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Zvi Or-Bach

Innovator for structured ASIC and founder of several companies.


Zvi Or-Bach is the founder of MonolithIC 3D Inc. (previously known as NuPGA) and serves as its president and CEO
Or-Bach has a history of fast-turn ASIC technology. His vision led to the invention of the first Structured ASIC architecture, the first single via programmable array, and the first laser-based system for one-day Gate Array customization.

Or-Bach founded eASIC in 1999 and served as the company’s CEO for six years.

Or-Bach founded Chip Express in 1989 (acquired by Gigoptix) and served as the company’s President and CEO.

Or-Bach held engineering management positions at Elbit Computers, Ltd., Israel (subsidiary of Elron) and Honeywell (Lexington, Massachusetts).

Or-Bach received his B.Sc. degree (1975) cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and M.Sc. (1979) with distinction in Computer Science, from the Weizmann Institute, Israel.