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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Diosdado Banatao

68 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ford Tamer

53 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Edmunds

57 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Secretary

Ron Torten

48 2014 Senior Vice President - Operations and Information Technology

Mona Taylor

2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Charlie Roach

45 2013 Vice President - World Wide Sales

Siddharth Sheth

2014 Vice President- Networking Interconnect

Richard Ogawa

52 2013 General Counsel

Sam Srinivasan

70 2011 Lead Independent Director

Elissa Murphy

46 2015 Director

Nicholas Brathwaite

56 2013 Independent Director

Chenming Hu

68 2010 Independent Director

David Liddle

71 2012 Independent Director

Bruce McWilliams

59 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Diosdado Banatao

Mr. Diosdado Banatao is Independent Chairman of the Board of Inphi Corporation. He served as our Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2006 to August 2007. Mr. Banatao has been a Managing Partner of Tallwood Venture Capital, a venture capital firm, since July 2000 and served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Ikanos Communications, Inc. from June 2011 to June 2012, and from April 2010 to August 2010. From April 2008 to June 2009, he also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., which was acquired by CSR plc in June 2009. Prior to forming Tallwood, Mr. Banatao was a venture partner at Mayfield Fund from January 1998 to May 2000. Mr. Banatao co-founded three technology startups: S3 Incorporated, Chips & Technologies and Mostron. He also held positions in engineering and general management at National Semiconductor Corporation, Seeq Technologies and Intersil Corporation. Mr. Banatao currently serves on the board of directors of Ikanos Communications, Inc. (since 2009). He previously served on the board of directors of SiRF Technology (acquired by CSR plc); CSR plc; Sequoia Communications; Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; Acclaim Communications (acquired by Level One Communications, Inc., which was then acquired by Intel Corporation); NewPort Communications (acquired by Broadcom Corporation); Cyras Systems (acquired by Ciena Corporation); and Stream Machine Company (acquired by Cirrus Logic, Inc.). He has also served on the board of directors of various other privately held companies in the semiconductor industry. Mr. Banatao holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering, cum laude, from the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Ford Tamer

Dr. Ford G. Tamer, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Inphi Corporation, since February 2012. Dr. Tamer most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Telegent Systems, Inc. from June 2010 until August 2011. Prior to joining Telegent, Dr. Tamer was a Partner at Khosla Ventures from September 2007 to April 2010. Dr. Tamer previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager—Infrastructure Networking Group at Broadcom Corporation from June 2002 to September 2007. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Agere Inc. from September 1998 until it was acquired by Lucent Technologies in April 2000, which Lucent then spun out as Agere Systems Inc. in March 2001. Dr. Tamer continued to serve as Vice President of Agere Systems until April 2002. Dr. Tamer holds an M.S. degree and Ph.D. in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

John Edmunds

Mr. John S. Edmunds is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Secretary of Inphi Corporation. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Trident Microsystems, a semiconductor company, from June 2004 to January 2008. Mr. Edmunds also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Oak Technology, Inc. from January 2000 until it was acquired by Zoran Corporation in August 2003. He continued to serve as Vice President of Finance for Zoran until June 2004. Mr. Edmunds started his career as a C.P.A. with Coopers & Lybrand in San Francisco and San Jose. He holds a B.S. degree in finance and accounting from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ron Torten

Mr. Ron Torten is Senior Vice President - Operations and Information Technology of Inphi Corporation. Dr. Torten joined us in December 2007 as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, served as acting Vice President of Worldwide Operations from July 2011 until March 2012, as Vice President of Worldwide Operations until September 2012, and as Vice President of Operations and Information Technology until March 2013. Dr. Torten previously served as Chief Executive Officer of NemeriX, a semiconductor company, from January 2006 to December 2007. From January 2004 to December 2005, he served as Vice President, Worldwide Materials, at Agilent Technologies, Inc.’s Semiconductor Group, now known as Avago Technologies. Dr. Torten served as Vice President and General Manager for the Networking Entertainment Division at Agere Systems, Inc., a semiconductor company, from April 2000 to January 2004. He holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from the University of California, Davis, and a DBA with focus on strategy and innovation from Capella University.

Mona Taylor

Ms. Mona Taylor is Vice President - Human Resources of Inphi Corporation, since November 2012. Ms. Taylor is responsible for the development and execution of enterprise-wide human resources strategies for the Company and has more than 25 years of experience with mid-sized companies and Fortune 500 industry leaders. Prior to joining Inphi, Ms Taylor was the Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition and Development at Broadcom Corporation and the Director, Group Human Resources Business Partner at Broadcom. Ms. Taylor has also held various human resources positions at Borland Software Corporation, and Cisco Systems, as well as senior operational management positions at American Airlines. Ms. Taylor holds a B.S. in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco.

