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A flexible MPW service to support research


Small minimum areas, frequent tapeouts, PDK and IP access, short cycle times


Muse Semiconductor is focused on providing MPW services to university researchers. For our customers, it's not just an MPW. It is life. Graduation. A first job. Making the conference paper deadline. Realizing a dream of becoming a professor. We are inspired by our customers' passion and have tailored our services to support their unique needs.



Co-founder, Director of Business Development

Geoff Porter brings 20 years of experience in leading innovative approaches to delivering semiconductor services. Most recently Geoff served as eSilicon's Director of E-Commerce Marketing where he was the architect of eSilicon's e-commerce platform and developed the industry's first online quoting tools. Geoff started and managed eSilicon's MPW line of business growing it to over $4 million in annual revenues in less than two years. Prior to eSilicon Geoff was at LSI Logic in various sales and marketing positions. Geoff obtained a BSEE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Co-founder, Director of Technology

Bill Isaacson has more than 20 years of experience in the design and customer support of advanced technology ASICs.  At eSilicon he held the position of Sr. Director of Field Applications Engineering, where his team was responsible for working with customers to define the target process technology, IP, contents, and engagement methodology of their ASICs. Previously Bill held the position of Design Center Manager at LSI Logic where he was responsible for the physical implementation of customer ASICs.  Bill holds a BSEE from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.


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Director of Sales

Mike Andrews has 30 years of semiconductor industry experience. Mike was the first employee in IMEC's North America custom silicon business unit and served as its Business Development Manager for five years. During this time Mike was instrumental in expanding from the first customer to over $30M in sales annually. Mike has previously worked for Teradyne, eSilicon, AMI Semiconductor and National Semiconductor in sales, marketing, and project management positions. Mike obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Santa Clara University.



Director of Engineering

Jeana Miller brings more than 15 years of physics engineering experience developing complex satellite systems. Prior to joining Muse Jeana was a Sr. Systems Engineer at Raytheon Technologies on the high profile James Webb Space Telescope program, the next generation Hubble Telescope.  At Raytheon Jeana earned a reputation as a technical leader across multiple disciplines for command, communication and control systems in roles such as Systems Engineer Lead, Systems Architect and Integration and Test Director. Jeana is six-sigma certified and holds a BS in Physics from Colorado State University.



Director of Foundry Interface

Jim Quinn has more than 25 years of experience in customer support of advanced technology ASICs. Most recently as manager of fabrication services at CMC Microsystems, he was responsible for interfacing with foundry partners, and organizing MPW processing flows. Jim holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in EE from the University of Windsor in Canada

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Director of Operations

Nicki has more than 35 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in various roles such as program management, sales operations, field quality engineering, and technical translation. Previously Nicki has worked for SBI Mining Chip, Kawasaki Robotics, Sony LSI Design, Spansion, Adaptec, AMD Headquarters and AMD Japan. She holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business from San Jose State University.     

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