GSA Board of Directors
Dr. Bami Bastani, Ph.D.
Sr. VP, Business Units
Dr. Bami Bastani is the Senior Vice President, RF Business Unit for GLOBALFOUNDRIES.
Dr. Bastani has over three decades of high-tech industry experience, including component to system-level RF enterprises and digital SoC companies. He has held the position of President, CEO, and board member in the mobility, consumer, and broadband markets.
Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Dr. Bastani was President, CEO, and board member of Meru Networks, a global enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks solution provider. During his time with the company, Dr. Bastani transformed Meru Networks from a hardware company to a solution provider, delivering a portfolio of software, software-defined networks (2015 SDN Excellence Award), and subscription cloud offerings (WaaS).
Dr. Bastani served as President & CEO of Trident Microsystems, Inc., a global semiconductor company with primary products in "Smart Set Top Box" and "Smart TV", as well as software and hardware (SoC) total system solutions.
Dr. Bastani also served as President, CEO, and board member, for ANADIGICS Inc., from 1998 to 2008. ANADIGICS focused on RF solutions for the mobility and broadband markets.
Prior to ANADIGICS, Dr. Bastani served in leadership positions at Fujitsu Microelectronics as EVP for System LSI Group, at National Semiconductor as VP and GM of Embedded Technologies Division, VP of Memory Products Division, and VP of Technology Development, and at Intel Corporation's Memory and Microprocessor Technology Development organization.
Dr. Bastani has also served on the Board of Directors for several public and private companies, as well as several industry associations.
Dr. Bastani holds a Ph.D. & MSEE in Microelectronics from Ohio State University. He is co-inventor on three patents and has authored over a dozen publications.
Dr. Bastani & his wife, Janice, reside in Silicon Valley, California