Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Engineering
Mr. Johnston joined the company in July 2014 and serves as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Johnston was Vice President of Engineering for Wireless Connectivity at Marvell Semiconductor where he was responsible for R&D and development of all Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM, and NFC products. Prior to Marvell, Mr. Johnston was the Senior Director of Wi-Fi VLSI and Systems Hardware development at Broadcom responsible for 802.11g and 802.11n products. Mr. Johnston is a recognized pioneer in the technology development of multiple first-of generations of SISO and MIMO wireless products. Mr. Johnston received both B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and holds a Certificate of Business Excellence (COBE) from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an IEEE Senior Member, and he has written over 40 conference and journal papers and holds 22 patents.