SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2013) - QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), today announced that Maxime Bouvat-Merlin has joined the company as Vice President, Worldwide Engineering. Mr. Bouvat-Merlin will be responsible for providing executive leadership for the company's global engineering activities.

In announcing Mr. Bouvat-Merlin's appointment, QuickLogic's President and CEO Andy Pease commented, "We are very excited to have Max join the QuickLogic team. With his broad-ranging experience, process discipline and execution mentality, Max understands how to successfully deliver system level solutions in the mobile market. Max has the demonstrated ability to build and lead strong, efficient multi-national engineering teams capable of successful on-time, quality execution. This is what is required to support the next wave of our CSSP business model, technology direction, and Tier 1 customer base."

Mr. Bouvat-Merlin comes to QuickLogic most recently from Qualcomm Atheros, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and leading provider of wireless and wired technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets. In the role of Director, Product Management & Technology Roadmaps for the Atheros division, Mr. Bouvat-Merlin was responsible for developing and delivering the connectivity roadmap in support of multiple product lines, including mobile/computing clients, access point and automotive.

Prior to Qualcomm, Mr. Bouvat-Merlin was Director, Technical Program Management Office, Mobile Application Processor at Broadcom Corporation, a global innovator and leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. During his tenure, he was credited with the definition and successful launch of the HSPA+ Chipsets, as well as leading teams developing an additional 10 chipset programs for the smartphone, tablet and enterprise space.

He holds a BSEE in Physics (with honors) from the Faculte de Luminy (Marseille, France) and a MSEE in Micro-Electronics Sciences from ESINSA (Nice, France.)

About QuickLogic

QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) is the inventor and pioneer of innovative, customizable semiconductor solutions for mobile and portable electronics OEMs and ODMs. These silicon plus software solutions are called Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs). CSSPs enable our customers to bring their products to market more quickly and remain in the market longer, with the low power, cost and size demanded by the mobile and portable electronics market. For more information about QuickLogic and CSSPs, visit

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