Jalal joined Dialog as CEO and an executive board director in September 2005. He was previously Vice President & General Manager of the Mobile Multimedia business unit for Broadcom Corporation. Prior to that Jalal was the CEO of Alphamosaic, a venture-funded silicon start-up company in Cambridge, focusing on video processing chips for the mobile applications. He has extensive experience of the semiconductor industry, through his previous professional and executive positions at Sony Semiconductor and Texas Instruments, managing semiconductor product businesses and working with customers in the Far East, Europe and North America.
Jalal is a non-executive director of Lime Microsystems Ltd since 2005 and the Chairman of Global Semiconductor Association Europe since 2011. He has a BSc (Hons) in Electronics Engineering from Essex University, and holds a PhD in Electronics from Kent University, UK.
Andrew joined Dialog in April 2009. He was previously a Sales and Marketing consultant specialising in the semiconductor and high-performance sports industries. He has extensive experience of the semiconductor industry through his previous professional positions at Texas Instruments and Raytheon Systems. Andrew holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics from Hertford University.
Christophe joined Dialog in November 2011 as Vice President, Asia and is based in Taiwan. He has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, focusing on building international businesses with a strong Asian footprint. Previously he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the TV Business Unit as well as Senior Vice President of worldwide sales for Trident Microsystems. Prior to that, Christophe served in various international executive and managerial positions at Texas Instruments, Sharp and Xilinx. Christophe holds an Electronics Engineering degree from INSA, Toulouse.
Mohamed joined Dialog in March 2007 and is responsible for product engineering, test and assembly development, data automation, software support, offshore manufacturing operations and quality. Mohamed has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of semiconductor manufacturing operations, starting initially with IBM in France and the US. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Unisem group, an assembly and test subcontractor based in Malaysia and China. He also held the position of Vice President of Test Operations at ASAT (Atlantis Technology), based in Hong Kong, before becoming one of the original members of the management buy-out team of ASAT UK, where he served as the Technical Director. Mohamed holds an Electronic and Electrotechnic degree from the Paris University of Technology.
Gary, who joined the Company in October 1987, is responsible for all IC design and development activities. He has over 30 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry and previously he held senior engineering and management roles at Plessey, Texas Instruments and ES2 with a particular specialism in process engineering, test and product engineering and yield improvement.
Udo joined Dialog in May 2006. He is responsible for the Audio and Power Management Business Unit, which makes products for the mobile phone and portable consumer markets. He has over 20 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry, gained in general management, senior marketing and engineering at Robert Bosch GmbH, Sony Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies. Udo holds an Electronic Engineering degree from the University for Applied Sciences, Mannheim.
Sean joined Dialog in November 2012. Prior to this he was General Manager of the Smart Home & Energy group at NXP and General Manager of the RF Power and Base Stations business at NXP/Philips Semiconductors. He previously held senior roles at Philips Semiconductors and Mikron Austria GmbH, focusing on the RFID and connectivity markets. Sean holds an AB degree in Geophysics and Geology from Harvard University and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.
Martin joined the Company in July 2010 and is responsible for developing and driving people strategies in support of Dialog’s business goals and initiatives worldwide, including fostering an environment where Dialog’s teams can thrive. Prior to Dialog, Martin has held a variety of senior and executive HR roles with Medtronic Inc., General Electric (GE) and the Dell Corporation. Most recently he was a member of the executive team at C-MAC MicroTechnology, a private equity-backed leader in the high reliability electronics sector. During his career Martin has been located in Asia, continental Europe as well as the UK.
Mark joined Dialog Semiconductor in September 2008. Prior to this, Mark was Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Relations at MIPS Technologies. From 1999 to 2006, he held the position of Vice President of Business Development at Infineon and has also served as a Board Director of a number of start-up companies, several of which were successfully acquired. Earlier in his career, Mark held management positions in marketing at Fujitsu Microelectronics and
in design at Philips Semiconductors.