Exar names Gary Meyers chairman of the board of directors
Mr. Meyers has served as a director of Exar since May 2008. Mr. Meyers was President and Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors of FusionOps, a venture-backed provider of cloud based supply chain analytics solutions from April 2012 through July 2016.
Previously, Mr. Meyers served as Vice President and General Manager of Synopsys, Inc.
Until its acquisition by Synopsys in May 2008, Mr. Meyers served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Synplicity, Inc., a public EDA company, and as a Board of Directors member from January 2005 on.
Mr. Meyers has also held various other positions at Synplicity, including serving as its President and Chief Operating Officer and as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales.
Prior to that, he held senior sales and marketing roles at LSI Corporation, a semiconductor firm, over a ten-year period.
Mr. Meyers has an MBA from UCLA, and he received his BSEE, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Maryland.