Our Business

Quantum Leap Solutions
Take Your Product to the Next Level

For our principal partners we offer deep insights and relationships into the semiconductor industry and can help grow your product portfolio, provide you valuable insight into the market and perform business development function for our clients.


MIke Ingster, Founder and President

Mike founded QLS in 2011 to bring best of class IP, Tools and Services to the semiconductor industry.  Mike has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry.  Prior to founding QLS, Mike held senior management positions at SmartPlay, Magma and LSI.

Doug Laird, Advisor

Doug is a serial entrepreneur and passionate technologist.  Doug was a co-founder of Transmeta, CEO of CSwitch and has been an entrepreneur in residence at Charles River Ventures.  

Mehmet Akunal, VP Business Development

Mehmet has 20+ years in semiconductor, IP and EDA space with business development, sales, marketing and management roles at BaySand, Magma, Trident, CoWare and Cadence. Mehmet has a dual role of Western Region Sales and Business Development for QLS.

John Juelsgaard, Director of Sales, Bay Area (San Jose)

John is a sales veteran who started his career at Intel as a Field Sales Engineer before moving into EDA.  John has held sales and account management roles at all the major EDA companies including Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor.

Al McConnell, Director of Sales, Central Region (Austin)

Al has over 25 years in sales and sales management, with significant experience in ASIC, Processor, IP and Foundry sales. Prior to joining QLS Al held sales positions at TI, Intel, NXP, ARM, Magma and LFoundry.

TJ Boer, Director of Sales, Southwest Region (Phoenix)

Over 30 years experience in EDA, IP and Semiconductor sales. Prior to joining the QLS team, TJ held sales and sales management positions at Synopsys, Mentor and Corigine. TJ is based in our Phoenix office and supports QLS customers in the Southwest.

Mark Scheible, Executive Account Manager, Bay Area

Mark has over 30 years of technical sales experience in the Bay Area. Prior to joining QLS Mark held sales positions at Intel, Sun Microsystems, NEC, S3, SiRF Technologies, Silego, and Anchor Bay Technologies.  

Lorraine Vonderach, Business Development Engineer

Prior to joining QLS Lorraine had worked as an FAE for LSI Logic, and now resides outside of Park City, UT. 

Our Approach

Our approach is to select the best partners in the industry to provide our clients with proven and reliable IP and IP Subsystems, Services and software tools.  We are flexible in our engagement models and offer off the shelf IP or can tailor our IP to your end requirements. 


We invite you to explore working together with the Quantum Leap Solutions team.

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