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Behrooz Abdi
President and CEO

Abdi, a member of InvenSense’s board of directors since June 2011, was appointed President and CEO in October 2012. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of NetLogic Microsystems, Inc., a leader in intelligent semiconductor solutions for the Internet. Before this, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of RMI Corporation (also known as Raza Microelectronics Inc.), a fabless semiconductor company, from November 2007 to October 2009. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of CDMA Technologies (QCT) at Qualcomm, Inc., a provider of wireless technology and services, from March 2004 to November 2007. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he held leadership and engineering positions at Motorola, Inc. where he served as Vice President and General Manager for Motorola’s radio products division, in charge of RF and mixed-signal ICs for the wireless mobile market. He currently is a director at Tabula, Inc. and Exar Corporation.

Abdi holds a BSEE from Montana State University and an MSEE from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Behrooz Abdi
President and CEO


Abdi, a member of InvenSense’s board of directors since June 2011, was appointed President and CEO in October 2012. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of NetLogic Microsystems, Inc., a leader in intelligent semiconductor solutions for the Internet. Before this, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of RMI Corporation (also known as Raza Microelectronics Inc.), a fabless semiconductor company, from November 2007 to October 2009. He served as ... 
Fari Assaderaghi, Ph.D.
Vice President – Advanced Technology

Fari Assaderaghi serves as Vice President of Advanced Technology. He has more than 20 years of experience in leading development of new products and technologies. His areas of expertise span semiconductor device physics, process integration, mixed-signal design, and MEMS. Prior to joining InvenSense, he served as Sr. VP of Engineering and Operations at SiTime, a company that develops MEMS-based timing solutions. Prior to SiTime, he was Sr. Director of Engineering at Rambus, managing development of high-speed communication circuits and systems. He has also held senior management positions at IBM research and SiliconWave, a company that designed Bluetooth solutions.

Assaderaghi received his B.S. in electrical engineering from SDSU, graduating summa cum laude and university valedictorian. He earned his MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from UC Berkeley. He holds over 50 patents and has contributed to more than 100 technical papers and articles.
Fari Assaderaghi, Ph.D.
Vice President – Advanced Technology


Fari Assaderaghi serves as Vice President of Advanced Technology. He has more than 20 years of experience in leading development of new products and technologies. His areas of expertise span semiconductor device physics, process integration, mixed-signal design, and MEMS. Prior to joining InvenSense, he served as Sr. VP of Engineering and Operations at SiTime, a company that develops MEMS-based timing solutions. Prior to SiTime, he was Sr. Director of Engineering at Rambus, managing development ... 
Leon Bezdikian
Vice President – Human Resources

Leon Bezdikian brings to InvenSense over 30 years of HR leadership from multinational high-tech companies, including SanDisk, Virage Logic, T-Ram, SiBeam, and most recently Inphi. His experience includes running HR departments for high-growth companies with revenues ranging from $160M to $1B, and also running his own HR consulting business. Bezdikian specializes in executive coaching, management training, organizational development, talent acquisition and team building. Beyond serving as an HR professional in the private sector, Bezdikian has taught a number of HR courses at University of California, Santa Cruz Extension.

Bezdikian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis, and has completed the coursework for a Master of Arts in Theology from Santa Clara University.
Leon Bezdikian
Vice President – Human Resources


Leon Bezdikian brings to InvenSense over 30 years of HR leadership from multinational high-tech companies, including SanDisk, Virage Logic, T-Ram, SiBeam, and most recently Inphi. His experience includes running HR departments for high-growth companies with revenues ranging from $160M to $1B, and also running his own HR consulting business. Bezdikian specializes in executive coaching, management training, organizational development, talent acquisition and team building. Beyond serving as an HR p... 
Mark Dentinger
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mark Dentinger joined us in 2014 as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dentinger served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KLA-Tencor Corporation from September 2008 to August 2013. Prior to joining KLA-Tencor, from February 2005 to April 2008, Mr. Dentinger served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BEA Systems, Inc., until the company was acquired by Oracle Corporation. Mr. Dentinger was with BEA Systems for a total of nine years, during which he held various senior financial and managerial roles within the company. Prior to joining BEA Systems, Mr. Dentinger served in various financial management positions at Compaq Computer Corporation (now Hewlett-Packard) for six years, culminating in his appointment as Director of Finance, High Performance Systems Manufacturing in 1996.

Mr. Dentinger received his bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Mary’s College of California and his M.B.A. in finance from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mark Dentinger
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Mark Dentinger joined us in 2014 as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dentinger served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KLA-Tencor Corporation from September 2008 to August 2013. Prior to joining KLA-Tencor, from February 2005 to April 2008, Mr. Dentinger served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BEA Systems, Inc., until the company was acquired by Oracle Corporation. Mr. Dentinger was with BEA Systems for... 
Daniel Goehl
Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Daniel Goehl joined InvenSense in 2004 as the company’s Director of Business Development and became its Vice President of Sales in March 2007. Prior to joining InvenSense, Goehl held senior management positions and led sales and business development initiatives at start-up companies in semiconductor and wireless technology markets such as Nazomi Communications, CSI Wireless, Meridian Wireless and Omni Telecommunications.

Goehl has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois and attended Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan for International Business and Japanese language studies.
Daniel Goehl
Vice President - Worldwide Sales


Daniel Goehl joined InvenSense in 2004 as the company’s Director of Business Development and became its Vice President of Sales in March 2007. Prior to joining InvenSense, Goehl held senior management positions and led sales and business development initiatives at start-up companies in semiconductor and wireless technology markets such as Nazomi Communications, CSI Wireless, Meridian Wireless and Omni Telecommunications.

