In June 15, 2011, the world wide news was that Diosdado Banatao elected Interim President and CEO of Ikanos. Ikanos is a multi-million dollar company that provides semi-conductor and software products that deliver broadband to digital home.
Diosdado P. Banatao
Executive Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
Fremont , CA
Sector: TECHNOLOGY / Communication Equipment
Officer since June 2011
Chairman of the Board , Inphi Corp
Sunnyvale , CA
Sector: TECHNOLOGY / Semiconductor - Broad Line
64 Years Old
Mr. Banatao has been the Chairman of the Board since August 2009 and Executive Chairman of the Board since April 2010 and previously served as the Company?s interim President and Chief Executive Officer from April 2010 to July 2010. Mr. Banatao has served as a founder and managing partner of Tallwood Venture Capital, a venture capital firm, since July 2000. From April 2008 to June 2009, Mr. Banatao served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded company that was acquired by CSR plc in June 2009 (SiRF). From October 2006 to August 2007, Mr. Banatao served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Inphi Corporation. Prior to forming Tallwood, Mr. Banatao was a venture partner at the Mayfield Fund, a venture capital firm, from January 1998 to May 2000. Mr. Banatao co-founded three technology startups: S3 Graphics Ltd in 1989, Chips & Technologies, Inc. in 1985 and Mostron in 1984. Mr. Banatao has served as Chairman of the Board of Inphi Corporation since December 2000. Mr. Banatao served on the board of directors of CSR plc, a public company traded on the London Stock Exchange, from July 2009 to October 2010, and SiRF prior to its acquisition by CSR plc, from February 1995 to June 2009, and Sequoia Communications from March 2003 to September 2009. Mr. Banatao also serves on the boards of directors of Alphion Corporation, Pixim Inc., Quintic Corporation, T-RAM Semiconductor, Inc., Wave Semiconductor and Wilocity Ltd., each a private company. Mr. Banatao holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology in the Philippines and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. On June 14, 2011, the Company appointed Mr. Diosdado P. Banatao, age 64, as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.