Fujitsu Microelectronics America Inc. has named Jason So senior director in charge of its ASIC and COT (customer-owned tooling) Business Group. He joins Fujitsu Microelectronics from NEC Electronics America Inc. where he served as director of business development for SoC, ASIC, and COT development for the Custom LSI strategic business unit. Earlier, he worked for STMicroelectronics as senior engineering manager in the ASIC Design Center.
So will head one of four business groups reporting to Keith Horn, FMA's senior vice president of sales and marketing. Each business group provides marketing, sales, and engineering or technical support functions. The Embedded Solutions Business Group, led by Richard Harlow, includes microcontroller, graphics display controller and biometric products; the Wireless Business Group, headed by Ray Abrishami, focuses on WiMAX SoC and GPS products, and the Networking Business Group, led by Asif Hazarika, is responsible for single-chip switch ICs and other networking products and technology.