Thomas brings 32 years of local and international management expertise with technology-driven industries. This includes experience as President, CEO and founder of Propulsion Networks,Inc. President of Silicon Recognition, Director of product, test and reliability at DynaChip Corp.; Sr. VP technology and projects at Elan Microsystems; Director of technology and reliability at TFI, Inc. and Manager of Device integration at AMD; and Senior Project Manager at Keltron. His technical experience covers technology development, technology transfer, manufacturing, product planning, product marketing and project implementation. He has successfully raised multi-million dollar series A funds from venture during his tenure as President and CEO of Propulsion Networks. He has been involved in the implementation of multi-year technology projects with Sprague Electric ( Netherlands), Nippon Precision Circuits ( Japan), Pioneer Video Corporation ( Japan), IMP Microelectronics (US), ABB Haffo ( Sweden), and Austria Microsystems ( Austria). He is an inventor with over 38 patents in semiconductor technology, non-volatile technology, packaging, field programmable elements, large scale integration etc.
He is currently a General Partner Technology and Reliability at MEMTEK, LLC (www.memtek-llc.com) and Director of Thomas Mammen Associates. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of OSA.
Thomas holds a B.Sc. in Engineering (Telecom) from College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET), Kerala, India, an MSEE from Univ. of Michigan, and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Calcutta.