SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 26, 2012) - QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that George Apostol, Jr. has joined the company as Vice President, Worldwide Engineering. With an impressive engineering and technical leadership background spanning more than 25 years in Silicon Valley, Apostol will be responsible for providing executive leadership for the company's global engineering activities.
Mr. Apostol comes to QuickLogic most recently from EXAR Corporation, a leading supplier of high performance, analog mixed-signal components and data management solutions. In the role of Executive Vice President of Engineering & Operations and Chief Technology Officer at EXAR, Mr. Apostol successfully transformed engineering infrastructure and methodology enabling EXAR to transition to a system level solution business that resulted in quarterly revenue and unit volume sales records.
Prior to EXAR Corporation, Mr. Apostol was the Chief Technology Officer & Vice President of Engineering for PLX Technology Inc., a leading global supplier of high-speed connectivity solutions enabling emerging data center architectures. During his tenure, he was credited with significant improvements in design quality, time to market and the implementation of new system level product features which contributed to an over 80% increase in annual revenue. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and holds in excess of a dozen patents.
In announcing Mr. Apostol's appointment, QuickLogic's President and CEO Andy Pease commented, "We are delighted that George has joined the QuickLogic team. George has a deep understanding of what it takes to deliver system level solutions. George has demonstrated the ability to build strong and efficient engineering teams that are capable of delivering the on-time, quality execution that QuickLogic needs to support the sales momentum we are building with our CSSP business model."
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) is the inventor and pioneer of innovative, customizable semiconductor solutions for mobile and portable electronics OEMs and ODMs. These silicon plus software solutions are called Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs). CSSPs enable our customers to bring their products to market more quickly and remain in the market longer, with the low power, cost and size demanded by the mobile and portable electronics market. For more information about QuickLogic and CSSPs, visit www.quicklogic.com
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