Thad Trent | Cypress Semiconductor
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Thad Trent has been executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cypress since June 2014. Trent oversaw Cypress’s merger with Spansion, which was finalized in March 2015, establishing the company as an embedded systems leader. He has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry leading spinoffs, acquisitions, divestitures and capital market transactions. Previously he held finance leadership roles at publicly traded companies Wind River Systems and Wyle Electronics, as well as two technology startups. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance at San Diego State University. Trent joined Cypress in 2005 and had been vice president of finance since 2010. Prior to serving as CFO, he led the strategic planning functions for Cypress’s business units and worldwide operations and he managed the financial reporting, accounting, and planning and analysis functions. Trent is a director on the boards of Cypress subsidiaries AgigA Tech and Deca Technologies.