Board of Directors

Young-Joon (YJ) Kim
Board of Directors, Member of the Risk Committee and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. YJ Kim became our Chief Executive Officer in May 2015 and has also served as a director on our Board since that time. In February 2020, Mr. Kim assumed the additional role of General Manager of the Display business to capitalize on attractive growth opportunities in OLED display and other relevant emerging markets. He also served as the acting General Manager of Foundry Services Group from January 2019 until the completion of the sale of the Foundry Services Group and the factory in Cheongju ("Fab 4") on September 1, 2020. Mr. Kim joined our company in May 2013 and served as our Executive Vice President and General Manager, Display Solutions Division. He was promoted to Interim Chief Executive Officer in May 2014. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Kim held a variety of senior management roles at several global semiconductor firms in a career spanning about 31 years. His past roles include marketing, engineering, product development and strategic planning, and his product expertise includes microprocessors, network processors, FLASH, EPROM, analog, mixed-signal, sensors, workstations and servers. Immediately before joining our company, Mr. Kim served as Vice President, Infrastructure Processor Division, and General Manager of the OCTEON Multi-Core Processor Group of Cavium, Inc., where he worked from 2006 to 2013. Prior to Cavium, Mr. Kim served as Core Team Lead and General Manager of the Tolapai Program at Intel Corporation from 2004 to 2006. In 1998, Mr. Kim co-founded API Networks, a joint venture between Samsung and Compaq, where he served as the head of product management, worldwide sales and business development for Alpha processors. Prior to API Networks, Mr. Kim served as Director of Marketing at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Kim began his career as a product engineer at Intel Corporation. Mr. Kim holds B.S. and M. Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. Our Board has concluded that Mr. YJ Kim is a valuable member of the Board based on his understanding of our company’s products and technology as our Chief Executive Officer and his deep knowledge of the semiconductor industry.
Member of the Risk Committee
Kyo-Hwa (Liz) Chung
Board of Directors
Ms. Chung was appointed as our director in July 2020. Ms. Chung currently serves as the Director of Legal for Netflix Services Korea, a position she has held since April 2021. Prior to Netflix Services Korea, Ms. Chung served as a Head of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs for Microsoft Korea from November 2018 until April 2021. Ms. Chung was with the Korean law firm Kim & Chang, from April 2003 until November 2018, most recently as a partner focusing on the areas of international disputes, government investigations and crisis management. During September 2008 to March 2009, Ms. Chung was engaged with the international law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, as a visiting attorney at its New York office. Ms. Chung served as a judge on the Seoul Administrative Court from 2001 to 2003 and the Seoul Central District Court from 1999 to 2001. Ms. Chung received an LLM degree from Harvard Law School in 2008, and a Bachelor of Law degree from Korea University in 1996. Ms. Chung is licensed to practice law in Korea and New York.
Melvin L. Keating
Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Keating became our director in August 2016. Mr. Keating serves as a consultant, providing investment advice and other services to private equity firms and corporations, since November 2008. In addition, since September 2015, Mr. Keating serves as a director of Agilysys Inc., a leading technology company that provides innovative software for point-of-sale (POS), property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management and mobile and wireless solutions and services to the hospitality industry. Mr. Keating also currently serves as a director of Harte Hanks, Inc., a leader in developing customer relationships, experiences and defining interaction-led marketing. During the past five years, Mr. Keating also served on the boards of directors of the following public companies: SPS Commerce, Inc. (2018-2019); Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (2018-2019); Red Lion Hotels Corporation (2010-2017); and API Technologies Corp (2011-2016). Mr. Keating holds a B.A. degree in Art History from Rutgers University (where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar), as well as an M.S. in Accounting (he was a Shell Oil Fellow) and an M.B.A. in Finance (he was a Benjamin Franklin Fellow), both from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Keating should serve on the Board based upon his extensive experience advising technology companies
Financial Expert
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Ilbok Lee
Board of Directors, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Member of the Risk Committee
