Alain Bismuth is vice president of datacenter business at GaN Systems. Alain, a 25-year veteran of the semiconductor industry, was most recently vice president of sales and business development at MultiPhy, a leading provider of optical communication solutions to the datacenter and 5G wireless infrastructure markets. In this role he established the company as the worldwide leader in 100G and 400G optical interconnect deployments.
He brings a wealth of experience in international marketing, sales, and general management at both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. His previous positions include senior vice president of marketing and business development, and chief marketing officer at Tabula, a provider of high-performance programmable devices for the communications and data center industries, vice president of Altera’s consumer, computer and industrial business group, and European sales director at LSI Logic.
Alain was born and raised in Paris, France, and moved to the Bay Area in the mid-90s. He started his career as a product engineer at IBM Semiconductors. He received an M.S.E.E. from Ecole Centrale, Lyon, France.