Head of Marketing & Sales and Director
James Keim has served as a Director since March 1999 and as Head of Marketing and Sales since December 2001 and a Class II Director since June 2001. He also served as our chief operating officer from June 1998 to June 2001. From March 1995 to June 1998, Mr. Keim was a principal in Global Marketing Associates, an international consulting firm. Prior to March 1995, he had been vice president of sales at Alliance Semiconductor Corporation, vice president of marketing at Performance Semiconductor Corporation and worldwide linear marketing manager at Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation. Mr. Keim received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from Iowa State University, a master of science degree in electrical engineering and a master of business administration degree from the University of Illinois.
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Sterling Du has served as our chief executive officer and chairman of our Board since March 1997 and as a Class I Director since June 2001. He also served as our chief financial officer from March 1997 to March 1999. From May 1995 to March 1997, Mr. Du was president and chief executive officer of O2Micro, Inc. Mr. Du received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University and a master of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Chief Financial Officer, Director and Secretary
Chuan Chiung "Perry" Kuo has served as our general manager of Taiwan operations since January 1997, as chief financial officer and a Director since March 1999, as secretary since October 1999 and as a Class I Director since June 2001. Mr. Kuo received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from National Taiwan University and a master of business administration degree from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in The Netherlands.