Dave Shepard is a semiconductor veteran with over 28 years of industry experience. He joined the IDT executive team on April 7, 2014 as vice president and general manager of IDT’s Timing and RF Division. In September 2015, Shepard became general manager of IDT’s Consumer Products Division, which includes the analog power, multi-market timing, frequency control, and radio frequency businesses.
Before joining IDT, Dave was with Peregrine Semiconductor, the industry leader in RF SOI products and technology, where he served as vice president and general manager, High Performance Solutions Business Unit since April 2010. From October 2003 to August 2009, Shepard served as president and chief executive officer of Sequoia Communications, an early stage company specializing in RF transceivers for mobile handsets. Prior to that, he held various positions at Texas Instruments, including general manager of the Wireless Infrastructure Business Unit.
Shepard received a B.A. in physics from Lawrence University and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.