Mr. Harrell joined Akustica after 10 successful years with Texas Instruments Semiconductor Group where he served as Director of Finance and Business Operations for the flagship Digital Signal Processor (DSP) division. In this role, Steve was responsible for ramping high volume DSP products through TI and external foundries as well as managing customer and vendor relationships. He brings extensive semiconductor business and financial leadership to the team, as well as manufacturing and supply chain experience in the consumer, industrial, telecommunications, and wireless industries.
Prior to TI, Mr. Harrell spent four years as a financial consultant with KPMG in Washington, DC.
He holds an MBA in Finance and Operations Management from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science degree from Radford University.