Charlie Roach

Mr. Charlie Roach serves as Vice President - World Wide Sales of Inphi Corp. Prior to joining us, from July 2009 to August 2012, he served as Vice President of Sales for Integrated Device Technologies, where he managed the Americas and South East Asia sales teams along with the worldwide EMS team. Before IDT, from March 1995 to June 2009, Mr. Roach was in charge of Worldwide Strategic Accounts at Applied Micro Circuits, the Central and Southeast U.S. Sales Manager at MMC Networks and Managing Partner and Sales Engineer at Electro Source. Mr. Roach holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University.

Siddharth Sheth

Mr. Siddharth Sheth is Vice President- Networking Interconnect of Inphi Corporation. He brings with him more than 15 years of marketing, engineering and general management experience in the networking and server infrastructure industry. At Inphi, Mr. Sheth heads up the network connectivity business leading the company's efforts in the cloud infrastructure and metro service provider segments. Prior to Inphi, Mr. Sheth was at NetLogic Microsystems (now Broadcom Corp.), where he held worldwide marketing responsibility for NetLogic's networking interconnect chips. While at NetLogic, he pioneered the company's 40G/100G product line and led NetLogic's entry into the mobile and cloud infrastructure markets. In 2001, Mr. Sheth was a founding team member of Aeluros, a mixed-signal networking IC company, where he held global marketing responsibility, helping make Aeluros a market leader until its successful acquisition by NetLogic in 2007. Mr. Sheth also spent many years at Intel Corp, where he held engineering design and management positions in the Pentium III microprocessor and network processor groups. Mr. Sheth is a regularly featured speaker at industry tradeshows and conferences, is a published author at ISSCC and other technical conferences and has an M.S.E.E from Purdue University.

Richard Ogawa

Mr. Richard Ogawa serves as General Counsel of Inphi Corp., since January 2013. Mr. Ogawa is a Registered United States Patent Attorney and a member of the California State Bar. Prior to Inphi, he served as partner at Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP from January 1993 to January 2010. He is the founder and owner of Ogawa, P.C. (since February 2010). Prior to joining Townsend, he held a variety of engineering and management positions at NEC Electronics from December 1984 to January 1993. Mr. Ogawa currently serves on the board of directors of Sakti3, Inc. (since June 2013). He received a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Davis, and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of Pacific

Sam Srinivasan

Mr. Sam S. Srinivasan is Lead Independent Director of Inphi Corporation, since February 2011. He is also the Chairman of the audit committee and serves on the compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees. Mr. Srinivasan served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Health Language, Inc., a software company from May 2000 to March 2002. He also served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cirrus Logic, Inc., a semiconductor company, from November 1988 to March 1996, and as Director, Internal Audits and subsequently as Corporate Controller of Intel Corporation, a semiconductor company, from May 1984 to November 1988. Mr. Srinivasan previously served on the board of directors of SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. (2004-2009), Centillium Communications, Inc. (2006-2008), and Leadis Technology, Inc. (2008 to 2009). He holds an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Srinivasan brings to our Board considerable financial experience with publicly-traded companies. He has also served as a director for a number of technology companies and as a member of various board of director committees.

Elissa Murphy

Ms. Elissa E. Murphy is an Director of the Company. Elissa Murphy is currently the CTO and EVP of Cloud Platforms at GoDaddy. Ms. Murphy previously served as Vice President of Engineering at Yahoo! where she oversaw the world's largest private Hadoop cluster, a technology essential to massive-scale computing that is the basis of big data today. Prior to her time at Yahoo!, Ms. Murphy spent 13 years at Microsoft in various engineering positions including High Performance Computing and the Cloud. She was also part of the original team responsible for Microsoft's shift to the Cloud, which led to the creation of Azure. Ms. Murphy began her technology career designing and building many of the best-selling computer security and system utilities with 5th Generation Systems, Quarterdeck and the Norton Group, a division at Symantec responsible for Norton Antivirus and other Norton products. Ms. Murphy brings expertise in global-scale platforms, big data and predictive analytics. She currently has 15 patents issued and more than 19 patents pending in the areas of distributed systems, cloud, machine learning and security.

