Shankaran, GF’s Director of Product Line Management for RF, has made many contributions to the technical development and business success of RF products over his entire career. In his current role he has global product responsibility for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ industry-leading portfolio of RF solutions. He was previously GF’s manager of RF business development and field applications. Before that he was at TowerJazz, where he had various roles in design engineering, technology and product management for RF and MEMS products, and where he managed the design support function. He has an M.B.A. from University of California–Berkeley and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Temple University.