Chief Executive Officer
Jack Zhao is a co-founder of Parade and has served as the company’s CEO and Chairman of the Board since January 2011. From 2005 through 2010, Dr. Zhao was the company’s President and CEO and Board Co-Chairman. He has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Parade, Dr. Zhao served as the VP of Engineering at a company that he co-founded, Cerdelinx Technologies, which was acquired by Lattice Semiconductor in 2002. Prior to Cerdelinx, Dr. Zhao served in various management positions at Cypress Semiconductor, National Semiconductor, and Trident Microsystems. He received his Ph.D. in EE from the University of California, Irvine, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
President and Executive Vice President of Engineering
Mark Qu is a Parade co-founder, and has served as the Board Vice Chairman, and company President and Executive Vice President of Engineering since January 2011. Dr. Qu was the Board Co-chairman and Parade’s VP of Engineering from 2005 to 2010. He has over 20 years of semiconductor industry experience and served as Chief Technology Officer at Cerdelinx, which he co-founded prior to Parade. Previously he held various positions at National Semiconductor and Sandcraft, Inc. Dr. Qu received his Ph.D. in EE from Texas A&M University, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Jimmy Chiu is a co-founder of the company, and was appointed Executive Vice President of Marketing in January 2011. Mr. Chiu served the company as Vice President of Marketing from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Chiu has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry with a focus on application, system, product, QA and design for video processing and notebook graphics. Prior to Parade, Mr. Chiu held positions at XGI and Trident Microsystems as AVP of application engineering. Mr. Chiu received his MS in EE from Texas A&M University and B.S. from National Taiwan University.
Executive Vice President of Product Development
Ding Lu is a co-founder of the company and was appointed Executive Vice President of Product Development in January 2011. Dr. Lu served the company as Vice President of Product Development from2005 to 2010. Dr. Lu has more than 18 years experience in the semiconductor industry with extensive experience in SOC design for video processing and notebook graphics. Prior to Parade, he held positions at XGI and Trident Microsystems as a Director of Notebook Graphics Engineering. Dr. Lu received his Ph.D. in EE from Colorado State University and M.S. from Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Sr. Vice President of Finance
Judy Wang, a California CPA, joined Parade in February 2007 and brings more than 15 years of experience in financial management. Previous experience includes VP of Finance at ApaceWave Technology, Director of Worldwide Revenue Process at Portal Software, and Corporate Controller at Silicon Storage Technology. Ms. Wang began her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and received an MBA from San Jose State University and a B.A. from National Taiwan University.
Stephen M. Donovan
Sr. Vice President of World Wide Sales
Stephen M. Donovan joined Parade in May 2011 and brings over twenty-five years of experience. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Donovan served as VP of Sales at SiliconBlue, and previously as Corporate Vice President of World Wide Sales at Lattice Semiconductor. While at Lattice, he created and executed annual sales strategies that achieved significant revenue and market share growth. Mr. Donovan has also served as the Director of Sales for AMD and as the country sales manager for MMI Japan, and has held sales positions at NCR Corporation and Sperry Univac. Mr. Donovan received his BSEE from John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.