SAN FRANCISCOó Innovative Micro Technology Inc. (IMT) announced that semiconductor industry veteran Craig Ensley joined the company as president and CEO.
Ensley succeeds John Foster, who is resigning from IMT to become CEO of one of the company's major customers, Owl Biomedical Inc., IMT (Santa Barbara, Calif.) said.
Ensley has more than 30 years of leadership and semiconductor industry experience, IMT said. Most recently, Enley served as CEO of DisplayLink Corp., a video networking chip company. He was formerly president and chief operating officer at RF chip vendor Peregrine Semiconductor and prior to that a senior vice president at Cirrus Logic. Ensley began his career at Rockwell International, where he helped start its communications semiconductor business, IMT said.
"IMT has one of the most elite MEMS development teams in the world and has grown to become the largest pure-play MEMS manufacturer in the U.S.," Ensley said in a statement. "The company is strongly positioned in a number of high growth markets and is well established at customers who are leading emerging applications of MEMS technology."