People: Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd (AOSL.O)

AOSL.O on Nasdaq

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24 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mike Chang

69 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Yifan Liang

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Yueh-Se Ho

62 2006 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Hamza Yilmaz

59 2012 Chief Technology Officer

Tony Grizelj

43 2014 Vice President - Power Discrete Product

Robert Chen

67 2013 Independent Director

King Owyang

68 2013 Independent Director

Michael Pfeiffer

62 2014 Independent Director

Michael Salameh

60 2013 Independent Director

So-Yeon Jeong

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mike Chang

Dr. Mike F. Chang, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Alpha & Omega Semiconductor Ltd. Dr. Chang is the founder of company and has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since the incorporation of company. Dr. Chang has extensive experience in both technology development and business operations in the power semiconductor industry. Prior to establishing company, Dr. Chang served as the Executive Vice President at Siliconix Incorporated, a subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete and other power semiconductors, or Siliconix, from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Chang also held various management positions at Siliconix from 1987 to 1998. Earlier in his career, Dr. Chang focused on product research and development in various management positions at General Electric Company from 1974 to 1987. Dr. Chang received his B.S. in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, and M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri.

Yifan Liang

Mr. Yifan Liang serves as Chief Financial Officer of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. Prior to his appointment as the Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Liang has served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary since November 2013, and he has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since October 2006 and our Assistant Corporate Secretary from November 2009 to November 2013. Mr. Liang joined our Company in August 2004 as our Corporate Controller. Prior to joining us, Mr. Liang held various positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, or PwC, from 1995 to 2004, including Audit Manager in PwC's San Jose office. Mr. Liang received his B.S. in management information system from the People's University of China and M.A. in finance and accounting from the University of Alabama.

Yueh-Se Ho

Dr. Yueh-Se Ho, Ph.D., is Chief Operating Officer, Director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. He is a co-founder of company and has served as Chief Operating Officer since January 2006 and director since March 2006. Dr. Ho has held various operational management positions in company since our inception, including the Vice President of Worldwide Operations from 2003 to 2006 and the Vice President of Back End Operations from 2000 to 2003. Prior to co-founding company, Dr. Ho served as the Director of Packaging Development and Foundry Transfer at Siliconix from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Ho received his B.S. in chemistry from Tamkang University, Taiwan, and Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.

Hamza Yilmaz

Dr. Hamza Yilmaz, Ph.D., serves as Chief Technology Officer of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd., since February 2012. Dr. Yilmaz joined our company in January 2008 as Executive Vice President of Business Development and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales in November 2008. He served in such capacity until February 2009 when he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and Executive Vice President of market and Product Lines in July 2011. Prior to joining our company, Dr. Yilmaz was the Senior Vice President of Semiconductor Technology and Product Development and Operations at Volterra Semiconductor, Inc. from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Yilmaz was the Senior Vice President of Product and Technology Development at Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation from 2004 to 2007. He served as the Vice President of Technology Development at GEM Services, a semiconductor assembly and testing company, from 2002 to 2004, and he also held various executive positions at Siliconix from 1988 to 2001, including Executive Vice President of Power Product Line. Dr. Yilmaz received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Yildiz Teknik University in Istanbul, Turkey, M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.

Tony Grizelj

Mr. Tony Grizelj is Vice President - Power Discrete Product of Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Ltd., since January 2014. Mr. Grizelj served as our Vice President of Worldwide Sales from March 2011 to December 2013, and our Vice President of Marketing from April 2006 to February 2011. Prior to joining our company in November 2004, Mr. Grizelj served as the Senior Product Marketing Manager at Micrel Semiconductor, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 2000 to 2004. He also held various marketing positions at Siliconix from 1993 to 2000, including regional marketing based in Japan and market development for the MOSFET product line. Mr. Grizelj received his B.S. in electrical engineering from San Jose State University.

