Tessera names Bob Roohrparvar president of Imaging & Optics segment

March 31, 2011
San Jose, CA--Tessera Technologies named Bob Roohparvar as its new president of Imaging & Optics.

San Jose, CA--Tessera Technologies (Nasdaq:TSRA) named Bob Roohparvar as its new president of Imaging & Optics. Roohparvar will report to Tessera's chairman, president, and CEO Henry R. Nothhaft, and will be responsible for the company's Imaging & Optics segment, including strategy and operations.

"Bob brings a wealth of experience to this key role," said Nothhaft. "His deep technical expertise and experience make him an excellent choice for this position. We believe his unique combination of technical, leadership and execution skills will enable us to take our Imaging & Optics business to the next level."

"Tessera has built a solid foundation with its Imaging & Optics business, and is uniquely positioned within the camera phone market with its vast, innovative portfolio of technologies and products," said Roohparvar. "I look forward to working with the team to further expand Tessera's Imaging & Optics offerings and market reach."

Roohparvar joins Tessera from Flextronics, which he joined in 2006 as president of FlexPower and president and CEO of Vista Point Technology. Under his leadership, these subsidiaries grew into billion dollar businesses. Prior to Flextronics, he served as vice president and general manager for Broadcom. He has also held management positions at Fairchild Semiconductor and Xicor.

Roohparvar is an associate professor of Computer Engineering at California State University, East Bay; he has also taught at the University of Nebraska and Iowa State University. He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Iowa State University, and is the inventor of multiple patents relating to semiconductor technology.

SOURCE: Tessera; www.tessera.com/abouttessera/pressroom/Pages/newsreleases.aspx?releaseId=560298

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