Inphi® Corp. established the first of its Global Centers for Design Innovation in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley Design Center, which will be managed by Ali Wehbi, expands the depth of technical resources Inphi applies in designing integrated circuits that deliver the world’s best performance and highest signal integrity for processing data in the most demanding communication and computing systems.

“The Silicon Valley Design Center represents the next step in Inphi’s aggressive expansion strategy,” said Norman K. Yeung, Inphi Corp.’s vice president, engineering. “This location enables us to synchronize our development initiatives with our Silicon Valley-based strategic partners and customers, and capitalize on the area’s enormous cache of talent and knowledge.”

Since its inception Inphi has become synonymous with technical excellence. Leading corporations rely on the company’s components to transport, store, deliver and test high-speed data for the world’s most innovative high-performance communications and computing systems. The Silicon Valley Design Center augments Inphi’s leadership in innovative designs, dedication to excellence in product development, and commitment to advancing industry standards. Inphi Corp. expects the Silicon Valley Design Center to employ nearly 100 of the area’s best technical minds within five years. Recruiting efforts for immediate openings are underway, with information available online at

Prior to joining Inphi Corp., Wehbi managed the Mobius Microsystems Sunnyvale and Detroit design centers as vice president of design engineering. Additionally, he worked in increasingly responsible senior engineering positions at ARM, Cypress Semiconductor, Integrated Device Technology Advanced Micro Devices, and Applied Micro Circuits Corp.