Robert Chen

Mr. Robert I. Chen serves as an Independent Director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. Mr. Chen founded several technology companies, including RAE Systems, Inc., a provider of rapidly deployable connected, intelligent gas and radiation detection systems, where Mr. Chen served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from its inception in 1991 until it was acquired by Honeywell, Inc. in June 2013. . Prior to founding RAE Systems, Chen founded Applied Optoelectronic Technology, a manufacturer of computer-aided test systems. He served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Applied Optoelectronic Technology from 1981 to 1991. In 1991, Applied Optoelectronic Technology was acquired by Hewlett Packard. Mr. Chen served as Division General Manager at Hewlett Packard from 1991 to 1993. Prior to founding Applied Optoelectronic Technology, Mr. Chen held various engineering and management positions at General Motors, General Electric, Tektronix and Fairchild Semiconductor. Mr. Chen received a B.S.E.E. from Taiwan National Cheng Kung University, an M.S.E.E. from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and an Advanced Engineering degree from Syracuse University. He also completed the Owner/President Management Program at the Harvard School of Business.

King Owyang

Dr. King Owyang, Ph.D., has been appointed as an Independent Director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd., effective April 10, 2013. Dr. Owyangis the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Computime Group Limited, a Hong Kong listed company and a leading global provider of electronic control technologies. Prior to joining Computime, Dr. Owyang held various positions at Siliconix Inc., a U.S. semiconductor company, for over 21 years, including the President and Chief Executive Officer. He was instrumental in leading Siliconix to become a highly profitable company with industry leading products. Under his leadership and management, Siliconix established itself as the world leader in power switching and management products and its sales grew to a record level in 2008. Prior to joining Siliconix, Dr.Owyang held various technical and managerial positions at General Electric Company, where he was responsible for developing many enabling semiconductor technologies. Dr. Owyang is a recognized leader in the power semiconductor industry. He has published over 20 technical papers and has been awarded more than 25 patents. Dr. Owyang’s broad experience in the power semiconductor industry, including his background in leadership positions at major technology companies, as well as his knowledge in the technical and operational aspects of semiconductor companies, provide the Board with an in-depth understanding of our business and operations.

Michael Pfeiffer

Mr. Michael L. Pfeiffer is an Independent Director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. since January 2014. Mr. Pfeiffer currently serves on the board of directors of Razer, Inc., a computer peripherals company. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Pfeiffer served as a member of the board of directors of BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Limited, a company listed on NASDAQ until it was acquired in 2013. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Pfeiffer served as a member of the board of directors of Integrated Memory Logic, Ltd., a semiconductor company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange until it was acquired in 2014. Mr. Pfeiffer is a certified public accountant in California and Oregon, and he has extensive experience in public accounting, having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for over 30 years, including 18 years as an audit partner of high technology companies in the Silicon Valley. Mr. Pfeiffer received an MBA from the University of Oregon and a BA from Eckerd College in Florida. Mr. Pfeiffer’s extensive experience and expertise in the area of finance, accounting and auditing of publicly traded companies in the semiconductor industry, and his knowledge and background in working with companies with international operations, make him a valuable member of our Board, particularly in its role of exercising oversight and risk management of the Company’s financial reporting process.

Michael Salameh

Mr. Michael J. Salameh serves as an Independent Director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. Mr. Salameh co-founded PLX Technology, Inc., a semiconductor company (PLXT), in May 1986 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2008. Mr. Salameh also served as a member of the Board of Directors of PLXT since its inception. During his tenure at PLXT, Mr. Salameh personally participated in many of the key company functions including sales, marketing, engineering, accounting, and operations. From 1980 through 1986, Mr. Salameh was employed in various marketing management positions with Hewlett-Packard Company. Mr. Salameh currently performs management consulting for private technology companies. Mr. Salameh received a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Salameh’s chief executive and marketing experience in the semiconductor industry, and his knowledge of the semiconductor business landscape, including customers, markets, suppliers and competition, provide the Board with critical understanding of our business and operations.

So-Yeon Jeong

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mike Chang

1,198,850

Yifan Liang

557,484

Yueh-Se Ho

648,932

Hamza Yilmaz

643,320

Tony Grizelj

469,608

Robert Chen

--

King Owyang

--

Michael Pfeiffer

--

Michael Salameh

--

So-Yeon Jeong

--
As Of 29 Jun 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Mike Chang

26,670 99,180

Yifan Liang

23,000 159,615

Yueh-Se Ho

0 0

Hamza Yilmaz

11,232 59,421

Tony Grizelj

0 0

Robert Chen

0 0

King Owyang

0 0

Michael Pfeiffer

0 0

Michael Salameh

0 0

So-Yeon Jeong

0 0
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