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Tigo Announces Michael Splinter to Join the Board of Directors

November 3, 2015
By Business Wire News


Tigo®, the smart module market leader, today announced that Mike Splinter is joining its Board of Directors.

“I am delighted to be joining the Board of Tigo,” said Mr. Splinter. “The smart module market is undergoing rapid growth, fueled by increased demand in the sector of solar technology. Tigo has innovative products and a dynamic team, and I look forward to working with them.”

Mike Splinter was president and chief executive officer of Applied Materials from 2003 to 2013 and chairman of the board from 2009 to June 2015. Splinter is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry and led Applied Materials to record revenue and profits during his tenure. Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mike was an executive at Intel Corporation.

Splinter, a recipient of the Robert Noyce award, is serving on the boards of the NASDAQ Group and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. He fulfills his commitment to education by sitting on the board of the University of Wisconsin Foundation. Splinter earned both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has also received an honorary Doctorate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

“We are proud and fortunate to welcome such a talented industry expert join our board,” said Zvi Alon, Chairman and CEO of Tigo. “Mr. Splinter’s broad and extensive experience in the semiconductor, and solar industries and his counsel will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors. We look forward to benefitting from his expertise.”

About Tigo

Tigo is the market leader in smart module technology for the solar industry. The Silicon Valley Company utilizes a patented technology to increase energy production, simplify design and installation, improve fire safety, and ensure the highest uptime and reliability with cloud-based monitoring. Tigo’s modular TS4 platform can be selectively deployed with different functionalities per module at different price points utilizing Predictive IV (PIV) technology to maximize energy harvest at minimal cost. Tigo’s integrated solution is the first and most successful smart module solution in the industry.

Tigo is online at

Tigo, Inc.
Nolwenn Carcione, 1-408-402-0802, Ext. #430