Board of Directors

Ye Jane Li

Ye Jane Li
Strategic Advisor - Diversis Capital, LLC

Knowles Director since: February 2018

Ms. Li currently serves as Strategic Advisor, Diversis Capital, LLC, a private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies (since 2013). Chief Operating Officer, Huawei Enterprise USA, Inc., a company that markets IT products and solutions to datacenters and enterprises (from 2012 to 2015). Previously, General Manager at Huawei Symantec USA, Inc. (from 2010 to 2012), consultant to The Gores Group, a private equity firm focusing on the technology sector (2009). Executive Vice President and General Manager at Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor Inc. and its Joint Venture with Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Eudyna Devices Inc., (from 2004 to 2009). Prior to 2004, held executive and management positions with NeoPhotonics Corporation, Novalux Inc. and Corning Incorporated.

Ms. Li’s qualifications to serve as a member of the Board include her senior executive level experience in a wide range of technology companies from telecommunication components and systems, to semiconductor to IT and datacenters representing a variety of market segments Knowles serves. Her background and experience also provides the board with invaluable insights into Asian markets, which are important strategic markets for us.

Other board experience includes Semtech Corporation (since 2016) an analog and mixed signal semiconductor company; Primex Wireless (from 2013 to 2015); Women in Cable TV and Telecommunications (from 1998 to 2001), a non-profit organization promoting women’s leadership in Cable TV and Telecommunications industries.