Steve Hanson joined the board of Deca Technologies in 2010.
Hanson is a senior partner in Southwest Value Acquisitions, a private equity firm. He has more than 32 years of experience as a senior executive of technology companies, including 28 years at Motorola in various engineering, management and leadership positions such as three years as corporate vice president and general manager of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Semiconductor Group and culminating as senior vice president and general manager for the Standard Components Group. For more than three years, Mr. Hanson was president and chief executive officer of ON Semiconductor, where he led a very rapid transformation from a private entity to a public company amid a major acquisition and a process of transforming the company into a global leader in power management technologies.
Mr. Hanson has served Arizona State University as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, W.P. Carey School of Business and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering. He was awarded the Dean’s Award for Innovation in Executive Education by the W.P. Carey School of Business and is listed in Who’s Who of the Electronics Industry. Mr. Hanson holds a BSEE from the College of Engineering at Arizona State University.