James S. Cable, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman
James (Jim) Cable has served as our Chief Executive Officer since September 2002, as well as our Chairman and acting Chief Technology Officer since January 2010. Since joining us in 1996, Dr. Cable also has held positions as our Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Technology and Operations. Dr. Cable has over 25 years of experience in semiconductor research, development, and production, including management positions with Hughes Microelectronics Center, Hughes Technology Center and TRW Inc. Dr. Cable received a B.S. from the University of California, Riverside and a M.S.E.E. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Jay C. Biskupski Chief Financial Officer
Jay Biskupski has served as our Chief Financial Officer since February 2009. From October 2008 to February 2009, Mr. Biskupski was as a principal of a financial consulting firm. From July 2004 to May 2008, Mr. Biskupski served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xantrex Technology, Inc., a developer of advanced power electronics products for mobile applications. From February 2001 to June 2004, he served as Corporate Controller of PMC-Sierra, Inc., a company providing Internet infrastructure semiconductor solutions, and from May 2000 to February 2001, he served as Chief Financial Officer of ThinkPulse Inc. From March 1990 to May 1999, Mr. Biskupski held a variety of executive finance roles with Schlumberger Ltd. in the smart card and metering businesses. Prior to Schlumberger, Mr. Biskupski worked as controller and accounting systems manager for Nortel Networks Corporation and was an auditor for Touche Ross & Co., now Deloitte & Touche. He is a C.P.A. (Illinois) and a Chartered Accountant (Canada). Mr. Biskupski received a Bachelor of Mathematics / Accounting from the University of Waterloo in Canada and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ronald E. Reedy Ph.D. Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Ron serves as Peregrine's Chief Technology Officer managing the company's technology activities and Intellectual Properties. From February 1990 to 2011, he held various positions with Peregrine, including President, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Vice President and Chief of Staff. Prior to joining us, Dr. Reedy led the microelectronics division at Navy Research and Development and was engaged in research and development of fiber communications and photonic systems. He is a co-inventor of UltraCMOS® technology. Dr. Reedy received a B.S. and M.S.E.E. from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.
Rodd E. Novak Chief Marketing Officer
Rodd Novak has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since January 2010. Since joining us in January 2003, he has held various positions, including Vice President of Marketing and most recently Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining us, Mr. Novak served in corporate marketing for both CTS Corporation and Northrop Grumman. Mr. Novak began his career as an electrical engineer with Comsat Laboratories and later moved to Xetron Corporation. Mr. Novak received a B.S.E.E. from the University of Cincinnati and an M.B.A. from Xavier University.
Dylan J. Kelly Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Wireless Solutions Business Unit
Dylan Kelly has served as our Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Wireless Solutions Business Unit since January 2010. Since joining us in June 2000, Mr. Kelly has held various technical and management positions in RFIC design and marketing. Prior to joining us, he performed transceiver design for Motorola. Mr. Kelly received a B.S. from the University of Texas, Austin and an M.S. from the University of California, San Diego.
David R. Shepard Vice President and General Manager, High Performance Solutions Business Unit
David (Dave) Shepard has served as our Vice President and General Manager, High Performance Solutions Business Unit since April 2010. From October 2003 to August 2009, Mr. Shepard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sequoia Communications, an early stage company specializing in RF transceivers for mobile handsets. Prior to that, he held various positions at Texas Instruments, including General Manager of the Wireless Infrastructure Business Unit. Mr. Shepard received a B.A. from Lawrence University and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.