Behrooz Abdi was appointed President and CEO in October 2012. Prior to InvenSense, Behrooz was Executive Vice President and General Manager of NetLogic Microsystems, Inc., a leader in intelligent semiconductor solutions for the Internet. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Raza Microelectronics Inc., a fabless semiconductor company. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of CDMA Technologies (QCT) at Qualcomm, Inc. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he held leadership and engineering positions at Motorola, Inc. where he served as Vice President and General Manager for Motorola’s radio products division. He is currently a Director at Tabula, Inc. and Exar Corporation.
Abdi holds a B.S.E.E. from Montana State University and an M.S.E.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN) is the world’s leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms. InvenSense solutions combine MEMS (micro electrical mechanical systems) sensors, such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, compasses, and microphones with proprietary algorithms and firmware that intelligently process, synthesize, and calibrate the output of sensors, maximizing the performance and accuracy.
Currently on the boards of Adama Materials, Aditazz, Auryn, CellMax Life, Guavus, Kaybus, Niron Magnetics and InvenSense. Amit Shah is peerless in creating globally renowned businesses. A successful serial entrepreneur, Amit founded two companies Zeitnet (acquired by Cabletron) and PipeLinks (acquired by Cisco) before founding Artiman Ventures. Over the years, he has led investments in companies such as Everest Design Automation (acquired by Synopsys), IKANOS (Nasdaq: IKAN), iManage (Nasdaq: IMAN), Lightwire (acquired by Cisco Systems), Netscaler (acquired by Citrix), Sierra Design Automation (acquired by Mentor Graphics), Tavant (acquired by Ameriquest).