Mr. Ruehle joined the Inphi Board in 2017. He had been CFO of ClariPhy Communications, Inc. from 2015 until its acquisition by Inphi in late 2016. From 2007 to 2015 he advised a number of technology companies on financial strategy and operations. Previously, he joined Broadcom Corporation in 1997 when it was at a $20 million annual revenue run rate, took them through a very successful IPO and hyper growth to a $1 billion revenue level in 2000. When he left Broadcom in 2006 the company was the leader in broadband communications semiconductors with revenues of $3.6 billion, a market cap in excess of $20 billion and listing on Nasdaq. In 1987 he became CFO of SynOptics Communications, Inc. as employee #30 in a company with a $2 million annual revenue run rate. He led the very successful IPO in 1988 and the merger with Wellfleet in 1994 that created Bay Networks. When he left Bay in 1997 it had grown to $2 billion in revenue, a multi-billion dollar market cap and a listing on the NYSE. He holds a BA in Economics from Allegheny College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.