Mike Noonen, CEO of MixComm, a millimeter wave semiconductor startup spun out of Columbia University. He has 25 years of experience leading technology businesses resulting in two IPOs and multiple acquisitions. Mike has led turnarounds and advised numerous companies such as Ambiq Micro, SiFive, Silego, Mythic, and Rambus. Previously, Noonen was:
· Chairman and co-founder of Silicon Catalyst (the World’s 1st semiconductor incubator, EE Times 2015 Start-up of the Year)
· EVP, Global Products, Design, Sales, & Marketing at GlobalFoundries
· EVP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing, at NXP
Noonen has held executive product line, sales, and marketing roles at National Semiconductor, Cisco Systems, and 8x8. He started his career at NCR Microelectronics teaching mixed-signal ASIC design. He was elected to the Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors and was Chairman of the Board of Socle in Taiwan (acquired by Foxconn). He holds a BSEE from Colorado State University and in 2012 was named the College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni. He holds multiple patents in the areas of Internet telephony and video communications.