Movellus Team

Our Leadership

Dr. Mo Faisal

Founder, President and CEO. Prior to founding Movellus, Dr. Faisal held positions at semiconductor companies such as Intel and PMC Sierra. Faisal received his B.S. from the University of Waterloo, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He holds five patents.

Saeid Ghafouri

Saeid has more than two decades of experience in the EDA industry, having held executive positions through CEO level at CoWare, Magma Design Automation, Synopsys, Silicon Architect, and Cadence.  He was also CEO at interHDL. He holds two patents.

Dr. Jeff Fredenburg
VP of Engineering

Founder & Engineering VP. Dr. Fredenburg manages the technical development leadership for Movellus’ analog IP generator technology. Dr. Fredenburg received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan.  He holds four patents.

Our Board of Directors

Shahin Hedayat

Founder of Centillium, Beceem, and Candou Ventures.  25 years of semiconductor experience.

Dr. David Wentzloff

Founder of Psikick, Cubeworks and Professor at the University of Michigan.

Amos Ben-Meir

Investor and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in semiconductor industry.

David Hartmann

Investor, mentor and entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in networking space.