Our Story 01

Ambiq is committed to further improve the quality of life by enabling the intelligence of endpoints while further reducing carbon footprints. Ambiq – your partner in endpoint intelligence

Press release
First SPOT processor built at the University of Michigan
Ambiq Micro founded
First SPOT Real Time Clock (RTC) products launched
1 millionth chip sold into applications ranging from smart cards to timing modules
First generation Apollo MCU launched
1 millionth Apollo chip sold into wearables, smart homes, and other endpoint applications
Apollo2 MCU launches and is the first SPOT product to run neural networks for Endpoint AI
Apollo3 BLE SoC launches with Ambiq’s first fully-integrated radio
TensorFlow Lite Micro is made broadly available on Apollo3, and Ambiq establishes itself as the leader in wearables and other battery-powered applications
80 millionth SPOT-based product sold and Ambiq’s Apollo4 is launched along with a new Endpoint AI SoC and solution

Leadership & Management 02

Based in Austin, San Jose, Hsinchu, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, our leadership and management teams consist of advocates, builders, enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, explorers, incubators, inventors, pioneers, protectors, thinkers, and visionaries. With a diverse spectrum of experiences and skillset, we came together and united with one goal to enable the true Internet of Things where the battery-powered endpoint devices can truly be connected intuitively and intelligently 24/7.

Fumihide Esaka
Chairman, CEO
Over 20 years of senior management experience in the semiconductor industry, six years at Accenture, VP at International Rectifier, CEO of Nihon Inter Electronics Corp., and CEO of Transphorm Inc.
Scott Hanson
Founder, CTO
Expert in ultra-low energy and variation-tolerant circuits, speaks widely on energy-efficient circuits, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan, 30 publications and 7 patent filings.
Sean Chen
Over 20 years of semiconductor experience, VP of Marketing and Business Dev. at mCube, management positions at startups and at Nagevtech, Intel, IDT, and TSMC.
Aaron Grassian
VP of Sales
International sales executive, over 15 years of experience in managing Asia sales and worldwide distribution at companies including SigmaTel, Luminary Micro and Calxeda.
Dale Hancock
VP of Engineering
Over 20 years of experience in semiconductor space, VP of Engineering at Entropic Communications, CTO, VP Engineering and co-Founder of RF Magic, design management roles at Conexant, and ComStream Corp.
Charlene Wan
VP of Marketing Communications & Branding
Experienced marketing and communications executive with a successful track record in the technology industry on a global scale. Skilled in branding, go-to-market strategy, media relations, executive communications, and social media.
Dan Cermak
VP of Architecture & Product Planning
Over 20 years of design, architecture, and management experience in ultra-low power and high performance electronics from early stage startups to Fortune100 corporations including Intel and Motorola.
David Munsinger
VP of Software & Solutions
Over 35 years of experience in embedded software development and R&D management, including Sr. VP of R&D at Qualcomm (Wireless Infrastructure Division) and President/Founder of MobilePeak Systems, Inc.
Donovan Popps
Executive Director of Silicon Engineering
Over 20 years of experience in semiconductor space, Group Director Design IP Products at startup Denali acquired by Cadence Design Systems, design and management roles startup BOPS, at Motorola Semiconductor, and IBM.
Yama Zhang
Senior Director, HR
Extensive experience in recruitment and retention, employee relations, training and development, policy development and more from companies including DJI Technology, InvenSense, Huawei Technologies, and Unigen Corporation.
Lisa Standley
Senior Director, Finance
Extensive financial and management experience with startups, high tech companies, international expansion and both public and private companies including vcfo, ArthroCare, Sulzer Medica/CarboMedics, Cirrus Logic, and Dell.

Our Partners 04

Ambiq – your partner in endpoint intelligence

The partners presented here are world renown for being the industry standard for their respective expertise and best-in-class solutions. Together, we hope to create a safe and trustworthy ecosystem where our customers can compete and thrive. Become a partner

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