Shekhar Borkar is Sr. Director of Technology at Qualcomm Inc, a retired Intel Fellow, and an IEEE Fellow. He worked on the 8051 family of microcontrollers, supercomputers, high performance & low power digital circuits research, and served as the principal investigator of several DARPA & DOE funded projects. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications in conferences and journals, over 60 invited papers and keynotes, five book chapters, and has more than 60 issued patents. Shekhar was an adjunct faculty at Oregon Graduate Institute, taught graduate course on VLSI design for more than 10 years. His research interests are low power, high performance digital circuits, high speed signaling, and system level optimization. Shekhar holds M.Sc. in Physics from University of Bombay in 1979, and MSEE from University of Notre Dame in 1981.