VP Product Management and Marketing
Gavin Cato serves as Vice President, Product Management and Marketing for the Switching BU in the Networking Business Group at Marvell. In this position, he leads the strategy, product definition and marketing for the company’s Ethernet switching solutions in the enterprise, data center and carrier markets. He is actively involved as a board member in The Linux Foundation’s DENT project of which Marvell is a founding member. Prior to Marvell, Gavin was Senior Vice President of Development Engineering for Networking at Dell EMC and was instrumental in establishing Dell EMC’s Open Networking and OpenSwitch approach in the transformation to disaggregated networking solutions. Prior to Dell, Gavin was Vice President, Engineering at Extreme Networks. Gavin received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and his MBA from Duke University where he later served on the Industrial Board of Advisors for the Fitzpatrick Photonics Center. He also received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University.