Joseph R. Bronson
Mr. Bronson has served as a director since May 2014. He is currently Principal of The Bronson Group, LLC, which provides financial and operational consulting services, and is a Strategic Advisor to Cowen & Co., a New York City-based investment bank. He also serves on the boards of directors of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., SDC Materials, and Ryan Herco Flow Solutions. Before Cowen & Co., he was affiliated with GCA Savvian, LLC, as an Advisory Director from May 2011 to March 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Bronson was the Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Valley Technology Corporation and the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sanmina-SCI. Mr. Bronson holds a B.S. in accounting from Fairfield University and an M.B.A. in financial management from The University of Connecticut.
Nancy Erba is currently Chief Financial Officer at Infinera Corporation (Nasdaq: INFN) where she is responsible for their global finance strategy, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit, investor relations and IT. Ms. Erba has an extensive financial management background as well as broad experience managing complex M&A integrations, pricing and sales operations. Prior to joining Infinera, Ms. Erba served as Chief Financial Officer of Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq: IMMR), a leader in touch feedback technology. Previously, she spent over 20 years at Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) where she held executive roles in finance, business operations and corporate development. Ms. Erba holds a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Smith College
Michael B. Gustafson
Mr. Gustafson is currently Executive Chairman and Independent Board Director at Druva, Inc., a cloud data protection and management company, and a member of the Board of Directors of Everspin Technologies, Inc. a Nasdaq-listed memory solutions company, Reltio Inc., a cloud-based master data management company, and Matterport, Inc., an immersive 3D media company. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President at Western Digital Corporation, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Virident Systems, Inc., Senior Vice President and General Manager of File & Content Business at Hitachi Data Systems, and Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of BlueArc Corporation. Mr. Gustafson received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. John K. Kibarian
John K. Kibarian, Ph.D., one of our founders, has served as President since November 1991 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2000. Mr. Kibarian has served as a director since December 1992. Mr. Kibarian received a BS ECE, MS ECE and Ph.D. ECE from Carnegie Mellon University.
Ye Jane Li
Ms. Li currently serves as a Strategic Advisor for Diversis Capital, where she provides strategic guidance and advisory on M&As and turnarounds of mid-market technology companies especially in SaaS, Cloud and IoT. She also serves on the boards of directors at several public and private companies, including CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS), Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), and ServicePower. Before joining Diversis Capital, Ms. Li was a COO of Huawei Enterprise USA Inc., and was the General Manager for Huawei Symantec USA, Inc. and Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor Inc. Prior to that, she served in multiple executive positions at Corning Inc, NeoPhotonics, and Novalux. Ms. Li holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master of Science in telecommunications and electronics engineering from Zhejiang University and a Master of Arts in communications and marketing from Ohio University.
Dr. Kimon Michaels
Kimon Michaels, Ph.D., one of our founders, has served as Vice President, Design for Manufacturability since June 2007. Dr. Michaels served as Vice President, Field Operations for Manufacturing Process Solutions from January 2006 through May 2007, and has been a Director since November 1995. From March 1993 through December 2005, he served in various vice presidential capacities. He also served as Chief Financial Officer from November 1995 to July 1998. Dr. Michaels received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. E.C.E. and a Ph.D. E.C.E. from Carnegie Mellon University.
Ms. Zhang currently serves on the board at several public and private companies, including Silicon on Insulator Technologies SA, Telink Semiconductor, and Grid Dynamics. She is also actively involved with private venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley. From December 2007 to September 2015, Ms. Zhang served in various senior management capacities at Cypress Semiconductor, including corporate development, general management and worldwide mobile sales. Prior to Cypress, Ms. Zhang served in many different product marketing and sales management roles in Silicon Light Machines, Agilent Technologies, Altera Corporation, and LSI Corporation. Ms. Zhang holds a Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University and a Master of Science in material science and mechanics from Penn State University.