SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CTO Forum and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced that Pirooz Parvarandeh, Chief Technology Officer for Maxim Integrated, has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board. The CTO Forum brings together senior technology executives and business leaders to discuss and collaborate on key technology issues facing the industry. Their goal is to accelerate technical innovation across organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/SF71654LOGO) "It is a great honor to have Pirooz serve on the CTO Forum Advisory Board. He is known as an industry leader in developing new technologies with a deliberate focus on stimulating technical innovation. His experience, vision, and knowledge will be a tremendous asset for the CTO Forum," said Basheer Janjua, founder and chairman of the CTO Forum and CEO of Integnology Corporation. Pirooz Parvarandeh joined Maxim in 1987 and brought Maxim several years of design experience. He became Chief Technology Officer in 2009 and has been a Group President of several of the company's analog business units since 2005. As the Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Parvarandeh champions efforts to stimulate technical innovation throughout the company. He manages the Technology Development and Innovation Group which comprises Process Technology R&D, Electronic Design Automation, Modeling, and ESD. He also oversees Maxim Labs, an organization chartered to deliver fundamental innovative, breakthrough technology for the company. Under his leadership, selected engineers have the opportunity to focus for long periods of time on difficult problems without interruptions. In recent years Maxim has seen a significant rise in the number of its patent applications. About the CTO Forum The CTO Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a trusted, open and creative environment where the brightest minds of our times convene to address the industry's most important issues. The CTO Forum brings together the best minds in the technology from different industries to define opportunities, and to collaborate in harnessing the extraordinary potential of technology. The CTO Forum's mission is to deliver a Global Innovation Platform, where technology leaders collaborate and co-create the technology and solutions that will be critical to meeting tomorrow's global opportunities and challenges. For more information, visit www.ctoforum.org. About Maxim Integrated At Maxim Integrated, we put analog together in a way that sets our customers apart. In Fiscal 2012, we reported revenues of $2.4 billion. Media Contact for Maxim Integrated:LuAnn Walden(408) 601-5430 email@example.comMedia Contact for the CTO Forum:Alice CzepcovaPR & Marketing ManagerThe CTO Forum(415) 349-1614 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.