Mr. Faraj Aalaei
Faraj Aalaei is a veteran of high tech industry
with more than 22 years of experience in the telecommunications
He is the CEO of Centillium Communications, a
publicly traded company on NASDAQ, which he co-founded
in 1997. Centillium pioneered the broadband communication
industry by developing market leading DSL semiconductor
Prior to Centillium, Faraj held various management
and research and development positions with Fujitsu,
AT&T Bell Laboratories and M/A Comm.
He has chaired international standard committees
on broadband and made significant contribution
to the development of today's broadband networks.
Faraj is on the advisory board of a number of
high tech companies in Silicon Valley. He is also
on the advisory board of venture capital funds.
Faraj holds a MSEE from University of Massachusetts
and an MBA from University of New Hampshire. He
holds two U.S. patents.