VP, Silicon Engineering Group at Apple
Sribalan Santhanam is Apple's vice president for silicon technologies. In this role, he oversees the team that makes the A-series of processors. He joined Apple in 2008 when Apple acquired PA Semi, a chip company whose technology went on to serve as the foundation for the iPhone. At PA Semi, Santhanam was a vice president for design engineering. Before PA Semi, Santhanam was a senior director at Broadcom. He began his career in the semiconductor business in the mid 1990s. Santhanam earned his masters in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1989 and his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Anna University in 1987.