President and Chief Executive Officer
Jorge Titinger joined SGI in February 2012 as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee concluded that Mr. Titinger should continue to serve as a director of the Company due to his knowledge of our products and services, his extensive industry experience and management’s success in reaching its goals under his leadership, including significantly increasing enterprise value, returning the Company to operating profitability, significantly strengthening the Company’s balance sheet and strengthening the Company’s leadership team. Previously, Mr. Titinger held several executive positions at Verigy Ltd. (a company in the semiconductor automated test equipment industry) culminating as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board. Mr. Titinger worked for Verigy Ltd. from June 2008 to July 2011. Prior to Verigy, Mr. Titinger was Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Product Business Groups at Form Factor, Inc. (a company in the probe card technology business) from November 2007 to June 2008. Mr. Titinger previously held executive positions at KLA-Tencor Corporation (a company in the semiconductor equipment industry), Applied Materials, Inc. (a company involved in semiconductor manufacturing), MIPS/Silicon Graphics Inc. (a company in the graphics computing industry) and Hewlett-Packard Company. Mr. Titinger also serves on the Boards of Directors of XCERRA, a publicly traded company in the semiconductor test equipment market, and CalAmp Corp., a publicly traded wireless communications solutions provider. Mr. Titinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and a Master of Science degree in engineering management, each from Stanford University.