HK Desai

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HK Desai, president, CEO, and chairman of QLogic Corp, is

globally recognized as one of the most influential personalities on storage

networking. The reason: not only did Desai sense early the course that storage

networking would take in future but also successfully diversified QLogic's

operations. Under Desai's leadership, QLogic has led the I/O industry into

innovative technology development, diversified into new markets, and driven

additional growth through acquisition.

The American Electronics Association presented Desai with an Executive of the

Year award in 1999. He also received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the

Year award in 2000. Desai holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from the

University of California Berkeley.