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Larry Blackledge

​Chairman of the Board

Larry Blackledge has more than 30 years of semiconductor industry experience including most recently as CEO of Active-Semi International, a programmable analog power and motor drive IC semiconductor company purchased by Qorvo in May 2019. Prior to that he spent 22 years at Texas Instruments (TI) most recently as General Manager and Vice President of a $400M mixed-signal IC business. Larry has spent over a decade in Asia as CEO of Active-Semi International as well as managing TI’s businesses. He has guided numerous successful merger and acquisition events. Since 2007, Larry is also a Business Management Advisor to numerous US & Asian technology companies including The Longreach Group, a private equity firm in Asia. Larry holds an MBA in Marketing & Management from Amber University (Abilene Christian), and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from Southern Illinois University. He has also studied Japanese language at the Japan Language Institute in Tokyo.

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