CEO interview: Exar's 'reboot' almost done, says DiNardo

Q1: Exar has been on steady corporate acquisition program over the last couple of years. Was it a case of consolidate or be consolidated? Louis DiNardo: The company pursued a lot of strategies between 2005 and 2012 and when I took over as CEO, January 3 2012, we were a relatively small company. There is latency between spending on R&D and return on investment so acquisition is a way to speed that up. We've been able to pick up assets:... Read more



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