Board of Directors
Fermi Wang, CEO and Board Member
Les Kohn, CTO and Board Member
Chenming Hu, Director
TSMC Distinguished Professor in the Graduate School of Microelectronics, University of California, Berkeley
Chenming Hu held the position of Chief Technology Officer of TSMC, the world's largest IC foundry from 2001-2004. He currently serves as the TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor in the Graduate School of Microelectronics in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at University of California, Berkeley, where he has been a professor since 1976. He serves on the board of Fortinet Inc., Sandisk Corporation and Inphi Corporation and was the founding board chairman of Celestry Design Solutions. He is known for his IC reliability prediction methods, industry standard BSIM transistor model for IC simulation, and 3D FinFET.
Christopher B. Paisley, Director
Executive Professor of Accounting and Finance, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Christopher Paisley has served as the Dean's executive professor of Accounting and Finance at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University since January 2001. Prior to his position at Santa Clara University, he served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for 3Com Corporation. Mr. Paisley has 15 years of outside board experience, which includes serving as audit committee chairman, at public and private companies. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Bridge Capital Holdings, Equinix, Inc., Fortinet, Inc., and Volterra Semiconductor, Inc. Mr. Paisley holds a B.A. in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Lip-Bu Tan, Director
Chairman and Founder, Walden International
President and CEO, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Lip-Bu Tan is Founder and Chairman of Walden International, a leading venture capital firm managing over $2 billion. He concurrently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. and has been a member of the Cadence Board of Directors since 2004. He also serves on the Boards of Inphi Corporaton, SINA, and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.
Andy Verhalen, Director
General Partner, Matrix Partners
Andrew Verhalen’s focus at Matrix Partners, where he has served since 1992, is communications, semiconductors, software, and systems. He co-founded Grand Junction Networks, which was acquired by Cisco, and has held a variety of executive and management positions at 3Com Corporation and Intel Corporation. Mr. Verhalen has served on the boards of DVC Labs, Blue Martini Software, Alteon WebSystems, Turnstone Systems, Openwave Systems, Phone.com, Cadia Networks, Digital Fountain, The Fanfare Group, Onetta, Red Pepper Software, Arroyo Video Solutions, Shoreline Communications, SiTera, Copper Mountain Networks, and WatchGuard Technologies.