Semiconductor veteran Dan Artusi to join VisIC’s Board of Directors
VisIC Technologies, Ltd, a GaN power semiconductor device leader in the fast-developing markets of Automotive, Data Centers and Industrial power conversion, today announced the expansion of its board of directors to include the semiconductor industry expert Dan Artusi.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dan to our board of directors,” said Dr. Tamara Baksht, VisIC co-founder and CEO. “Our goal is to drive rapid growth as a leading provider of GaN power devices, and Dan’s appointment greatly strengthens the technical and executive leadership experience of our company. With Dan on board, we will be able to better serve our customers in such a demanding area as power electronics for eMobilities.”
Mr. Artusi has more than forty years of semiconductor industry experience in a wide array of roles: From 2015 to 2018, Dan served as Vice President in the Client Computing Group and General Manager for the connected home division at Intel Corporation. Prior to Intel, Mr. Artusi served as Chief Executive Officer of Lantiq Deutschland GmbH, a fabless semiconductor company, from 2012 until its acquisition by Intel in 2015.
From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Artusi served as an operating executive with Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm. From 2007 to 2008, Dan served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a board member of Conexant Systems, and from 2005 to 2007, Mr. Artusi served as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coldwatt, Inc., a provider of high-efficiency power supplies for the communications and computer industry.
From 2001 to 2005, he served as the CEO and President of Silicon Laboratories Inc., a developer of mixed-signal integrated circuits, and was also a board member. From 1977 until joining Silicon Laboratories, Dan held various management and executive positions in the semiconductor business at Motorola Inc.
Mr. Artusi serves currently on the board of directors of MaxLinear (NYSE: MXL), GenXComm, Inc., Sckipio, and on the Engineering Advisory Board of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.