Over a 35 year career in high tech, David Loftus has served in a broad range of senior executive positions, including Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Maxim Integrated, Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales and Applications for Cypress Semiconductor, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales and Corporate Marketing for Intersil Corporation, Vice President & General Manager for Spartan Products for Xilinx Inc. In addition, Mr. Loftus served in Hong Kong from 2002 to 2005 as Vice President & Managing Director - Xilinx Asia Pacific.
Mr. Loftus began his career in 1985 as a design engineer and program manager for Georgia Tech Research Institute. Mr. Loftus has deep technical and market understanding of the high-tech industry, its players and the end markets they serve. Mr. Loftus has partnered with key R&D, operations, and management executives in almost every major segment of the technology industry including computing, consumer, communications, industrial, automotive, defense, aerospace, test & measurement, and medical. He is a strong believer in Jack Welch’s concept, “The team with the best players wins” and has spoken frequently on the best ways to hire, train, retain, and motivate top performers in the market. David holds Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Management degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology. David and his family reside in Johns Creek, GA, where he enjoys golf, fitness training, and flying as an instrument-rated private pilot.