior management and engineering roles at Motorola, Advanced Micro Devices, and the Indian Space Research Organization.
Guruswamy has served on the executive council of the Indian Semiconductor Association and has been featured in multiple publications. He earned a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Idaho in the United States, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronics from Bangalore University.