Diosdado P. Banatao is an American entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 9 companies, which include: S3, Inc., SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. and Wave Computing, Inc. and who has been at the head of 14 different companies. Mr. Banatao occupies the position of Chairman of Inphi Corp., Executive Chairman for Wave Computing, Inc. (which he founded), Chairman for MIPS Technologies, Inc. (a subsidiary of Wave Computing, Inc.) and Managing Partner at Tallwood Venture Capital (which he founded in 2010).
He is also on the board of Alphion Corp., Wilocity Ltd. and ThinCI, Inc.
He previously held the position of Chairman for T-RAM Semiconductor, Inc., Chairman for Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Chairman of Sequoia Communications Corp., Executive Chairman, President & CEO at SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. (he founded the company in 1995), Venture Partner at Mayfield Fund LLC, Principal at Commodore International Corp., Advisor at Pacific Community Ventures LLC, Chairman for Ikanos Communications, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for S3, Inc. (he founded the company in 1997), Chairman at Stream Machine Co., Chairman for Cyras Systems, Inc., Chairman at Acclaim Communications, Inc., Chairman at NewPort Communications, Inc., Chairman of Quintic Corp., Principal at Intersil Corp., Principal at National Semiconductor Corp. and Principal at SEEQ Technology, Inc.
Diosdado P. Banatao received an undergraduate degree from Mapua Institute of Technology and a graduate degree from Stanford University.