Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment placing Samir Armaly on the Board of Directors for InterDigital (NASDAQ: IDCC), a mobile and video technology research and development company. Major Executive Search Board Practice Search Partner Teresa Jacques conducted the assignment along with Founder and CEO, Sue Major.
Samir is an experienced technology executive with a deep understanding of the video services sector and global IP licensing. From June 2020 to March 2022, Samir was the President, IP Licensing of Xperi (now Adeia) Inc., a leading IP licensing business, and before that was a strategic advisor on intellectual property matters to the CEO and Board of Directors of Rovi and its successor TiVo Corporation. He graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering and received his J.D. degree from the University of California Berkeley.
“Samir combines a keen insight into key technology markets with excellent experience in global IP licensing,” said S. Doug Hutcheson, Chairman of the Board, InterDigital. “We believe his background in the implementation of video and other media technologies across a growing range of devices and services will be incredibly valuable in broadening InterDigital’s existing licensing programs and in helping to develop new opportunities.”
“As we continue to see the rise of streaming video, the convergence of wireless and video technologies, and the proliferation of connected devices, this is an incredibly exciting time for InterDigital,” said Samir Armaly.
This placement highlights Major Executive Search’s commitment to finding optimal board director talent for leading technology companies worldwide.
InterDigital develops mobile and video technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry’s most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks, better video delivery, and richer multimedia experiences years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world’s leading technology companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ.