Inphi Taps Makimoto To Advisory Board

Westlake Village-based Inphi Corporation, a manufacturer of high speed analog semiconductors, said this morning that it has appointed Dr. Tsugio Makimoto as an advisor for the company. Makimoto is based in Japan, and was most recently an executive at Hitachi Ltd. Makimoto has also served as Corporate Senior Executive Vice president at Sony. Makimoto is also an IEEE Fellow. According to Inphi, Makimoto will help the firm identify new opportunities for investment. Inphi's chips are used for high speed memory interfaces, optical interconnects, high speed logic, and other applications.