Sunday, May 10, 2009

Tessera Appoints Robert Yung as CTO

Tessera Technologies, which develops silicon technologies for wireless, consumer and computing products, named Robert Yung, Ph.D., as its new chief technology officer. Dr. Yung will report to Tessera's CEO and President, Henry R. "Hank" Nothhaft, and be responsible for the company's technology vision and direction for its continuing innovation in, and development of, miniaturization technologies for wireless, consumer and computing electronic devices.

Yung joins Tessera from PMC Sierra, a provider of broadband communications and storage semiconductors, which he joined in 2005 as vice president and CTO. Prior to PMC Sierra, he served as CTO for Intel Corporation's Enterprise Processors Group, CTO for Intel's Communications Products Group, and CTO for [Intel] China, where he directed Intel's China research.