MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communication applications, today announced that HK Desai has been elected as the newest member of its board of directors.
Mr. Desai joins MaxLinear with vast experience in scaling growth-oriented technology businesses, including leadership and executive positions at QLogic (NASDAQ: QLGC), a leading provider of data, server, and storage networking infrastructure solutions. Mr. Desai has served as Chairman of the Board of QLogic since 1999, and as Executive Chairman since 2010. From 1996 until 2010, he served as QLogic’s Chief Executive Officer. In these leadership roles, Mr. Desai focused QLogic's resources on developing new markets and customers, led the I/O industry in innovative technology development, diversified into new markets and drove additional growth through acquisitions.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome HK to the MaxLinear board of directors,” said Kishore Seendripu, Ph.D., Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of MaxLinear, Inc. “His experience and outstanding accomplishments in the very competitive networking and storage markets, and specifically his proven ability to profitably expand and scale into new businesses, is exactly what MaxLinear needs as we continue charting our path to growing the company and creating value for our customers and shareholders.”
“I am excited to be able to combine my hard-fought experience in successfully growing new businesses with an outstanding technology platform such as MaxLinear,” Mr. Desai commented. “MaxLinear’s outstanding engineering talent and differentiated analog/RF architectures position it well to participate in exciting growth markets, and I look forward to helping steer MaxLinear’s future.”About MaxLinear, Inc. MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communication applications. MaxLinear is located in Carlsbad, California, and its address on the Internet is www.maxlinear.com. MxL and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.