Kishore Seendripu, Ph.D.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Kishore Seendripu, Ph.D. is a co-founder and has served as MaxLinear's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since the Company's inception in September of 2003. From July 1998 to July 2002, Dr. Seendripu served in senior engineering roles, most recently as the director of RF & Mixed Signal IC Design at Silicon Wave, Inc., a designer and developer of radio frequency systems-on-chip for use in wireless and broadband communication systems and products. From December 1997 to July 1998, Dr. Seendripu served as a member of the technical staff at Broadcom Corporation, a manufacturer of networking and communications integrated circuits for data, voice and video applications. From 1996 to December 1997, Dr. Seendripu served as a radio frequency integrated circuit, or RFIC, design engineer at Rockwell Semiconductor Systems, a provider of semiconductor system solutions for personal communications electronics. From 1990 to 1992 Dr. Seendripu served as a research assistant at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories.
Dr. Seendripu received an M.S. in Materials Sciences Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, a B. Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Thomas E. Pardun
Thomas E. Pardun has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2009. Since April 2007, Mr. Pardun has served as non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Western Digital Corporation. Mr. Pardun has served as a director of Western Digital Corporation since January 1993, and from January 2000 to November 2001, he previously served as chairman of the board of directors of Western Digital Corporation. From May 1996 to July 2000, Mr. Pardun served as president of MediaOne International, Asia-Pacific (formerly US West Asia-Pacific), an owner/operator of international properties in cable television, telephone services and wireless communications. From May 1993 to April 1996, Mr. Pardun served as president and chief executive officer of US West Multimedia Communications, Inc., a communications company, and from June 1988 to April 1993 held numerous other executive positions with US West, Inc. From June 1986 to May 1988, Mr. Pardun was president of the Central Group for Sprint, Inc. as well as president of Sprint's West Division. From September 1984 to May 1986, he also served as senior vice president of United Telecommunications, a predecessor company to Sprint. From June 1965 to August 1984, he held various positions at International Business Machines Corporation. In addition to Western Digital Corporation, Mr. Pardun also serves on the boards of each of CalAmp Corp., a provider of wireless communications solutions, Finisar Corporation, a global technology leader in optical communications components and subsystems, and Calix, Inc., a global provider of broadband communications access systems and software. From 2005 to February 2011, Mr. Pardun served as a director of Occam Networks, Inc., a developer of broadband networking equipment, subsequently acquired by Calix, Inc. Mr. Pardun received a B.B.A. in Economics and Marketing from the University of Iowa and Management School Certificates from Harvard Business School, Stanford University and The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Steven C. Craddock
Steven C. Craddock has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2011. Since July 2008, Mr. Craddock has served as President of The Del Ray Group, LLC, a private consulting firm advising companies on strategic and technology developments in the cable television and telecommunications markets. From November 2006 until June 2008, Mr. Craddock served as Senior Vice President, Technology, for Comcast Corporation, a provider of entertainment, information, and communications products and services. From June 1994 until November 2006, he served as Senior Vice President, New Media Development for Comcast. From April 2002 until its acquisition by Zoran Corporation in December 2010, Mr. Craddock served as a director of Microtune, Inc., a provider of high-performance radio frequency tuners and transceivers. Mr. Craddock is a licensed professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and electrical engineering from Virginia Military Institute.
Albert J. Moyer
Albert J. Moyer has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2009. Since 2000, Mr. Moyer has served as a private financial consultant. From March 1998 to February 2000, Mr. Moyer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of QAD Inc., a publicly held software company that is a provider of enterprise resource planning software applications, and he subsequently served as a consultant to QAD Inc., assisting in the Sales Operations of the Americas Region. From August 1995 to March 1998, Mr. Moyer served as Chief Financial Officer of Allergan Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Previously, Mr. Moyer served as Chief Financial Officer of National Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Moyer also served as Chief Financial Officer of Western Digital Corporation, a manufacturer of hard-disk drives for the personal computer and home entertainment markets. Mr. Moyer also serves on the board of each of CalAmp Corp., a provider of wireless communications solutions; Collectors Universe, Inc., a third-party grading and authentication service for high-value collectibles; and Virco Manufacturing Corporation, a manufacturer of educational furniture. From November 2007 to February 2011, Mr. Moyer served as a director of Occam Networks, Inc., a developer of broadband networking equipment, subsequently acquired by Calix, Inc., and from January 2005 to January 2011, Mr. Moyer served as a director of LaserCard Corporation, a provider of secure identification solutions, subsequently acquired by ASSA ABLOY A.B. Mr. Moyer received his B.S. in finance from Duquesne University and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at the University of Texas, Austin. Mr. Moyer holds a professional director certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a national public company director education and credentialing organization.
Donald E. Schrock
Donald E. Schrock has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2009. Mr. Schrock retired as Executive Vice President and President of Qualcomm Incorporated's CDMA Technologies Group in 2003. Mr. Schrock began his career with Qualcomm in January 1996 as Corporate Vice President. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Mr. Schrock was Group Vice President and Division Manager with GM Hughes Electronics. Prior to working at Hughes, Mr. Schrock was Vice President of Operations with Applied Micro Circuit Corporation. Mr. Schrock also held positions as Vice President / Division Manager at Burr-Brown Corporation and spent 15 years with Motorola Semiconductor. Mr. Schrock has served on the board of directors of Integrated Devices Technology Inc., a designer and fabricator of semiconductor components, since October 2009, and GlobalFoundries Inc., a private semiconductor wafer fabrication service provider, since May 2010. He also previously served on the board of directors of the Fabless Semiconductor Association, RMI Corporation, a private fabless semiconductor company acquired by Netlogic Microsystems, Inc., from March 2008 to October 2009, and Patriot Scientific Corporation, a public intellectual property licensing company, from April 2008 to January 2011. Mr. Schrock holds a BSEE with honors from the University of Illinois, has completed the coursework for an MSEE from Arizona State University, and has an Advanced Business Administration degree from the Arizona State University Center for Executive Development.
Ted Tewksbury, Ph.D.
Ted Tewksbury, Ph.D., joined the MaxLinear board of directors with the acquisition of Entropic Communications in May 2015. Dr. Tewksbury was Entropic's interim CEO from November 2014 and served on their board of directors since September 2010. From April 2008 to August 2013, Dr. Tewksbury was President and CEO of Integrated Device Technology, where he architected the company's dramatic turnaround, putting it in new analog growth markets including wireless charging and radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs). Prior to IDT, Dr. Tewksbury was President and Chief Operating Officer of AMI Semiconductor, a leading developer of semiconductor solutions for automotive, medical and industrial applications, which was sold to ON Semiconductor in March 2008. As Managing Director at Maxim Integrated Products from January 2000 to August 2007, Dr. Tewksbury ran their optoelectronic & connectivity business unit and founded the company's successful high-speed signal processing business unit. From September 1997 to December 1999, Dr. Tewksbury was Engineering Manager at IBM Microelectronics, where he built and led the team that commercialized the industry's first Silicon Germanium (SiGe) RF products. Dr. Tewksbury started his career at Analog Devices where, over the course of ten years, he held a variety of engineering and management positions in analog and RF design, device modeling, characterization and process development. Dr. Tewksbury served on the board of directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) from March 2011 to August 2013. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications, holds several patents and has led the development of hundreds of industry firsts and award-winning products and technologies. Dr. Tewksbury has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Architectural Design, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.