People: Netlist Inc (NLST.OQ)
22 Sep 2017
Mr. Blake A. Welcher is an Independent Director of Netlist, Inc. Welcher joined the Netlist Board in August 2013. Mr. Welcher served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of DTS, Inc., a consumer electronics company, until December 2016, when DTS was sold to Tessera Technologies. Mr. Welcher had been a member of the DTS executive team since March 2000. As General Counsel, Intellectual Property, at DTS, he managed the licensing operations and was instrumental in building key assets that have led to DTS’ success. Mr. Welcher led DTS’ legal licensing functions, collaborated with key partners and worked to establish DTS as a global name in consumer electronics. Mr. Welcher holds a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, a Juris Doctorate and Masters of Intellectual Property degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire School of Law) and is a U.S. licensed Patent Attorney. Mr. Welcher brings more than 20 years of industry experience to Netlist’s Board of Directors with his extensive background in worldwide licensing operations, corporate governance, risk management, intellectual property and legal affairs.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||35,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||35,800|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||70,800|