Shahin Hedayat served as the Chief Executive Officer of Beceem Communications Inc. Mr. Hedayat co-founded Beceem Communications Inc. in October 2003. He served as Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer of Centillium Communications Inc. He served as the President of Centillium Communications Inc. since January 2000 to August 15, 2003 and also its Co-founders. From September 1985 to February 1997, he served at Cirrus Logic, as Vice President of Engineering … for Computer Telephony products. He has more than 20 years experience in the semiconductor industry. He has a diverse background from product definition and development to customer marketing as well as managing large operational teams. He serves as an Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Apixio, Inc. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Beceem Communications Inc. until April 2009. He serves as Director of Pervasive, Inc.He has been a Member of Centillium’s Technical Advisory Board since August 15, 2003. He served as Director of Centillium Communications Inc. since February 1997 to January 2003. He was associated with National Semiconductor for 2 years as Design Engineer. He was the architect of V.32bis and V.34 products, which achieved multi-million unit shipments. He has seven U.S. patents. He received a B.S. and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.