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Biography PhotoMr. Patrick Henry
President and Chief Executive Officer
Joined: 2003
Mr. Patrick Henry
President and Chief Executive Officer
Joined: 2003


Mr. Patrick Henry is Entropic Communications’ president and chief executive officer. A recognized leader in connected home innovation, Patrick brings more than 25-years of high-tech and executive management experience to Entropic. He is responsible for setting the Company’s strategic vision and provides guidance on all key business initiatives to ensure strength in the Company’s execution.

Patrick has held the position of Entropic’s CEO since 2003. Under his leadership, the Company ... 

Biography PhotoMr. David Lyle
Chief Financial Officer
Joined: 2007
Mr. David Lyle
Chief Financial Officer
Joined: 2007


Mr. David Lyle is Entropic Communications’ chief financial officer. With more than 20-years of financial experience across the semiconductor and commercial banking industries, Dave oversees Entropic’s financial development and investment operations; guiding the Company’s long-term revenue and profitability.

Dave has been Entropic’s CFO since 2007, when he joined through the acquisition of RF Magic, where he also served as CFO. Since joining the organization, Dave has overseen the su... 

Biography PhotoMr. Lance Bridges
SVP and General Counsel
Joined: 2007
Mr. Lance Bridges
SVP and General Counsel
Joined: 2007


Mr. Lance Bridges is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president and general counsel. With more than 20-years of experience in general business and corporate law matters, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and financing transactions, Lance oversees Entropic’s international legal affairs and strategic Intellectual Property organizations.

Lance joined Entropic in 2007, and has been critical in executing the company's legal, governance and compliance action... 

Biography PhotoDr. Mike Farese
SVP Global Engineering
Joined: 2010
Dr. Mike Farese
SVP Global Engineering
Joined: 2010


Dr. Mike Farese is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president of Global Engineering. In his role, Mike leverages more than 30-years of engineering knowledge to oversee Entropic’s technical operations and the development of next-generation connectivity and set-top box system-on-a-chip solutions maintained by the organization’s more than 450 engineers.

Mike joined Entropic in 2010, and has since spearheaded significant company and connected home industry milestones, including the... 

Biography PhotoMr. Vinay Gokhale
SVP Corporate Development and Strategy
Joined: 2009
Mr. Vinay Gokhale
SVP Corporate Development and Strategy
Joined: 2009


Mr. Vinay Gokhale is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president of Corporate Development and Strategy. He brings more than 25 years of experience across a diverse technology background, which includes semiconductor and software products for image processing, industrial automation, mobility and networking. His current responsibilities include outlining and driving to execution Entropic’s strategic short- and long-term roadmaps, evaluating new corporate partnerships and advising on key inv... 

Biography PhotoMr. Charlie Lesko
SVP Worldwide Sales
Joined: 2012
Mr. Charlie Lesko
SVP Worldwide Sales
Joined: 2012


Mr. Charlie Lesko is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president of Worldwide Sales. Charlie came to Entropic with more than 20 years of semiconductor sales and business experience, as well as a strong working knowledge in design, development and product marketing for semiconductor hardware and applications software solutions.

Charlie oversees the Company's international sales and business development organizations across both set-top box and connectivity technology offerings. H... 

Biography PhotoMr. Vahid Manian
SVP Global Operations
Joined: 2012
Mr. Vahid Manian
SVP Global Operations
Joined: 2012


Mr. Vahid Manian is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president of Global Operations. A seasoned semiconductor executive with more than 25-years of proven operations, business and technology experience, Vahid will be responsible for manufacturing operations, product and test engineering, corporate quality and strategic operations outsourcing.

Vahid joined Entropic in 2012, and brought an exceptional track record for driving results in product quality and cost reduction. Prior to... 

Biography PhotoMr. Mark Samuel
SVP & General Manager, Set-Top Box Business Unit
Joined: 2012
Mr. Mark Samuel
SVP & General Manager, Set-Top Box Business Unit
Joined: 2012


Mr. Mark Samuel is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president and general manager of the Set-Top Box business unit. Mark joined Entropic from Trident Microsystems in May 2012. With more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and a special focus on digital consumer systems, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Entropic.

Prior to Trident, Mark was vice president of the Cable and IP STB business at NXP Semiconductors (2006-2010). Before that, Mar... 

Biography PhotoMs. Suzanne Zoumaras
SVP Global Human Resources
Joined: 2007
Ms. Suzanne Zoumaras
SVP Global Human Resources
Joined: 2007


Ms. Suzanne Zoumaras is Entropic Communications’ senior vice president, Global Human Resources. She has more than 20-years of human resource (HR) and management experience in venture-backed start ups and fast-growing multi-national organizations. With Entropic, Suzy is responsible for worldwide workforce development and global inclusion, talent acquisition, benefits and compensation and employee engagement to drive greater organizational effectiveness.

Since joining Entropic in 2007... 

Biography PhotoMr. Dale Hancock
VP Semiconductor Engineering
Joined: 2007
Mr. Dale Hancock
VP Semiconductor Engineering
Joined: 2007


Mr. Dale Hancock is Entropic Communications’ vice president of Engineering. Bringing more than 25-years of industry experience in product design and development to Entropic, Dale leads the worldwide development and execution of Entropic’s technology product portfolio.

Dale joined Entropic in 2007, through the acquisition of RF Magic, which he co-founded and served as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering. Currently in his role with Entropic, Dale leads a global ... 

Biography PhotoDr. Anton Monk
Co-Founder & VP Technology
Joined: 2001
Dr. Anton Monk
Co-Founder & VP Technology
Joined: 2001


Dr. Anton Monk is Entropic Communications’ co-founder and vice president of Technology. He is responsible for new technology and standards activities at the Company. Previously, he led the engineering development of Entropic's coax-based multimedia networking chipset. This technology was standardized by MoCA ®, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, and is now the de facto standard for multimedia home networking over coax for the majority of Pay TV service providers in the United States.

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