Ferric is a venture-backed private company located in New York City.   Ferric is commercializing innovative DC-DC power converter chips and circuit IP based on patented thin-film power inductors for customers in both the mobile and cloud computing spaces.


Dr. Noah Sturcken
Chief Executive Officer / Founder

Noah is the instrumental driving force behind Ferric’s founding and integrated voltage regulator technology. Ferric is the continued work of his PhD. research project at Columbia University. He is the lead inventor and holds several patents for projects stemming from his work on integrated power conversion. He is also the lead author on five publications. Noah previously worked as a research intern for the AMD Research and Development Lab, and Analog Design team. Noah holds a PhD. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, in addition to a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.


Prof. Kenneth Shepard
Technical Advisor & Chairman / Founder

In addition to his roles with Ferric, Ken is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. He previously served as a research staff member and manager at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Department in the VLSI Department. Ken also co-founded and served as CTO of CadMOS Design Technology, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 2001. He then consulted for Cadence as a Senior Architect. Ken holds a PhD. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, in addition to a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.


Dr. Vivek Mohindra
Board Member

Vivek joined the Board of Directors in 2013. In addition to his responsibilities with Ferric, he is a partner at New Science Ventures. His previous experience includes senior positions with TPG Capital, Freescale Semiconductor, Dell, and McKinsey & Company. Vivek holds a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, in addition to an M.B.A. and PhD. in Chemical Engineering in Semiconductor Processing from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Prof. Larry Pileggi
Board Member

Larry joined the Board of Directors in 2013. He is currently the Tanoto Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon specializing in modeling and design methodologies for CMOS and post-CMOS technologies. Larry holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, in addition to a M.S. and PhD. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.


Tom Deitrich
Board Member

Tom joined the Board of Directors in 2016. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Itron, Inc. His previous experience includes leadership positions at Freescale Semiconductor, Flextronics, Sony, Ericsson, and General Electric. He has extensive background in research and development, product management, supply chain management, and business development in several industries, such as telecommunications, automotive, consumer products, semiconductors, and networking equipment.


Ken Hansen

Board Member

Ken Hansen is currently President and CEO of Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). Prior to joining SRC, he was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer with Freescale Semiconductor. Previously, he held several senior technology and management positions at Freescale and Motorola leading research and development teams. Ken received the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Illinois where he also has been recognized as an ECE and College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni, is a Fellow of the IEEE, and holds 11 U.S. patents. Ken is an industry veteran, with over 40 years of experience in technical management and system/circuit design, primarily in the area of wireless communications.


Francesco Carbolante

Technical Advisor

In addition to his role as Technical Advisor at Ferric, Francesco Carobolante is Principal at IoTissimo. Prior to founding IoTissimo, he was Vice President Engineering at Qualcomm, and held senior level positions at ST Microelectronics, Fairchild, and technology start-ups. Francesco created many industry “firsts” in Power Management, Communications, SoC’s and Motor Control; he authored more than 80 US patents and is a key contributor and organizer of the Power Supply on Chip (PwrSoC) workshops since its inaugural edition in 2008. Francesco holds MS in Electrical Engineering degrees from UCLA and University of Padova.

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Ferric is always looking for talented individuals to staff our growing company. Please apply to any pertinent jobs listed below, or you can send your resume and a cover letter to careers@ferricsemi.com.