Wednesday, June 27, 2007

ZeroG Appoints Top Executives, Focuses on Low-Power RF

ZeroG, a start-up based in Sunnyvale, California, announced the appointment of John D. Cummins as CEO and Dr. Andrew N. Karanicolas as Vice President of Engineering.

Cummins joins ZeroG from Agere Systems/Lucent Microelectronics where he spent three years running their business in Shanghai, China as Greater China Vice President.

Karanicolas joins ZeroG from True Circuits where he was the Design Director responsible for development and deployment of PLL and DLL IP for precision clock generation and memory interface applications in CMOS technologies.

ZeroG Wireless is focused on the design and development of low power Radio Frequency (RF) chips.

Investors include Cisco, Greylock Partners and Morgenthaler.

  • ZeroG was founded by Dr. Thomas H. Lee, a tenured Stanford University professor, who also co-founded Matrix Semiconductor in 1998, and is known for his work in designing of the first 3-D memory chip.

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