Henry Samueli, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Samueli served as our Chief Technical Officer from February 2016 to December 2018. He was a cofounder of Broadcom Corporation and served as its Chief Technical Officer from its inception in August 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 Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1985 (on leave of absence since 1995) and 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 and management positions in the Electronics and Technology Division of TRW, Inc. Dr. Samueli served as Chairman or Co-Chairman of the board of directors of Broadcom Corporation from August 1991 to May 2008 and from May 2011 to January 2016. Dr. Samueli is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering. 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 75 U.S. patents. Dr. Samueli’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his over 40 years of engineering and management experience in the fields of communications systems and semiconductors. In addition, his co-founding of Broadcom Corporation and his prior service as its Chief Technical Officer provide unique insights into, and understanding of, our operations, technologies and industry.