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</p><h3>Iliya Pesic</h3><p>
</p><h3>Kathy Pesic</h3><p>
</p><h3>Iliya Pesic</h3><p>
</p><h3>Anthony Ngai</h3><p>

Dr. Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

Kathy Pesic

Iliya Pesic

Ernest Maddock

Chairman of the Board
Board Member and Chair of the Nomination/Governance Committee
Board Member and Chair of the Compensation Committee
Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee
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</p><h3>Anthony Ngai</h3><p>

Anthony Ngai

Board Member
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Dr. Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

Chairman of the Board

Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Nanometrics from November 2017 till October 2019. He served as CEO through the company’s merger with Rudolph Technologies, completed on October 25, 2019 to form Onto Innovation. Nanometrics is a leading provider of high-performance process control metrology and inspection systems used primarily in the fabrication of integrated circuits, sensors, discrete components, high-brightness LEDs, and data storage devices worldwide.

From January 2012 to February 2017, Dr. Lesaicherre was CEO of Lumileds, a leading global light engine company, with revenues in excess of $2 billion, that supplies high-quality LED components to the downstream segments of the lighting and consumer industries as well as LED and conventional lamps to the automotive industry.

Prior to that, Dr. Lesaicherre served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Microcontrollers & Logic Business Lines in the High-Performance Mixed Signal Business Unit at NXP. In earlier roles, he served as General Manager of several business lines and product lines, including Standard ICs, Interface Products, Specialty Logic and PC Motherboard ICs. Before NXP, Dr. Lesaicherre was with Philips Semiconductors. Prior to NXP, Dr. Lesaicherre served as Research Engineer and then Process Technology Development Manager for NEC Corporation in Japan.

Dr. Lesaicherre holds an MBA with a focus on International Business and Strategy from INSEAD, and has an MS degree and a PhD degree in Material Science from the Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP). He is a Governance Fellow for NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) and an active member of NACD and SVDX (Silicon Valley Director’s Exchange).

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Ernest Maddock

Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee

Mr. Maddock retired from Micron Technology in 2018 where he was SVP & CFO. Prior to joining Micron, Mr. Maddock held leadership positions at multiple global companies including Riverbed Technology, where he served as Executive VP and CFO and additionally was responsible for worldwide operations and information technology. Prior to Riverbed, he spent 15 years at Lam Research Corporation rising to EVP & CFO. His previous roles at Lam included VP, Customer Support Business Group, Group VP and Senior VP of Global Operations. Mr. Maddock holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

Iliya Pesic

Iliya Pesic

Board Member and Chair of the Compensation Committee

Iliya Pesic is a member of the Board of Directors and is chair of the Compensation Committee. Prior to joining Silvaco, he worked for many years in the TCAD, semiconductor, MEMS and biomedical industries, most recently as a senior process engineer of a fabrication facility.

Pesic obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University and continued his education at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, where he obtained a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Electronic Engineering under the guidance of Professor Fujio Masuoka, the inventor of flash memory.

Anthony Ngai

Board Member

Anthony Ngai is a member of the Board of Directors. Before joining Silvaco, he was a senior investment banker and spent 15 years at JPMorgan on Wall Street, London and Hong Kong offices. He was most recently the head of the firm’s Asia Pacific trading division.

Anthony obtained a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Finance from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and continued his education at Harvard Business School.

Currently, Anthony serves on various boards and investment committees including the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Noel Croucher Prize Endowment Fund and Chung Chi College.

Kathy Pesic

Board Member and Chair of the Nomination/Governance Committee

Kathy Pesic co-founded Silvaco along with Ivan Pesic in 1984. Since then, Silvaco has grown to become the largest privately held EDA company. She is currently on the Board of Directors and is chair of the Nomination/Governance Committee. She is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. She focused on VLSI process technology, especially bipolar, CMOS and high-frequency devices, during her 25-year tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Kathy is also the Founder and President of a real estate investment company, Kipee International. She serves as the President of Marriott Business Owners Association and is a Board member for DOTT Limited, a company in the IoT space that focuses on creative solutions for pet owners.

Kathy holds a BS in Chemistry and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University.

Carlos Mazure

Dr. Carlos Mazure

Board Member

Dr. Carlos Mazure is Chairman and Executive Director of the SOI Industry Consortium and Executive Vice President of Soitec. Prior to joining Soitec, he held executive roles at Infineon Technologies AG and at Motorola Semiconductors.

In addition to his business leadership experience, Dr. Mazure has an in-depth understanding of semiconductor technology with more than 100 patents filed worldwide and has authored over 120 scientific papers. He holds two PhDs in physics, one from the University of Grenoble, France, and the other from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.