SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 30, 2019 – Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leader in high-speed data movement interconnects, today announced the appointment of Eric Hayes to lead the company’s Networking Interconnect business as senior vice president, reporting to Ford Tamer, Inphi’s CEO. Hayes joins Inphi with more than 25 years of technology leadership experience in networking, within the domains of ethernet switches, physical layer devices, microprocessors, and mobile infrastructure.
“We are excited to add an executive of Eric’s caliber to the Inphi team to lead one of our fastest growing businesses,” said Ford Tamer, CEO, Inphi. “We are confident that his understanding of the data center market will enable him to have a very positive impact on Inphi. I look forward to partnering with Eric, and our lead customers and partners, as we continue to evolve our interconnect solutions for the data center of tomorrow.”
“Inphi is at a major inflection point as the company is commanding an increasingly strategic position in today’s data-driven world. Because Inphi has such a strong culture of innovation, both for growth and value creation, I am honored to join the company at this juncture. I look forward to helping maximize the many opportunities ahead,” said Hayes.
Hayes was most recently the senior vice president and general manager of networking at Marvell Technology Group, responsible for ethernet switches and physical layer devices. He joined Marvell through the acquisition of Cavium. Before Cavium, Hayes held various roles at Broadcom from applications engineering to vice president of platform marketing. Hayes earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He will be based at the company’s Santa Clara, CA headquarters location.
Inphi Corporation is a leader in high-speed data movement interconnects. We move big data – fast, throughout the globe, between data centers, and inside data centers. Inphi’s expertise in signal integrity results in reliable data delivery, at high speeds, over a variety of distances. As data volumes ramp exponentially due to video streaming, social media, cloud-based services, and wireless infrastructure, the need for speed has never been greater. That’s where we come in. Customers rely on Inphi’s solutions to develop and build out the Service Provider and Cloud infrastructures, and data centers of tomorrow. To learn more about Inphi, visit www.inphi.com.
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