Management Board

Lantiq is proud and honored to have an experienced team of industry and financial professionals guiding the company. Brief biographies of the members of Lantiq’s board of directors are below. 

David Dominik

GGC Managing Director (2000)

David Dominik co-founded Golden Gate Capital in 2000 serves as its Managing Director. He joined Lantiq’s Board of Directors in 2009. Prior to GGC, he spent ten years as a managing director at Bain Capital, was a Partner at Zero Stage Capital, an early investor and assistant to the Chairman of Genzyme Corporation, and a consultant at Bain & Company. He specializes in making operationally intensive growth investments, with a particular emphasis in the information, software, semiconductor and electronic hardware industries, and partnering with management to pursue buyouts of companies applying technology or operating in technology-related industries.

Mr. Dominik holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School (cum laude) and an A. B. in Social Studies (Economics & History) from Harvard College (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa).

Ken Diekroeger

GGC Managing Director (2000)

Ken Diekroeger is a Managing Director of Golden Gate Capital. He joined the Lantiq Board of Directors in 2009. For more than 20 years, he has been investing as a private equity professional in a variety of industries, including consumer products, financial services, electronics and semiconductors. Prior to Golden Gate Capital, he was a managing director at American Industrial Partners which led operationally-intensive, industrial buyouts, and also held positions at Shansby Group and Bain & Company.

Mr. Diekroeger holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (Arjay Miller Scholar) and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

John Knoll

GGC Managing Director (2000)

John Knoll joined Golden Gate Capital in 2000 and is a Managing Director. He joined the Lantiq Board of Directors in 2009. His work focuses on the broader electronics sector, including semiconductor devices and equipment, electronic manufacturing, and technology end markets including enterprise hardware, telecommunications services and equipment, aerospace and defense, and test and measurement devices. Prior to GGC, he was a consultant with Bain & Company, product manager for DSL provider Covad Communications, and in software development for Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan.

Mr. Knoll holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a M.S. and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

Felix Lo

GGC Principal (2004)

Felix Lo is a Principal of Golden Gate Capital, which he joined in 2004.  He joined the Lantiq Board of Directors in 2010.  At Golden Gate Capital, he focuses on private equity investments in the broader electronics sector, including semiconductors, telecommunications, and enterprise hardware. Prior to joining Golden Gate Capital, he worked as an investment professional at Bain Capital and as a consultant at Bain & Company.

Mr. Lo has an A.B. in Public Policy from Brown University.

Dan Artusi

CEO and Board of Directors Member Lantiq

Dan Artusi is Chief Executive Officer at Lantiq and Board of Directors Member. He has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor and communications industries. He has been CEO of publicly traded semiconductor companies Silicon Laboratories and Conexant Systems, where he led both companies through successful business transformations. Prior to his CEO roles, he spent more than 20 years in various senior management positions at Motorola Semiconductor. He has also served as a director at several publicly traded semiconductor companies, most recently at Atheros Communications. Currently Dan serves on the Board of Directors at Conexant Systems, Scintera Networks and Energy Micro AS.

Dan Artusi attended the Instituto Tecnologico in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Papken der Torossian

Director of Lantiq (2009)

Papken Der Torossian became a director of Lantiq in 2009. He also serves as director for Atmel Corporation, Parker Vision, Vistec Semiconductor Systems and is Managing Director of Crest Enterprise LLC. For several years, he served as Chairman of the Board of Therma Wave, Inc., during which time the company was sold to KLA-Tencor. Previously, Mr. Der Torossian also served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Silicon Valley Group (SVGI), which was acquired by ASML.

Mr. Der Torossian holds a M.S.M.E. from Stanford University and a B.S.M.E. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jai Hakhu

Director of Lantiq (2009)

Jai Hakhu became a director of Lantiq in 2009. He is also President and CEO of RC International and a director of Vistec Semiconductor Systems. Previously, he was a Vice President at Rockwell International and at Varian Semiconductors. Most recently, Mr. Hakhu was Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Technology Manufacturing, at Intel Corporation, responsible for worldwide capital development and procurement, automation, training, strategic research, manufacturing and operational decision support for the corporation.

Mr. Hakhu holds a bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry, Math and English from J & K University in India; a bachelor's degree in Electronics Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science; a master's degree in Solid State Electronics from the University of Roorkee in India; and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Dan Moloney

Director of Lantiq (2014)

Dan Moloney became a director of Lantiq in 2014. Mr. Moloney is the former President of Motorola Mobility, Inc., a leading provider of innovative technologies, products and services for the mobile and cable/wireline industries. He has almost 30 years of senior executive management, leadership and technological expertise and experience. Prior to Motorola Mobility being spun out of Motorola in early 2011, he served as the President of the Home & Networks Mobility business within Motorola and led the expansion of this business into a worldwide leader in both video and broadband wireless solutions. From 2002 - 2006, he led the Connected Home business for Motorola. He joined Motorola as part of their acquisition of General Instrument in 2000, where he served in various leadership roles around the forefront of key technological breakthroughs including digital TV and HDTV, VoIP, and internet/video applications over cable.

Mr. Moloney holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and a master of business administration from the University of Chicago.

About Lantiq

Information about Lantiq is available at: http://www.lantiq.com/company or via Twitter @Lantiq

In Focus

We develop and provide solutions that significantly reduce the energy consumption of broadband equipment. For example, our EASY reference designs for Broadband CPE solutions  lead the market in fulfilling the European Code of Conduct (CoC) for energy efficiency and support the IEEE Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard.

Management Team

Lantiq’s management team includes some of top professionals from the industry. The team’s vast expertise and deep technical knowledge continue to drive Lantiq’s success.