CTO, Ruckus Wireless Business Unit
As the Chief Technology Officer of the Ruckus Wireless Business Unit, Steve leads the technical direction and product development. He joined Ruckus in 2006 and has since helped lead from an early stage startup to a publicly-traded leader in the wireless industry, prior to acquisition. With more than 25 years of engineering experience in the networking industry with companies such as Ruckus, Airespace (acquired by Cisco), 3Com and US Robotics, Steve is an expert in networking hardware and software design and development. He’s a veteran at developing state-of-the-art wireless technologies, then successfully bringing them to market. Besides Ruckus and Airespace/Cisco, Steve has also held several senior management positions with CommWorks Corporation (formerly the Carrier Networks Business group of 3Com/US Robotics) which was acquired by UTStarcom in 2003. Steve was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and received a Master of Science in Telecommunications Systems from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University.