Board of Directors
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.
Mr. Evans is the President of Evans Capital, a private investment fund he founded in 2019, which is focused on early and growth stage venture capital investments in technology and health care industry companies. He also continues to be affiliated with Summit Partners, a growth equity and venture capital focused alternative investment firm with more than $20 billion in capital under management. Mr. Evans has served in various roles with Summit Partners, since 1986, and is currently a Senior Advisor to the firm. From January 2018 to March 2019, he served as Chairman of Summit Partners’ Board and Senior Advisor to the firm. From 2011 to December 2017, he served as Managing Director and Chairman of Summit Partners' Board. From 1999 to 2011, he was one of Summit Partners' Co-Managing Partners. During his 34 years with Summit Partners, Mr. Evans has served as a member of the boards of directors of over 35 technology and other growth industry companies, including 14 public companies. Since 2010, Mr. Evans has served as a director of Casa Systems Inc., which became a publicly traded company in December 2017. His prior public company directorships include FleetCor Technologies, Hittite Microwave, OptionsXpress Holdings and Pediatrix Medical Group. In addition, Mr. Evans is Chairman of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, the former Chairman of Vanderbilt's Investment Committee, a former director of the National Venture Capital Association and a four time member of the Forbes Midas List.
Tunç Doluca has 40 years of executive leadership and technical experience in the semiconductor industry. He retired in August 2021 as the president and CEO of Maxim Integrated, Inc. In his 37-year career at Maxim, he held a variety of management positions, including leading R&D and serving as group president of its portable, computing and instrumentation electronics business units. He has designed over 40 products and held 11 mixed-signal design patents.
In 2017, Mr. Doluca served as chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) board, and in 2018, received a Hunger Hero Award by Second Harvest Food Bank, recognizing exceptional level of commitment to hunger relief in Silicon Valley. In May 2019, he released the book “Maximum Impact” which tells the story of the early days of Maxim, its founding CEO, and Silicon Valley. In addition to serving on Analog Devices’ Board of Directors, Mr. Doluca holds board positions with SIA and Western Digital.
Dr. Frank was most recently co-founder and CEO of Cloud Parity, a voice of the customer startup, from January 2014 through August 2016. 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. Prior to his tenure at Apple, Dr. Frank served as Corporate Vice President, Research and Development, of Broadcom Corp. Dr. Frank was founding CEO of Epigram, Inc., a developer of integrated circuits and software for home networking, which Broadcom acquired in 1999, and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Dr. Frank also serves as a director of Rocket Lab USA, Inc., Marvell Technology Group Ltd, and Amesite Inc. He served as a director of Cavium, Inc. from July 2016 to July 2018 until it was acquired by Marvell. He also served as a director of Quantenna Communications Inc. from October 2016 to August 2018 and Fusion-IO, Inc. from October 2013 until July 2014. Dr. Frank is vice-chairman of Carnegie Mellon University Board of Trustees, where he has been a Trustee since 2000, and since July 2017, has been Executive Director (pro bono) of Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation.
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 is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of DevNet and CX Ecosystem Success at Cisco Systems, which is building a vibrant ecosystem of customers, partners, network/IT professionals, and developers who innovate with Cisco platforms. She leads Cisco’s professional training and certification program and developer and customer experience communities. Prior to her current role, Dr. Wee was the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cisco DevNet, Cisco’s developer community which she founded and grew to over 500,000 developers. Additionally, she was the Vice President & Chief Technology and Experience Officer of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group. 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.