22 June 2010


Inphi appoints industry veteran Peter J. Simone to board

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 Peter J. Simone has joined its board of directors.

Simone serves on the boards of several companies, including Cymer Inc, Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc, Newport Corp and Veeco Instruments Inc. He is also a board member of several private technology firms including the Massachusetts High Technology Council.

Simone has executive experience in high-tech firms with operations in the USA, Europe and Asia. He was executive chairman of semiconductor equipment maker SpeedFam-IPEC Inc. He was also president & director of Active Control Experts Inc (a manufacturer and distributor of solid-state actuators) and president & CEO of Xionics Document Technologies Inc (a provider of embedded software solutions for printer and copier manufacturers) until Xionics merged with Oak Technology Inc.

Simone holds a BS from Bentley University and an MBA from Babson College. He began his career as an auditor with Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young).

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