Kambiz Hooshmand joined AMCC as president and chief executive officer in March 2005. Prior to AMCC he was with Cisco Systems, where he most recently served as vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Optical and Broadband Transport Technology group. At Cisco, Hooshmand held several executive-level positions in Multi-Service Switching, DSL, Carrier Core and Multi-Service, and Optical and Broadband Transport business units. He joined Cisco as a director of engineering as part of the StrataCom acquisition in 1996. Hooshmand was one of the early leaders at StrataCom that developed the nascent Frame Relay market into what is now a multi-billion dollar worldwide services market. Hooshmand’s work with both domestic and international carriers led to the deployment of many of the largest and most high-availability data networks in the world.
Hooshmand has over two decades of experience in core routing, VoIP, ATM, access and transport technologies.
Hooshmand holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University at Chico.