Ballard appoints Duy-Loan Le to board of directors
Ms. Le retired in 2015 as the first and only woman elected Senior Fellow at Texas Instruments Incorporated closing out her distinguished 33-year career at the market-leading organization.
Ms. Le currently serves as a member of the board of directors at National Instruments and at eSilicon. She chairs the compensation committee at both companies.
Ms. Le began her career at Texas Instruments as a memory design engineer. She subsequently held senior leadership roles that involved successful growth of numerous TI businesses around the globe, including China.
As a Senior Fellow at Texas Instruments, she was responsible for technology readiness and operational execution of the company’s multi-billion-dollar embedded processing business, including overseeing the definition of technology requirements, directing technology qualifications, leading critical product ramp and high volume production, and managing internal execution.
Ms. Le is recognized as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.
Along with her board positions at National Instruments and eSilicon, she also serves on the engineering advisory board at the University of Texas’ Cockrell College of Engineering, where she had earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), and on the executive board for the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business, where she had earned an MBA degree.
As a professional engineer, Ms. Le also holds 24 patents. ■