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Trident Microsystems  (Stock symbol: TRID )

3408 Garrett Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Richard L. Clemmer (Agere Systems) David H. Courtney (Adify CFO/COO) Raymond K. Ostby (NextG Networks Former CFO) Hans G. Geyer (Intel Former VP & GM Alliances) Brian R. Bachman (Axcelis Technologies Former CEO) A. C. D’Augustine (private investment company Managing Director) J. Carl Hsu (Peking University Professor) David M. Kerko (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Former Principal) Glen Antle (PiE Design System Interim CEO) Millard Phelps (Hambrecht & Quist Principal)
Former outside board: Paul Chien (TSMC);  Yasushi Chikagami (EI-EN Group);  Kurt R. Jaggers (TA Associates);  John Luke (TSMC USA President);  Raymond Soong (Lite-On Group);  Shu Hwa Wei

Business description: Trident Microsystems designs, develops and markets digital television System-on-chip (SOC) solutions for the rapidly growing consumer electronic markets in digital flat CRT TV, LCD TV, PDP TV, Micro Display Projection TV, AV Notebook PC, and especially High Definition TV (HDTV), With headquarter in Sunnyvale, California, the company also has sales, support, and development centers in Shanghai, China; ShenZhen, China; and Tokyo, Japan.
Customers include: ACERFujitsuGatewayHitachi, Ltd.HPIBMLG ElectronicsNECSamsungSanyoSharpSONYToshiba;  Compal;  DAEWOO;  Hisense ;  Inventec;  Konka;  Micron;  Quanta Computer;  Sampo;  Vestel
Partners include: ACERC-Cube MicrosystemsFujitsuGatewayHitachi, Ltd.HPIBMInventa TechnologiesMatsushitaNECOPTi TechnologiesSharpSONYToshibaXceive ;  Conpaq;  ISSI;  Lite-On;  Micron;  Quanta

Capital raised: 7.5M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: TRID
VCs include: TA Associates
Angels/other VCs: Raymond Soong
Corporate investors: Lite-On

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Record updated: May 2011
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1988
Headcount: 1001-1250 as of Sep 2011
Capital Raised: 7.5M
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: TRID