Ethernet speed transitions have garnered close attention from networking industry vendors, consumers and analysts, as they trigger new technology buying cycles & periods of rapid change in the Ethernet performance cost curve.
Rochan Sankar serves as Senior Director of Product Management and Marketing for Broadcom Corporation’s Infrastructure and Networking Group (ING), focused on data center switching technologies. Sankar has 19 years of experience defining, managing, and bringing to market leading-edge semiconductor products for the networking and communications industries, including Broadcom’s industry-leading StrataXGS Trident and Tomahawk switching franchises. Prior to Broadcom, Sankar has held senior positions in chip architecture, strategic marketing, and business development at broad-line and startup semiconductor firms. Sankar earned a Bachelor’s of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and holds 6 U.S. patents in the area of high-performance chip architectures.