Impinj Appoints Renowned Executives to Board of Directors
May 22, 2006 - Seattle, WA
Impinj, Inc., the number one supplier of Gen 2 RFID chips and a market leader in embedded nonvolatile memories, today announced that former Presidential advisor, General Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF, (Ret.), and semiconductor industry veteran, Dr. Albert Y. C. Yu, have joined its Board of Directors.
General Fogleman served as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from 1994 until 1997 and as Commander in Chief of the United States Transportation Command from 1992 until 1994. He has also held positions as president and chief operating officer of international aviation-consulting firm, Durango Aerospace, Inc., and non-executive chairman of World Airways, Inc.
Dr. Yu retired from Intel Corporation where he held a number of senior business and technology leadership positions for almost thirty years. Most recently, Dr. Yu served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Intel Architecture Group where he led the company's microprocessor development and business efforts over sixteen years. Prior to joining Intel, Dr. Yu was with Fairchild Research and Development Lab, where he managed semiconductor device research and development activities.
"We are very pleased to have General Fogleman and Dr. Yu join the Impinj Board," said Dr. William Colleran, president and CEO at Impinj. "Their combined business and leadership skills will be invaluable as we move to the next level of growth and success."
Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI) wirelessly connects billions of everyday items such as apparel, medical supplies, automobile parts, luggage and food to consumer and business applications such as inventory management, patient safety, asset tracking and item authentication. The Impinj platform uses RAIN RFID to deliver timely information about these items to the digital world, thereby enabling the Internet of Things.
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