Team

Calum MacRae - CTO

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25+ years of experience in semiconductor power design for consumer, industrial and automotive applications. Most recently Mr. MacRae has also been focused on design productivity and automation tools to support the fast development of SoC’s. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and 4 patents.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ardelvelabs/ 

Karen Mason - Physical Design

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 20+ years experience in ic layout design focused on time to market and size optimization.  Ms. Mason has done contract work for several startups including Woodside, Berkana Wireless, and Velio as well as working at industry leaders Maxim Integrated and National Semiconductor.  She holds a bachelor of science degree and multiple awards

. https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-kinder-mason-33b8261b/

Jim Locascio - Architecture

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40 years of experience in semiconductor power design for automotive, military, consumer, and industrial applications.  Most recently Mr. Locascio has been focused on design productivity and frontend automation tools to support the fast development of SoCs.  He holds a Master's degree in Electronic Engineering and 20+ patents. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-locascio-501439a/ .

Rich Philpott - IP Design

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35+ years of experience in semiconductor design and test focused primarily on power products.  Most recently Mr. Philpott has been focused on design productivity and IP reuse to enable the fast development and test of SoCs.  He holds a Master's degree in Electronic Engineering and 2 patents.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/richphilpott/

John Mason - Tools

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  30+ years of experience in semiconductor, design, process development and design Automation. The bulk of Mr Mason's career has been focused on developing and supporting EDA design methodologies and flows for Analog/Mixed Signal and Photonics IC's. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering and 5 patents.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-mason-55131b13/

Abid Hussain - CEO

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25+ years of experience in Product, Strategy, Innovation, Marketing, and M&A. Mr. Hussain is veteran of multiple startups with an aggregate exit value over $1.3B. He is a prolific inventor (28 patents) including Qualcomm QuickCharge battery management technology and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/abidhussain88/