Member of the Board of Directors
Scott McGregor serves as Broadcom's President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, he is responsible for guiding the vision and direction for the company's corporate strategy. Since joining Broadcom in 2005, the company has expanded from $2.40 billion in revenue to $8.43 billion in 2014 revenue. Broadcom's geographic footprint has grown from 13 countries in 2005 to 26 and its patent portfolio has expanded from 4,800 U.S. and foreign patents and applications to more than 20,000.
Mr. McGregor joined Broadcom from Philips Semiconductors (now NXP Semiconductors) where he served as President and CEO from 2001 to 2004. He joined Philips in 1998 and rose through a series of leadership positions. Prior to joining Philips, Mr. McGregor served in a range of senior management positions at Santa Cruz Operation Inc. (SCO), a provider of open systems software. He also served in senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now part of HP) and Microsoft, where he was Director of the Interactive Systems Group and architect and development team leader for the original version of Microsoft Windows®. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. McGregor worked at Xerox Corporation's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), where he was involved in designing software for the first personal computers employing graphical user interfaces.
Mr. McGregor received a B.A. in Psychology and a M.S. in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Stanford University. He is the Vice Chairman of the Global Semiconductor Alliance Board of Directors, serves on the board of Ingram Micro and also is Chairman of the Board of Broadcom Foundation. In 2013, Mr. McGregor received UCLA's IS Executive Leadership Award.
and Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Henry Samueli is Broadcom's Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Technical Officer. In this role, he is responsible for driving the vision of Broadcom's research and development activities as well as helping to lead corporate-wide engineering development strategies.
Dr. Samueli has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of communications systems engineering and digital signal processing. In 1985 he began serving as a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he has supervised advanced research programs in broadband communications circuits and digital signal processing and he has published more than 100 technical papers in these areas. He has been on a leave of absence from UCLA since 1995. Dr. Samueli is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He was the Chief Scientist and one of the founders of PairGain Technologies, Inc., a telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and consulted for PairGain from 1988 to 1994. From 1980 until 1985, Dr. Samueli served in a variety of engineering management positions in the Electronics and Technology Division of TRW, Inc., where he was responsible for the development of military broadband communications systems.
Dr. Samueli received a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA. He is a named inventor in 74 U.S. patents. In 2012 Dr. Samueli was awarded the Marconi Society Prize and Fellowship and in 2011 the Global Semiconductor Alliance named him the winner of the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Eric Brandt serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he is responsible for managing Broadcom's financial, information technology and corporate services organizations. For the last four years, he was named one of the "Best CFOs in America — Semiconductors" by Institutional Investor and was #1 in the 2011, 2013 and 2014 rankings. In addition, he was honored for "2012 Best Investor Relations by a CFO" and "2013 Grand Prix for Best Overall Investor Relations Program" (all industries from $2B - $20B market cap) and received the "2013 Sector Award for Technology" (mid and small cap) by Investor Relations.
Mr. Brandt joined Broadcom in 2007 after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, a developer of novel therapeutic products for the treatment of chronic disease. Prior to joining Avanir, he served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Allergan Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company. While at Allergan, Mr. Brandt was twice named one of the "Best CFOs in America — #1 in Specialty Pharmaceuticals" by Institutional Investor. Mr. Brandt joined Allergan after nearly a decade with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global business consulting firm. He served as Vice President and Partner and as a senior member of the firm's health care practice. While at BCG he also led the North American operations practice.
Mr. Brandt currently serves on the boards of Broadcom Foundation, Dentsply International, Inc. and Lam Research, Inc. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Arthur Chong serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In this role, he is responsible for the company's legal, governance and litigation activities and directs the work of inside and outside legal counsel. As a result of Mr. Chong's excellence in promoting diversity, he was awarded the 2014 Diversity Award by the Southern California chapter of the Association for Corporate Counsel (ACC). In addition, in 2013 Broadcom was recognized by National Law Journal as having the best in house legal department in Southern California for diversity.
Mr. Chong is a seasoned corporate attorney with more than 30 years of experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, finance, securities law and litigation. He joined Broadcom in 2008 after serving since 2005 as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Safeco Corporation, a property and casualty insurance company. Prior to joining Safeco, he served for more than 20 years at McKesson Corporation, a health care services and information technology company based in San Francisco, in a number of legal and management roles including Deputy General Counsel. Mr. Chong received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Michael Hurlston serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this role, he is responsible for delivering transformative communications technologies to Broadcom's most important customers around the world. He is also charged with driving partner, channel and business development operations to continue to expand Broadcom's footprint in emerging growth markets.
Prior to being promoted to his current position in April 2013, Mr. Hurlston progressed in a range of leadership positions at Broadcom including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wireless LAN and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wireless Connectivity Combo. He is credited with leading the expansion and diversification of Broadcom's WLAN business from a single segment technology (PC) to the multiple segments Broadcom participates in today — mobile, entertainment, access points, printing, gaming and embedded. Mr. Hurlston also expanded Broadcom's offerings in strategic growth markets including Near Field Communication (NFC), where Broadcom is the market leader and driving key market transitions including growth of the IEEE standard 802.11ac and Broadcom's powerful presence with 5G WiFi.
