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Tessera Technologies Inc. (TSRA)

25.74 0.37(1.42%) Oct 17, 4:00PM EDT
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Tessera Technologies Inc.
3025 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134
United States - Map
Phone: 408-321-6000
Fax: 408-321-8257

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees:525

Business Summary 

Tessera Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, licenses, and delivers semiconductor, interconnect, and imaging technologies. The company operates in two segments, Intellectual Property and DigitalOptics. The Intellectual Property segment offers semiconductor packaging technologies, which create mechanical and electrical connection between semiconductor chips and systems, such as computers and communication equipments through connection to printed circuit boards. The segment also acquires, develops, and licenses interconnect solutions and intellectual property in the areas, such as mobile computing and communications, memory and data storage, and 3-D integrated circuit technologies to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and integrated device manufactures, as well as supports the technology transfer. The DigitalOptics segment provides software solutions for mobile imaging comprising FaceTools, which provide face-oriented imaging technology, such as face detection/tracking, smile/blink detection, red-eye removal, face recognition, and face beautification; and Face Beautification that allows users to enhance portraits. This also offers FotoSavvy, a solution that enables the novice user of a smartphone camera to take pictures like a professional photographer; FacePower, which enables the camera of a smart-phone to be a low power sensor, in order to save battery power; Panorama that enables users to automatically create panoramic images in a single step without a PC or editing software; and Image Stabilization, which corrects for motion blur and shake induced during video capture. The company has operation in Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Ireland and Romania. Tessera Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Corporate Governance 
Tessera Technologies Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Thomas A. Lacey , 56
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. John S. Thode , 56
Pres of DigitalOptics Corp.
Mr. Robert J. Andersen , 50
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Craig Mitchell ,
Chief Technology Officer and Pres of Invensas Corp.
Mr. Paul E. Davis , 39
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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