Dana Nazarian | Cypress Semiconductor
Executive Vice President, Operations & Technology
Dana Nazarian was named executive vice president of Operations & Technology in August 2016. He was the executive vice president for the Memory and Imaging Division during 2009-2016.
Nazarian is a career Cypress employee. He joined Cypress in 1988 as a product engineer and was later promoted to fab process engineering manager, responsible for half of Cypress’s Fab2 facility in Round Rock, Texas. In 1994, Nazarian became yield manager for Fab 2—a position he held for three years.
From 1997-2001, Nazarian was director of yield and technology transfer for Cypress until shifting roles to direct product engineering for the Micropower SRAM Business Unit in 2001. In 2005, he was named senior director of the Synchronous SRAM Business Unit, and was later promoted to vice president in 2008.
Nazarian graduated from Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.