關於 Granite River Labs

GRL創立於2010年初,服務宗旨是在高速訊號發展快速且越發複雜的研發環境下為顧客實施高速傳輸測試並提供專業解決方案。成立至今,GRL已與500多家半導體及系統公司合作,並在全球設立測試實驗室與研發中心,提供專業的認證測試服務自動化解決方案

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我們的技術

GRL提供有別以往的「測試服務」,專業領先的技術更是為顧客所信賴。相較於一般的一致性測試,GRL更進一步協助IC端與系統端的錯誤排解,從壓力測試到晶片功能驗證,協助研發團隊解決問題並提供相關的解決方案及測試方法。

我們的經驗

GRL是全球各大科技公司及新興開發商值得信賴的合作夥伴。結合專業的技術人員、高性能的標準測試設備、自動化測試解決方案和便利的服務據點等優勢,提供客戶最完善且專業的服務及容易操作的測試解決方案。我們與客戶一起克服新產品驗證和高速訊號測試所帶來的挑戰。

經營團隊

GRL全球領導團隊

Johnson Tan

Co-Founder & CEO

Quintin Anderson

Co-Founder & COO

Darrell Carpenter

CFO and Executive Vice President

Vamshi Kandalla

Chief Strategy Officer

Holger Kunz

President World Wide Services

Evan Sun

President World Wide Solutions

JJ Chou

Vice President & General Manager, GRL Services

Alan Chuang

Vice President and General Manager, GRL Greater China

Cyan Chen

General Manager, GRL Shanghai

Annie Tao

General Manager, GRL Dongguan

Lutz Menzfeld

General Manager, GRL Germany

Jee-Woong Moon

General Manager, GRL South Korea

Johnson Tan
Johnson Tan

Co-Founder & CEO

As CEO, Johnson’s main goal is to help customer navigate a world where connectivity solutions continue to get faster, proliferate, and get harder to implement. Johnson was previously VP & GM of the USB and Networking Business Units at SMSC, a fabless semiconductor company focused on connectivity solutions. Through his experiences developing, adopting and selling connectivity technologies, Johnson takes a very customer centric view on GRL’s service model and offerings. He holds a BS and MS in EECS from MIT, and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Quintin Anderson
Quintin Anderson

Co-Founder & COO

Quintin runs operations at GRL and focuses on creating superior customer experiences through extraordinary levels of customer service. Since 2015, Quintin has served on the Board of Directors of the HDMI Forum, whose purpose is to to guide the future direction of HDMI technology, develop new versions of the HDMI Specification, and foster broader global adoption and interoperability. Prior to co-founding GRL, Quintin held leadership positions with Deloitte Consulting on three continents and has extensive experience in operations, finance, and general management. He earned a BS with highest honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

Darrell Carpenter
Darrell Carpenter

CFO and Executive Vice President

Darrell has held a variety of executive financial leadership positions over the last 20 years. Before joining Granite River Labs as CFO and EVP, he was most recently the VP Global Finance with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) where he held 3 finance leadership roles focused on global business development, regional and global financial management and corporate-wide initiatives. Prior to joining UL, Darrell worked at Publicis Groupe for +12 years as a finance leader and led several international teams focused on internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley and where he became CFO & SVP of Leo Burnett USA and ARC Worldwide. Darrell holds a BBA in Finance from University of Houston and a Masters in Accounting from University of Texas at Dallas.

Vamshi Kandalla
Vamshi Kandalla

Chief Strategy Officer

Vamshi brings to GRL a strong track record of success with over 20 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to GRL, Vamshi was the head of Symmetricom’s Global Embedded Solutions Division responsible for global marketing, product management, technical management and business creation; and held leadership positions with Applied Micro, MosChip Semiconductor, and Standard Microsystems (SMSC). Vamshi holds a B.E. in Instrumentation Engineering and an MBA.

Holger Kunz
Holger Kunz

President World Wide Services

Holger brings over 25 years of experience in TIC. Prior to GRL, Holger has held various roles with TÜV Rheinland (TÜVR), a global leader in the Testing, Inspection, Certification (TIC) industry. He oversaw tremendous growth and margin expansion through various organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions. Holger has developed and implemented global processes for project management utilizing excellent quality management. Solid multi-disciplinary background with years of experience from data privacy to sales and HR. He has a proven track record of turning around businesses, achieving double digit growth, straddling short term results and long-term strategy execution.

Evan Sun
Evan Sun

President World Wide Solutions

Responsible for delivering state-of-the-art test solution products and driving the development of new product offerings. In addition to managing the Solution Business Unit’s P&L, he is also in charge of implementing business strategy and guiding investments, which include M&A activity. Mr. Sun holds an M.S. in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an M.B.A. Concentration in Finance & Entrepreneurship from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

JJ Chou
JJ Chou

Vice President & General Manager, GRL Services

JJ runs operations for GRL Taiwan and focuses on creating superior customer experiences through extraordinary levels of customer service. Prior to GRL, JJ spent 10 years in sales and product management roles at Edimax Technology.

