|Corporate Governance - Biography|
|Balakrishnan S. Iyer|
Mr. Iyer has served as a director since June 2003. From October 1998 to June 2003, Mr. Iyer was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Conexant Systems, Inc. (“Conexant”). Prior to October 1998, Mr. Iyer served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VLSI Technology, Inc. Mr. Iyer has held a number of senior finance positions at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company. Mr. Iyer currently serves on the Board of Directors of IHS Inc., Power Integrations, Inc. and Skyworks Solutions, Inc. He also served on the Board of Directors of Conexant from February 2002 to April 2011 and Life Technologies Corp. from July 2001 to February 2014. Mr. Iyer’s experience as an executive officer of companies in the technology industry brings to our Board leadership, strategic and financial experience. His experience as a director at the public companies listed above provides the Board with significant financial expertise with specific application to our industry, as well as a broad understanding of corporate governance topics.