Scott McGregor - Broadcom
Scott McGregor is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Broadcom. In this role, he is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the company, business development and day-to-day operations.
Mr. McGregor, who is also a member of the Board of Directors, joined Broadcom in January 2005 after serving since September 2001 as President and CEO of the Philips Semiconductors division of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics, At Philips, Mr. McGregor oversaw one of the world’s largest semiconductor suppliers, with 34,000 employees in over 50 countries and nearly US$6 billion in sales in 2004. In addition to his CEO role, he was also a member of the Group Management Committee of Royal Philips Electronics. He joined Philips Semiconductors in February 1998 as head of its Emerging Business unit, focusing on fast growing markets for smart cards, RFID, networking, digital media processing and computing, and leading the group to profitability and nearly US$1 billion in sales.
Before joining Philips, from 1990 to 1998 Mr. McGregor served in various senior management positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, at Santa Cruz Operation Inc. (SCO), a provider of network computing solutions. From 1985 to 1990 he served in senior positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now part of HP) where he led the UNIX workstation software group and was one of the architects of the X Window System. Prior to joining Digital Equipment Corporation, he worked at Microsoft, where he was the Director of the Interactive Systems Group and the architect and development team leader of the original version of Microsoft Windows®. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. McGregor spent over six years in various positions at the Xerox Corporation’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), where he was involved in designing software for the first personal computers employing graphical user interfaces.
Mr. McGregor received a B.A. in Psychology and a M.S. in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Stanford University.