Dr. Bami Bastani

SVP and Senior Advisor to the CEO

Dr. Bami Bastani is Senior Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a position he was appointed to in 2022. In this role, Dr. Bastani serves as a strategic advisor to the CEO and other members of the executive leadership team on projects related to GF’s leading and emerging technologies, such as SOI and GaN diversification and partnerships.

Most recently, Dr. Bastani served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile and Wireless Infrastructure business unit at GF. Prior to this, he held several business unit senior executive positions from 2015 to 2022. He has more than 42 years of industry experience in the semiconductor industry, including in component-to- system-level radio frequency (RF) technologies. Prior to joining GF, Dr. Bastani was President, CEO and board member of Meru Networks from 2012 to 2015, where he transformed the company from a hardware seller to solution provider. He has also served as President, CEO and member of the board of directors of both Trident Microsystems, Inc. from 2011 to 2012, and ANADIGICS, Inc. from 1998 to 2008, as well as served in executive positions at Fujitsu Microelectronics, National Semiconductor and Intel Corporation.

Dr. Bastani holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in Microelectronics from The Ohio State University.