Management Team

Avi Madisetti
CEO, Founder

Avi Madisetti, Ph.D.

Dr. Madisetti has over 25 years of experience in the communications, networking and semiconductor industry. Dr. Madisetti started out his career at Rockwell Semiconductor, Newport Beach CA. He then joined Broadcom Corporation and was a key contributor to the Networking Business Unit. Dr. Madisetti was the DSP and system architect for the Fast Ethernet (100Base-TX) and the DSP-based Serdes product lines and was also a key contributor to the Gigabit Ethernet product family. These product lines remain as one of the most successful high volume product launches in the company’s history with billions of ports shipped.

CTO, Co-Founder

Tommy Yu, Ph.D.

Dr. Tommy Yu has over 25 years of experience in the field of communication system architecture and circuit design. Prior to starting Mixed-Signal Devices, Dr. Yu was a technical director at Entropic Communication where he was the project lead for the digital satellite outdoor unit and cable front end products. Dr. Yu joined Entropic through the acquisition of Mobius Semiconductor where he was the director of system engineering. At Mobius, he developed the lowest power satellite outdoor unit and cable front end products in the industry.


Ralph Duncan, Ph.D.

Dr. Ralph Duncan received his B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D., all in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto in Analog and Mixed-Signal circuit design. He initiated his career by designing ADCs and analog filters at Maxim Integrated Products. He then joined Broadcom as a Principal Scientist and was engaged in the design of Cable tuners and modems; satellite and set-top box receivers; cell phone radios; and 1-10 Gb/s Ethernet Physical Layer Devices.


Jay Mali

Jay Mali has over 30 years of experience in Product Operations. Mr. Mali has served as our Vice President of Operations since August 2019. From August 2011 till August 2018, Mr. Mali served as Senior Director, Product Operations at Maxlinear. From July 1996 to June 2008, he served as Senior Director, Product Operations at Broadcom Corporation, From July 1990 to July 1996, he served as Product Engineering Manager at Silicon Systems, Inc.

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