Jag Bolaria is Principal Analyst for embedded and servers at The Linley Group. During more than 20 years in the communications and semiconductor industries, he defined and launched products for computing and networking that shipped more than 100 million units. He has co-authored numerous technical publications, written several application notes and articles for EDN and other magazines, and has spoken at many industry events, including the Network Systems Design Conference, Northcon, Wescon, and Min/Micro.
Before joining The Linley Group, Jag was the director of network systems and validation for Intel’s Ethernet components. He joined this group as the director of marketing, responsible for strategic, product, and technical marketing. In this role, he worked directly with major customers, including Cisco, Lucent, Nortel, D-Link, and HP. Prior to that, he was in Intel’s PC division. As Director of Marketing for chipsets, he led the development of product plans, design wins, and customer support for Pentium and P6 chipsets, working with all major PC and server suppliers worldwide.
Jag started his career as an R&D engineer with Standard Telecom Labs (STL), then the research arm of ITT in the UK. During his three-year tenure, he developed hardware and software for prototype ISDN switches and LAN-ring architectures over optical fiber. Jag holds a BS in Electronics from the University of Salford in the UK.