Chairman of the Board
Richard Hill has served as chairman of the board since May 2016. Mr. Hill is also a member of the Board of Directors of Tessera Technologies since August 2012 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. Mr. Hill also served as Tessera’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 15, 2013 until May 29, 2013. Mr. Hill previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Novellus Systems Inc., until its acquisition by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012.
Before joining Novellus in 1993, Mr. Hill spent 12 years with Tektronix Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers, most recently as the President of the Tektronix Development Company and Tektronix Components Corporation. Before joining Tektronix, Mr. Hill worked in a variety of engineering and management positions with General Electric, Motorola and Hughes Aircraft Company.
Presently, Mr. Hill is a member of the Boards of Directors of Autodesk, Inc., a multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries, Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products and services to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, the leading global supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, and Planar Systems, Inc., a display and digital signage technology company. Mr. Hill previously served on the Board of Directors of LSI Corporation.