Shankaran Janardhanan

Shankaran Janardhanan is Vice President and General Manager of the Radio Frequency (RF) Product Line at GF, a position he was appointed to in 2023. In this role, Mr. Janardhanan leads the company’s RF Product Line organization that enables customers to deliver solutions for smart mobile devices, home and industrial Internet of Things (IoT), automotive, communications infrastructure and data center.

Mr. Janardhanan joined GF in 2011 and has served in various leadership roles including vice president of the Smart Mobile Devices business unit, where he expanded business in GF’s largest end market, providing customers with differentiated connectivity, display, audio, imaging and power management technology solutions. Prior to that position, Mr. Janardhanan led GF’s Mobile RF business, which doubled in size under his leadership, and supported by the acquisition of the IBM Microelectronics business in 2015, broadening GF’s differentiated RF portfolio and manufacturing footprint. In a previous role at GF, he managed RF & Power management business development and field applications.

Prior to GF, he held various roles in design engineering, technology and product management for RF and Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) products at TowerJazz.

Mr. Janardhanan holds an MBA from the University of California–Berkeley and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Temple University.