|Texas A&M, B.S., Computer Science & Electrical Engineering||1994|
|Cornell University, M.S., Electrical Engineering||1996|
|Cornell University, PhD, Electrical Engineering||1999|
Dr. Shoemake is a serial entrepreneur. He was employee #4 at Alantro Communications, Inc., which was acquired by Texas Instruments for $300M. Alantro solutions were included in Wi-Fi offerings from Dell, US Robotics, Linksys and Intel’s Centrino technology. Dr. Shoemake is co-inventor of PBCC, the basis for the IEEE 802.11b+ standard.
He chaired the IEEE 802.11g standard, which is the basis for 54 Mbps Wi-Fi. He is the founder of WiQuest Communications, Inc., the leading semiconductor supplier of ultrawideband computer chips for very high-speed wireless connections. WiQuest has raised $57M from Tier 1 Venture Capitalists and is now ramping revenue via design wins at Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo, Belkin and D-Link. Dr. Shoemake holds B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University. Dr. Shoemake is a member of the IEEE and serves on the Advisory Board for the Texas A&M University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.