J. Daniel McCranie
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
J. Daniel McCranie has served as a member of our board since March 2011 and Chairman of the Board since June 2012.
Mr. McCranie is also a member of our Audit and Legal Committee.
Since August 2002, Mr. McCranie has served as Chairman of the Board and since November 2001 as a director of ON Semiconductor Corporation, a supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics.
Since May 2012, Mr. McCranie has served as a member of the board of directors of Mentor Graphics.
From October 2008 to September 2010, Mr. McCranie served as Executive Chairman of Virage Logic, a provider of application optimized semiconductor intellectual property platforms.
Previously, Mr. McCranie served at Virage Logic as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2007 to October 2008, Executive Chairman from March 2006 to January 2007, and Chairman of the Board from August 2003 to March 2006.
From 1993 until his
retirement in 2001, Mr. McCranie
was employed in various positions, including as Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, with Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
, a supplier of diversified, broadline semiconductor products, focusing on the communications industry.
Mr. McCranie has been a member of the board of Cypress Semiconductor since February 2005.
From April 2004 to October 2010, Mr. McCranie served on the board of Actel Corporation, a designer and provider of field programmable gate arrays and programmable system chips.
From 1986 to 1993, Mr. McCranie was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SEEQ Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductor devices.
In addition to On Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor, Virage Logic, Actel Corporation and SEEQ Technology, Inc., within the past ten years, Mr. McCranie has served on the boards of Xicor, Inc., ASAT Holdings, and California Microdevices.
brings to our board nearly 40 years of sales and marketing experience in the semiconductor and communications industries, including management experience as a chief executive officer of two publicly held semiconductor corporations.
experience as a Chief Executive Officer of Virage Logic
and SEEQ Technology and service on the Audit Committees of On Semiconductor, Virage Logic, Xicor, Inc.
, ASAT Holdings
and California Microdevices
has given him financial expertise to serve as one of our Audit and Legal Committee
financial experts and provides experience that is particularly valuable to his
service on the Audit and Legal Committee.
has also gained experience in risk management through these leadership positions, which is an important function of the Audit and Legal Committee
and the board.