Tony Pialis is a visionary entrepreneur focused on developing technologies for next generation connectivity. In the last 25 years, he has privately funded and founded three semiconductor companies, and personally led two of them, all targeting semiconductor connectivity technologies. Tony is currently the CEO of Alphawave Semi, a vertically integrated semiconductor company and a global leader in high-speed connectivity for the world’s technology infrastructure. Alphawave’s solutions meet the needs of global tier-one customers in data centers, compute, networking, AI, 5G, autonomous vehicles, and storage. His two previous semiconductor companies, had successful exits, generating more than $100-Million in aggregate value. As CEO of Alphawave Semi (AWE), Tony took the company public in 2021 for $4.3-Billion USD, on the London Stock Exchange, and at that time, marked the largest semiconductor IPO in history.