Chip-to-chip communications developer MoSys, Inc. appointed Thomas Riordan as its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Riordan will report directly to Len Perham, MoSys' President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining MoSys, Mr. Riordan was president and CEO of Exclara, a fabless semiconductor supplier of ICs for solid-state lighting, from 2006 until 2010. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Riordan served as Vice President of PMC-Sierra's microprocessor division.
Following its acquisition of Flypaper Studio, Trivantis is appointing Flypaper Studio president Don Pierson as the company's executive vice president, as well as a member of the board of directors. Pierson will also stay onboard as Flypaper's president.