Jack was President and CEO of Tensilica since 2008 leading a successful turn-around culminating with the sale of Tensilica to Cadence in Apr 2013. Prior to Tensilica Jack led the spin-out of Magnum from Cirrus Logic in June of 2005, serving as founder, president and CEO. Since 2003, Jack led the Cirrus Video division and then Magnum’s growth through new product launches and the acquisition of the Consumer Products Group of LSI Corporation (C Cube), establishing Magnum as a leader in Multimedia SOCs for the Professional Video Broadcast, Consumer (DVD, DTV) and Set Top Box markets. Prior to Cirrus, Jack was President of Tvia, Inc., leading that company's successful IPO in August 2000. Before joining Tvia, Jack held the position of vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Faroudja, and served as the director of digital media/residential broadband segments at National Semiconductor. Jack holds an MBA from the UCLA Graduate School of Management. Jack attained a MSEE from Physique et Chimie de Paris, and a doctoral degree from the University of Paris.
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