FORA.tv Speaker - Andrew Vought

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Biography

Andrew Vought is Chief Executive Officer of Veebeam.

Andrew Vought is a 30-year veteran of semiconductor and technology companies, with a history of building market leading businesses and successful teams. He joined Veebeam by way of the merger with Artimi where he was the CEO since 2008 and Director since 2004.

Vought joined from BroadLight, where as CEO, he built the company to be the market share leader in Gigabit passive optical network (GPON) fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) chipsets. Vought built BroadLight to volume shipments and raised $41M in three venture rounds. Vought previously served in the Office of the President at GlobespanVirata (formerly known as Virata). Earlier, as CFO of Virata, he helped lead the company from start-up mode through a successful IPO, which culminated in the company becoming the market share leader of DSL semiconductors and software. At Virata, Vought raised $668 million in five private and public rounds, acquired and integrated five companies and made four venture investments. Prior to Virata, Vought served as a general partner of Cheyenne Capital Corporation, a private investment firm and has served on numerous public and private technology company Boards of Director in Europe and California. Earlier in his career, he served as CFO of Micro Power Systems, and held finance and operations management positions with Diasonics, Texas Instruments Europe and General Electric.

Vought holds Bachelor's degrees in finance and environmental studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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Launch Session: DEMOfocus on Consumer Technologies

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