27 October 2021
RF GaN firm Gallium Semi appoints VP of networks
Singapore-based Gallium Semiconductor – a supplier of RF gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor solutions for 5G mobile communications, aerospace & defense and industrial, scientific & medical applications – has appointed Michael Guyonnet as VP of networks. He will be based in Toulouse, France, and oversee product teams across France, Netherlands and the USA.
“Michael brings a rare combination of technical and business expertise that will be critical in helping us deliver market-leading products for our 5G customers,” reckons CEO Kin Tan. “Michael is highly experienced in the semiconductor and network communications industry, and we look forward to his contributions to our growth.”
Guyonnet joins Gallium Semi from Renesas Electronics, a manufacturer of microcontrollers, analog, power and system-on-chip (SoC) products. He previously served in technical and marketing leadership roles at Ampleon, MACOM and NXP. He began his career as a design and modeling engineer at Freescale, and received his PhD and Master’s degrees from Université de Limoges and a Bachelor’s degree from Université d’Orléans.
“I look forward to working with Kin and the team in executing our technology and product strategy that addresses our customers’ most challenging problems,” says Guyonnet.