VP Worldwide Sales Mark McMillan at Sonics

Placement Announcement

About Mark

Prior to joining Sonics, Mark McMillan served as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Bsquare since February 2010. Prior to that, Mark led the growth of several high tech companies serving as CEO or in senior sales capacities. Specifically, from 2008 to 2010, Mark was CEO and Founder of Global IPR Exchange Corp., an electronic exchange designed to provide liquidity to the transactional patent license market. From 2007 to 2008, he was Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales for Smith Micro Software, Inc., a developer of mobile applications and solutions for the communications industry. From 1999 to 2007, Mark held various roles at Insignia Solutions, PLC, a public embedded software company specializing in embedded Java and mobile device management solutions, including Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President, Sales and Senior Vice President, Sales.

Mark McMillan, VP Worldwide Sales

July, 2012. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Mark McMillan has been named Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Sonics, Inc.

About Sonics

Sonics, Inc. is the leader of system IP for cloud-scale SoCs. As a pioneer of network-on-chip (NoC) technology, Sonics offers SoC designers one of the world’s largest portfolios of system IP for mobile, digital entertainment, wireless and home networking. With a broad array of silicon-proven IP, Sonics helps designers eliminate memory bottlenecks associated with complex, high-speed SoC design, streamline and unify data flows and solve persistent network challenges in embedded systems with multiple cores. Founded in 1996, Sonics is headquartered in Milpitas, CA with offices worldwide.


Mark’s decades of leadership and deep expertise in the mobile market will be invaluable to Sonics as we expand our global footprint and team with existing and new customers to design any cloud-connected device in the market today

Grant A. Pierce, President & CEO, Sonics

Mark has joined Sonics at a critical time, with the release of industry changing solutions to accelerate time-to-market and increased performance in SOC’s development.

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners

Sonics offers a unique blend of systems IP solutions and services that accelerate time-to-market, reduce die size, increased performance and improve power management for complex, multi-core SOCs. I am extremely excited to be joining Sonics, the systems IP market leader, and look forward to working with their excellent team.

Mark McMillan, VP Worldwide Sales, Sonics