Industry Veteran Mike Seifert Joins Analogix as CFO
With More Than 30 Years of Corporate Finance Experience, He has led $1.6
billion in Equity, Debt and Merger Transactions
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- October 28, 2013
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., the market leader in enabling DisplayPort™
solutions and creator of SlimPort^® connectivity products, today announced
that veteran technology executive Mike Seifert has joined the privately held
company as chief financial officer (CFO).
Seifert brings more than 30 years of financial experience to the job,
including 15 years as CFO in both private and public companies. Most recently,
he served as CFO of PureWave Networks, Inc., helping the wireless base station
company through two funding rounds. Before that, he served as CFO of Multigig,
Inc. until its successful 2012 merger with Analog Devices, Inc.
He has previously served as CFO or corporate controller of Virage Logic Corp.,
Southwall Technologies Inc., SiteSmith, Inc., Compression Labs, Inc. and
PMC-Sierra, Inc. Earlier in his career, he also spent 10 years with
professional services firm Ernst & Young, where he became a senior manager and
principal in its San Jose office.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Mike to our executive team,” said Kewei Yang,
Analogix Semiconductor’s chairman and CEO. “The breadth of his corporate
finance expertise in bringing both private and public companies to a
successful outcome is impressive, and we expect him to play a key role in
preparing Analogix for its next phase.”
“Analogix has outstanding fundamental technology to serve high-growth markets
and it is well positioned to address them. I am excited to join the company as
it embarks on a new level of growth and I look forward to contributing to the
team’s execution of its development plan,” said Seifert.
Seifert is a magna cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University with a
Bachelor of Science degree in commerce, majoring in accounting. He will be
responsible for tracking and reporting Analogix’s financial performance, and
developing and monitoring the company’s overall financial strategy.
About Analogix Semiconductor
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductors for the
digital multimedia market, from portable devices such as smartphones to
high-end graphics cards and large, high-definition displays. Analogix is the
market leader in providing end-to-end interface connectivity semiconductor
solutions for DisplayPort, including the SlimPort family of products. For more
information visit www.analogix.com or follow us on Twitter @Analogix.
Analogix and SlimPort are trademarks or registered trademarks of Analogix
Semiconductor, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of
their respective owners.
Jonelle Birney Sullivan, 415-819-0847
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