New Chief Executive Brings Vast Experience and a Proven Tack Record to Advance VDSL Technology Leader
Mr. Farnham most recently was President and CEO of Precision I/O, a privately-funded developer of high performance server networking solutions. Prior to Precision I/O, he was President and CEO of IDS Software Systems, a privately-held supplier of semiconductor data management and yield enhancement software. IDS Software was sold to PDF Solutions, Inc. in September, 2003. Prior to IDS, he served as a Director, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hi/fn, Inc. -- a provider of compression and encryption semiconductor and software solutions. From 1996 through 1998, he was Executive Vice President of Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT), a supplier of microprocessor, logic and memory integrated circuits to communication and computer customers worldwide. Previous to IDT, Mr. Farnham was President and Chief Executive Officer of OPTi, Inc., a developer of semiconductor products for PC motherboard OEMs. From 1972 through 1993, he held numerous management positions at National Semiconductor Corporation, with his final position being President of the Communication and Computing Group.
"I'm excited about the tremendous growth opportunities in the broadband access market," said Mr. Farnham. "I believe ElectriPHY's comprehensive expertise in digital, analog and firmware technologies uniquely position it to capitalize on this opportunity. The combination of the market, the high caliber of the ElectriPHY team and its visionary roadmap for future products were all critical factors in my decision to join the company."
"I am pleased to have Ray join the company as our CEO," said Jim Apfel. "I believe ElectriPHY is staged for tremendous growth going forward and Ray is the right person to lead the company through its next phase".
About ElectriPHY Corporation
ElectriPHY provides chipsets for accelerating broadband access. The company's high-performance VDSL products feature the flexibility and long reach required to radically change the dynamics of enabling "Triple-Play" services (voice, video and data) for all markets worldwide. ElectriPHY's highly programmable technology provides optimized performance while delivering low power and cost. Privately held ElectriPHY is located in Santa Clara, California. For more information, go to http://www.electriphy.com/.
NOTE: ElectriPHY is a registered trademark of ElectriPHY Corporation.
Web site: http://www.electriphy.com/