SOURCE: Sierra Monolithics

June 12, 2007 15:29 ET

Sierra Monolithics Appoints George Eaton as Senior Vice President of Engineering

REDONDO BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Sierra Monolithics, a leading mixed signal design company for Wireless, Optical, and Microwave/Millimeter Wave applications, today announced that George Eaton has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Engineering.

Mr. Eaton brings to Sierra Monolithics more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, where he served in executive roles in engineering and marketing at public companies such as Intel, National Semiconductor, and Level One Communications, as well as at innovative start-ups like SolarFlare Communications and ClariPhy Communications.

"We are very pleased and excited to have George join the executive leadership team at Sierra Monolithics," said CEO Javed Patel. "George brings extensive experience and background in high speed IC design and development for the communications industry. His broad experience at large companies and start up semiconductor companies is very welcome and timely as we are experiencing strong growth in all segments of our business."

About Sierra Monolithics

Sierra Monolithics, Inc. is a leading supplier of proven Analog and Mixed Signal IC solutions for Optical Communication, Wireless, and Microwave/Millimeter Wave applications. Founded in 1988, Sierra Monolithics has leveraged its mixed signal IC design and expertise in high-frequency aerospace and defense communications, to develop a variety of high performance Optical ICs, RFICs, and MMICs. Currently Sierra Monolithics designs and manufactures products for Broadband Wireless (WiMAX RFICs), Optical Communication (OC-768 SerDes), and Microwave/Millimeter Wave (C, I, J, Ku, and L band modules) markets.

Sierra Monolithics is privately held, and is headquartered in Redondo Beach, California. The venture-backed company's primary funding is from Storm Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners in Menlo Park, California. For more information on Sierra Monolithics, please visit, or call +1-310-698-1000.

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