Innovative Silicon Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., developer of the Z-ram zero-capacitor floating body memory technology, has announced that Jeff Lewis has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing and business development. Lewis, a 20-year veteran in the semiconductor IP industry, has been with the company since January 2006, initially as vice president of marketing, but most recently as VP of marketing and business development. In his new role, he will be responsible for creating strategic engagements with major semiconductor manufacturers. Lewis will continue to report to Mark-Eric Jones, president and CEO of Innovative Silicon. Prior to joining the company, Lewis was president and CEO of CiraNova Inc., an analog EDA company. Before that, he held VP-level positions at FormFactor Inc., Artisan Components Inc., and at Compass Design / VLSI Technology.