Analog Devices (ADI) has named Daniel Leibholz chief technology officer (CTO), charged with developing and leading ADI’s technology strategy for applications across the company’s end markets. Previously, he served as vice president (VP) of ADI’s communications business unit.

During his tenure leading the communications business unit, ADI saw tremendous growth from its products targeting the 5G wireless and wired markets. Prior to the communications role, Leibholz led a number of teams across the company, including digital signal processing and consumer/portable technologies.

He joined ADI in 2008 from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), where he was an AMD Fellow. Prior to AMD, Leibholz worked at Sun Microsystems, where he was recognized as a Distinguished Engineer.

“I am looking forward to this new role as we plot a path forward for Analog Devices. Our ambition to be ‘Ahead of What’s Possible,’ combined with our broad array of leading-edge technologies, positions the company for continued leadership in the years ahead.” — Dan Leibholz “Dan’s combination of technology vision, experience developing ADI’s digital and analog offerings and strong business background will help us to continue to deliver innovations of maximum impact for our customers and their markets, now and into the future.” — Vincent Roche, president and CEO