Update: Synopsys Expands Security Solutions with Acquisition of Elliptic Technologies (June 29, 2015)
March 29, 2011 – Ottawa, Canada: Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of security semiconductor IP and software, has announced the appointment of Vijay Dube as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, to take the company into its next phase of growth. Vijay has extensive experience as a senior executive with a variety of fast growing start-ups and high profile semiconductor companies focused in high performance wireless communications and multimedia. He succeeds Rick White who had led Elliptic over the past five years to become the leading provider of embedded security solutions.
Vijay has over 30 years of experience in mobile wireless, semiconductors, multi-media and consumer electronics. He was formerly COO at Wavesat, a 4G Broadband Wireless company. He also served as VP Marketing and Business Development at Atsana, a semiconductor company developing video and imaging chipset for mobile handsets. Vijay co-founded Dipix Technologies, which was subsequently acquired by Dalsa-Coreco. He has been recently advising startup technology companies as part of his role with NRC-IRAP.
“Vijay has the experience and leadership attributes required to drive Elliptic Technologies to its next phase of growth,” said Jeff Watts, CEO of Northstar Bancorp Limited, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. “The Board of Directors is confident that Vijay’s proven track record as a savvy business leader in high growth environment makes him the ideal candidate to lead the Company at this exciting time.”
“I believe that there is opportunity for substantial growth for Elliptic’s family of reliable high-performance embedded security solutions which can be tailored to specific customers such as ASIC and SoC suppliers, embedded systems manufactures and network operators”, said Vijay. “With a highly innovative team along with strong management, we are well positioned to execute on our strategic roadmap. I look forward to leading the Company to take full advantage of this opportunity.”