Shri. M N Vidyashankar
India Electronics & Semiconductor Association
Unit G-02, Ground Floor Prestige Terminus-II
901 Civil Aviation Road (Old HAL Airport Exit Road) Konena Agrahara
Bangalore 560 017

Shri M N Vidyashankar joined the Indian Administrative Services ( IAS ) in the year 1982. He served in different departments in the State Government and Government of India. Currently working as President- India Electronics and Semiconductor Association – a premier national business-trade body in the electronics and semiconductor space.

He served as Chairman, BWSSB; Commissioner, BDA; and Registrar UIDAI. Worked as Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka; Principal Secretary, Department of e-Governance and the Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka, over a long stint, and worked as Additional Chief Secretary to Govt., Commerce & Industries Department. He is Chairman/Director in more than a dozen boards and corporations – both national and multinational.

Educated in Delhi throughout – from schooling to Post Graduation. Obtained his M.A. Degree in Economics and M.Phil. degree from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. Obtained a post graduate degree from Harvard University, USA.

Major areas of interest: Downsizing, right-sizing, Re-engineering, E-Governance, Customer Relations Management (CRM); Start-up triggers.