SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Everspin Technologies Inc., an MRAM supplier, has named Phillip LoPresti its president and chief executive.
LoPresti most recently directed the high-speed data converter efforts at Intersil Corp., after joining the company when it acquired semiconductor startup Kenet, Inc.
''Aurangzeb Khan was Everspin’s former CEO. He previously had resided in California, joining Everspin from Cadence. For personal/family reasons, he decided to return to California and left Everspin earlier this year,'' according to the Chandler, Ariz.-based company.
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