Leadership

Leadership

Andy Keane – President & Chief Executive Officer

Andy is a technology executive with 18 years of global experience in semiconductor, IP licensing, materials, and computer system companies. He has a track record of P&L oversight, growth strategy development and building high performance teams and was a key executive contributor behind rapid growth of 3Dfx, QED and NVIDIA Tesla resulting in 2 IPOs and market leadership in supercomputing. He has a proven ability to understand complex technologies to drive product planning, business strategy and profitable growth and extensive experience with local staff, channels and customers in Japan, China, Taiwan, European Union and Russia. Andy earned a BS in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chris Carroll – VP Sales

Chris is a seasoned sales leader with over 25 years of sales experience in customer development, relationship management and executing sales strategies to meet the unique market requirements of customers around the world. He has extensive experience in building sales organizations to support customers in North America, Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea. Chris was previously senior director of sales of strategic accounts, at Audience, were he was a key contributor to their rapid growth and successful IPO. Prior to that, he served as senior director of sales at Validity. He also spent eight years at Synaptics as the director of sales for North America and Korea, supporting their effort of significant revenue growth and successful IPO. Earlier in his career, he held senior sales positions at Philips Semiconductors. Chris earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University.

Jason Morgan – VP Engineering

Jason is an accomplished product development leader with over 20 years of experience. Jason began his career at Motorola, and he joined CMR after 18 years at ADTRAN where he held leadership positions in design engineering and product management. He has a history of creating product strategies and building teams to take those products to market. With patents issued for inventions in communications systems and electronic circuits, Jason has a record of innovative product development. Jason earned BS degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering as well as an MS in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Larry Fullerton – Founder, Chief Scientist

Larry is a prolific inventor and has been the recipient of over 200 US Patents in the fields of magnetics, ultra wideband technology, impulse radio technology, velocity measurement, communications, and geophysics. Among these, Larry has invented Correlated Magnetics, the pipe sorter that is currently the industry standard, the free-space video link used by store security systems worldwide, a robotic system that automates crankshaft grinders, a high-speed coin sorter, time coherent ultra wideband technology, and many other revolutionary technologies. Larry earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas.

Duane Claunch – Chief Financial Officer

Duane has over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance and administration in Silicon Valley. He has worked for Fortune 1000 companies as well as early-stage startups and has participated in multiple successful acquisitions.  Duane graduated with an MBA from Santa Clara University and holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from CSU, Chico.

Jake Zimmerman – VP and General Counsel

Jake is an attorney with an extensive background in patent licensing and litigation. During eight years at a national law firm, Jake and his teams recovered nearly a billion dollars through licensing and litigation. Jake worked with a wide range of technologies ranging from nanometer-scale semiconductor processes, transistor designs, power bussing, cache coherence, embolic protection devices, and electrostatic air cleaners. Jake received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Minnesota and later returned to graduate magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota School of Law.