Management at Innovative Micro Technology

Craig H. Ensley, Chief Executive Officer

  • 30+ years of leadership in semiconductor and systems business with experience in converting technology into high volume production business
  • Expertise across marketing, engineering, and executive management at both startups and public companies
  • Before joining IMT, Craig Ensley was CEO of DisplayLink Corporation, a video networking IC company
  • Previous experience includes Peregrine Semiconductor as President and COO; Cirrus Logic as senior vice president; Crystal Semiconductor as vice president; and, Rockwell International, where he helped start its communications semiconductor business
  • MBA, Stanford University, BS in both applied physics and economics from University of California, San Diego

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Peter Altavilla, Chief Financial Officer
  • Co-founder of IMT, Mr. Altavilla has 30+ years in the high tech industry as a senior financial officer, developing cost management systems and tax strategies.
  • Over his career, Mr. Altavilla offers experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial and cash management, SEC reporting, and management of foreign plants and enhancement of financial systems
  • Previously, Mr. Altavilla was the Controller for Applied Magnetics Corporation.
  • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dr. Chris Gudeman, Chief Technology Officer
  • Dr. Gudeman has 50+ patents and over 30 years of high technology experience in various disciplines, including MEMS and tribology, and various management positions.
  • As the Chief Technology Officer, he oversees the development and transition to production of IMT's diverse MEMS programs.
  • Before joining IMT in 2005, Chris was at Kovio, a start-up working to create circuits using printing techniques, such as laser printing and ink jet printing.  Previous experience includes Silicon Light Machines, as the manager of the technology department, Censtor, and IBM.
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a post-doctoral position at UC-Berkeley

Dave Krishna, VIce President of Worldwide Sales

  • With 25+ years of experience, Mr. Krishna has demonstrated success in building and managing large sales and marketing organizations for a variety of semiconductor and ASIC companies, including Semtech, LSI Logic, SEEQ Technology, and Advanced Micro Devices.
  • Before joining IMT, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Open-Silicon, where he applied his experience to ensure best-in-class sales coverage and drive design wins with Fortune 500 companies.
  • He was also Vice President of Sales for Semtech, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors; and, as Senior Director of Sales for LSI Logic, he managed company’s manufacturing representatives and direct sales engineers to drive annual design wins valued at over $1 billion.
  • BS in Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a Master’s degree in Business from Pepperdine University

 Dave Krishna

Mike Shillinger, Founder
  • Co-founder of IMT, Mr. Shillinger has 25+ years of operations management experience, including high-volume wafer manufacturing.
  • Previously, Mr. Shillinger was the VP of Operations at Applied Magnetics Corporation, managing multiple wafer fabs and personnel for volume production of 6" wafers, operating 24 x 7.
  • He has also held the position of VP of Process Engineering and Assembly Technology.
  • MSME, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.