Ian brings over 35 years of high tech experience to the Electronics Industry, having worked in various roles from design to executive management. Ian was most recently President and CEO of Micralyne Inc., a MEMS fabrication company specializing in the design and manufacturing of custom MEMS devices.
Prior to Micralyne, Ian was President and CEO of Kaben Wireless Silicon, a fabless semiconductor company developing IP for the wireless industry. Previously, Ian was President and CEO of Sound Design Technologies, a spin off from Gennum Corporation. Prior to the sale of the division, Ian was the General Manager of the Audio and Wireless Division of Gennum.
He began his career with Ottawa based Bell Northern Research (Nortel Networks) as an Integrated Circuit designer and project lead. Later, Ian was Director of Integration Technologies at NovAtel Communications in Calgary, Alberta. He also worked for National Semiconductor heading up its Canadian ASIC operations, developing custom products for the telecommunication and automotive industries. Ian was also Vice President of Engineering for Sirific Wireless, a fabless RF chip company.