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11 September 2013

Inphi appoints tech investment expert Nicholas Brathwaite to board

Inphi Corp of Santa Clara, CA, USA, a provider of high-speed mixed-signal ICs for the communications and computing markets, says that Nicholas Brathwaite has joined its board of directors.

“We are excited about his in-depth knowledge and wealth of expertise in driving innovation for high-tech, global companies,” comments president & CEO Ford Tamer.

Brathwaite is a founding partner of Riverwood Capital, a growth equity, middle-market technology investment firm with investments in Asia, Latin America and the USA. Brathwaite has been involved with semiconductor companies, hardware development and electronic services (including manufacturing) since 1986.

Brathwaite served as CEO of Aptina Imaging Corp for about two years and is currently its chairman. Previously, he joined Flextronics International Ltd in 1995 as its VP of technology and then from 2000 to 2007 served as its chief technology officer. Flextronics acquired nChip, where he then held the position of VP & general manager of operations from 1992 to 1996. Brathwaite also spent six years with Intel Corp in various engineering management positions in technology development and manufacturing.

Brathwaite has served as a director of Power Integrations since January 2000 and as a member of the board of Lighting Science Group since April 2011. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Tessera Technologies Inc from February 2008 until May 2011 and Photon Dynamics Inc prior to its acquisition in 2008.

Brathwaite received a B.S. in Applied Chemistry from McMaster University and an M.S. in Polymer Science & Engineering from University of Waterloo. He has also completed the Wharton Executive Education Training Program on Corporate Governance.

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