Primarion Names Stephen Pullen VP of Systems Engineering

October 06, 2005 by Jeff Shepard

Primarion Inc. (Tempe, AZ), a mixed-signal semiconductor company that provides digital control of power solutions, announced that Stephen Pullen has joined the company as Vice President of Systems Engineering. In this role, Pullen will bring system knowledge and understanding in order to clearly match chip functionality and design against the challenging requirements of modern power supply applications.

"Steve is an established leader in the power industry and brings invaluable experience as we meet the power demands brought on by the next generation of processors for computing, graphics, and communications," said Primarion President and CEO Ron Van Dell. "Once a Primarion customer, we experienced Steve’s vision for digital power and are thrilled he is now joining our ranks. His background in developing power solutions will drive continued innovation, ensuring our customers that Primarion leads the way in developing digital power management ICs."

Pullen brings nearly 30 years of research and development and power system development expertise to the Primarion team. His management background and experience spans the telecom, communications, military, and computer markets in design, marketing, and business development for the power industry. Prior to joining Primarion, he was director of North American Development and chairman of dc-dc standard products at Delta Products, a switching power supply manufacturer. Before Delta, he served as director of engineering at Vicor Corp., where he earned significant experience in high-density design and packaging.