Alan Chuang
Alan Chuang

Vice President and General Manager, GRL Greater China

Alan manages all aspects needed for Greater China business growth in corporate regional business strategy. Solid technical background combined with 15 years of multi-disciplinary experience, from business vision to hands-on product development in electrical and electronic testing and instrumentation industry. Prior to GRL, Alan worked in Agilent and Rigol as Channel sales, Business development manager, Regional sales manager. He holds an MS in Electrophysics from National Chiao Tung University.

Cyan
Cyan Chen

General Manager, GRL Shanghai

Cyan brings 16 years of experience on SI/PI Validation. Expertise in TBT, USB, PCIe, SATA, DisplayPort/DisplayHDR certification program and is USB-IF Certified Engineer. Cyan manages the daily operations of GRL Shanghai, including allocating budget resources, formulating policies, coordinating business operations, monitoring and motivating staff. She is also responsible for managing operational costs, ensuring good customer service, improving administration processes, engaging with vendors and identifying business opportunities.

Annie
Annie Tao

General Manager, GRL Dongguan

Annie Tao is the General Manager for Granite River Labs’s in Dongguan. An industry veteran with a decade of experience in Mainland China’s IT market, she has been in charge of the GRL lab since it was launched in 2018, developing sales strategies and achieving revenue targets. She is responsible for enhancing and expanding the laboratory’s capabilities and testing capacity, which includes USB cable and connectors, DP1.2 and 1.4, HDMI 2.1, USB 3.2, Power Delivery and Quick Charge.

Lutz Menzfeld
Lutz Menzfeld

General Manager, GRL Germany

As General Manager for Germany, Lutz Menzfeld is responsible for leading GRLs’ expansion in Europe. He is a manufacturing veteran with decades of experience in shaping organizations as they adapt to new business structures, embrace new processes and implement new production technologies. In addition to an in-depth understanding in sourcing, logistic and supply chain management, Menzfeld is an expert in quality management systems and processes. He held leadership positions with TÜV Rheinland where he led the global continuous improvement team. He has also held senior management positions in Europe and Asia Pacific, with manufacturers of sophisticated, precision-engineered products.

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Jee-Woong Moon

General Manager, GRL South Korea

Jee-Woong is the General Manager or Granite River Labs Korea, as well as Vice President for Regional Large Accounts. In addition to launching GRL’s first point of presence internationally important Korean market, he is responsible for growing the organization’s business across a broad range of sectors, including semiconductor, automotive and consumer electronics. Prior to GRL, Jee-Woong was Sales Vice President, APAC for TUV Rheinland Korea. During his 15-year tenure at TUV, he ran the organization’s business in Korea and was responsible for sales in 9 APAC locations. Jee-Wong has worked for some of the biggest names in the tech sector, such as Motorola Networks Inc., where he was the Key Account Manager/PM for Korea Telecom PowerTel and Network infrastructure equipment sales, and Maxon Telecom. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Kyung-Hee University.

專業知識

GRL的技術團隊由一群來自測試業界和半導體產業的資深專家所組成,在高速訊號技術和相關學科領域皆有深厚的專業知識。專業的技術可支撐我們提供「測試」外的其他服務,包含訊號完整度分析、Analog/SERDES設計、IC特性、協議和應用層設計、測試方法開發及測試自動化軟體。

GRL技術團隊擁有來自包括泰克、英特爾、博通、NEC/瑞薩、O2Micro、Rambus、J-Micron、Microchip、Applied Micro和朗訊科技在內等多家領先企業的經驗。

我們的首要任務為建立一間極具吸引力、有發展、留住優秀人才的優良企業。如果您有興趣加入GRL這個持續成長的團隊,請瀏覽我們的求職頁面與我們聯絡

技術領導團隊

GRL專業團隊皆為測試業界及半導體產業公認的專家,他們擁有多年的經驗能克服困難棘手的測試挑戰、排除錯誤與了解設計需求。

Miki Takahashi

Executive Vice President of Engineering

Eugene Sushansky

Vice President of Global Engineering

Steven Lee

Director of QA

Sandy Chang

Engineering Fellow & Technical Director, GRL Taiwan

Rajaraman Venkatachalam

Executive Vice President of Protocol and Power Solutions

Vasudev Uttharahalli

Senior Director-Product Management and Business Development

Darren W. Gray

Engineering Fellow, GRL Santa Clara

Kiyoki Sekine

Engineering Manager, GRL Japan

Shibin Veerendrakumar

Senior Engineering Fellow & Technical Director, GRL India

Chin Hun Yaep

Director of Software Engineering, GRL Penang

Katsuhiro Watanabe

Technical Marketing Manager, GRL Japan

Allen Chen

Director of Engineering , GRL Dongguan

Creda Man

Engineer Manager, GRL Shanghai

Miki Takahashi
Miki Takahashi

Executive Vice President of Engineering

Miki spent 15 years at O2Micro, Advanced Chip Express and NEC most recently as Analog Design Manager, taking the lead in SERDES IP development and integration into ICs and systems. Miki is an expert in SERDES design, SD Interfaces (UHS-1, UHS-2), CF Interfaces (CFast, XQD), and JEDEC (DDR, UFS). Miki currently Chairs the SD Card Association UHS-TG to drive SI discussion and test specification for UHS-II (SD4.0).

