Hemal Shah

Broadcom Inc.
Distinguished Engineer and Architect
Hemal Shah is a Distinguished Engineer and Systems/Software/Standards architect in the Compute and Connectivity (CCX) division at Broadcom Limited. In his role, he is responsible for the product architecture definition of Ethernet controller products, controller integration in SoC products, and software roadmap for Ethernet controllers. Hemal spearheaded the system architecture and features development of Broadcom’s TruFlowTM and TruManageTM technologies. Before joining Broadcom Corporation in 2005, Hemal worked at Intel Corporation where he led the development of system/silicon/software architecture of communication processors, 10 Gigabit Ethernet controllers, and TCP/iSCSI/RDMA/IPsec/SSL/firewall/VPN accelerations.

Hemal is the lead technical representative/contributor from Broadcom Limited in the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) and Open Compute Project (OCP). In the DMTF, Hemal has served in various leadership roles in the last decade. Hemal currently serves as Senior VP and the VP of Technology in the DMTF. Hemal has been a critical driving force behind the development of numerous DMTF standards related to platform management components intercommunications, system management, virtualization management, and cloud infrastructure management.
Hemal is a renowned expert in several areas including high-speed networking, distributed system architectures, system management, virtual networking, web services, storage networking, protocol offloading, cloud computing, and system software. Hemal has co-authored 70+ DMTF specifications, four IETF RFCs, and 10 plus technical conference/journal papers. Hemal is a named inventor on 40+ patents with several pending patents. Hemal holds Ph. D. (computer engineering) and M.S. (computer science) degrees from Purdue University, M.S.E.E. degree from The University of Arizona, and B.S. (electronics and communication engineering) from Gujarat University, India.