Management Team

Hiro Kozato

Chief Executive Officer

Hiro Kozato is the CEO and President of Techpoint since founding the company in 2012. Mr. Kozato was the former founder and CEO of Techwell whom he took public in 2006 and sold Techwell to Intersil for $455 million in 2010. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Kozato was President of Sigmax, a start-up company based in Silicon Valley developing CD-ROM controller chips. Sigmax was sold to Adaptec in 1996. From 1987 to 1994, Mr. Kozato was the Business Controller for Ricoh, a large Japanese electronics conglomerate, where he was responsible for Ricoh's US semiconductor business. Mr. Kozato started his career at Tomen, a large Japanese trading company. Mr. Kozato holds a B.S. in Mathematics from UC Santa Barbara.

Feng Kuo

Chief Technology Officer

Feng Kuo is the CTO and cofounder of Techpoint. Dr. Kuo served as the Vice President of Engineering at Intersil Corporation after Intersil had acquired Techwell in in 2010 and served as CTO of Techwell from 1998 to 2010. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Kuo was the VP of Engineering of Sigmax, a start-up company based in the Silicon Valley developing CD-ROM controller chips. Sigmax was sold to Adaptec in 1996. From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Kuo was a Product Manager at Seiko, where he designed a variety of analog and mixed signal semiconductors. Dr. Kuo started his career at Hypres, a superconductor IC Company. Dr. Kuo holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Taiwan National University and a M.S. and PhD from the Stony Brook University of New York.

Darron Ma

General Manager and Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Darron Ma is the General Manager and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Techpoint Inc. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Ma was the Vice President and General Manager of the Video Products Group at Conexant Systems. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Ma was the Product Line Director of worldwide video business for Intersil Corporation after Intersil had acquired Techwell Inc. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Ma was the Director of sales and later on the President of Greater China for Techwell Inc. Prior to joining Techwell, Mr. Ma was a Marketing Manager at PLX Technology and an ASIC design engineer at Netchip Technology. Mr. Ma holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UCLA.

Maureen Monahan
Chief Financial Officer

Maureen Monahan is the Chief Financial Officer at Techpoint. Prior to joining us, Ms. Monahan served as a consultant for Resources Connection, Inc. (“RGP”), a multinational professional services firm where she advised clients on finance, accounting and SEC reporting, from May 2016 to September 2020. Prior to her role at RGP, Ms. Monahan served as Vice President of Finance at Complete Genomics, Inc, a human genome DNA sequencing company, from 2008 to January 2016, and as Corporate Controller at Techwell, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 2005 to 2008. Ms. Monahan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and an MBA from Santa Clara University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Fan Kung

Vice President of Operations

Fan Kung is the Vice President of Operations at Techpoint. Prior to joining Techpoint in 2018, Mr. Kung was the QA Manager at Sigma Designs from 2004 to 2018. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Kung was the Product Engineering manager at ZettaCom. Mr. Kung was the Sr. Operations Manager at Acorn Networks from 2000 to 2001 and at Vertex Networks from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Kung had started his career of over 20 years at Oak Technology from 1992 to 1997 as a Sr. Product Engineer. Mr. Kung received his B.S. degree in Applied Physics from Tamkang University in Taiwan and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology.


Hiroshi Kondo
Vice President of Corporate Marketing & President of Techpoint Japan K.K.

From 1999 to 2021 Mr. Kondo worked as General Manager/Director for the IPO department in Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., one of the leading investment bank and brokerage houses in Japan. He started his career as an IPO consultant, including advising on legal disclosure, corporate governance, accounting, compliance and etc., in order to pass the listing examination by the stock exchange and the authorities in 1985 in Yamaichi Securities Co., Ltd. After Yamaichi ceased operations in 1998, he worked for Sumitomo Capital Securities Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary of Sumitomo Bank, currently Daiwa Securities) and IBJ Securities Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary of The Industrial Bank of Japan, currently Mizuho Securities) to introduce the equity underwriting business for bank-affiliated securities houses which were only licensed to handle debt securities at that time. Throughout his career as an IPO consultant, he advised hundreds of IPO ideas and accomplished more than 60 IPOs, additional listings and step-up listings. Mr. Kondo holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo.