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- Mark W. Adams
Mark W. Adams
Chair: Compensation Committee
Member: Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Director since 2017
Mr. Adams has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. since August, 2020. Mr. Adams served as the CEO of Lumileds, Inc. from February 2017 until March 2019 and President of Micron Technology, Inc. from February 2012 to February 2016. From 2006 to February 2012, Mr. Adams served in a number of positions at Micron Technology, Inc., including as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Vice President of Digital Media. Prior to joining Micron Technology, Inc., Mr. Adams served as Chief Operating Officer of Lexar Media, Inc. in 2006. He served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Creative Labs, Inc. from 2002 to 2006. He held numerous roles at Creative Labs prior to 2002, including five years as General Manager, Creative Labs of Latin America. Prior to Creative Labs, Mr. Adams spent five years in major account sales at NCR Corporation in their enterprise server business. Mr. Adams has served on the board of directors of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. since 2015 and Whistle Sports, Inc., branded Team Whistle, since 2014. Within the past five years, Mr. Adams has served on the boards of directors of Lumileds, Inc. and Aptina Inc.
Expertise: Mr. Adams brings financial, international, business development, technological and operational expertise to our Board through his service as a senior level executive with several large multi-national corporations. In addition, his experience on other public company boards brings valuable experience to our Board.