[Atheros Letterhead] (December 30th, 2003)
On behalf of Atheros Communications, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), I am pleased to extend you an offer to join the Company. This letter sets forth the basic terms and conditions of your employment with the Company. We would like you to begin your employment with the Company on or before November 25, 2003. This offer expires on November 21, 2003. By signing this letter, you will be agreeing to these terms. It is important that you understand clearly both what your benefits are and what is expected of you by the Company.