Robb Johnson, InPhi

Robb Johnson, InPhi

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Robb Johnson received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in EE  from the University of California, San Diego.  His graduate research focused on GaAs HBTs and Silicon-on-Sapphire MOSFETs and their application to radio frequency circuits.  After graduating, Dr. Johnson worked for IBM (now GlobalFoundries) doing technology development on their SiGe BiCMOS processes.  In 2001 he joined Inphi Corporation as their Director of Technology and is currently Inphi’s Sr. Director of Semiconductor Foundry Engineering.  In this role he works with Inphi’s many foundries including CMOS, SiGe, GaAs, InP, and Silicon Photonics, to develop new processes, improve yield, and lower costs.

Inphi is the leader in data movement between and inside these data centers. We move big data fast, around the globe, with high quality and reliability. We offer semiconductor components and optical subsystems to our networking original equipment manufacturer (OEM), optical module, cloud and telecom service provider customers.  Our solutions include high-speed analog and digital signal processing, as well as optical components. We complement processors, graphic processing units, switches, network interface cards, and memory controllers supplied by other ecosystem partners or customers. We are uniquely positioned to deliver ultra, high bandwidth optical platform solutions because of our 19 year heritage in high speed design and packaging.