Prior to joining Broadcom in 2001, Mr. Hurlston served as Vice President of Marketing at Radia Communications, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company that was later acquired by Texas Instruments. He previously held a variety of senior marketing and engineering positions at Oren Semiconductor, Avasem, Integrated Circuit Systems, Micro Power Systems, Exar and IC Works.
Mr. Hurlston received a B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Davis.
Neil Kim serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President, Operations and Central Engineering. In this role, he is responsible for all manufacturing activities including foundry operations and supply chain management. Under his leadership, Broadcom ships nearly 2 billion chips per year. Mr. Kim is also responsible for the development of analog mixed-signal and wired radio frequency (RF) technologies, manufacturing engineering and Broadcom's library of core technologies including process technology direction, electronic design automation (EDA) and corporate quality assurance.
Mr. Kim joined Broadcom in 2000 and has held a variety of senior management positions including Senior Vice President and Vice President of Central Engineering and Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering.
Prior to Broadcom, he held a series of progressively senior technical and management positions at Western Digital Corporation, a data storage manufacturer, most recently serving as Vice President of Engineering.
Mr. Kim served on the board of the Global Semiconductor Association from 2009 to March 2015 and is now acting in an ongoing advisor role. He received a B.S.E.E. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dan Marotta serves as Broadcoms Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Broadband and Connectivity Group. In this role, he is responsible for driving the companys vision for broadband access, set-top boxes and wireless connectivity.
Broadband access products from this group are found in cable, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), DSL modems and gateways, as well as cable modem termination systems (CMTS) used by cable providers. Products also include DSL access multiplexers and optical line terminators used by telecom service providers. Broadcoms solutions are found in digital cable, IP and satellite set-top boxes. In connectivity, Broadcom products address a wide range of end markets, from gaming platforms to PCs, laptops, TVs, set-top boxes and residential gateways to leading smartphones and tablets, consumer devices, the Internet of Things and wearables.
Mr. Marotta joined Broadcom in 2002 after serving in various senior management positions at Conexant Systems, Inc., a semiconductor manufacturer. Prior to joining Conexant, Mr. Marotta served as Director of Engineering at Brooktree Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer, and Vice President of Engineering at Rockwell Semiconductor Systems, following Rockwell Semiconductorss acquisition of Brooktree.
Mr. Marotta received a B.S.E.E. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Rajiv Ramaswami serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure & Networking Group (ING). In this role, he is responsible for all Ethernet controller, switching and physical layer products, optical solutions, storage products, security and embedded processors. ING's products and technologies are targeted at enterprise, service provider and data center markets. Products offered by this group include Ethernet controllers for notebooks, desktops and servers, physical layer devices for copper, optical and microwave links, switches and embedded processors for Layer 2 to Layer 7 switches, routers and security appliances — equipment that delivers and manages the flow of voice, video and data services within and across networks.
Mr. Ramaswami joined Broadcom in 2010 after serving as Vice President and General Manager of the Cloud Services and Switching Technology Group at Cisco Systems, Inc., where he also served as Vice President and General Manager for a variety of business units in Optical, Switching and Storage Networking.
Prior to joining Cisco, he served in various technical and leadership positions at Xros, Tellabs and IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center.
Mr. Ramaswami holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras. He holds 34 U.S. patents primarily in optical networking and has coauthored a textbook, "Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective." He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology.
Nancy Phillips serves as Broadcom's Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources. In this role, she is responsible for leading Broadcom's global HR function, including organizational development, diversity and affinity programs, training, compensation and benefits, and recruiting and retention strategies. She will also lead HR for acquisitions and integration programs.
She joined the company from HP, where she served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the HP Enterprise Services business group. In this role, Phillips was responsible for driving organizational effectiveness, employee engagement and delivering world-class HR programs. She joined HP in 2010 as Vice President of Human Resources for the Imaging and Printing Group.
Prior to HP, Phillips served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Fifth Third Bancorp, a diversified financial services company with $133 billion in assets. In this position she was responsible for all facets of HR operations.
Previously, Phillips spent 11 years with the General Electric Company where she led Human Resources for General Electric's VetcoGray acquisition and directed HR and integration activities supporting the merger with GE Oil and Gas. She also served in a variety of HR leadership roles for GE Security Homeland Protection and GE Appliances at the company's corporate headquarters.
Phillips is active in a range of professional associations and in 2006, received a YWCA TWIN (Tribute to Women) award in Silicon Valley for her commitment to diversity. She began her career as an attorney and is a member of the Florida Bar.
Phillips earned a B.A. in English from the University of Delaware and a J.D. from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.
Cindy Fiorillo serves as Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller of Broadcom Corporation. In this role, she is responsible for financial planning and strategic analysis and directing accounting policies, transaction processing, financial reporting and global real estate.
Ms. Fiorillo joined Broadcom in 2010, and has since been instrumental in helping Broadcom deliver profitability within the company's target operating model. Prior to Broadcom, she spent nearly 20 years at Sun Microsystems, where she held a broad range of finance and accounting positions including Assistant Corporate Controller, Vice President of Finance, Financial Planning and Operations and most recently, Vice President of Finance and Internal Audit.
Ms. Fiorillo received an M.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Business Administration from Western New England University, Massachusetts.