Abhi Talwalkar, President and CEO
Greg Huff, SVP, Chief Technology Officer
Bryon Look, EVP, CFO and CAO
Jean F. Rankin, EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Jeff Richardson, EVP and Chief Operating Officer
Gautam Srivastava, SVP, Corporate Marketing and Human Resources
President and Chief Executive Officer
Abhi Talwalkar was appointed LSI president and chief executive officer in May 2005 and was elected to the company's board of directors at the same time. Talwalkar joined LSI from Intel Corporation, where he served as vice president and co-general manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, which is comprised of Intel's business client, server, storage, and communications businesses. Previously, he served as vice president and general manager for the Intel Enterprise Platform Group. In this position he focused on developing, marketing, and supporting Intel business strategies for enterprise computing. Prior to joining Intel in 1993, Talwalkar held senior engineering and marketing management positions at Sequent Computer Systems (now part of IBM), Bipolar Integrated Technology Inc., and Lattice Semiconductor Inc. He is a member of the board of directors of Lam Research Corporation. Talwalkar received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University in 1985. Talwalkar is on the Board of the U.S. Semiconductor Association, where he is additionally a member of the U.S. delegation for World Semiconductor Council proceedings. Read Abhi's full bio
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Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Greg Huff oversees the company’s corporate strategy and technology roadmaps. Previously, he was senior vice president of Corporate Strategy for LSI. In this capacity, he was responsible for shaping the future growth strategy of LSI products within the storage and networking markets. Huff joined the company in May 2011 from HP, where he was vice president and chief technology officer of the company’s Industry Standard Server business. In that position, he was responsible for the technical strategy of HP’s ProLiant servers, BladeSystem family products and its infrastructure software business. Prior to that, he served as research and development director for the HP Superdome product family. Huff earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
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Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Bryon Look is responsible for the overall management and direction of the LSI worldwide finance, information technology, investor relations and corporate development functions. Prior to joining LSI in 1997, Look was manager of business development for the Hewlett Packard Corporate Development Department. During a 21-year career at HP, he held a variety of management positions in finance and research and development. Look was awarded a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1976 and a master's degree in corporate finance from Golden Gate University in 1994.
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Jean F. Rankin
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Jean Rankin serves LSI and its board of directors as corporate secretary in addition to managing the company's legal, intellectual property licensing and stock administration organizations. Rankin joined LSI in 2007 as part of the merger with Agere Systems where she was executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.Prior to Agere, Rankin was responsible for corporate governance and corporate center legal support at Lucent Technologies, including mergers and acquisitions, securities laws, labor and employment, public relations, ERISA, investor relations and treasury. She also supervised legal support for the microelectronics business. She is a member of the board of directors of InterDigital, Inc. Rankin received her law degree, with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was elected a member of the Order of the Coif. She earned a bachelor’s degree with high distinction from the University of Virginia.
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Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Richardson is responsible for all marketing, engineering and manufacturing of the company’s product operations. Previously, he was executive vice president and general manager of the LSI Semiconductor Solutions Group, where he was responsible for LSI silicon solutions across all segments of data networking/communications, server, hard disk drive, enterprise tape and storage systems markets. Richardson joined the company in June 2005 from Intel Corporation, where he served as vice president of the Digital Enterprise Group and general manager of the Server Platform Group. Before that, Richardson was vice president and general manager of the Intel Enterprise Solutions and Services Division. Before joining Intel in 1992, Richardson held engineering positions at Altera Corporation, Chips and Technologies (the first fabless semiconductor company), and Amdahl Corporation. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado in 1987.
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Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Human Resources
Gautam Srivastava is responsible for all aspects of LSI’s global corporate marketing organization, including brand management, corporate communications and events. He also oversees human resources, including compensation and benefits, talent management and employee relations; in addition, Srivastava manages the relationship and works with the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining LSI in 2009, he held a number of executive positions at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Most recently, he was vice president, sales and marketing and managing director, Middle East Africa and Pakistan; he lived in Dubai, UAE and led in-region sales, marketing and public affairs. Prior to this role, Srivastava was vice president, sales and marketing, and chief of staff to the chief sales and marketing officer. Before that he was vice president, compensation and benefits. Prior to AMD, Srivastava was a Principal at Mercer Consulting, where he consulted to a number of technology companies. He has also held finance and business development positions in several start-ups. Srivastava is a native of San Francisco and received a BA in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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