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Former Intel, Sun CTO joins PMC-Sierra

Posted: 12 Sep 2005     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:broadband communications  semiconductor 

Broadband communications chip supplier PMC-Sierra Inc. has appointed Robert Yung to the position of chief technology officer. Yung was most recently a founder and partner at GSR Ventures, an early-stage private equity technology fund focusing on semiconductor design, wireless and Internet services in the U.S. and China.

Prior to founding GSR Ventures Yung held various CTO positions within Intel Corp., the most recent being chief technology officer for enterprise processors. Prior to joining Intel, Yung was the chief technology officer for Sun Microsystems in Asia.

"Robert's extensive technology expertise and strong industry relationships will be valuable to PMC-Sierra as we continue to invest in exciting new areas such as wireless, storage and broadband communications," said Bob Bailey, chairman and chief executive officer of PMC-Sierra (Santa Clara, Calif.).

Yung earned his BA, MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California Berkeley. He is the inventor of 70 issued and over 20 pending patents.

- Peter Clarke

EE Times

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