Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Spansion
Tehrani holds a doctorate and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of North Carolina.
Prior to joining Spansion, Tehrani was founder and chief operating officer of Everspin Technologies, Inc., where he was responsible for manufacturing, supply management, technology development, and new product introduction. He oversaw the development of over 50 new MRAM products in less than two years including the family of x8 and x16 I/O products ranging from 256kb to 16 Mb densities, low power serial interface family of products, and embedded MRAM with microcontrollers product. Prior to Everspin, he was director and fellow, Analog and Mixed Signal Technologies at Freescale Semiconductor and held several leadership positions during his 20 years at Motorola.
His work has been recognized with over 75 U.S. patents, over 70 co-authored articles in technical journals and many awards including the IEEE Daniel Noble award.