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Entropic ropes in Tanmay Jha to grow India biz

MUMBAI: Tanmay Jha, an old hand in pay-TV market, has joined Entropic as associate director of Sales for the Indian market. Based in New Delhi, Jha reports to Entropic VP Sales, EMEA and India Noel McKenna.

Prior to Entropic, he served two-years with Pace – India, where he was an integral STB sales team member in the country. Before Pace, Jha worked with a number of leading Indian Pay-TV companies including the IPTV company, Myway, as well as with Zee Turner, Sahara TV, Tata Communication & Sify.

Jha, who comes with 20-years of Pay-TV sales experience, will be focused on helping to grow Entropic’s set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) and connectivity businesses in the Indian subcontinent.

“We welcome Tanmay to Entropic’s dynamic sales team – where we are focused on developing new business and growing sales in the Indian sub-continent market,” said McKenna. “He brings a depth in knowledge and local market expertise to help increase Entropic’s regional presence as the only pure-play platform semiconductor supplier in connected home entertainment.”

Entropic is recognised globally for pioneering the MoCA (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) home networking standard, inventing Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) outdoor unit single-wire technology, and developing the industry’s first ARM processor and OpenGL graphics STB SoC.

Entropic’s standard definition (SD) MPEG2 and high definition (HD) MPEG4-based chipset solutions as well as its single-wire DBS service delivery integrated circuit (IC) technologies are currently being used by multiple service providers in the region.