People: Aquantia Corp (AQ.N)
7 Dec 2018
Dr. Bami Bastani is Independent Director of the company. Dr. Bastani is the Senior Vice President of the radio frequency (RF) business unit at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Dr. Bastani has more than 35 years of experience in the high-tech industry, ranging from semiconductor components to system level network solutions. He has served as an independent board member at multiple public and private companies. Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES, he was president, CEO and a board member of Meru Networks, a global enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks solution provider, from March 2012 to July 2015 when the company was acquired by Fortinet. During his time with Meru Networks, he transformed Meru Networks from a hardware company to a solution provider, delivering a portfolio of software, software-defined networks (in which Meru Networks received the 2015 SDN Excellence Award) and subscription cloud offerings (WaaS). Dr. Bastani has also held the positions of president, CEO and board member in the mobility, consumer and broadband markets. He served as president and CEO of Trident Microsystems, Inc., a set-top box and TV semiconductor company, from June 2011 to April 2012, which filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in 2012, and oversaw the sale of Trident’s assets to Entropic Communications, Sigma Designs and certain other acquirers. Prior to his employment at Trident, he was the founder and CEO of B2 Global Consulting. He also led ANADIGICS, Inc. as the president, CEO and a board member through its turnaround and growth from 1998 to 2008. In addition, he has served in executive positions at Fujitsu Microelectronics and National Semiconductor. Dr. Bastani started his career at Intel Corporation in Technology Development. Dr. Bastani holds three patents in semiconductor technology. He holds a Ph.D. and MSEE in Microelectronics from The Ohio State University. We believe Dr. Bastani brings substantial experience and expertise in the semiconductor industry to our board of directors.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||40,000|
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|Fiscal Year Total, USD||40,000|