"The ability to attract talented executives like Doug and Dhammika is a significant recognition of Enpirion's growing stature in the semiconductor marketplace," said Mark Downing, Enpirion's CEO. "With the strength of our management team and the track record of our products, Enpirion is well-positioned for continued success."
Doug Lopata brings to Enpirion more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of integrated circuit product development, including: definition, architecture, circuit design, product engineering, and test engineering. Before joining Enpirion, Doug was the Chief IC Architect for Agere System's Mobility Business Unit (now LSI Logic), where he was responsible for technical leadership in all aspects of cell-phone IC development. Prior to assuming the role of Chief IC Architect, Doug was a Consulting Member of Technical Staff leading the architecture and design of Agere's cellular analog products and power management ICs. Doug currently holds 12 patents, with an additional 20 patents pending, spanning the areas of circuit design, IC architecture, power system architecture, and systems design. He holds a BSEE from Drexel University and a MSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Dhammika Perera brings to Enpirion more than 20 years of senior management experience in all aspects of worldwide manufacturing operations and product development engineering for high-speed analog and mixed signal integrated circuits. Dhammika comes to Enpirion from Scintera, Inc., where he was the Vice President of Operations, responsible for all areas of domestic and international manufacturing operations. Prior to that position, he served as the Vice President of Product and Test Engineering at Sipex Corporation and was instrumental in developing the manufacturing and engineering infrastructure both internally and off-shore. Dhammika began his semiconductor career as a product engineer, and rapidly progressed into successive managerial roles at National Semiconductor and Analog Devices. He holds a BSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Enpirion is the leading developer of Power Systems on Silicon, delivering breakthrough power density and ease of use. Enpirion utilizes a fabless manufacturing model and partners with the industry's leading assembly and test houses to provide the highest degree of quality and reliability. Enpirion's products are designed into a broad range of demanding applications including embedded computing, set-top boxes, consumer electronics, telecommunications equipment, cellular handsets and more. For additional information about Enpirion and its award-winning products, please visit www.enpirion.com.
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