Board of Directors

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Michael Wishart
CEO, Co-Founder and Director - efabless Corporation

Mr. Wishart is chief executive officer, co-founder and a director of efabless corporation, an early-stage company offering an open platform and marketplace for community-based design of electronics.  He is also a venture partner at Tyche Partners, a venture capital firm focused on hardware-related companies. 

Mr. Wishart has over 30 years of experience as an executive advisor to the technology industry. Prior to joining the Knowles board, Mr. Wishart served on the board of directors of Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion, Inc.  He has served as a managing director and advisory director of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he counseled senior executives of leading technology companies on strategic issues. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he was managing director and head of the Global Technology Group of Lehman Brothers, and previously worked in the Investment Banking Division of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.