Lightmatter Adds Marvell President and Cavium Founder, Raghib Hussain to Board of Directors

Innovator and technology leader brings experience leading global growth of disruptive technologies

BOSTON--()--Lightmatter, the leader in photonic computing, today announced it has appointed Raghib Hussain, President of Products and Technologies at Marvell, to its board of directors. Raghib joins the Lightmatter board with over 20 years of experience driving innovative commercial strategy in communications, security, networking, computing and semiconductor technologies.

“Raghib’s experience leading sustainable, global commercial strategy for disruptive technologies will be an incredible asset to Lightmatter, and we’re excited to welcome him to our board of directors,“ said Nick Harris, co-founder and CEO of Lightmatter. “His passion for problem-solving is perfectly aligned with our mission to enable the next wave of AI innovation.”

As President of Products and Technologies at Marvell, Raghib oversees the company’s businesses and technologies and is responsible for defining overall strategy, aligning roadmaps, monitoring and prioritizing product development, leading innovation and driving growth. Raghib also has oversight of the Office of the CTO – the driving force behind Marvell’s long-term technology vision and strategy transformation efforts. Raghib earned a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from NED University in Karachi, Pakistan, and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University. He holds more than 40 patents in the fields of networking and security.

“Lightmatter is an innovator of energy-efficient AI compute using silicon photonics,” said Raghib Hussain, board member, Lightmatter. “I’m honored to join the board and be a part of Lightmatter’s journey towards wide scale adoption of this new paradigm in photonic compute solutions.”

About Lightmatter

Lightmatter is leading the evolution of computing to reduce its impact on our planet, while also enabling the next giant leaps in human progress. By unifying the unique properties of light as an ideal carrier of information, with the interoperability of electronics, Lightmatter creates photonic processors and interconnect that are faster, more efficient, and cooler than anything else on earth.


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Lightmatter appoints Raghib Hussain, President of Products and Technologies at Marvell, to its board of directors


Adolph Hunter