Dr. Kaviani brings more than 16 years of technical leadership and innovation in VLSI IC design, research, and development. Before joining Genapsys, Dr. Kaviani was the chief technical lead at Rambus Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, for design and implementation of high-performance serial data interface technologies for server applications. He played a critical role in successful design and implementation of over 15 products and prototypes such as PlayStation®3, TIDLP®, LPDDR2/3, DDR3, GDDR5 and XDRTM memory interfaces in advanced CMOS and SOI process technologies. Dr. Kaviani received the B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, all in Electrical Engineering. He was a co-recipient of the 2002 outstanding paper award of the IEEE Ultrasonic, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society and 2008 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference best paper award. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 technical papers, patents and patent applications in the area of VLSI systems and technologies.