Inphi sponsors annual GSA awards dinner celebration


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., December 2, 2009 – Inphi Corporation, a privately held high-speed analog semiconductor company, announces it will be a general sponsor for the 2009 GSA Awards Dinner Celebration. The event will be held on December 10 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The annual event, now in its 15th year, recognizes semiconductor companies that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision, strategy and future opportunities in the industry.

The evening will feature keynote speaker Larry Kudlow, host of CNBC’s primetime “The Kudlow Report” and co-host of CNBC’s “The Call.” Drawing on his expertise as an economist, Kudlow will bring his insights to enlighten the semiconductor community on future market trends.

Company awards will be presented for the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership, Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $10 Billion or More in Annual Sales, Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $500 Million to $10 Billion in Annual Sales, Most Respected Emerging Public Semiconductor Company, Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company, Best Financially Managed Semiconductor Company, Analyst Favorite Semiconductor Company, Outstanding Financial Performance by a Private Semiconductor Company, EMEA and APAC Regional Awards, and Start-Up to Watch.

“As a past recipient at this prestigious event, we are pleased to support the GSA and sponsor this year’s awards dinner celebration,” said Young K. Sohn, president and CEO of Inphi Corporation. “This annual event offers a unique opportunity for leaders in the semiconductor community to gather and recognize their peers for their success and vision.”

“We are grateful to Inphi’s long standing support of the GSA,” said Jodi Shelton, president of GSA. “By consistently driving industry innovations that address the fast-growing networking and data center markets, Inphi is widely recognized for its ability to deliver much sought-after solutions and its solid, profitable business model,” Shelton further commented.

For reservations to the Awards Dinner Celebration, please visit http://www.gsaglobal.org/awardsdinner/2009.

About Inphi
Inphi Corporation, a high-speed analog semiconductor company, provides leading-edge interface components that address the bandwidth, capacity and power issues faced by data centers and 40G/100G networks for cloud computing. By leveraging its core competencies in advanced analog technologies, signal integrity, power management, packaging and process technologies, Inphi has taken a leadership role in the markets it serves. Inphi’s more than 150 analog server, storage and broadband networking components push the boundaries of existing technologies and pave the way for new applications.

About GSA
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org