Goehl has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois a... 
James Lim
Vice President – Software Engineering

James Lim currently serves as the Vice President of Software Engineering and brings over 20 years of software development expertise in the mobile and telecom markets. Dr. Lim joined InvenSense in 2009, establishing the InvenSense presence in South Korea as Country Manager. He assumed overall software responsibility at InvenSense in June 2011. Prior to InvenSense, Dr. Lim served as CTO, and later President of MJL Technology responsible for multimedia messaging systems and AIN switch development. Prior to that, he worked at EMC² as a principal engineer developing clustering and Unix volume management products.

Dr. Lim received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science Engineering from Pennsylvania State University
James Lim
Vice President – Software Engineering


James Lim currently serves as the Vice President of Software Engineering and brings over 20 years of software development expertise in the mobile and telecom markets. Dr. Lim joined InvenSense in 2009, establishing the InvenSense presence in South Korea as Country Manager. He assumed overall software responsibility at InvenSense in June 2011. Prior to InvenSense, Dr. Lim served as CTO, and later President of MJL Technology responsible for multimedia messaging systems and AIN switch development. ... 
Stephen Lloyd
Vice President - Engineering and New Product Development

Stephen Lloyd has been our Vice President of Engineering and New Product Development since December 2008. Prior to joining us, he worked at several semiconductor companies, including service from 2004 to 2008 at Beceem Communications, first as Vice President of Engineering for RF Microelectronics and later as Executive Vice President of Engineering. From 2002 to 2004, he served as Executive Director of RF IC Design for Skyworks Solutions, and from 1997 to 2002, he served as an Executive Director of Conexant Systems.

Mr. Lloyd received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Stephen Lloyd
Vice President - Engineering and New Product Development


Stephen Lloyd has been our Vice President of Engineering and New Product Development since December 2008. Prior to joining us, he worked at several semiconductor companies, including service from 2004 to 2008 at Beceem Communications, first as Vice President of Engineering for RF Microelectronics and later as Executive Vice President of Engineering. From 2002 to 2004, he served as Executive Director of RF IC Design for Skyworks Solutions, and from 1997 to 2002, he served as an Executive Director... 
Mo Maghsoudnia
Vice President – Technology and Worldwide Manufacturing

Mo Maghsoudnia serves as our Vice President of Technology and Worldwide Manufacturing. Prior to InvenSense, he was the Vice President of Worldwide Manufacturing at NetLogic Microsystems where he was responsible for all worldwide operations including process technology, packaging, corporate quality and supply chain management. At NetLogic, Maghsoudnia successfully managed the manufacturing operations of the company from a single product line to a highly diversified product portfolio. Prior to NetLogic Microsystems, Maghsoudnia spent 15 years at Analog Devices where he was responsible for the management of wafer fabrication and technology.

Maghsoudnia holds a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds three U.S. patents and has co-authored various technical papers.
Mo Maghsoudnia
Vice President – Technology and Worldwide Manufacturing


Mo Maghsoudnia serves as our Vice President of Technology and Worldwide Manufacturing. Prior to InvenSense, he was the Vice President of Worldwide Manufacturing at NetLogic Microsystems where he was responsible for all worldwide operations including process technology, packaging, corporate quality and supply chain management. At NetLogic, Maghsoudnia successfully managed the manufacturing operations of the company from a single product line to a highly diversified product portfolio. Prior to Net... 
Eitan Medina
Vice President – Marketing and Product Management

Eitan Medina joined InvenSense in March 2015 and serves as the Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.

Eitan brings over 20 years of experience in driving complex System on Chip product definition, architecture and overall management of hardware and software R&D, as well as collaborating closely with field/sales and also working directly with customer OEM executive decision makers and integration teams. Eitan began his career with DEC, followed by Galileo where he was CTO and VP Product Definition. After the acquisition of Galileo by Marvell Semiconductor, he led the development of the company’s cellular modem and communications processors. After Marvell, he joined Cavium, and subsequently Audience, where he was most recently the VP of Engineering.

Eitan received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel.
Eitan Medina
Vice President – Marketing and Product Management


Eitan Medina joined InvenSense in March 2015 and serves as the Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.

Eitan brings over 20 years of experience in driving complex System on Chip product definition, architecture and overall management of hardware and software R&D, as well as collaborating closely with field/sales and also working directly with customer OEM executive decision makers and integration teams. Eitan began his career with DEC, followed by Galileo where he was CTO a... 
Adam H. Tachner
Vice President – Corporate Development and General Counsel

Adam H. Tachner serves as InvenSense’s Vice President Corporate Development, helping drive the company’s strategic vision and assessing new opportunities, acquisitions and initiatives. As General Counsel, Mr. Tachner is responsible for all legal matters, intellectual property and legal strategies worldwide. Tachner joined InvenSense in 2013 from Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) where he served as vice president and general counsel of its Qualcomm Atheros division since Qualcomm’s acquisition of Atheros Communications, Inc. in May, 2011. Prior to that, he was vice president and general counsel of Atheros Communications (NASDAQ: ATHR). A registered patent attorney, Tachner began his legal career as an associate at the law firm Crosby Heafey Roach & May (now ReedSmith) from 1994-2000.

Tachner holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law, Master of Business Administration degrees from Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from California State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Adam H. Tachner
Vice President – Corporate Development and General Counsel


Adam H. Tachner serves as InvenSense’s Vice President Corporate Development, helping drive the company’s strategic vision and assessing new opportunities, acquisitions and initiatives. As General Counsel, Mr. Tachner is responsible for all legal matters, intellectual property and legal strategies worldwide. Tachner joined InvenSense in 2013 from Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) where he served as vice president and general counsel of its Qualcomm Atheros division since Qualcomm’s acquisition of Athe... 
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