Derek Rohde is a Principal Engineer at NVIDIA where he works on CXL and PCIe architecture. He has over 25 years of experience working on various I/O and networking technologies. His past standards experience includes serving as vice-chairman of the TDL workgroup in the CCIX Consortium and participating in the IEEE 802.1 Data Center Bridging Task Group. Prior to NVIDIA, he was I/O Architect for Qualcomm’s Centriq ARM-based server CPU products and an architect and design engineer at QLogic. Derek holds a BS in Computer Science from Tulane University and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.