Federico Faggin CEO
Executive Officer of Foveon, Mr. Faggin co-founded and was CEO of ZiLOG
Inc., Cygnet Technologies, Inc., and Synaptics, Inc.
is credited with developing the Self Aligned MOS Silicon Gate
Technology which enabled the creation of semiconductor memories and
microprocessors. Building on this invention, Mr. Faggin designed and
co-invented the world's first microprocessor, the Intel 4004, as well
as many follow-on microprocessors.
He is the recipient of many
honors and awards including the 1988 International Marconi Fellowship
Award, the 1994 IEEE W. Wallace-McDonald Award, and the 1997 Kyoto