Greg Young

Greg Young

President and CEO
Greg brings over 20 years of executive management, marketing, and engineering experience in the semiconductor industry. His career focused on communications equipment applications and the utilization of leading edge technologies to drive broad based market transitions.

Greg joined Luxtera in late 2007 to drive the commercialization of the company’s Silicon Photonics technology. He has raised over $200M in venture and industry funding. He has successful led the company through maturation of the revolutionary new technology platform introducing the world’s first Silicon Photonics commercial product in 2008, now having produced over 1Mu. With the introduction of market leading 100G products he has scaled the business to profitability and CFBE.

Prior to joining Luxtera, most recently he was Vice President and General Manager of the High Speed Ethernet Controller business unit at Broadcom. While there, Greg led the growth of the Ethernet Controller business unit from concept to over $350M in revenue and the number one market share position.

Prior to joining Broadcom, Greg was with Intel where he held several engineering, marketing, and business leadership positions in the networking and video business units. His most notable accomplishment was leading the growth of the 10/100 Ethernet Controller semiconductor business from $50M to $200M+ in revenue and number one market share position in under 3 years.

Greg started his career as an inventor / entrepreneur in the early 90’s after attending San Diego State University with a focus in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. He currently resides in San Diego with his wife of 16 years and four children.