VP Silicon Engineering, Co-Founder
Mr. Darren Engelkemier serves as our Vice President of Silicon Engineering and is responsible for semiconductor strategy and engineering execution.
Darren has over 20 years of leading silicon innovation. Prior to co-founding Ethernovia, he was Vice President of Digital Engineering at Aquantia Corp (AQ: NYSE, acquired by Marvell in 2019) where he was responsible for global semiconductor development. At Aquantia, he led the worlds' first integrated 10G Ethernet MAC/PHY chips with partner Intel which created the revenue stream for an eventual IPO. Prior to Aquantia, Darren led wifi chips at Qualcomm, video processing chips at Silicon Image, and networking chips at Ciena. Darren was responsible for Ciena's worldwide ASIC and FPGA development via Ciena's acquisition of start-up Lightera Networks where Darren was the first engineer.
Mr. Engelkemier is co-author of 5 patents. He holds both a Masters in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.