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Mohan Kalkunte Recognized by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Mohan Kalkunte, a technology engineer, served as the principal architect behind several landmark chip creations

With a remarkable portfolio comprising over 150 patents in networking and communications, his contributions to the field are exemplary.

    SARATOGA, CA, February 15, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mohan Kalkunte, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years at Broadcom Inc., Dr. Kalkunte has held various senior leadership roles. Commencing his tenure in 1998, he initially served as a Member of Staff, progressing to positions of increasing responsibility, including Principal Scientist and Manager. Subsequently, he rose through the ranks to become a Senior Director and an honorary Broadcom Fellow within the Infrastructure and Networking Group, where he oversaw the architecture definition for the company's suite of switching products. Transitioning to his current position in 2013 as Vice President of Architecture, Dr. Kalkunte has garnered further accolades, including elevation to IEEE Fellow status. With a remarkable portfolio comprising over 150 patents in networking and communications, his contributions to the field are exemplary.

Before his tenure at Broadcom, Dr. Kalkunte honed his expertise at AT&T Bell Laboratories and later gained valuable experience at AMD and Nortel. His career trajectory underscores a deep-seated passion for engineering, driven by a commitment to continuous learning and innovation.

Dr. Kalkunte's professional fulfillment stems from the dynamic nature of engineering, which necessitates constant adaptation to technological advancements. Notable achievements include pioneering the development of groundbreaking chips, including the world's first Gigabit Ethernet switch and the inaugural multi-terabit Gigabit switch, cementing Broadcom's legacy of innovation in the semiconductor industry.

Reflecting on his journey to success, Dr. Kalkunte attributes his achievements to unwavering focus, dedication, and perseverance, augmented by fortuitous opportunities and unwavering familial support, particularly from his wife.

Dr. Kalkunte holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Syracuse University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from The Ohio State University. He maintains affiliations with the IEEE Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery. He is active in community service and volunteers with Stanford University's Hospitality Program for International Students.

Driven to impart knowledge and contribute to societal advancement, Dr. Kalkunte aspires to educate young and aspiring engineers, furthering his commitment to impacting society.

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