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, and holds several patents. Dr. Faisal was named a “Top 20 Entrepreneur” by the University of Michigan Zell Lurie Institute.

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.

Mr. Ghafouri 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

Mo Faisal

Founder & Chairman of Movellus

Ray Stata

Founder & Chairman of Analog Devices
Founder of Stata Ventures

Shahin Hedayat

Founder of Candou Ventures, Centillium & Beceem

David Wentzloff

Founder of Psikick, Cubeworks & Professor at U of Michigan

Thomas Urban Observer

Investment Director at Intel Capital

David Hartmann

Investor, mentor & entrepreneur