Senior Marketing Director takes on Expanded Role as Company Expands into New Markets
PALO ALTO, Calif. and TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - (TSX-V:SEV) Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7"), a high performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal fidelity to consumer and wireless infrastructure products, today announced that Melissa Chee has been promoted to Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Product Management for the Company.
Prior to joining Spectra7, Melissa was the Director of Marketing at Fresco Microchip, a leading developer of RF, mixed-signal and digital signal processing semiconductors where she led global product management, marketing, and corporate communications teams to deliver more than 50 million chips into major consumer electronic brands. Melissa started her career at Nortel, a worldwide leader in telecommunications, where she held management roles in product management, marketing, and systems engineering spanning wireless, optical, and enterprise technologies. Melissa holds a M.B.A. degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from McGill University.
"We're delighted to have Melissa on the executive management team and running all aspects of Marketing and Product Management at Spectra7," commented Tony Stelliga, CEO of Spectra7. "Her energy, focus and track record of getting complex products to market on time will further accelerate our rapid growth."
"Spectra7 continues to achieve significant and rapid traction in multiple high growth markets," commented Ms. Chee. "As we continue to deliver disruptive products which achieve new levels of resolution, miniaturization and speed, I look forward to continuing to accelerate the Company's progress and growth."
Melissa is based at the Company's Canadian Headquarters in Markham, Ontario.
ABOUT SPECTRA7 MICROSYSTEMS INC.
Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. is a high performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal fidelity to consumer and wireless infrastructure products. Spectra7's new system-level components address throughput bottlenecks and satisfy the exponential demand for more bandwidth and lower costs in mobile and internet infrastructure equipment, including handsets, tablets, base stations and microwave backhaul systems. Spectra7 is headquartered in Markham, Ontario with development centers in Silicon Valley, Irvine, California and Cork, Ireland. For more information, please visit www.spectra7.com.
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SOURCE: Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.
For further information:
Melissa Chee, VP Corporate Marketing and Product Management, t: (647) 472-2468, e: [email protected], w: www.spectra7.com