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Abhijit Y. Talwalkar
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Abhijit Y. Talwalkar has served as a member and Chairman of our board of directors since May 2016. Mr. Talwalkar is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of LSI Corporation, a leading provider of silicon, systems and software technologies for the storage and networking markets, a position he held from May 2005 until the completion of LSI’s merger with Avago Technologies in May 2014. From 1993 to 2005, Mr. Talwalkar was employed by Intel Corporation. At Intel, he held a number of senior management positions, including Corporate Vice President and Co-General Manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, which was comprised of Intel’s business client, server, storage and communications business, and Vice President and General Manager for the Intel Enterprise Platform Group, where he focused on developing, marketing, and supporting Intel business strategies for enterprise computing. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Talwalkar held senior engineering and marketing positions at Sequent Computer Systems, a multiprocessing computer systems design and manufacturer that later became a part of IBM, Bipolar Integrated Technology, Inc., a VLSI bipolar semiconductor company, and Lattice Semiconductor Inc., a service driven developer of programmable design solutions widely used in semiconductor components. Mr. Talwalkar has served on the board of directors of Lam Research Corporation since 2011, the board of directors of TE Connectivity since 2017, and has previously served as a member of the board of directors of LSI from 2005 to 2014 and the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association, a semiconductor industry trade association from 2005 to 2014. He was also a member of the U.S. delegation for World Semiconductor Council proceedings. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University.