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Genesis Microchip  (Stock symbol: GNSS ) Acquired by STMicroelectronics (2007 $ 336,000,000 )

2525 Augustine Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA
(408) 919-8400
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Management

President/COO/Operations: Mary Ann Baker (01/31/2007)
Finance: Linda Millage (6/18/07)
Technology: Behrooz Yadegar (05/16/2006)
Sales/Marketing: Ernest Lin; Robert Haefling
General Counsel/Legal: Jeffrey Lin
Customer Service: Rajeev Munshi
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Alan Kobayashi*
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Tim Christoffersen (Monolithic Power Systems Former CFO) Jeff Diamond (Genesis Microchip Consultant) Robert H. Kidd (Location Research Company President) Jon S. Castor (Zoran) Chieh Chang (Programmable Microelectronics Vice Chairman) Chandrashekar Reddy (Sage Former CEO)
Former outside board: James Donegan (SiPix Imaging CEO);  George Duquay (Duquay & Ringler);  Larry G. Finch (Sigma Partners) Alexander Lushtak (Paradise);  N. D. Reddy (Sage)
Company

Business description: Genesis Microchip Inc. is the established leading supplier of display image processors. Consumer video and DVD products, LCD TVs, HDTVs, Digital TVs, and LCD monitors all benefit from Genesis’s advanced and patented technology. As the world evolves from analog display systems to digital display systems, Genesis Display Perfection™ patented digital image-processing solutions make the transition fast and cost effective. Genesis chips will appear in practically every type of digital monitor and video device within the next two years because we provide the broadest range and most reliable solutions in the market. These solutions include OnPanel, LCD Monitor, Digital Video and Digital CRT controllers.
Customers include: DellFujitsu GatewayHitachi, Ltd.HPIBMLG Electronics NECPanasonicPhilipsSamsungSharpSONYSun Microsystems Toshiba ;  Amtran Technology;  AOC;  BENQ;  Compal;  EIZO;  Haier ;  Infocus;  Innolux;  Konka ;  Legend;  Mitac ;  Quanta;  TPV Technology ;  Westinghouse Digital
Partners include: Mobilygen ;  Hisense
Capital

Ownership: Acquired by STMicroelectronics (2007 $ 336,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: GNSS

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Record updated: Dec 2007
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1987
Ownership: Acquired by STMicroelectronics (2007 $ 336,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: GNSS