About Us

mSilica Incorporated is a supplier of smart mixed-signal power management ICs. These ICs utilize a unique combination of analog and digital circuit techniques to enable electronic equipment manufacturers to significantly improve power efficiency and reliability, reduce system cost and save board real estate.

Initial products are targeted for the LED backlight market for notebooks and LCD TV/Monitors as well as general illumination.  mSilica has introduced several families of chips to address these markets.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA in the heart of Silicon Valley, mSilica offers worldwide support through offices in Korea and Taiwan with sales representatives throughout Asia, North America and Europe.


mSilica team members come from the leading analog and mixed-signal semiconductor companies such as Maxim, National Semiconductor, Marvell, ADI, MPS, etc and have collectively delivered multiple power management ICs, many of which have shipped in high volume.

* Bert Tao, CEO
* Dilip S, CTO & VP, Engineering, Co-Founder
* Tushar Dhayagude, VP, Sales & Marketing, Co-Founder
* Hendrik Santo, mSilica Fellow & Founding Member


mSilica’s investment partners include DCM, Sierra Ventures and Storm Ventures LLC  and with combined assets of over $3.5B and investments in leading companies such as SMIC, SigmaTel, Foundry Networks, Intuit, 2Wire and many more.

Board of Directors

* Bert Tao, CEO
* Dilip S, CTO, VP Engineering, Co-Founder
* Peter Moran , General Partner, DCM
* Sanjay Subhedar , General Partner, Storm Ventures
* Ben Yu , Managing Director, Sierra Ventures


mSilica chips are being evaluated and designed in to products by many of the leading LCD TV, notebook and display panel companies in Asia and the U.S.