Altum RF, a supplier of high-performance millimeter-wave to digital semiconductor solutions for next generation markets and applications, has announced Greg Baker as its CEO. As founder and CEO, Baker brings more than 25 years’ experience to Altum RF (based in Eindhoven, Netherlands) in the RF and microwave semiconductor industry, including component design, business development, marketing and sales. With his extensive experience, Baker provides a clear understanding of product development, operations and supply chain management, customer partnerships, sales channels and strategic marketing.
Most recently with MACOM as senior vice president and general manager, RF & Microwave BU, Baker also previously served as CEO of Nitronex, LLC. Prior to that, he was general manager of RF Small Signal Products at NXP Semiconductors and senior vice president of Sales and Marketing at Mimix Broadband, Inc. Earlier in his career, he held numerous technical and managerial positions at Sirenza Microdevices over ten years, including vice president of International Sales, vice president and general manager of the Standard Products Unit, vice president of Engineering, and senior director of Marketing.
“It is an exciting time in the RF and microwave industry, and I am eager to start this new international company and build a strong technical team to support customers and meet the market’s requirements for innovative products,” stated Baker. “I look forward to working with our customers to provide world-class technical support and solutions, with a focus on quick time-to-market utilizing our top-tier operations supply chain for fabrication, packaging and testing of products.”
Baker holds a BSEE from Texas A&M University, an MSEE from Georgia Tech and an MS in Global Finance from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology/New York University Stern School of Business.