Leadership Team

Leadership Team2023-06-19T07:18:03+00:00
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Omid Tahernia (CEO)

Omid Tahernia has served as the CEO of Endura Technologies since January of 2021. He has spearheaded Endura’s strategic transformation into a leading fabless semiconductor solutions company from its early days as an IP and Services company. Omid has nearly 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry managing teams in all business areas from engineering to business development, to executive management. Omid joined Bridgewest Group as Executive VP in 2020. Prior to joining Bridgewest Group, Omid was the CEO of Ikanos Communications, a publicly traded fabless semiconductor company. Omid led the turnaround of Ikanos by revamping the company’s go-to-market strategy and diversifying the company into new product areas. He led Ikanos M&A process, which resulted in the sale to Qualcomm. Prior, Omid held a number of executive roles including CEO of Tilera Corporation, VP & GM of Processing Solutions Group at Xilinx, VP & GM at Motorola Semiconductor, and Motorola Wireless.

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Dr. Hassan Ihs (CTO)

Dr, Hassan Ihs is a Co-founder and CTO of Endura Technologies where he is responsible for the continued development of new technology and intellectual property. Hassan created and developed much of Endura’s core power management technology and is the inventor of numerous patents assigned to Endura Technologies. Hassan has a PhD in microelectronics with 25 years of industry experience, specializing in mixed signal design. Hassan pioneered many of the foundational technologies in power management and MEMS microphones that have become industry standards. Prior to co-founding Endura Technologies, Hassan held leadership roles at NXP Semiconductor, Primachip, Freescale Semiconductor, and Intel.

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John Rowland (VP of Manufacturing)

John Rowland is the Vice President of Manufacturing for Endura Technologies and leads the firm’s product manufacturing with foundry and packaging supply partners. John holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and has been involved in the engineering of analog semiconductor products for the past 28 years. Prior to joining Endura, John held senior engineering roles at Spreadtrum/Unisoc, Broadcom, Skyworks, and Ericsson.

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Keith DeHaven (VP of Research & Development)

Keith DeHaven is the Vice President of Engineering and Platforms for Endura Technologies. Keith is responsible for global chip and software development across all Endura products. He has 38 years of experience in engineering and product roles within the semiconductor industry. Keith’s previous experience includes leadership roles at PsiQuantum, Qualcomm, Ikanos Communications, Xilinx, Freescale, and Motorola Semiconductor.

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Dr. Massih Tayebi, Chairman

Dr. Massih Tayebi is Chairman for Endura Technologies, and Co-founder and Chairman for the global private equity firm Bridgewest Group. Dr. Tayebi is recognized for creating novel businesses with leading-edge processes and technology. Inspired by deep tech, Massih incorporates AI with semiconductor tech and software platforms to enable disruptive new solutions. His vision for creating a better tomorrow drives much of the ideation and innovation success.