People: Applied Micro Circuits Corp (AMCC.OQ)

AMCC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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26 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cesar Cesaratto

66 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paramesh Gopi

45 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Douglas Ahrens

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

L. William Caraccio

55 2010 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Major

57 2013 Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Human Resources

Duston Williams

56 2013 Director

Paul Gray

71 2009 Independent Director

Fred Shlapak

70 2006 Independent Director

Robert Sproull

67 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Cesar Cesaratto

Mr. Cesar Cesaratto is a Independent Chairman of the Board of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. Mr. Cesaratto has held executive positions with Nortel Networks Corporation, a communications equipment manufacturing company, spanning component and product development, operations, sales and marketing from 1970 to May 2001. His most recent position with Nortel was President Wireless Systems for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Cesaratto has also served on the Board of Directors of several companies: Genum Corporation from 2002 to 2007; Tundra Semiconductors Corporation from 2007 to 2009; and BreconRidge Corporation from 2007 to 2010. He is with a number of Canadian start-up companies as an angel investor. He is a Director of DragonWave Inc.

Paramesh Gopi

Dr. Paramesh Gopi, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Applied Micro Circuits Corp.On April 29, 2009, Dr. Gopi became a member of our Board of Directors. From September 2002 to June 2008, he was with Marvell Semiconductor, a provider of mixed-signal and digital signal processing integrated circuits to broadband digital data networking markets, where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of the Embedded and Emerging Business Unit. At Marvell, Dr. Gopi held several executive-level positions including Chief Technology Officer of Embedded and Emerging Business Unit and Director of Technology Strategy. From June 2001 to August 2002, Dr. Gopi was Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Applications at Conexant Systems, Inc., a mixed-signal processing company. He joined Conexant Systems, Inc. as part of its acquisition of Entridia Corporation in 2001. Dr. Gopi founded Entridia, a provider of Network Processing ASICs for Optical Networks, in 1999. Prior to Entridia, Dr. Gopi held principal engineering positions at Western Digital and Texas Instruments where he was responsible for the development of key mixed signal networking products. Dr. Gopi holds a PhD in Electrical and Computing Engineering and a Masters and Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Douglas Ahrens

Mr. Douglas T. Ahrens has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation effective October 17, 2013. From 2001 to 2013 he was with Maxim Integrated, a leading provider of high performance analog and mixed-signal products for a broad base of end markets and customers, where he held a number of executive positions. Most recently, he was Vice President of Finance, leading the entire finance organization. From 1995 to 2001, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Intel Corporation, one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world. From 1990 to 1993, he was an environmental engineer at Chevron Corporation. Mr. Ahrens holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Registered Professional Civil Engineer.

L. William Caraccio

Mr. L. William Caraccio is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Applied Micro Circuits Corp., In December 2002, he was a co-founder of RMI Corporation (formerly Raza Microelectronics, Inc.), a privately held fabless semiconductor company where he was most recently Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and, following RMI Corporation’s acquisition by Netlogic Microsystems, Inc. in October 2009, he served a transition role at Netlogic as Senior Counsel until January 2010. From March 2000 to January 2003, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Foundry Holdings, Inc., a privately held investment firm and incubator of high technology companies. From June 1992 to March 2000, he was at Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP), an international law firm where he was most recently a Partner and co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Securities and Technologies Group. Mr. Caraccio earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.

Michael Major

Mr. Michael Major is Vice President - Corporate Marketing and Human Resources of Applied Micro Circuits Corp. He is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of brand management; marketing communications; public relations and industry analyst relations. He joined AppliedMicro in 2006 and has also served as vice president of human resources, leading the company's talent, compensation and internal communications functions. He has more than 35 years of experience with human resources and communications-related activities. Previously, Mr. Major was with Silicon Image and Netscape Communications. Mr. Major's experience includes 20 years consulting to companies on matters relating to human resources and communications. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Stanford University and is a graduate of the University of Michigan's Advanced Human Resources Executive Program.

Duston Williams

Mr. Duston M. Williams is a Director of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. Mr. Williams has more than 28 years of experience serving in CFO and other senior management finance and accounting positions with semiconductor and other technology companies. He has served as CFO of Gigamon, Inc. since 2012. He also served as CFO of SandForce, Inc. through its sale to LSI Corporation in January 2012. Before Sandforce, Mr. Williams served as CFO of Infinera Corporation, Maxtor Corporation, Aruba Wireless Networks, Rhapsody Networks Inc., and Netigy Corporation. Mr. Williams also served in a variety of accounting and finance positions, including senior vice president and CFO, at Western Digital Corporation.

Paul Gray

Dr. Paul R. Gray, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. He is Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley. He is Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California at Berkeley from July 2000 to June 2006. During his over 30 year tenure with the University, Dr. Gray has held numerous administrative posts, including Director of the Electronics Research Laboratory, Vice Chairman of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (“EECS”) Department for Computer Resources, Dean of the College of Engineering and Chairman of the Department of EECS. He is Director of Sentows Corporation.

Fred Shlapak

Mr. Fred Shlapak is Independent Director of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. Mr. Shlapak has various executive positions with Motorola Corporation, a communications equipment manufacturing company, from 1971 to his retirement in 2004. His most recent position prior to retirement was President of the Semiconductor Products Sector at Motorola Corporation.

Robert Sproull

Dr. Robert F. Sproull, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, since October 10, 2011. Dr. Sproull has been executive positions with Sun Microsystems and Sun Microsystems Laboratories, until Sun’s acquisition by Oracle in 2010. Prior to Sun, Dr. Sproull was a principal in the consulting firm of Sutherland, Sproull and Associates, an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and a Research Scientist at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. Dr. Sproull’s 40 year experience within the computer science industry, his experience in academia and leadership roles within industry committees and consortiums, as well as years of executive leadership and management.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Cesar Cesaratto

--

Paramesh Gopi

7,176,060

Douglas Ahrens

2,157,050

L. William Caraccio

1,034,810

Michael Major

1,013,090

Duston Williams

--

Paul Gray

--

Fred Shlapak

--

Robert Sproull

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

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