Corporate Vice President, Research and Development, Broadcom Corporation,
Ed Frank is responsible for ensuring that Broadcom's engineering teams use state of the art architectures and development methodologies. He works closely with the business units in creating product strategies and roadmaps, and in communicating Broadcom's technical and product vision to customers.
Dr. Frank joined Broadcom as senior director of engineering of Home and Wireless Networking in May 1999 following Broadcom's acquisition of Epigram, Inc. In March 2003 Dr. Frank was elected vice president of Research and Development. He was a co-founder and executive vice president of Epigram from 1996 to 1999. From 1993 to 1996 he was a co-founder and vice president of engineering of NeTpower Inc., a computer workstation manufacturer. From 1988 to 1993 he was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he co-architected several generations of Sun SPARCstations and was a principal member of Sun's Green Project, which developed the precursor to the Java™ cross-platform web programming language.
Dr. Frank is a named inventor in 37 U.S. patents.
He received a B.S.E.E. and an M.S.E.E. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Reprinted with kind permission from Dr. Edward Frank.