Dr. Suhas S. Patil is current Chairman of TiE Global. He co-founded TiE in Silicon Valley in 1992. He also served as TiE’s first president.
He is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He founded Cirrus Logic, a fabless semiconductor company. Patil’s work has covered computer architecture, parallel processing computers, very-large-scale integration devices, and integrated circuit design automation software. He also serves on the boards of The Tech Museum and the World Affairs Council of Northern California. He is known for describing the “cigarette smokers problem” for concurrent computing in 1971. He has been the Chairman of Cirrus Logic since its founding and Emeritus since 1997. He is currently the Chairman of Digité, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Cradle Technologies. Dr. Patil attended Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur for his bachelors degree in electrical engineering and Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his masters and doctorate degrees, graduating in 1967 and 1970 respectively