Nambi Seshadri has been responsible for many of the wireless strategic initiatives at Broadcom Corporation including entry of Broadcom into cellular. Prior to joining Broadcom Corporation, he was with AT&T Labs and Bell Labs where he and his colleagues made a number of pioneering contributions to cellular including error control coding, link layer protocols, and invention of space-time coding, all of which have been rapidly adopted in cellular and 802.11 as a means of providing increased robustness and higher data throughput.
His publication on space-time codes was chosen by IEEE Communications Society as one of the 50 most influential papers published in the past 50 years as of 2003. He was also a co-recipient of the 1999 IEEE Information Theory Society Best Paper Award.
He was elected as a Fellow of the IEEE in 2000 and as a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2012.
Nambi Seshadri received a B.E. from NITT in Tiruchirapalli, India in 1982 and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Rensselaer in 1984 and 1986 respectively.