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April 5-7, 2022|Santa Clara Convention Center| Santa Clara, CA
Richard Ward is VP and GM of the Data Connectivity Group at Astera Labs, focusing on growth and business development for Aries PCIe/CXL Smart Retimers and Taurus cable modules. With over 30 years IC and system experience Richard has held design, systems, applications, management, marketing, and strategic development roles at Intel Silicon Photonics, Inphi and Texas Instruments. He is the editor for the 3.2Tb/s Co-Packaged Optical Transceiver at the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and edited previous electro-optical components. He holds a handful of patents on high speed SerDes and high performance circuit techniques.