People: Cavium Inc (CAVM.O)
17 Jan 2017
Mr. Syed B. Ali is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cavium, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Ali was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Malleable Technologies, a communication chip company of which he was a founding management team member. Malleable Technologies was acquired by PMC-Sierra, Inc., a communication integrated circuit company, in 2000. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Ali was an Executive Director at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Prior to that, he had various positions at Wafer Scale Integration, a division of SGS-Thomson, Tandem Computers, Inc., and American Microsystems, Ltd. He received a BE (Electrical Engineering) from Osmania University, in Hyderabad, India and an MSE from the University of Michigan. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee believes that Mr. Ali’s extensive experience in numerous senior managerial positions in the semiconductor industry, as well as his experience as a founder of Cavium and his long tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cavium, brings necessary industry experience, historic Cavium knowledge and experience as well as continuity to the Board of Directors. In addition, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee believes that having Mr. Ali serve on the Board of Directors helps to ensure that the Board of Directors and management act with a common purpose to execute Cavium’s strategic initiatives and business plans, and that Mr. Ali, as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, is able to act as a bridge between management and the Board of Directors, facilitating the regular flow of information.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||4,248,020|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||1,162,350|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||5,410,370|