KrunaliKrunali Patel (MS ELEC EGR ’95) has been elected a vice president at Texas Instruments Inc. (TI), it was announced March 21, 2016 (

As vice president and general manager of TI’s centralized analog design services division, Patel is responsible for supporting common capabilities and infrastructure across all analog product teams.

“Krunali’s passion for engineering and deliberate focus on building great solutions will have an impact for our customers and teams,” said Steve Anderson, senior vice president and general manager of Analog for TI. “With her ability to work effectively across internal boundaries, she is well equipped to drive an effective collaborative environment and champion TI’s flawless execution commitment.”

Patel joined TI in 1996 as digital design and verification engineer. She has since held a number of positions within the company, including engineering manager of analog and digital design in TI’s high volume analog and logic connectivity business, manager of TI’s application specific integrated circuit wireless infrastructure business and director of microcontroller systems and marketing. She most recently served as general manager for TI’s storage, printers and integrated power business unit in TI’s high volume analog business.