Tanner was Vice President of Operations of Legerity
patents formerly owned by Advanced Micro Devices or Legerity
in 2007, according to its ITC complaint.
In fact, one-third of all voice or data calls pass through Legerity
White, retired President and Chief Financial Officer, Legerity
Broockman's depth of industry experience includes executive management roles for technology leaders, including Cirrus Logic, where he was the VP/GM of the Crystal Division, as executive vice president at Legerity
, and at IBM.
Having started his semiconductor career in sales at RCA, David held senior sales positions at AMD, Legerity
and most recently as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Zarlink until its sale to Microsemi Corporation in 2011.
VOCAL has one of the industry's largest data and telephony software modem libraries, and supports all major platforms including Texas Instruments, Analog Devices, ARM, MIPS, Power PC, x86, Legerity
, and StarCore cores.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Capital Partners LLC ("Altitude"), a New York based private equity firm, announced today that its portfolio company, Saxon Innovations, LLC ("Saxon"), an intellectual property licensing company, has sold its entire portfolio of one hundred eighty patents ("Portfolio") to Norman IP Holdings LLC ("Norman IP") and RPX Corporation ("RPX") Saxon was formed in August 2007 by Altitude to acquire the Portfolio from Legerity
Corporation which was formerly a spin out of AMD Corporation.
Before joining Primarion, he served as President and CEO at Legerity
and in senior management positions at Dell, Harris Semiconductor, Groupe Schneider, Square D Company, and General Electric.
Saxon was founded in 2007 to commercialize a patent portfolio that originated at AMD and its spin off company Legerity
An approximate 95% decline in the share price in six years and a drop of more than 60% in the three years since Kirk Mandy was reappointed as CEO - Failure to control costs - Failure to deliver leading products - despite outspending peers on R&D - The failed acquisition of Legerity
Holdings in 2007 for which Zarlink paid more that the entire Company's market capitalization.
Under the agreement, Avnet will distribute globally Zarlink's optical and telecommunications products - including timing and synchronization and voice processing devices, as well as the recently acquired Legerity
voice enhancement products.