Managing Director of SPM Capital

Syrus Madavi

Mr. Madavi is currently the Managing Director of SPM Capital, a private fund focusing on semiconductor and electronic devices for digital consumer, communications and personal computing. His career has included terms as Chairman, President and CEO of Burr-Brown Corporation, President of JDS Uniphase, and Senior Vice President at Texas Instruments.

As a Chairman, President and CEO of Burr-Brown Corporation, a semiconductor company focused on high-performance analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, Mr. Madavi led the company to increase sales by more than three-fold, and to improve operating results to over 20% profit after tax. During this period, the company's valuation increased by over 12,500%, from less than $60 million to more than $7 billion when it was acquired by Texas Instruments

At Texas Instruments, Mr. Madavi was the Senior Vice President of high performance signal processing business sector. This business with over 1 billion revenue, offered power management, analog, mixed-signal, and DSP integrated circuits for digital consumer, personal computing, and communications markets.

Mr. Madavi's career has also included positions as President of JDS Uniphase, President of Raytheon Semiconductor, and Vice President and GM of Honeywell Signal Processing Technology.

Mr. Madavi has a BSEE and MS in Computer Sciences from Stevens Institute of Technology, and an MBA in finance from UCLA. He is based in Palo Alto, California.

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