Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces 2014 Award Recipients

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 12, 2014 — The Global Semiconductor Alliance ( GSA) is proud to announce the recipients honored at the 2014 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration that took place in Santa Clara, California. The commemorative event celebrated GSA’s 20th year anniversary. Over the past 20 years, the awards program has recognized the achievements of semiconductor companies in several categories ranging from outstanding leadership to financial accomplishments, as well as overall respect within the industry.

This year, in recognition of GSA’s 20 years of global collaboration, there was a special presentation honoring past Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award recipients, GSA’s most prestigious award.

GSA members identified the Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Award winners by casting ballots for the industry’s most respected companies for its products, vision and future opportunities. Winners include the “Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $100 million to $250 million in annual sales Award” presented to Ambarella, Inc.; “Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company achieving $251 million to $1 billion in annual sales Award” awarded to InvenSense, Inc.; and “Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company achieving greater than $1 billion in annual sales Award” received by QUALCOMM Incorporated.

The “Most Respected Private Company Award” was voted on by GSA membership and presented to Spreadtrum Communications Inc. Other winners include “Best Financially Managed Company achieving up to $500 Million in annual sales Award” presented to Montage Technology and “Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company achieving greater than $500 million in annual sales Award” earned by Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Both companies were recognized based on their continued demonstration of the best overall financial performance based on specific financial metrics.

GSA’s Private Awards Committee, made up of members of the Emerging Company CEO Council, venture capitalists and select industry entrepreneurs, chose the “Start-Up to Watch Award” winner by identifying a company that has demonstrated the potential to positively change its market or the industry through the innovative use of semiconductor technology or a new application for semiconductor technology. This year’s winner is Ineda Systems, Inc.

As a global organization, the GSA recognizes companies headquartered in the Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. Award winners are chosen by the leadership council of each respective region and are semiconductor companies that demonstrate the most strength when measuring products, vision, leadership and success in the marketplace. The recipient of this year’s “Outstanding Asia-Pacific Semiconductor Company Award” is MediaTek Inc. and “Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company Award” is Infineon Technologies AG.

Semiconductor financial analyst Rajvindra Gill from Needham & Company presented this year’s “Favorite Analyst Semiconductor Company Award”. The criteria used in selecting this year’s winner included historical as well as projected data such as per cent stock and revenue increase, net profit margin, revenue forecasts, and product performance. Needham & Company presented to Synaptics, Inc.

The Awards Dinner Celebration was made possible by title sponsor TSMC, VIP and networking reception sponsor Optimal+, as well as general sponsors Advantest, Alix Partners, Altera, AMD, Amkor, ARM, ASE Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Broadcom, Cadence Design Systems, CSR, eSilicon, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, IBM, Jefferies Group LLC, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, Marvell, MediaTek, Mentor Graphics, Micron, Microsemi, Model N, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Co., NVIDIA, Open-Silicon, QUALCOMM, Qorvo (RFMD + TriQuint), QuickLogic, Rambus, Samsung, SanDisk, Silicon Labs, SMIC, Synopsys, UMC, VeriSilicon and Wells Fargo.

About GSA:

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org



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