Ramin Farjadrad, technical founder at Aquantia Corp., has served as company chief architect and vice president of technology. Before that, he was a senior principal architect at Rambus until 2005 and cofounded Velio Communications in 1999, which later was acquired. He has developed Ethernet physical-layer products and holds 40 granted U.S. patents, more than 30 pending patents, and numerous technical publications in the communication ICs and systems. And, he has master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He can be reached at [email protected].