John Kispert

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Spansion LLC

John Kispert

John Kispert

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Spansion LLC

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Career Highlights

KLA-Tencor Corp.
Black Diamond Ventures LLC
Spansion LLC

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1338

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1963

Age

56

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Spin Memory, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Canyon Bridge Capital Partners LLC

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Executive Vice President, Finance & Administration & Chief Financial Officer at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Tela Innovations, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Director at Tela Innovations, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ESS Technology, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Gigamon, Inc.

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President at Capella Photonics, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Barracuda Networks, Inc.

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Professional at Peer Venture Partners

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John Kispert
Chief Executive Officer & Director at Spansion LLC
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its rigorous academics and tradition of social responsibility. It was founded in 1846, when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell College is located in the town of Grinnell, Iowa, about halfway between Des Moines and Iowa City. The main campus is bounded by 6th Avenue (which is also Highway 6) on the south, 10th Avenue on the north, East Street on the east and Park Street on the west. The 120-acre (0.49 km2) campus contains sixty-three buildings ranging in style from Collegiate Gothic to Bauhaus.

MBA

Founded in the depth of the Great Depression, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.

Career History
Professional
2018 - Current

Ichor Holdings Ltd. engages in designing, engineering, and manufacturing fluid delivery subsystems for semiconductor capital equipment. It offers gas and chemical delivery systems, which are key elements of the process tools used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. It also manufactures precision machined components, weldments, and proprietary products for use in fluid delivery systems for direct sales to its customers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Professional
2016 - Current

Barracuda Networks, Inc. designs and delivers security and data protection solutions. The firm offers cloud-enabled solutions to address security threats, improve network performance, and protect and store data. It also designs solutions specifically for information technology professionals in environments subject to time, staff, and resource constraints. The company was founded by Dean M. Drako, Michael D. Perone, and Zachary S. Levow in 2003 and is headquartered in Campbell, CA.

Managing Partner
2016 - Current

Black Diamond Ventures focuses on investing alongside institutional investors and first-tier venture capital firms in multi-stage, privately-held technology companies. The firm tends to invest in the following areas: (1) telecommunications (2) biotechnology (3) medical devices (4) semiconductor design (5) mobile applications and (6) clean technology. Black Diamond Ventures looks for companies that are developing exceptional, proprietary products and/or technologies and that offer compelling market opportunities. They are opportunistic investors and consider investments in early- to late-stage companies. Investments typically range from $500,000 to $5 million.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Ichor Holdings Ltd. engages in designing, engineering, and manufacturing fluid delivery subsystems for semiconductor capital equipment. It offers gas and chemical delivery systems, which are key elements of the process tools used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. It also manufactures precision machined components, weldments, and proprietary products for use in fluid delivery systems for direct sales to its customers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Spin Memory, Inc. manufactures computer storage devices. It develops breakthrough technologies in both magnetics and CMOS circuits and architectures that bring STT-MRAM to the next generation. The company was founded by Andrew Kent and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

BaySand, Inc. designs and manufactures fables semiconductor products. It is a semiconductor solutions provider developing metal only configurable design capability based on disruptive patented Metal Configurable Standard Cell (MCSC) technology. The company was founded by Salah Werfelli, Jonathan Park and Sam L. Appleton and is headquartered in Morgan Hill, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its rigorous academics and tradition of social responsibility. It was founded in 1846, when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Grinnell College is located in the town of Grinnell, Iowa, about halfway between Des Moines and Iowa City. The main campus is bounded by 6th Avenue (which is also Highway 6) on the south, 10th Avenue on the north, East Street on the east and Park Street on the west. The 120-acre (0.49 km2) campus contains sixty-three buildings ranging in style from Collegiate Gothic to Bauhaus.

Political Donations
$2,400
2009

Founder at One Woman Initiative

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Spansion, Inc. purchases Fujitsu Semiconductor Ltd. /Microcontroller & Analog Bus from Fujitsu Limited resulting in a new company Nihon AM Semiconductor Ltd.

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