|William G. Bock|
Retired Semiconductor Executive
Mr. William G. Bock brings to Entropic's Board a wealth of semiconductor sector, corporate leadership and board experience. He retired from Silicon Laboratories in 2011, after serving five-years as the Company's senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer. In February 2013 Mr. Bock returned to the management team of Silicon Laboratories as their interim CFO. Prior to joining Silicon Laboratories, Mr. Bock was a partner at venture capital firms CenterPoint Ventures and Verity Ventures. He also served as president and chief executive officer of Dazel Corporation, a provider of electronic information delivery systems, which was later acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Mr. Bock also held the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer of Tivoli Systems, a client server software company, which he helped take public in 1995, and was later acquired by IBM. Prior to Tivoli, Mr. Bock successfully completed an IPO at Convex Computer Corporation as chief financial officer, and spent nine-years in key finance roles at Texas Instruments. In addition to his role on Entropic's Board, Mr. Bock is a director of Silicon Laboratories (Nasdaq:SLAB), and private companies SailPoint Technologies, UnboundID, FiftyOne and Worksoft. He has also served previously as a director of Convio, Inc., which was recently acquired by Blackbaud Inc. Mr. Bock holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Iowa State University and a master's degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.