Lip-Bu Tan has served as a member of our Board since October 2019. Mr. Tan served on the board of directors of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a multinational computational software company, from 2004 to 2023, as Executive Chair of its board of directors from 2022 to 2023 and as Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2021. From January 2009 to November 2017, Mr. Tan also served as President of Cadence. In 1987, Mr. Tan founded Walden International, an international venture capital firm, and has served as its Chairman since its founding. Mr. Tan also serves as a director of Schneider Electric SE, a multinational energy company, and Intel Corporation, a multinational semiconductor chip manufacturer. He previously served on the boards of directors of SoftBank Group Corp., a multinational holding company, from 2020 to 2022 and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, a technology company, from 2015 to 2021. Mr. Tan served as a director of Flextronics International Ltd. from 2003 to 2012, Inphi Corporation, a semiconductor component company, from 2002 to 2012, SINA Corporation, a Chinese technology company, from 1999 to 2015, Ambarella, Inc., a fabless semiconductor design company, from 2004 to 2017, Quantenna Communications, Inc., a communication device company, from 2015 to 2018, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturing company, from 2001 to 2018, Aquantia Corp., a manufacturer of high-speed transceivers, from 2015 to 2019 and Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China, a China-based global semiconductor microfabrication equipment company, from 2005 to 2020.
Bill BrennanPresident and CEO and Board Member
President and CEO and Board Member
Bill Brennan has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board since September 2014 and previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of our predecessor entity from December 2013 to September 2014. Prior to joining Credo, Mr. Brennan served as Executive Vice President of Vital Connect, Inc., a biosensor technology company, where he was responsible for business strategy and partner development, from August 2011 to November 2013. Mr. Brennan also served as Vice President in the storage business unit of Marvell, which develops and produces semiconductors and related technology, from May 2000 to August 2011. Prior to joining Marvell, Mr. Brennan served as an Account Manager with Texas Instruments Incorporated, a technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various ICs, from June 1986 to January 1993. Mr. Brennan received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
Sylvia AcevedoBoard Member
Sylvia Acevedo has served as a member of our Board since December 2021. Ms. Acevedo previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) from June 2016 to August 2020 and as a member of the GSUSA board of directors from October 2008 to June 2016. She served as an Educational Commissioner during the Obama Administration, from May 2011 to January 2016. Previously, Ms. Acevedo had been a technology executive at several technology companies, including Dell Technologies Inc. from June 1997 to June 2001, Autodesk, Inc. from August 1992 to June 1996, Ungermann-Bass Inc. from March 1990 to July 1992 and Apple Inc. from 1988 to 1990. She was one of four founders of Reba Technologies from 2001 to 2002, and was the Chief Executive Officer of CommuniCard LLC, a professional services firm, from October 2002 to March 2013. She has also served as a member of the board of directors of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a public technology corporation, since November 2020, and has served as a member of the Governance Committee since November 2020. Ms. Acevedo received a B.S. in Engineering from New Mexico State University and M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University.
Lawrence ChengCTO, Founder, and Board Member
CTO, Founder, and Board Member
Lawrence Cheng has served as our Chief Technology Officer and a member of our Board since September 2014 and previously served as the Chief Technology Officer and a member of the board of directors of our predecessor entity from September 2008 to September 2014. Prior to co-founding Credo, Mr. Cheng served as an Engineering Director of analog design for Marvell from November 1997 to August 2008. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Cheng served as Staff Engineer at Actel Corporation, a manufacturer of integrated circuits. Mr. Cheng received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
Manpreet KhairaBoard Member
Manpreet Khaira has served as a member of our Board since September 2021. Mr. Khaira has served as Vice President and General Manager of Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a publicly-traded innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, since August 2018, when it acquired Avnera Corporation, a manufacturer of low-power analog systems-on-chip technology for audio, voice, speech and sensor applications, which Mr. Khaira co-founded and where he has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2003. Previously, Mr. Khaira co-founded and served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mobilian Corporation, a wireless systems company, from February 1999 to November 2003, when it was acquired by Intel. He received his M.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
Job LamCOO, Founder, and Board Member
COO, Founder, and Board Member
Job Lam has served as our Chief Operating Officer and a member of our Board since September 2014. Mr. Lam served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of directors of our predecessor entity from August 2008 to November 2013, November 2013 to September 2014 and August 2008 to September 2014, respectively. Prior to founding Credo, Mr. Lam served in various roles for Marvell, from Senior Design Engineer when he started in June 1997 to Senior Design Engineering Director by the time he left in August 2008. Mr. Lam also served as a member of the technical staff at Amlogic, Inc., a fabless manufacturing company, from May 1996 to June 1997, and as a Senior Design Engineer at Integrated Device Technology, Inc., which designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions, from May 1993 to June 1996. Mr. Lam holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Minnesota.
Pantas SutardjaBoard Member
Pantas Sutardja has served as a member of our Board since August 2015. Mr. Sutardja is the founder and has served as Chief Executive Officer of LatticeWork Inc., a consumer electronics company, since 2013. Prior to Credo, Mr. Sutardja co-founded Marvell Technology, Inc. and served in various positions from January 1995 to February 2014, starting as VP of Engineering and finishing as Chief Technology Officer. He also served on the board of directors at Marvell from January 1995 to February 2013. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
David ZinsnerBoard Member
David Zinsner has served as a member of our Board since October 2019. Mr. Zinsner has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intel Corporation since January 17, 2022. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at Micron Technology Inc., a publicly-traded semiconductor company, from February 2018 to January 2022. Mr. Zinsner served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Affirmed Networks Inc., a software company, from April 2017 to February 2018. From January 2009 to April 2017, Mr. Zinsner served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Analog Devices, Inc., a multinational semiconductor company. From July 2005 to January 2009, Mr. Zinsner served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intersil Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Zinsner holds an M.B.A., Finance and Accounting from Vanderbilt University and a B.S. in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University.