Technology >> CEO Interviews >> July 29, 1999

Alexandre Balkanski – C-cube Microsystems Inc (cube)

ALEXANDRE BALKANSKI, President, CEO, and founder of C-Cube Microsystems, has been with the company since inception in 1988, and its President and Chief Executive Officer since July, 1995. He had previously served as the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining C-Cube, Dr. Balkanski had co-founded and served as President of Diamond Devices, a semiconductor company specializing in Digital Signal Processing (DSP). He is a member of the Board of Directors of C-Cube Microsystems, and serves as an outside Director on the board of PMC-Sierra, Inc. Dr. Balkanski was graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in Physics. He went on to earn his M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us a brief overview of C-Cube

Microsystems, Inc.?

Dr. Balkanski: Let me begin my providing you with a brief overview of

the company. We were established a