Ethernet Alliance Names David Chalupsky to Board of Directors

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced the appointment of David Chalupsky of Intel Corporation to its Board of Directors. A long-time Ethernet industry veteran, Mr. Chalupsky brings with him a wealth of technical and leadership abilities, with particular expertise in BASE-T technologies.

“Ethernet ports driven by BASE-T technologies are the dominant Ethernet port shipping today. As Ethernet continues adapting to meet the needs of new constituencies, the significance of BASE-T technologies evolving to fill changing market and application demands can not be understated,” said John D’Ambrosia, chairman, Ethernet Alliance; and senior principal engineer, Huawei. “David’s impeccable knowledge of both BASE-T and Ethernet as a whole make him a valuable addition to our Board.”

Mr. Chalupsky is a Principal Engineer in the data center group at Intel, where he previously held various hardware development and engineering management roles, beginning with single-board industrial computer design. Mr. Chalupsky, who co-authored The Spaces of BASE-T tech brief, chairs Ethernet Alliance’s BASE-T subcommittee, as well as two IEEE 802.3™ BASE-T related standard development projects. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from California State University, Chico, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Portland State University, and eight U.S. patents.

“The diversification of BASE-T technologies enables it to address different parts of Ethernet’s user community – higher speeds for server connectivity, mid-to-lower range speeds for enhanced enterprise campus connectivity, and new applications like automotive Ethernet,” said Mr. Chalupsky. “I’m pleased by this opportunity to bring renewed focus to Ethernet BASE-T technologies at the board level, and look forward to working with my fellow directors.”

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About the Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliance is a global consortium that includes system and component vendors, industry experts, and university and government professionals who are committed to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology. The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.

Contact Information

Ethernet Alliance

3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, OR, 97006

tele: 1.503.619.0564
fax: 1.503.644.6708

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