Dr. Yang's career has focused on high-speed analog and mixed-signal design. Before co-founding Analogix, he was vice-president of engineering at Mindspeed, a division of Conexant, where he directed the company's development of high-speed transceivers and switch fabric ICs. He came to Conexant via its acquisition of HotRail, where he served as chief scientist. Dr. Yang also served as a lead designer at Rendition, a graphics chip company, and at HP in the Computer Technology Lab. Dr. Yang has a BSEE from Tsinghua University and an MSEE and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins.