26 July 2010


Inphi adds TI veteran to Technical Advisory Panel

Inphi Corp of Sunnyvale, CA, a fabless provider of high-speed analog ICs for the communications and computing markets (using indium phosphide, gallium arsenide, silicon-germanium or silicon bipolar as well as CMOS), says that John Scarisbrick has joined its Technical Advisory Panel.

Inphi’s Technical Advisory Panel was formed to provide strategic counsel on technology, strategy and direction. Its global experience spans a variety of key industries, including communications, computing, networking and semiconductors.

The firm says that Scarisbrick has broad experience in creating value in start-up, growth-phase and top-tier semiconductor businesses, having held executive management and independent director positions. He currently serves on the boards of microprocessor intellectual property firm ARM Holdings plc of Cambridge, UK and floating body effect memory technology firm Innovative Silicon of Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also executive chairman of Netronome Systems Inc of Cranberry Township, PA, USA, which develops network flow processors.

Scarisbrick has served as CEO of CSR plc and also worked at Texas Instruments (TI) for 25 years in Texas, France and England. As senior VP at TI, Scarisbrick was responsible for all aspects of its $5bn World Wide Application Specific Products chip business in Dallas, TX, including ASIC, broadband, digital signal processor (DSP), LCD, SPARC and wireless. He also served as president of Texas Instruments Europe, and led the team that created TI’s DSP business. He retired from TI in 2000.

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