It is with profound sadness that Solantro Semiconductor Corp announces the untimely passing of Antoine Paquin. Antoine was a great man with extraordinary
vitality who exuded a unique personal charm. He was both a visionary and a man of action, fuelled by an entrepreneurial determination to change the
world through the use of technology. As founder and CEO of Solantro, Antoine combined his expertise in semiconductors with the emerging field of renewable
energy and his team continues to pursue his vision. He will be greatly missed by all.
Serial entrepreneur/founder. Past CEO/founder of Skystone Systems (acquired by Cisco System in 1997 - NASDAQ: CSCO); CEO Philsar Semiconductor (acquired
by Conexant in 2000 - NASDAQ: CNXT/SWKS); CEO Axiom Microdevices (acquired by Skyworks Solutions - NASDAQ: SWKS).