Paolo Miliozzi, Ph.D.

Paolo Miliozzi graduated summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bologna and obtained a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications from the University of Padua.  During his doctorate work, he won a scholarship to the University of California at Berkeley where he was a researcher for two years in the areas of integrated circuit design and design automation under the supervision of Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. During this period, he co-authored a book and several papers presented at international conferences and published on IEEE journals.

 In 1996, right after receiving his doctoral degree, he started his career in semiconductor design at Rockwell Design Systems and then Skyworks. In November 2009, Dr. Miliozzi joined MaxLinear, a leader in communication devices. The company’s innovative solutions help shape the future of networking and communications technology.  They drive 4G and 5G infrastructure; enable data center, metro and long-haul optical interconnects; bring 10Gbit to the home; power the IoT revolution; and enable robust and reliable communication for industrial and enterprise applications. At MaxLinear, he is now Vice President of System-On-Chip Design and Technology. In this role, he manages a multinational R&D team across North America, Europe, India, and Singapore and he is responsible for defining the company’s technology roadmap and in charge of the physical implementation of all of its devices.

Dr. Miliozzi has been actively contributing to the local Italian community since 2004, when he founded together with his wife, on a volunteer basis, an Italian Language school for kids in Orange County as part of Fondazione Italia. He has been serving as President of Fondazione Italia since 2006. In 2007 he received the prestigious Heritage Award from the Orange County American-Italian Renaissance Foundation (OCAIRF) for his efforts to promote the Italian language and culture throughout Southern California. He has also served as President of OCICA, an Orange County-based non-profit Italian cultural association dedicated to promoting Italian culture to the local community from 2008 to 2012. He also served on the Board of the Italian American Chamber of Commerce West from 2009 to 2015. In 2013, he was recognized by the Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California for Outstanding Generosity and Dedication to the Italo-American Community.