Serial private and public company CEO offers invaluable technology leadership experience.
Kandou, an innovative leader in high-speed, energy-efficient chip-to-chip link solutions that improve the way the world connects and communicates, today named Tom Lacey, former serial private and public company CEO, to its board of directors.
Lacey joins Kandou as it continues building on its success developing differentiated semiconductor interconnect technology for large markets. He brings vast public and private company business development, M&A, governance, product development, technology/IP licensing, operations, international and leadership experience in both CEO and Board of Director roles.
We welcome Tom Lacey to the Kandou board, a successful and high-integrity executive whose 30-year career spans the startup, mid-sized and large public and private company experience. His leadership and well-rounded corporate knowledge will be invaluable to Kandou and our executive management looks forward to his insights as we continue to grow on our path toward an IPO.
Lacey’s career includes leadership positions with premier technology companies. Previously, he was CEO of Tessera/Xperi Corporation, a technology licensing leader. He served as the President of Intel Americas; Chairman and CEO of Components Direct; President and CEO at Phoenix Technologies; CEO of Immersion; and Chairman and CEO of Akhan Semiconductor.
It is my pleasure to be part of Kandou, a company revolutionizing wired connectivity with greater speed and efficiency. I’m enthusiastic about Kandou’s leadership team, product portfolio, market opportunities and I am committed to helping the company meet its business and strategic goals.
His board and advisory roles include public and private companies such as Akhan Semiconductor; Prison to Employment Connection; DSP Group; Immersion Corp; Tessera/Xperi; International Rectifier; and International Displayworks.