David Chalupsky Bio

Intel – Secretary and Board Member

David Chalupsky is a principal engineer and product architect for Intel’s Network Division. With Intel since 1988, Dave has held a variety of hardware development and engineering management roles which began with single board industrial computer design. In 1992, he developed his first 10BASE-T repeater product and has been in the Ethernet business ever since, holding roles in board development, ASIC design, applications, and validation. During his tenure at Intel he has been on the leading edge of Ethernet transitions, from 10Mbit to 100Gbit Ethernet products.

Dave made key contributions to bringing Wake on LAN management functionality to 100Mbit Ethernet NICs, bringing 1000BASE-T connectivity to the PC motherboard, and higher speed networking to the server. An active contributor to the advancement of the Ethernet ecosystem, Dave has chaired several BASE-T-related standards development projects in IEEE 802.3, and leads the Higher Speed Networking and BASE-T subcommittees of the Ethernet Alliance. Dave holds a BS in Computer Engineering from California State University, Chico, a Masters in EE/CE from Portland State University, and eight U.S. patents.