Faraj Aalaei

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Aquantia Corp.

Faraj Aalaei

Faraj Aalaei

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Aquantia Corp.

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Aquantia Corp.
Centillium Communications, Inc.

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944

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1961

Age

57

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Co-Founder at Aquantia Corp.

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Founder at Pinnacle Ventures LLC

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Professional at Inphi Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Alion Energy, Inc.

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Managing Director-Canada & USA Company Relations at Rusnano OJSC

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Co-Founder at Pyze, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at QuickSilver Technology, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, RF Business Unit at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Inc.

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Former Controller & Vice President at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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Faraj Aalaei
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Aquantia Corp.
Education
BS Electrical Engineering

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a nationally recognized private co-educational and residential institute of higher education with a mission to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning with a core purpose of career success.

Undergraduate Degree

Keio University's mission is to be a source of honorable character and a paragon of intellect and morals

M.S. in Electrical Engineering

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

M.B.A.

The Whittemore School of Business and Economics (WSBE) is the former name of the business school of the University of New Hampshire, a public university located in Durham, New Hampshire. The school was renamed the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics in January 2013. Courses also are offered at University of New Hampshire at Manchester (part-time evening MBA). The Whittmore School offered both undergraduate and graduate level degrees. The undergraduate program included degrees in Business, Economics, and Hospitality Management. As for higher degrees, the Whittemore School offered the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Economics (MA), Master of Science in Accounting (MS), and Master of Science in Management of Technology Executive MBA (MS) as well as a doctoral program in economics.

Career History
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
2009 - Current

Aquantia Corp. engages in design, development and marketing of communications integrated circuits, or ICs, for ethernet connectivity in the data center, enterprise infrastructure and access markets. Its products include corporate data center, client connectivity and enterprise infrastructure. The company was founded by Ramin Shirani, Phillippe Delansay and Ramin Farjad-Rad on January 27, 2004 and is headquartered in San Jones, CA.

Co-Founder
1997 - Prior

Centillium Communications, Inc. designs, develops and supplies integrated programmable system-on-a-chip solutions that enable high-speed broadband access. Its products include passive optical network chip solutions; mixed-signal integrated circuits, hardware and software applications. The firm also offers fiber to the premises products that include central office transceivers, protocol processors, customer premise equipment transceivers and protocol processors. The company was founded in 1997 by Faraj Aalaei and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Director of Access Products
1993 - 1997

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. designs and manufactures telecommunications equipment. The firm offers connection-oriented ethernet and optical transport technologies, synchronous optical networking, wavelength-division multiplexing, and packet optical transport technologies. The company is headquartered in Richardson, TX.

Boards & Committees
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
2016 - Current

Aquantia Corp. engages in design, development and marketing of communications integrated circuits, or ICs, for ethernet connectivity in the data center, enterprise infrastructure and access markets. Its products include corporate data center, client connectivity and enterprise infrastructure. The company was founded by Ramin Shirani, Phillippe Delansay and Ramin Farjad-Rad on January 27, 2004 and is headquartered in San Jones, CA.

Board Member
Current

Pyze, Inc. engages in the design, development and production of prepackaged software. The company was founded by Dickey Singh, Prabhjot Sing and John Chisholm and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Member, Advisory Board
Current
Trustee
Current

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a nationally recognized private co-educational and residential institute of higher education with a mission to empower, inspire and innovate through experiential learning with a core purpose of career success.

Political Donations
$250
2011
$500
2009
$500
2008

Former Senior Regional Representative at Office of the Representative from New York's 20th District, Kirsten Gillibrand

Transactions
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Aquantia Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Aquantia Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Aquantia Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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