Mr. Swearingen most recently served as Senior Vice President & General Manager MaxTouch Business Unit and Chief Technology Officer of Atmel, where he drove the overall technology strategy and direction for the company. Previously, Stan served as CTO and Senior Vice President of Advanced Development for Synaptics, he was instrumental in the formulation of the biometric fingerprint strategy, including the acquisition of Validity. Prior to Synaptics, Stan served as a member of the Office of the President at MiniCircuits where he was responsible for strategy and corporate development. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Vice President & General Manager of the Linear Products business unit at Skyworks Solutions, Inc., and from 2000 to 2004, Stan served as Vice President and General Manager of Agere Systems Computing Connectivity division. Stan has also served as CEO of Quantex Microsystems.