Solarflare Promotes Engineering VP

Irvine-based Solarflare said late Friday that it has named a new, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Danny Shamlou. According to the firm, Shamlou will be responsible for all of the firm's engineering functions. Shamlou was most recently the firm's VP of VLSI Design, and has also served at Starport Systems, Mindspeed and Conexant. Solarflare is a venture-backed developer of 10 Gigabit Ethernet and controller chips. The firm has received funding from Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital, Intel Capital, and Miramar Venture Partners.