ISS expands Silicon Valley operations with appointment of Joe O'Neill as VP of Worldwide Sales
San Jose, California (July 18, 2000): Integrated Silicon Systems, The Multimedia ASVC Company, has announced the appointment of Joseph O'Neill as the company's new vice president of Worldwide Sales. O?Neill is responsible for expanding upon and managing a team of highly talented and motivated sales professionals to sell ISS' broad range of application-specific virtual components (ASVCs) for digital video, imaging and communications applications. ASVCs are a form of licensable semiconductor intellectual property designed for easy implementation in sub-micron ASICs or high-density FPGAs.
"Joe O'Neill's thorough understanding of the multimedia IP market, his proven technology expertise and skill at building strong customer relationships make him the ideal choice to lead our worldwide sales team," said James G. Doherty, CEO of Integrated Silicon Systems. "Joe's more than 25 years of semiconductor experience coupled with ISS' robust portfolio of multimedia ASVC solutions is a winning combination."
"ISS is the recognized market leader in the rapidly emerging multimedia ASVC space," said O'Neill. "I plan to further advance our leadership position through strategic customer partnerships and continued expansion of our worldwide sales force and sales agent network."
Joe O'Neill has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and intellectual property licensing. He has held executive sales and marketing positions at Toshiba, Samsung Semiconductor, AMI and Intel. Most recently, O'Neill ran his own sales and marketing consultancy company, with an emphasis on SoC and SIP companies. Mr. O'Neill has a BSEE from Christian Brothers University, Tennessee and an MBA from the Loyola University, Chicago.
David Mann, Integrated Silicon Systems
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Karen Suty, Integrated Silicon Systems
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