About Tensorcom

Tensorcom is the leader in low-power wireless 60 GHz chips and modules

Tensorcom is a privately-held fabless semiconductor company head-quartered in San Diego County, California. The company has pioneered cutting edge technology for high speed wireless personal and local area networks and has made significant contributions to all the emerging standards covering the millimeter wave (60 GHz) spectrum. Tensorcom's world class engineering team is composed of individuals with extensive implementation experience in communications systems design, 60 Ghz CMOS RF, antenna design, ultra-low power baseband, MAC, and SoC design.

Tensorcom continues to lead in the development of cutting edge low-power, low cost, all-CMOS fully integrated SoCs that include all the functions necessary to enable a wide variety of consumer applications in cell phones, TVs, laptops, cameras, and storage devices. Tensorcom’s SoCs and modules are compliant with the IEEE 802.11ad-2012 standard.

Industry Affiliations

Tensorcom personnel made significant contributions to the low power specification of the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WGA), the IEEE 802.11ad-2012 Standard, Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) 60GHz Technical Task Group and the Wireless Display Extension Technical Task Group specifications.

Management & Board of Directors

Patrick Soon-Shiong, Director, and Lead Investor

    Founder of AbraxisBioScience, American Pharmaceutical Partners, and NantWorks

Fay Arjomandi, CEO
Zaw Soe, EVP Engineering

    As Tensorcom's Vice President of Engineering, Zaw Soe is responsible for leading Tensorcom's engineering team. A team comprised of engineers working in RF, mixed-signal and digital design, system verification, back-end, chip packaging, software development, architecture definition, and intellectual property creation.

    Zaw has over 20 years of experience in analog electronics. Prior to Tensorcom, Zaw worked 7 years at Realtek Semiconductor leading distributed engineering teams in the development of a Bluetooth PHY, an IEEE 802.11a/b/g compliant WLAN transceiver, and an Ultra Wideband PHY. After joining Tensorcom in 2011, Zaw has been applying his extensive technical and management skills to lead the Tensorcom Engineering team in developing the first low power consuming, 60GHz CMOS system on chip that enables Gigabit/s communications for a wide range of mobile and handheld devices.

    Zaw earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University - Philadephia, PA and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA. Zaw has authored or co-authored ten patents issued or pending in the areas of high speed DACs, PLL tuning, I/Q compensation, and Spread Spectrum Modulation. He also is the holder of seven issued patents dealing specifically with 60GHz RF.

Technical Advisors

Dr. Behzad Razavi, UCLA Electrical Engineering Department
Dr. David Yang, University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC College of Engineering
Jiashu Chen, PhD Candidate, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Shuzo KATO, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University
Dr. Gabriel M. Rebeiz, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering
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