Mete Erturk

Vice President of Engineering

Mete Erturk is Vice President of Engineering at Silanna Semiconductor, Inc. He joined the company in 2018 and leads AC-DC product development functions, including IC Design & Layout, Systems Architecture, and Application Engineering. Previously, he was CEO of Appulse Power, an early-stage start-up that Silanna acquired.

Dr. Erturk is a creative and analytical thinker with a proven track record of executive success. He has held leadership roles at IBM Microelectronics, Dialog Semiconductor and Qualcomm. Throughout his 20-year career, his primary focus has been on developing power management ICs and related semiconductor technologies. 

Dr. Erturk has a strong appetite for business development, problem-solving, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has earned a B.S.E.E. from the University of Evansville, an M.S.E.E from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont.