Ganesh Moorthy is the Chief Operating Officer of Microchip Technology Inc. Originally from India, he came to the U.S. as a student in 1979 and became a U.S. citizen in 1994.
He has undergraduate degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering and a MBA in Marketing. He has 19 years of experience with Intel, where he held engineering and management positions, including general manager of the 8/16/32 Microcontroller Division.
He left Intel in August 2000 to become the CEO of Cybercilium, a small Tempe- based software start-up company. He joined Microchip as vice president on November 26, 2001.