Nicholas Brathwaite

Mr. Nicholas E. Brathwaite serves as Independent Director of Inphi Corporation. He has been a founding Partner of Riverwood Capital since 2008. Mr. Brathwaite served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aptina Imaging Corporation from April 2008 to July 2009 and has served as its Chairman of the Board since 2009. Prior to Aptina, he joined Flextronics International Ltd. in 1995 as its Vice President of Technology and from 2000 to 2007, he served as its Chief Technology Officer. Flextronics acquired nChip, where Mr. Brathwaite held the position of Vice President and General Manager of operations from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Brathwaite also spent six years with Intel Corporation in various engineering management positions in technology development and manufacturing. Mr. Brathwaite is currently on the board of directors of Power Integrations (since 2000) and Lighting Science Group (since 2011). He also served on the board of directors of Tessera Technologies, Inc. (2008-2011) and of Photon Dynamics, Inc. prior to its acquisition in 2008. Mr. Brathwaite received a B.S. in Applied Chemistry from McMaster University, and an M.S. in Polymer Science & Engineering from University of Waterloo. He has also completed the Wharton Executive Education Training Program on Corporate Governance. Mr. Brathwaite possesses particular knowledge and operational experience across several industries as well as broad experience in financial markets, which provides a diversity of experience for his service on our Board. Mr. Brathwaite has also served on the board of directors of several other technology companies.

Chenming Hu

Dr. Chenming C. Hu, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Inphi Corporation, since August 2010. Since 1976, Dr. Hu has been a professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at University of California, Berkeley, and since 2010 he has been the TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor Emeritus and Professor in the Graduate School. From 2001 until 2004, Dr. Hu was the Chief Technology Officer at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Dr. Hu also serves on the board of directors of Ambarella, Inc. (since 2012), Fortinet Inc. (since 2012) and SanDisk Corp. (since 2009). He previously served on the board of directors of FormFactor, Inc. (2009-2010) and MoSys, Inc. (2005-2010), and was the founding board chairman of Celestry Design Technologies, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2002. Dr. Hu is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Academia Sinica. Dr. Hu received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, all in electrical engineering. Dr. Hu’s background as an academic in electrical engineering and computer science provides a diversity of experience for his service on our Board and valuable insight into our industry.

David Liddle

Mr. David Liddle serves as Independent Director of Inphi Corp. Dr. Liddle serves as a member of U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), which he joined in January 2000, after retiring as president and Chief Executive Officer of business incubator, Interval Research Corporation (Interval). Prior to co-founding Interval, Dr. Liddle founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Metaphor, which was acquired in 1991 by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), where he became Vice President of Business development for IBM Personal Systems. Dr. Liddle’s extensive experience in research and development includes 10 years at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and as head of the System Development Division (SDD). He currently serves on the board of directors of the New York Times Company (since 2000). Dr. Liddle previously served on the board of directors of Sybase, Broderbund Software, Borland International and Ticketmaster. He has served on the boards of the Colleges of Engineering at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, the University of Michigan and the University of Toledo and previously chaired the board of the Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Liddle earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan and an MSEE, MSCS, and Ph.D. at the University of Toledo, where his dissertation focused on reconfigurable computing machines. His contributions to human-computer interaction design earned him the distinction of Senior Fellow at the Royal College of Art. Dr. Liddle possesses particular knowledge and operational experience across several industries as well as broad experience in financial markets, which provides a diversity of experience. Dr. Liddle has also served on the board of directors of several other technology companies.

Bruce McWilliams

Mr. Bruce McWilliams serves as Independent Director of Inphi Corp. Dr. McWilliams has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Intermolecular, Inc. since October 2014, as a director since 2005, and as Chairman of the Board since June 2014. Prior to joining Intermolecular, he most recently served as Executive Chairman and a director of SuVolta from 2009 to October 2014. Dr. McWilliams was the President and CEO of Tessera Technologies, which he took public through a highly successful initial public offering, from June 1999 to August 2008. Dr. McWilliams led Tessera's turnaround and established its growth strategy. During his tenure, Tessera experienced compounded revenue and operating profit growth exceeding 50% annually which led to Tessera being cited by Business Week as the Second Hottest Growing Company in America in 2006. Dr. McWilliams also served as President and CEO of S-Vision, a liquid crystal-on-silicon based display technology company, Senior Vice President of Flextronics International, and President and CEO of nCHIP, a multichip module packaging company that was acquired by Flextronics. In addition to serving on Intermoleculor’s board of directors, Dr. McWilliams is a member of the board of trustees of Carnegie Mellon University. In 2005, he received Ernst & Young’s Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year award. Dr. McWilliams holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. McWilliams possesses knowledge and operational experience across several industries, which provides a diversity of experience for his service on our board.