SUNNYVALE, Calif. September 12, 2012 eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider, today announced the addition of John Dickson to its board of directors.
Dickson is the former executive vice president and head of operations of Alcatel-Lucent, a position he held from May 2010 until January 2012. Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent, he was the president and chief executive officer of Agere Systems from August 2000 until October 2005. Prior to joining Agere, Mr. Dickson held positions as the executive vice president and chief executive officer of Lucent Technologies, Inc.s Microelectronics and Communications Technologies Group; vice president of AT&T Corporations integrated circuit business unit; and chairman and chief executive officer of SHOgraphics, Inc, as well as senior roles with ICL, PLC and Texas Instruments, Inc. Mr. Dickson also serves as a director of Freescale, KLA-Tencor and Avago Technologies.
Dickson holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering and a diploma in business studies, both from the University of Sheffield.
eSilicon, the largest independent semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider, delivers custom ICs and custom IP to OEMs, independent device manufacturers (IDMs), fabless semiconductor companies (FSCs) and wafer foundries through a fast, flexible, lower-risk path to volume production. eSilicon serves a wide variety of markets including the communications, computer, consumer and industrial segments. www.esilicon.com.