Andrea Betti-Berutto

Chief Technology Officer, Hardware



Andrea Betti-Berutto is GigCapital Hardware CTO and board member of GigCapital4 and GigInternational1, senior technologist and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of industry experience, from RF and optical interconnect systems to RFIC semiconductor technologies. Before joining GigCapital, Mr. Betti-Berutto was a Fellow of Optical Interconnect Business Units at Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ IDTI), leading the integration of the former GigPeak technical team after its acquisition by IDT.

As a hands-on executive with an extensive professional background, Mr. Betti-Berutto has experience in product, technology, and business roadmap definition; strategic initiatives; company reorganization; product development; NPI processes; M&As. He was previously VP of Engineering of Iterra Communications, a pioneer in creating semiconductors for 40G next-gen optical networks that he also co-founded, before going on to co-found and serve as CTO at GigOptix.

Mr. Betti-Berutto has worked at a number of international companies, among them Fujitsu in the United States, the European Space Agency in the Netherlands, and Space Engineering SpA in Italy. He has published multiple papers covering the IEEE field and holds US patents in the area of high-speed RF and optical integrated circuits.


10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

Wednesday June 23, 2021

Shepherding the Technology SPAC

  • Using the private-to-public equity (PPE) methodology
  • Value of a “guaranteed” IPO via SPAC
  • Lessons learned and specific benefits for tech companies
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