Rambus Inc. (RMBS), the technology licensing company run by CEO Ron Black,  said Monday Sept. 19, Rahul Mathur joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He replaces Martin Pilling, who has been serving as interim CFO since Satish Rishi stepped down August 5.

Mathur, who will report to Black, previously served as senior vice president of finance at Cypress Semiconductor where he was responsible for financial planning and investor relations for the $2.1 billion provider of embedded memory, microcontroller, and analog semiconductor system solutions.

Prior to that, Mathur served as vice president of finance at Spansion, which was later acquired by Cypress. He also has previously worked at numerous technology companies such as NetSuite and KLA-Tencor, and started his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen.

"Rahul brings to Rambus extensive experience of managing assets and highlighting market relevance which will help the public markets better understand and appreciate the value we bring to our customers and target areas," said Black in a statement. "As we focus on the data center and mobile edge markets, we believe we are on the cusp of great opportunity and Rahul is right person to help us achieve our revenue and growth goals."

Mathur has a BA in applied mathematics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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