As Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors, Vincent Roche leads Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a leading high-performance semiconductor supplier, to deliver unmatched intelligent edge solutions to several of humanity’s most pressing challenges in areas such as communications, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, sustainable energy, consumer, and transportation. Mr. Roche has extended the company’s prominence in the high-performance analog sector through an unyielding commitment to applied innovation, customer centricity, and operational excellence.
Mr. Roche is the third CEO and second Board Chair to lead the company since its founding in 1965. He began his career at ADI in 1988, progressively gaining responsibility over his tenure. Mr. Roche was promoted to President of ADI in 2012, appointed CEO in 2013, and elected Chair in 2022. During Mr. Roche’s tenure as CEO, the Company’s total shareholder return is 330% (vs. S&P 500 of 217%, or >1.5x the S&P 500 over that time as of March 1, 2022).
Mr. Roche serves on the boards of the Semiconductor Industry Association, the MIT Presidential CEO Advisory Board, and is a member of the Massachusetts High Tech Leadership Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Systems and an honorary Doctor of Science (Eng.) from the University of Limerick in Ireland.
Mr. Champy retired in 2010 as Vice President of the Dell/Perot Systems business unit of Dell, Inc., a computer and technology services company. He was previously a Vice President and the Chairman of Consulting at Perot Systems Corporation from 1996 to November 2009. He served as a director of Perot Systems Corporation from 1996 to 2004. Mr. Champy is the author of several business books and is a Life Member of the MIT Corporation, the governing body of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Chandrakasan is dean of MIT’s School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In addition, Dr. Chandrakasan co-chairs the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, the MIT-Takeda Program, and the MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology.
Dr. Chandrakasan joined the MIT faculty in 1994 and was director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) from 2006-2011. He then served as head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science before being named dean in 2017. He is an IEEE fellow and a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery. In 2015 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and in 2019 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
He is the recipient of many prestigious awards including the 2009 Semiconductor Industry Association University Researcher Award, the 2013 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits, an honorary doctorate from KU Leuven in 2016, the UC Berkeley EE Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017, and the 2019 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Distinguished Service Award.
Since September 2022, Dr. Frank has been the Executive Chair of Gradient Technologies, an Identity and Access Management cybersecurity startup. Prior to Gradient, Dr. Frank was co-founder and CEO of Cloud Parity Inc., a voice of the customer startup, founded in late 2013. From May 2009 to October 2013, Dr. Frank held the position of Vice President, Macintosh Hardware Systems Engineering at Apple Inc., a company that designs, manufactures and markets electronic devices, where he led the development of four generations of MacIntosh laptop and desktop computers. Prior to his tenure at Apple, Dr. Frank served as Corporate Vice President, Research and Development, of Broadcom Corp. Prior to becoming Corporate Vice President, Research and Development at Broadcom, Dr. Frank co-founded and led the engineering group for Broadcom's Wireless LAN business, which is now one of Broadcom's largest business units. Dr. Frank was founding CEO and Executive Vice President of Epigram, Inc., a developer of integrated circuits and software for home networking, which Broadcom acquired in 1999. From 1993 to 1996, Dr. Frank was co-founder and Vice President of Engineering of NeTpower, Inc., a computer workstation manufacturer. From 1998 to 1993, Dr. Frank was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Dr. Frank is a named inventor on over 50 issued patents, and serves as an advisor to and/or board member of several startups.
Dr. Frank serves as on the board of directors Marvell Technology, Inc., Rocket Lab USA, Inc. and SiTime Corporation and was previously on the Board of Directors of Cavium, Inc., Quantenna Communications Inc. and Fusion-IO, Inc.
Dr. Frank holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford University. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a Hertz Foundation Fellow. Since 2000, Dr. Frank has been a Trustee of Carnegie Mellon University and served as vice-chair of the board of trustees from 2015 through 2021. Since July 2017, Dr. Frank has served on the board of directors of Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation, where he also served as Executive Director (pro bono) from July 2017 through December 2021. Dr. Frank is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
Ms. Golz is a retired partner from Ernst & Young, a public accounting firm, where she held various senior leadership positions during her tenure at the firm, including most recently, Global Vice Chair, Japan from 2016-2017 and prior thereto, from 2010-2016, Global Vice Chair, Professional Practice. In addition to accounting and audit expertise, Ms. Golz brings extensive experience helping large organizations successfully navigate the complexities of international trade and regulation. Ms. Golz currently serves as senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group’s Audit and Risk Committee, a role she has held since 2017, and she sits on the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Foundation. Ms. Golz earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy, summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is a certified public accountant licensed in several jurisdictions.
Mr. Sicchitano retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, or PwC, a public accounting firm, in July 2001. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Sicchitano was the Global Managing Partner of Independence and Regulatory Matters for PwC. Mr. Sicchitano joined Price Waterhouse LLP, a predecessor firm of PwC, in 1970 and became a partner in 1979. During his 31-year tenure with PwC, Mr. Sicchitano held various positions including the Global Managing Partner of Audit/Business Advisory Services and the Global Managing Partner responsible for Audit/Business Advisory, Tax and Financial Advisory Services. Mr. Sicchitano served as a director of PerkinElmer, Inc. from 2003 to April 2017 and MetLife, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from 2001 until June 2017.
Dr. Wee has been a Vice President at Google, a multinational technology company, since April 2022. From November 2019 to August 2021, Dr. Wee served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of DevNet and CX Ecosystem Success at Cisco Systems Inc., a technology company. Dr. Wee founded and led DevNet, Cisco’s developer program, beginning in October 2013. Dr. Wee began working at Cisco in April 2011, and held leadership roles including Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of DevNet from October 2018 to November 2019, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of DevNet from October 2013 to October 2018, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of Networked Experiences from October 2012 to October 2013, and Vice President & Chief Technology and Experience Officer of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group from April 2011 to October 2012. Previously, Dr. Wee had a 15-year career at Hewlett Packard, where she was the founding Vice President and General Manager of the Experience Software Business and Lab Director at HP Labs. Dr. Wee is an IEEE Fellow for her contributions in multimedia technologies and received her S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.