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Martin Izzard

Barefoot Networks
Palo Alto
Martin is CEO and co-founder of Barefoot Networks, a Venture Funded Silicon Valley startup.

Martin grew up in Durban, South Africa and holds BS and MS degrees from Natal University in South Africa, and a PhD from Cambridge University, England (Trinity College). He joined Texas Instruments in 1991 where he held a variety of technical and general management roles in both the digital and analog divisions. He was instrumental in building the TI custom ASIC business in the networking space into a profitable $500M run rate. Before leaving in 2013, he was a Vice President and responsible for the R&D labs chartered with creating opportunities for TI in new markets.

Martin is an alumnus of the Stanford Business School Executive Program (SEP).