Inducted in 2017
Krunali Patel is vice president and general manager of Analog Design Services for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). During her 21 years at TI, Krunali has shown skilled leadership in negotiating complex business models, making strategic investment decisions, driving flawless execution in new product development, and managing through organizational change.
She oversees a global team of 350 people who provide critical design tools and new product design support for TI and is the executive sponsor of TI's new product development execution initiative. Krunali is instrumental in implementing and measuring product development best practices across the company.
Her hands-on teaching approach makes her an excellent partner with business leaders and engineering teams.
Krunali serves as a member of the executive steering team for TI’s Women for Technical Leadership program.
Outside of TI, Krunali is passionate about promoting STEM programs in schools.
As a mother of two daughters, she believes in motivating young women to succeed and has recently launched a program that gives female high school students in the Dallas area the opportunity to shadow TI engineers for a day.
She serves as a board member on the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Dallas Chapter and is the executive sponsor for TI's fundraising effort for JDRF.
Krunali holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.
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