Jimmy S.M. Lee
Executive Chairman and served as our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a Director since he co-founded ISSI in October 1988. From 1985 to 1988, Mr. Lee was engineering manager at International CMOS Technology, a semiconductor company, and from 1983 to 1985, he was a design manager at Signetics Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Lee also held various design engineering position in Toshiba Semiconductor and National Semiconductor Corp. Mr. Lee has served as a director of ICSI, a memory supplier, since September 1990 and has served as Chairman of ICSI since May 2005. We acquired control of ICSI in May 2005. He has served as a director of Chrontel, a video interface solution company since July 1995, and as a director of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Corp, a semiconductor power device company since March 2006. Mr. Lee holds an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University and a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University.
Scott D. Howarth
President and Chief Executive Officer and joined ISSI in February of 2006. From September 2001 to February 2006, Mr. Howarth was the Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Chrontel, Inc., a San Jose, California-based fabless semiconductor company. Prior to joining Chrontel, Mr. Howarth was CFO with Scout Electromedia, and Securecom Networks. From 1984 to 2000, he was employed with Intel Corporation in both finance and operation positions, and more recently held several group controller positions in the company. A graduate from the University of Idaho, Mr. Howarth holds an MBA degree in Finance and a B.S. degree in Mining Engineering.
Kong Yeu Han
Executive Vice Chairman since May 1, 2005 and as a director since August 11, 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer of ICSI from January 1999 to May 2005. Mr. Han was a co-founder of ISSI and served as the Company's Executive Vice President from April 1995 to December 1998, as Vice President from December 1988 to March 1995, and as General Manager, ISSI-Taiwan from September 1990 to December 1998. Mr. Han holds an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University.
Chang-Chaio (James) Han
Executive VP and General Manager, ISSI-Taiwan and SRAM/DRAM Business Division since May 2005. He served as President of ICSI from October 2003 to April 2005, and as Vice President of Design of ICSI from July 1998 to October 2003. Mr. Han holds a PhD degree in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and MS and BS degrees in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University.
John M. Cobb
Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, and joined ISSI in May 2008. Previously, he served as vice president, finance and administration and chief financial officer of Power Integrations, Inc., a power conversion semiconductor company, from 2001 to 2006. From 1990 to 2000, Mr. Cobb held various senior level financial positions at Quantum Corporation, a computer storage company, most recently as vice president, finance and chief financial officer of the company's hard disk drive group. Mr. Cobb holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Villanova University.
Sr. Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. He joined ISSI in April 1998 as Sr. Product Marketing Manager and most recently was Vice President of Marketing. Previously he was a Marketing Manager at Catalyst Semiconductor. He holds an MS Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology from Arizona State University, Tempe.
Sr. Vice President of Worldwide Sales. He joined ISSI in October 1995 as Marketing Manager and most recently was Vice President of Marketing. Previously, he was Senior Product Marketing Manager, Integrated Circuit Division at Siemens Components, Inc. Mr. Asthana has also held product engineering positions at Siemens Components and Siliconix, Inc. and was a test engineer at Gould American Microsystems. Mr. Asthana holds a BS degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee.
Vice President of Quality and Reliability Assurance, and rejoined ISSI in June 2008. Previously, he joined the DLOG-1 Fab of Texas Instruments as a CMOS process engineer in 1986, then transferred to Central Research Lab as a Member of Technical Staff to develop the GaAs/AlGaAs microwave power devices for military application in 1988. Since 1994 he has been working on memory devices (DRAM, SRAM and Flash) and held Senior Management positions in Taiwan. Mr. Fan holds a B.S. degree in Physics (1977) from National Taiwan University, the M.S. degree in Physics (1980) from Northwestern University, the S.M and Sc.D. degrees in Metallurgy (1983) and Material Sciences (1987) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.