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Mr. Raman CHITKARA

Global Technology Industry Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, USA

Raman leads the Global Technology Industry Group at PwC. With more than 30 years of experience working in Silicon Valley in the technology industry, his clients have included technology companies with global operations ranging from start-ups to multibillion-dollar multinationals in semiconductor, software, Internet, computing and networking sectors.  This experience has given him a broad based knowledge and understanding of the opportunities and challenges faced by rapidly growing technology companies.

Recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the semiconductor industry, Raman has held a variety of prominent leadership roles. He was appointed as the US semiconductor leader in 1997 before earning the position of global semiconductor leader in 2000 and global technology leader in 2008. 

A veteran of the dot-com boom in the 90s, and the subsequent bubble burst, Raman brings to his clients a broad and deep insight into the natural cycles found in the technology markets around the world as well as time-tested experience and knowledge of how to adjust strategy and change course in response to market peaks and valleys.

Raman has authored several white papers on issues impacting the technology industry including the in-depth annual report, China's Impact on the Semiconductor Industry. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences, roundtables and forums on technical and market issues in the technology industry.

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