Update: Synopsys Expands DesignWare IP Portfolio with Acquisition of Kilopass Technology (Jan. 10, 2018)
Hsiao’s Extensive Semiconductor Business and Engineering Experience To Drive Kilopass Core Embedded Non-Volatile Business
Santa Clara, Calif. --March 12, 2013 – Kilopass Technology Inc. (www.kilopass.com), a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), announced today that Emerson Hsiao has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. From his last position as General Manager for Faraday Technology Corp. North America, he brings over a decade of extensive marketing and engineering experience developing complex system-on-chip designs. He will report to Linh Hong, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Kilopass.
“I am excited to work with Emerson again,” said Charlie Cheng, President & CEO at Kilopass who served as Faraday’s Vice President of International Business from ’03 – ‘06. “His intellect, his extensive background in complex system-on-chip designs, his customer centric approach, and integrity made him an ideal first addition to Kilopass and reinforces the company’s culture as it continues to expand rapidly over the next several months.”
“I am thrilled Emerson joined the Kilopass team and I am confident he will make a major contribution to the company,” said Linh Hong, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Kilopass. “Emerson rounds out an already strong marketing team and will help provide the leadership, focus, and discipline as well as expanding the marketing management bandwidth we need to continue the growth of our embedded NVM business. He is technically savvy but with a keen business and marketing sense that is essential to provide compelling NVM solutions to customers and partners.”
Emerson Hsiao achieved a record number of the most advanced design wins, led the transition of the customer base, and surpassed the company’s annual gross profit margin goal within his first year as the USA General Manager, Faraday Technology. He will be responsible for Kilopass expanded marketing initiatives worldwide, from new eNVM product rollout, channels of distribution, promotional platforms, to IP enforcement.
“I am delighted to be joining Kilopass and having a chance to work at a company that pioneered embedded NVM in logic CMOS,” said Hsiao. “Kilopass represents the leading edge of technology development as seen in Kilopass’ newest award winning VCM technology. I’m impressed by the company’s delivery of high quality, high reliability NVM solutions down 28nm and expanding customer base that is now over 150 customers. I am eager to contribute to this exciting enterprise.”
Kilopass Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of embedded NVM intellectual property, leverages standard logic CMOS processes to deliver one-time programmable (OTP) and many-time programmable (MTP) memory. With 58 patents granted or pending and more than 800,000 wafers shipped from a dozen foundries and Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs), Kilopass has more than 150 customers in applications ranging from storage of firmware and security codes to calibration data and other application-critical information. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit www.kilopass.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.