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About AONDevices

Company Profile

AONDevices (AON) is a fabless semiconductor company founded in 2018 by industry veterans with an average of 20+ years of expertise in voice, audio processing and AI. The company is headquartered in Irvine, CA.


Mouna El Khatib

CEO, CTO, and Co-Founder of AONDevices, Inc.

Dr. Adil Benyassine

VP, Technology

Daniel Schoch

VP Engineering

Mouna managed the formation of AONDevices, growing the team locally and internationally.
An industry expert in voice and audio processing, Mouna has over 20 years of experience in semiconductor technology with a successful track record in engineering and leadership.
Prior to AONDevices, Mouna architected and led the development of industry leading voice and audio semiconductor solutions for smartphones, PCs, smart speakers, and Internet of Things (IoT) at Qualcomm and Conexant.
Mouna is an active member of a number of industry organization, serves on the Global Semiconductor Alliance Women’s Leadership Council, runs the WLI Entrepreneurial Committee, and contributes to the advancement of Edge AI.
Mouna holds an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electricité et de Mécanique (ENSEM), eleven US patents and eleven pending patents.

With extensive experience in algorithm and product development in different areas of audio technologies such as speech coding and compression, audio signal classification, network and acoustic echo cancellation, speech enhancement, machine and deep learning.
Dr. Adil Benyassine has over 25 years of experience in audio & wireless signal processing algorithms. He held senior level engineering positions at Intel, Mindspeed and Conexant. He received his B.S. from The University of Texas at Austin, M.S. from San Diego State and earned his PH.D from New Jersey Institute of Technology, all in electrical engineering.
Dr. Benyassine is named as inventor/co-inventor in more than 30 issued patents.

Skilled in algorithm and RTL engineering, EDA, Physical Design, Microprocessors, and Application-Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC).
Daniel Schoch has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor business. Daniel is also the key architect and developer of iC-Haus product solutions.
Prior to AONDevices and iC-Haus, Daniel was founder and co-owner of Tekwiss USA and ncoder AG.
He also held engineering positions at Broadcom and Mindspeed.


Aruna Vittal

Technical Director

Eli Uc

Technical Director


Connor Guerrero

Lead Application Engineer


Alex Lenell

Machine Learning Developer


Spencer Thompson

Machine Learning Developer

George Mansour

Software Engineer

Board Members and Advisors

Mouna El Khatib

CEO, CTO Board Member

Martin Colombatto

Board Member

Bardia Moayedi

Legal Advisor

Dan Artusi


Zeev Collin


Global Staff, Contractors, and Partners Network


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