Board of Directors

Lee-Lean Shu co-founded our company in March 1995 and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since inception. In October 2000, Mr. Shu became Chairman of our Board. From January 1995 to March 1995, Mr. Shu was Director, SRAM Design at Sony Microelectronics Corporation, a semiconductor company and a subsidiary of Sony Corporation, and from July 1990 to January 1995, he was a design manager at Sony Microelectronics Corporation.

    Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Bradley has over 30 years’ experience in executive management positions with public and private companies engaged in the software, systems and semiconductor industries.  Mr. Bradley is currently a partner at David Powell Financial Services, providing financial consulting and advisory services.  From February 2006 through March 2013, Mr. Bradley served as Chief Executive Officer of Packet Design, Inc., a venture capital-funded company that developed and marketed analytic management systems for data communications and that was sold to private equity investors in 2013.  Prior to joining Packet Design, Mr. Bradley held senior operational and financial management positions with several networking and communications companies, including Cisco Systems, Inc. (General Manager of Video Internet Services Business Unit), 3Com Corporation (Vice President and General Manager, International Division), and Bridge Communications, Inc. (Chief Financial Officer).  Mr. Bradley holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of San Francisco.

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      Independent Director
      Lead Director
      Dr. Cholawsky is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of HG Insights Inc., a technology intelligence big data company that provides sales and marketing insights for B2B companies in the Fortune 500.  From November 2016 to March 2018, Dr. Cholawsky was a partner at Cholawsky Gruenfeld Advisory, providing SaaS strategy consulting services to high growth companies.  Dr. Cholawsky served as President, CEO and Board member of Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT) from May 2014 to October 2016, where she formulated and led a transformation strategy, developing and bringing to market a new category of products.  Dr. Cholawsky has a Ph.D. in Political Science with a concentration in Econometrics from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. (cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Franklin & Marshall College.
      Independent Director

      Haydn Hsieh was elected to GSI Technology's Board of Directors in August 2008. Mr. Hsieh has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wistron NeWeb Corporation, a manufacturer of wireless communications products, since June 2000. From February 1981 through June 2000, Mr. Hsieh served in various capacities at several divisions of Acer Group, including President of the Mobile Computing Business Unit and Senior Vice President, Acer Inc. Mr. Hsieh graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from Tatung Institute of Technology in Taiwan.   

        Independent Director
        Ms. Le is currently the Chief Executive Officer of A2Q2 Corporation, a global Special Ops firm which assists growth companies design and implement business processes, ERP systems and internal controls to comply with the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002. Ms. Le brings over 25 years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing and building businesses. In addition to her role at A2Q2, she is the Chief Executive Officer of Directors League, Inc., a peer-to-peer community of corporate directors who currently serve on the boards of publicly traded companies, where she has served in such role since founding the organization in July 2018. Ms. Le is also on the board of directors of Midpen Housing, a nonprofit real estate developer of affordable housing, where she has been the Audit Committee Chair since 2012 in addition to serving as a member of the Executive and NomGov Committees. In August 2020, Ms. Le also founded software company SASI Robotics, where she holds the office of Chief Executive Officer. She has an extensive background in advising board of directors, audit committees and C-level executives on matters related to corporate governance and internal controls.
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        Independent Director

        Ruey L. Lu has served as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2000. Mr. Lu is the President of EMPIA Technology, a semiconductor solutions company, which he founded in January 2002. From March 1993 to December 2000, Mr. Lu served as President of ARK Logic, a storage device and software applications company, which he founded in March 1993. From October 1989 to February 1993, Mr. Lu served as Director of Engineering in the Imaging Product Division of Western Digital, an information storage company.

          Independent Director
          Ms. Nelson is currently serving as a board member, Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the Audit Committee of Backblaze, Inc., a publicly traded cloud data management, storage and backup SaaS company. She also serves on the board of o8t, a private company pioneering AI applied to brain connectivity, for neurosurgery and mental health. From May 2017 to April 2020, she served as Vice President, and from November 2016 to May 2017 she served as senior consultant to the President and Chief Operating Officer, at Western Digital Corporation, (Nasdaq: WDC) a data technology products, systems and cloud storage services company. From May 2013 to March 2016, she served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the IronKey, the mobile security and SaaS division of Imation Corp (NYSE: IMN) a data storage and information security products and solutions company. From July 2008 to March 2010, Ms. Nelson served as Chief Executive Officer of Element Labs Inc., a video and LED-lightning company and from October 2003 to December 2007, Ms. Nelson served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of NeoScale Systems Inc., an enterprise storage security and key management company. Ms. Nelson holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Ms. Nelson’s extensive experience in the semiconductor and storage industries, with over fifteen years of P&L leadership, in matters of go-to-market, product development and finance, and her expertise in cloud services and SaaS businesses makes her highly qualified to serve as a director and provide input and guidance to the GSI Technology Board and management team.
          Independent Director

          Robert Yau co-founded our company in March 1995 and has served as our Vice President, Engineering and as a member of our Board of Directors since inception. From December 1993 to February 1995, Mr. Yau was design manager for specialty memory devices at Sony Microelectronics Corporation. From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Yau was design manager at MOSEL/VITELIC, a semiconductor company.