Sean Fan is Chief Operating Officer for Rambus. Before joining Rambus, Sean served as a corporate vice president and general manager at Renesas Electronics, in charge of the datacenter business unit with full P&L responsibilities. Previously, Sean held various senior executive positions at Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) for over 19 years, prior to its acquisition by Renesas in March 2019. He was instrumental in creating and growing several industry-leading businesses such as memory interface, timing, power management, smart metering, and telecom/networking products. Before joining IDT, he worked at Lucent Microelectronics, Mitel Semiconductor, and National Lab of Telecom in China in mostly R&D roles. From 2009 to 2012, Sean was a board member of JEDEC, a leading standardization organization for the microelectronics industry, and he also served on the board of directors for privately held Accent International.
Sean earned a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Telecom from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He continued his Executive Management education at Stanford University and the Wharton School of Business.