Tom Tullie has 23 years of experience in semiconductors, systems, computing and software, 13 of which were in executive management. He has a proven track record of successfully building leading-edge technology companies, as evidenced by his success as Chief Operating Officer of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC), a broad-based provider of integrated circuits and printed circuit board assemblies for a range of optical transport, switching, routing and storage networking solutions. During his tenure at AMCC, Mr. Tullie also led the company’s sales, marketing and operations organizations, including building AMCC's international channels of sales and distribution; he was also General Manager of the Communications Division. Mr. Tullie led or was involved in 13 acquisitions and was an essential member of the executive team which took the company public and raised $1 billion in secondary offerings. Before joining ecoATM, Mr. Tullie was CEO of Vativ Technologies, a leading provider of advanced DSP-based semiconductor communications solutions, which was acquired by Entropic Communications, Before Vativ, Mr. Tullie was the CEO of Path 1 Network Technologies, a leading provider of IP video transport products to broadcasters, satellite operators, cable multi-system operators (MSOs), and telecom operators, which was acquired by IP Video Networks. Previous to AMCC, Mr. Tullie was Director of Sales for S-MOS Systems, the U.S. subsidiary of Seiko Epson and before that a Design Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Mr. Tullie earned a B.S.E.E. from the University of Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Clark University.