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.