Resonant Appoints Dylan J. Kelly as Chief Operating Officer

Resonant, a company that is transforming the market for RF front-ends (RFFE) by disrupting the RFFE supply chain has appointed Dylan J. Kelly as Chief Operating Officer effectively from December 2, 2019. Kelly will report to Resonant's Chairman and CEO George B. Holmes and be responsible for Resonant's Engineering, Product Marketing, and Operations functions.

Dylan's extensive semiconductor business expertise and professional network across a broad range of areas including smartphones, wireless infrastructure, and test and measurement, are a natural fit for this new role focused on optimizing company-wide operational performance and expanding the customer and industry relationships. At Resonant, Dylan will be building on his long history of growing businesses. The company will leverage Dylan's Mobile Wireless semiconductors' expertise to accelerate the development of Resonant's standard IP filter library, and, in particular, accelerate its high-frequency technologies, such as XBAR, to market.

Dylan Kelly brings to Resonant more than 20 years of leadership experience in semiconductor product development, product marketing, and high-volume manufacturing. Prior to joining Resonant, Kelly most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer for pSemi, a Murata Company, where he was responsible for the company's RF semiconductor business, as well as corporate manufacturing operations, IT, and quality. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Mobile Wireless business unit from 2010 to 2017. Before being acquired by Murata in 2014, pSemi was known as Peregrine Semiconductor, a publicly-traded company from 2012 to 2014. Kelly pioneered the use of silicon-on-insulator technology for RF front-end applications with the company from 2000 - 2010 and held numerous positions in development, marketing, and sales management positions. Kelly started his career at Motorola in 1999 in the development of RF transceivers.

He holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego. Kelly is the author of numerous technical papers and has 49 issued and pending patents.