Eugene Sushansky
Eugene Sushansky

Vice President of Global Engineering

Eugene spent over two years at Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) where he was a Senior Hardware Engineering Validation Manager, and over 13 years at PLX Technology (now Broadcom) as Senior Design Manager. Eugene is an expert in silicon and system characterization, as well as SERDES and discrete components validation. He has extensive expertise in receiver and transmitter testing for PCI Express, SAS, SATA, and other high speed data standards..

Steven Lee
Steven Lee

Director of QA

With over 25 years experience in QA, Steven manages functional test programs at GRL world-wide, including MFi, HomeKit, Thunderbolt, and USB. Prior to joining GRL, Steven spent 16 years at Apple as USB SQA Manager working on many hardware projects. Prior to Apple, Steven worked for Everex, Borland and Fujitsu PC in similar QA roles.

Sandy Chang
Sandy Chang

Engineering Fellow & Technical Director, GRL Taiwan

Sandy spent 14 years at J-Micron and Agilent/HP most recently as System Design Manager. Sandy is an expert in SATA, USB, PCI Express, HDMI, DisplayPort, DDR, and Ethernet compliance, characterization, and debugging.

Rajaraman Venkatachalam
Rajaraman Venkatachalam

Executive Vice President of Protocol and Power Solutions

Raja spent over 14 years at Tektronix, Intel and Prodigy Technovations leading the development of automated testing solutions for high speed digital interfaces. Raja has deep experience in post-silicon validation methodologies and developing electrical and protocol compliance testing tools, and is an expert in HDMI, MHL, DisplayPort, UniPro, PCI Express, SD, I2C, SPI, UART, and MMC.

Vasudev Uttharahalli
Vasudev Uttharahalli

Senior Director-Product Management and Business Development

Vasudev U N  Senior Director Product Management and Business Development
Vasu has a rich experience of over 30 years in the Test and Measurement and Embedded Solutions space.  Performed various key roles in his 21 years at Tektronix with the last role as the strategic product planner. Vasudev has extensive expertise in MIPI, PCIE, HDMI, DisplayPort, AVNU, and USB standards. Vasu has held key industry positions such as Board of Directors HDMI Forum, Chairman Test Subgroup HDMI Forum, and Vice-Chairman Test Subgroup HDMI Forum. 

Darren W. Gray
Darren W. Gray

Engineering Fellow, GRL Santa Clara

Darren spent over 8 years at Tektronix/Synthesys Research where he was a senior application engineer. Darren is an expert in receiver testing and optical transceiver characterization, and his wide-breadth of expertise in high-speed serial data standards includes IEEE 802.3 Ethernet, USB, PCI Express, DisplayPort, and MIPI.

Kiyoki Sekine
Kiyoki Sekine

Engineering Manager, GRL Japan

Kiyoki spent 22 years as an engineer for communication engineering area in OKI, Lucent Technologies, HMS Industrial Networks and XXCAL Japan. Kiyoki has expertise in USB (2.0/3.1/Power Delivery), RF/DSP (3GPP, WiFi and ZigBee), and Industrial Ethernet. Kiyoki is the certified test engineer from USB-IF and qualified by the Japanese government as a Professional Engineer (IE).

Shibin Veerendrakumar
Shibin Veerendrakumar

Senior Engineering Fellow & Technical Director, GRL India

Shibin spent last 11 years at Intel, Nvidia, Freescale and ST Microelectronics, most recently as Staff Engineer. Shibin has deep experience in post-silicon validation and protocol compliance testing and is an expert in System integration, SOC bring up, PCI Express, USB, MIPI, DDR, LPDDR, Laser diode driver, ADC & DAC.

Chin-Hun Yaep
Chin Hun Yaep

Director of Software Engineering, GRL Penang

Chin Hun Yaep has over 11 years of experience developing automated test solutions at Agilent, Vitrox, and Intel, most recently as a Senior Software Engineer. Chin Hun has especially deep expertise in PCI Express, USB, DisplayPort, and HDMI electrical test solutions.

Katsuhiro Watanabe
Katsuhiro Watanabe

Technical Marketing Manager, GRL Japan

Katsuhiro spent over 35 years at Tektronix most recently as a technical marketing manager for high speed digital, RF and Video test and measurement. Katsuhiro has deep experience in high speed serial interface, especially video and display interfaces. He was active in the development of the HDMI electrical Compliance Test Spec.

Allen Chen
Allen Chen

Director of Engineering , GRL Dongguan

Allen Chen spent over 15 years at ITRI, Sunplus, and XinzeDigital. Allen Chen is an expert in IP Verification, SI/PI Simulation, Mipi, HDMI, DisplayPort, and DDR.

Creda Man
Creda Man

Engineer Manager, GRL Shanghai

Creda Man has over 17 years of experience in server/laptop SI and function verification with expertise in TBT, USB, SATA certification program, and PCle, Ethernet compliance test solutions.