Technology >> CEO Interviews >> March 10, 2005

E.thomas Hart – Quicklogic Corporation (quik)

E. THOMAS HART is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of QuickLogic Corporation. Mr. Hart has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of QuickLogic since June 1994, and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2001. He has 35 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining QuickLogic, Mr. Hart was Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Networks Division at National Semiconductor Corporation. He has also held senior management positions in engineering, operations, sales and marketing at Motorola Inc. and Silicon General Inc. Mr. Hart was a consultant with Hart Weston International, a technology-based management consulting firm. He holds a BSEE from the University of Washington. Profile
TWST: We'd like to begin with a brief historical sketch of the company

and a picture of the things you are doing at the present time.

Mr. Hart: QuickLogic was founded in 1988 by three