Board of Directors

Alfred J. Stein

Advisory Board

Management Team

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Mr. Stein is currently a Consultant and Advisor to startup companies in the high technology industry. He previously served at VLSI Technology, Inc. as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1982 until its acquisition by Philips Electronics in 1999. During his tenure, VLSI grew from a venture capital funded start-up to a publicly traded company with revenues in excess of $600 million and over 2,200 employees in more than 25 locations around the world. For more than 45 years, Mr. Stein has played a significant role in the high tech industry, including senior management assignments at both Texas Instruments and Motorola. Mr. Stein was with Texas Instruments for 18 years from 1958 through 1976; his last position was Vice President and General Manager for the Electronics Devices Division. Mr. Stein was with Motorola for five years where he was Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Motorola's Semiconductor Sector. He joined VLSI Technology from Arrow Electronics where he had been that company’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stein is on the Board of Directors of two publicly traded companies,  ESS Technology and Simtek Corporation. He also has served on the board of directors at Applied Materials, Radio Shack Corporation and was Chairman of the Board for the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). He was on  the Board of Trustees for St. Mary’s University of Texas .

Paul McCambridge

Mr. McCambridge has 23 years of experience in the RF industry selling, managing and designing RF systems for communications and consumer products.  He is responsible for the strategy, business development and sales at Glacier. He developed extensive RF communication systems in the 80’s and cell phone IC’s in the 90’s. In product marketing at Xindium, Zeevo, Tropian and VLSI Technology, Mr. McCambridge was responsible for product strategy and product management for GSM, CDMA, UWB and Bluetooth products. He holds a BSEE, MSEE, and MBA from Santa Clara University.

Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips recently served as Senior Vice-President, Business Development and General Counsel at JDS Uniphase Corporation. He joined then client Uniphase Corporation in 1998 to assist Uniphase in its move to a leadership position in the fiber optic component and module market. He is now a senior partner in the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP specializing in corporate law and the representation of emerging and high technology businesses in all phases of their development.

Mr. Phillips combines his experience of over 20 years as a commercial lawyer in Silicon Valley with the perspective gained from his five years at JDS Uniphase, where he was responsible for its entire legal department and the negotiation and successful completion of over 30 mergers, acquisitions and other strategic relationships for an aggregate consideration well in excess of $50 billion. Mr. Phillips holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

Thomas Luich

Mr. Luich has over 27 years of experience developing RF, mixed signal and memory devices.  At Glacier, he is responsible for all aspects of Glacier’s product development from technical definition through implementation and ultimately qualification. Mr. Luich’s broad experience in RFIC development started with early programmable memory devices at Harris and Fairchild, moving to the industry’s 1st integrated PLL products at National Semiconductor. At Cygnus Designs he specialized in One-Time-Programmable (OTP) memory development and integrated synthesizer development. Mr. Luich holds 20 patents plus 3 pending. He received his BSEE from the University of California, Davis.

Dave Byrd

Mr. Byrd has over 22 years of RF, mixed signal and memory development experience at National Semiconductor, Silicon Wave and Cygnus Designs. Beginning at National Semiconductor, Mr Byrd was a developer on the industries 1st integrated PLL products as well as primarily responsible for the design of numerous RF transceivers including ultra low power keyless entry systems. At Glacier, Mr. Byrd is responsible for technology direction and new product architecture development. Mr. Byrd is a holder of 5 patents plus one pending. He holds a BSEE from Oregon State University.

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