Ashwin Sampath

Vice President of Product Management
Mixcomm, Inc.

Ashwin Sampath is currently Vice President of Product Management at Mixcomm Inc., a millimeter wave startup based in Chatham, NJ, where he oversees product systems engineering and customer engagements. Ashwin has over 20 years of industry experience in wireless technology research, standardization and product development. Prior to joining Mixcomm, he was Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm Flarion Technologies, NJ. At Qualcomm, he founded the millimeter wave research project within the R&D division and led the project from inception through the prototype phase, while also overseeing channel measurements/modeling and system design. He led Qualcomm’s over-the-air performance optimization of millimeter wave systems as well as millimeter wave modem architecture. Prior to Qualcomm, from 2003-2005, he was with Texas Instruments, and before that, was Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies from 1997-2003 working on WCDMA systems. He has over 100 issued patents on a range of topics in wireless communications. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.