Mr. Mark Samuel is Entropic's senior vice president and general manager of the Set-Top Box business unit. Mark joined Entropic from Trident Microsystems in May 2012. With more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and a special focus on digital consumer systems, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Entropic.
Prior to Trident, Mark was vice president of the Cable and IP STB business at NXP Semiconductors (2006-2010). Before that, Mark worked for Philips Semiconductors from 1995-2005, where he held various senior management positions and was a lead member of the global marketing team for Philip’s highly successful One-Chip TV. Earlier in his career, from 1990-1995, Mark held project management positions at Sony Corporation.
Mark holds a Higher National Diploma in Electronics from the West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education (now Swansea Metropolitan University) in the United Kingdom.