Farbod is currently heading MontaVista’s Global support and Customer Services.  His responsibilities include working with broad customer base worldwide in developing, integrating and supporting MV’s Embedded Real-Time Linux with applications across Telecom, networking, Internet of Things (IoT) and General Embedded markets.

Farbod joined Cavium, a parent company of MontaVista in 2012 as Engineering Director, managing Development and Quality teams for developing and testing embedded Linux based network attached software stack based on Cavium Arm SOC.

Before Cavium and MontaVista, Farbod worked at Seagate, Maxtor and Quantum for over 15 years.  Farbod’s role as a Program Manager Director was working with developers and suppliers in USA and ASIA, developing multi Bay Network attached storage products, direct attached USB, FireWire and SATA storage products.  Farbod also managed development and release of multiple Consumer Electronic products such as HD media players with linkage to online contents.

Prior to Seagate, Farbod worked at IBM, Rolm Systems and 3 startup companies.

Farbod is holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University, and prior to that he completed his Electrical Engineering and Computer Science undergraduate degree from Utah State University.