Dr. Lee has been our director since August 2011. Dr. Lee was an advisor/consultant to the Configurable Mixed-signal Business Unit of Dialog Semiconductor, Inc., which acquired Silego Technology Inc., a semiconductor company from October 2017 to December 2018. Dr. Lee served as Executive Chairman of Silego from August 2016 to October 2017. Dr. Lee served as Silego’s Chairman of the Board from March 2015 to August 2016 and as Silego’s Chief Executive Officer from Silego’s inception in October 2001 until August 2016. From April 1999 to September 2001, Dr. Lee served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Timing Division at Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a public semiconductor company, and from May 1992 to March 1999 served as President and Chief Executive Officer of IC Works, Inc., a semiconductor company he co-founded that was acquired by Cypress in 2001. Dr. Lee co-founded Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (U.S.A.) in July 1983 and served in various positions at the company, including President and Chief Executive Officer, until May 1992. Prior to Samsung, Dr. Lee served in various technical and managerial positions at Intel and National Semiconductor. Dr. Lee served as a member of the board of directors for Sierra Monolithic, a privately held semiconductor company, from 2002 through 2009. Dr. Lee also served on the board of directors of two public companies: ESS Technology and V3 Semiconductor. Dr. Lee received a Ph.D. and M.S.E.E. from the University of Minnesota and a B.S.E.E. from Seoul National University. Our Board has concluded that Dr. Lee should serve on our Board based upon his extensive experience in the semiconductor industry.
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Risk Committee
Camillo Martino
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Chair of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Martino became our Non-Executive Chairman of the Board in June 2020 and director in August 2016. Mr. Martino currently also serves as a member of the board of directors for KINS Technology Group and Sensera Limited. Mr. Martino also serves as a member of the board of directors at multiple privately-held companies, including VVDN Technologies and KeraCel. Mr. Martino previously served as a director of Cypress Semiconductor from June 2017 through to April 2020 and was also the Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Image Inc. from January 2010 until the completion of its sale to Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in March 2015. From January 2008 to December 2009, Mr. Martino served as Chief Operating Officer of SAI Technology Inc., where he also served as a director from June 2006 to November 2010. From July 2005 to June 2007, Mr. Martino served as a director, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cornice Inc. From August 2001 to July 2005, Mr. Martino served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Zoran Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Martino held multiple positions with National Semiconductor Corporation for a total of nearly 14 years, and in four different countries. Mr. Martino holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma from Monash University in Australia. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Martino should serve on the Board based upon his extensive experience advising technology companies.
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Gary Tanner
Board of Directors, Chair of the Risk Committee and Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee
Mr. Tanner became our director in August 2015. Mr. Tanner also served as our Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from September 2016 to November 2018. Mr. Tanner served as a director of Winstek Semiconductor Corp. which is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (OTC) from September 2015 until November 2017 when majority ownership of Winstek Semiconductor was acquired by Siguard Corporation. Mr. Tanner served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of International Rectifier Corporation from January 2013 to July 2015. Mr. Tanner also served as a director at STATS ChipPac Ltd. from July 2012 until August 2015. Prior to joining International Rectifier Corporation, Mr. Tanner was the principal in GWT Consulting and Investments LLC, a firm that provided consulting services to International Rectifier Corporation from January through December 2012. Mr. Tanner previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. (“Zarlink”), from May 2011 to October 2011, when Zarlink was acquired by Microsemi Corporation in October 2011. Prior to his role as Chief Executive Officer of Zarlink, from November 2009 to May 2011, Mr. Tanner served as Chief Operating Officer at that company. Mr. Tanner joined Zarlink in August 2007 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations via the acquisition of Legerity, Inc., where Mr. Tanner served as the Vice President of Operations from November 2002 until August 2007. Before Legerity and Zarlink, Mr. Tanner worked for nine years at Intel Corporation, where he held various positions managing domestic and international manufacturing operations. Prior to Intel, Mr. Tanner held various management positions in fab operations at National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments and NCR Corporation. Our Board has concluded that Mr. Tanner should serve on the Board based upon his extensive experience in the semiconductor industry.
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Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Risk Committee
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