A proven leader in the semiconductor manufacturing space Ken was employee #37 at Maxim Integrated and help build the company from zero to $2.4B. After 29 years he departed after starting one of the most successful business groups there, the automotive group. This grew from $0 to $160M under his guidance. Ken then went on to help Skyworks Solutions, Nextinput, and Aquantia, that last two being acquired by Quorvo and Marvell. Ken holds a BSEE and MBA/Pepperdine and was awarded 4 patents in semiconductor packaging.