Thomas Riordan serves on the boards of a number of high technology companies. He has served on the board of Mellanox Technologies since May 2007. Tom was the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Mosys, Inc., a semiconductor company, from April 2011 to April 2017. Prior to joining Mosys, Tom was CEO of Exclara, Inc., a semiconductor company, from August 2006 until March 2011. Prior to Exclara, from January 2005 until July 2006, Tom was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Bessemer Venture Partners, an investment fund. From August 2000 to December 2004, Tom was the vice president of the microprocessor division of PMC-Sierra, Inc. (“PMC”), a semiconductor company. From August 1991 to August 2000, Tom was CEO, president and a member of the board of directors of Quantum Effect Devices, Inc., a semiconductor design company that Tom co-founded and was purchased by PMC. From February 1985 to June 1991, Tom served in various design and managerial roles, most recently as director of research and development at MIPS Computer Systems, Inc., a semiconductor design company. From March 1983 to January 1985, Tom was a design engineer at Weitek Corporation, a semiconductor company. From October 1979 to February 1983, Tom was a design engineer at Intel. Tom served as a member of the board of directors of PLX Technology, Inc., a semiconductor and software company, from November 2004 until its acquisition by Avago Technologies Ltd. in August 2014. Tom also serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida Technological University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Central Florida and has done post-graduate work in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.