Mr. Lynch brings 15 years of communications product development experience to Peraso, including 10 years of specific semiconductor IC development. Prior to founding Peraso, Mr. Lynch was a founder of Cogency Semiconductor, a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of modems for powerline networking. At Cogency, Mr. Lynch was primarily responsible for driving the system architecture, including product management duties for both the digital and analog products. Upon the Intellon acquisition of Cogency, Mr. Lynch became the Director of Software Engineering at Intellon. In this role, he made significant technical contributions to the HomePlug Powerline specification and was recognized by the organization as a HomePlug Fellow.