Henry Samueli, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Samueli has served as our Chief Technical Officer since February 1, 2016. He was a cofounder of Broadcom Corporation, which we acquired in February 2016, and served as its Chief Technical Officer from its inception in 1991 to May 2008 and from December 2009 to January 2016. Dr. Samueli also served as Broadcom Corporation’s Vice President of Research and Development from 1991 to May 2003 and as a technology advisor from May 2008 to December 2009. Dr. Samueli has also been a Distinguished Adjunct Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1985 (on leave of absence since 1995). He has also been a Distinguished Adjunct Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of the University of California, Irvine since 2003. Prior to Broadcom Corporation, he was the Chief Scientist and one of the founders of PairGain Technologies. From 1980 until 1985, he was employed in various engineering management positions in the Electronics and Technology Division of TRW, Inc. Dr. Samueli is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Samueli served as Chairman or CoChairman of the board of directors of BRCM from 1991 to May 2008 and from May 2011 to January 2016. He received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a named inventor in 74 U.S. patents. Dr. Samueli’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his over 35 years of advanced engineering and leadership experience in the fields of communications systems and digital signal processing. In addition, his cofounding of Broadcom Corporation and his service as its Chief Technical Officer provide unique insights into, and understanding of, our operations, technologies and industry.