YJ Kim became Chief Executive Officer and Director in May 2015. Kim joined MagnaChip in May 2013 and served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Display Solutions Division. Prior to joining MagnaChip, Kim served as Vice President, Infrastructure Processor Division, and General Manager of the OCTEON Multi-Core Processor Group of Cavium, where he worked from 2006 to 2013. Prior to Cavium, Kim served as Core Team Lead and General Manager of the Tolapai Program at Intel Corporation from 2004 to 2006. In 1998, Mr. Kim co-founded API Networks, a joint venture between Samsung and Compaq, where he served as the head of product management, worldwide sales and business development for Alpha processors. Prior to API Networks, Mr. Kim served as Director of Marketing at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Kim began his career as a product engineer at Intel Corp.  Kim holds B.S. and M. Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.  

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