Marconi Society Blog


Samueli: You Couldn't Start a Company Like Broadcom Today; Ash: Time to Start Burying Carbon Dioxide

2012 Marconi Fellow Henry Samueli was a UCLA professor when he and Henry Nicholas started Broadcom in 1991. Times have changed. "I don’t think you could start a company like Broadcom today. I think the industry has matured to a point that…

David Payne wins James Clerk Maxwell Award, John Cioffi goes consumer with Cloudcheck, Bob Metcalfe goes back to the valley with Austin startups.

Sir David Payne, 2008 Fellow, was awarded the 2014 James Clerk Maxwell Award "for ground-breaking contributions to optical fiber technologies and their application to optical communications." His erbium-doped fiber amplifiers are crucial to…