Mr. Singer has over 17 years of experience as an investor in the semiconductor industry. Mr. Singer has served as a co-managing member of Potomac Capital Management III, L.L.C., the general partner of Potomac Capital Partners III, L.P., since March 2012. Since May 2009, Mr. Singer has served as an advisor to Potomac Management and its related entities, and has been a member of Potomac Capital Management II, L.L.C. since January 2012. From August 2008 until its sale in February 2010, Mr. Singer served as a director of Zilog Corporation, a public semiconductor company. From July 2007 to April 2009, Mr. Singer was a senior investment analyst at Riley Investment Management. Mr. Singer managed private portfolios for Alpine Resources LLC from January 2003 to July 2007. Mr. Singer received a BA from Brandeis University.
Mr. Bonney has over 35 years of experience, holding various senior executive financial and operating positions, in middle market, high technology companies, both in the United States and abroad. He is currently president and CEO of On Board Advisors, LLC, a strategic and financial advisory firm. From March 2010 until November 2012 Mr. Bonney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Direct Brands, Inc., a direct-to-consumer media company. Direct Brands and its affiliate, Bookspan, are the largest direct-to-consumer distributor of media products in North America. From February 2008 to March 2010, Mr. Bonney served as Vice President and the General Manager of the Authentication Solutions Group of JDS Uniphase Corporation (“JDSU”), a global leader in optical technologies and telecommunications. From June 2005 until its sale to JDSU in February 2008, Mr. Bonney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. (“ABNH”), a publicly traded, global leader in optical security devices. Mr. Bonney also served as an outside director and chairman of the audit committee of ABNH from February 2003 until June 2005. From August 1999 to March 2002, Mr. Bonney was President and Chief Operating Officer of Axsys Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of highly sophisticated components and subsystems used in aerospace, defense, data storage, medical and other high technology markets. From March 1993 to August 1999, Mr. Bonney was the Chief Financial Officer of Zygo Corporation, a manufacturer of metrology measurement and control systems and optical components used in semiconductor, data storage and other high technology markets. Mr. Bonney also serves as chairman of the board of the Community Health Center, Inc. and as a director of MRV Communications and Zix Corporation. Mr. Bonney received a BS in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University and a MBA in Finance from the University of Hartford.
Mr. Dodson has served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Mattson Technology, Inc., a semiconductor wafer processing equipment manufacturing company, since October 2012 having joined Mattson in October 2011 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2011. Prior to joining Mattson, Mr. Dodson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at DDi Corp., a provider of printed circuit board engineering and manufacturing services, from January 2010 until October 2011. Before joining DDi Corp., Mr. Dodson served as a partner at Tatum, LLC, a provider of executive services on an interim or special project basis, from October 2009 to January 2010, and served from December 2005 to January 2009 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with eTelecare Global Solutions, Inc., a provider of business process outsourcing services. Prior to joining eTelecare, Mr. Dodson served as Chief Financial Officer for Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. and SpeedFam – IPEC, Inc. and also served as Chief Accounting Officer for Novellus Systems,Inc. Mr. Dodson started his career with Ernst & Young LLP in the San Jose office where he served in the Audit Department for over ten years. Mr. Dodson holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Mr. Little has served as Senior Vice President of CSR Technology, Inc. since November 2011. From November 2011 until April 2009, Mr. Little was an independent business consultant, after serving as Chief Executive Officer of eASIC Corporation, a privately-held provider of ASIC semiconductor devices, from October 2008 to April 2009. Prior to eASIC, Mr. Little held a number of executive management positions at Xilinx Corporation, an integrated circuit company, from March 2003 to October 2008, including Vice President and General Manager of the CPLD division, Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Services, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the High Volume Products Group, and most recently Senior Vice President of Products & Market Development. Mr. Little holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University.
Mr. Tran, one of our founders, has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 1982. Prior to joining us, Mr. Tran was employed by Amdahl Corporation and Trilogy Systems Corporation, both of which were involved in the IBM-compatible mainframe computer market.