Founder and CEO
Nabil Takla is a Serial entrepreneur and an angel investor. He has over 35 years of experience in semiconductors at the design, product management and executive management levels. He works with entrepreneurs worldwide to propel startups into full fledged companies. As Innovative's CEO, Nabil successfully worked with many leading semiconductor manufacturers worldwide to build tens of millions of chips used in high speed serial interface applications, particularly in the areas of USB, 1394 (Firewire) and digital video Codecs. He was an investor and chairman of the board of Phylinks, a UK startup. He is the founder and CEO of N3Ventures, a US company that advises and assists startups in high-tech ventures. Before starting Innovative, Nabil was Vice President of VLSI products at MATRA Design Semiconductor, a US subsidiary of MATRA, the French conglomerate where he was responsible for product development and marketing strategy for Processor, Cache controller chips and software. He also held management positions with Data General and Ridge Computers a pioneer in RISC architecture. He started his career at Intel as a memory designer. Nabil holds two patents and is the author of several papers.