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Cavium, Inc. participates in the arrangement of coordinated semiconductor processors which empowers keen handling for wired and remote foundation and cloud for systems administration, correspondences, stockpiling, and security applications. Its items is comprise of multi-center processors for implanted and date focus applications, organize network for server and switches, stockpiling availability, and security processors for offload and apparatus. The organization was established by Syed Basharat Ali and Muhammad Raghib Hussain in November 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Syed Basharat Ali, for the most part alluded to as Syed Ali, is the establishing director, president, and CEO of Cavium Networks, a San Jose, California-based organization spend significant time in MIPS-based system and security processors. Cavium Networks creates and fabricates processor models and centers for computerized purchaser, organizing, individual amusement, interchanges and business applications.


He got a BE (Electrical Engineering) from Osmania University, in Hyderabad, India and a MSE from the University of Michigan. Understudy instruction takes top need at Michigan. Notwithstanding their classroom learning, understudies are dealing with extracurricular research ventures, taking part in group tasks and associations, and serving the community. To bolster their endeavors, and to help guarantee that EECS stays one of the best level divisions on the planet, Mr. Ali set up the Syed Ali ECE Education Fund. "I needed to give back," says Syed B. Ali (MSE EE '81) about the reserve. "If not for Michigan I wouldn't be the place I am today." And where he is today is Chairman, President, and CEO of the organization he established in 2000, Cavium. Syed Ali is focused on helping and empowering understudies in their guidance.

The spark..

Mr. Ali worked at Samsung Electronics, SGS-Thompson, Tandem Computers, and American Microsystems Inc. (presently part of ON Semiconductor) before ending up some portion of the establishing administration group at Malleable Technologies, which was gained by PMC Sierra in 2000.

About Cavium …

In 2000, Mr. Ali established Cavium Networks. On May 1, 2007 Cavium had its IPO, and developed to have a market capitalization of 1.3 billion US dollars [1] in the principal seven day stretch of October 2007. In 2011, Cavium, openly recorded on NASDAQ, was named one of the 25 quickest developing innovation organizations in the United States by Forbes Magazine; truth be told, they were #5.

He saw that the Internet was growing increasingly into business correspondences and online business, both of which required high security correspondence. Trusting that security could be fundamentally upgraded by silicon innovation, his organization effectively offloaded all the overwhelming computational work onto silicon, which had not been done some time recently.

Cavium, Inc. takes part in giving coordinated semiconductor processors that empower handling for systems administration, correspondences, stockpiling, remote, security, video and associated home and office applications. It offers an arrangement of coordinated, programming perfect processors running in execution from 1Gbps to 100Gbps that empower secure, astute usefulness in big business, server farm, broadband and customer, and access and specialist co-op hardware. The organization's processors are bolstered by biological system accomplices that give working frameworks, devices and application bolster, equipment reference outlines and different administrations. Cavium was established by Syed Basharat Ali and Muhammad Raghib Hussain in November 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Today, the organization gives exceptionally coordinated semiconductor processors that empower shrewd systems administration, interchanges, stockpiling, video and security applications to overall markets.

To be fruitful, Syed and his group must figure out what will be required three to four years later on. "The most fulfilling part," he says, "is the point at which the items really turn out, the business sectors create, and you have the best item. That is a major high."

Guidance for Student Entrepreneurs…

Beginning your own organization can seem like an overwhelming road to seek after, yet Syed needs understudies to realize that, as he would like to think, being a business visionary isn't that difficult. "From the outside it looks exceptionally troublesome. Be that as it may, in the event that you have the heart, on the off chance that you have the want, and in case you're willing to go for broke and a few drawbacks, you can do it."

Syed did not venture into the part of business visionary appropriate out of school. At the time that he established Cavium, he conveyed almost 20 years of experience to the organization. He initially worked at a few littler organizations in item outline and improvement, trailed by four key a long time as Executive Director at Samsung Electronics in Korea where he assumed a noteworthy part in beginning and developing Samsung's Flash memory and CPU organizations, and afterward he helped to establish his first new business, Malleable Technologies (obtained by PMC-Sierra in 2000). At present around half of Cavium's business is abroad.

Other Affiliations…

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee trusts that Mr. Ali's broad involvement in various senior administrative positions in the semiconductor business, and also his experience as an organizer of Cavium and his long residency as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cavium, brings important industry encounter, noteworthy Cavium learning and experience and in addition congruity to the Board of Directors. Moreover, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee trusts that having Mr. Ali serve on the Board of Directors guarantees that the Board of Directors and administration act with a typical reason to execute Cavium's vital activities and strategies for success, and that Mr. Ali, as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, can go about as a scaffold amongst administration and the Board of Directors, encouraging the standard stream of data.

She has done her MBA in entrepreneurial studies from Athabasca University.

Memberships and associations...

Syed B. Ali, age 58, is one of authors of Cavium and has filled in as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since the commencement of Cavium in 2000.
From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Ali was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Malleable Technologies, a correspondence chip organization of which he was an establishing administration colleague.
Moldable Technologies was procured by PMC-Sierra, Inc., a correspondence coordinated circuit organization, in 2000.
From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Ali was an Executive Director at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Preceding that, he had different positions at Wafer Scale Integration, a division of SGS-Thomson, Tandem Computers, Inc., and American Microsystems, Ltd.

Awards and accolades...

Syed B. Ali received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008
National finalist for the award in 2011.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, spanning more than 140 cities and 50 countries worldwide.


"I received excellent exposure to semiconductor design and technology. At Michigan, you could implement an entire design cycle for a product, including manufacturing it in the lab, and then testing it. This was very unusual for a University, especially at that time.”
“Michigan is still doing a great job according to Ali.”
"Michigan grads are always among our top performers at Cavium."
"Increasingly, if you're coming from an engineering background, being able to understand and work with different cultures is very important. Having the viewpoint of both the U.S. and Asia will help you to be successful in your business. This is true whether you are starting a company, or working in an international organization."
“We continue to develop additional silicon and software products in the Xpliant family and we're now opening the programmable technology to a wider group of customers. We expect additional customers to announce products throughout 2017.”
“ ThunderX deployment continue to make steady progress. Two large mega-cell data centers in Asia continue to deploy production workloads on ThunderX servers, one continuing to evaluate ThunderX for additional workloads.”

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