Chi To

Chi To

Chi To

Director of Systems Engineering

Chi To has over 30 years of experience in designing complex, high performance, fault tolerance, low power, low cost systems from conceptual planning to full mass production.

At Tidal Systems/Micron (Tidal Systems was acquired by Micron in 2015), Chi was a Principal Designer for its FPGA emulation system and reference designs with NVME flash controllers to support volume production. At Skyera, Chi was a Principal Designer for flash array storage systems.  At Sandforce, Chi was a Lead Board Design for its FPGA Emulation system and reference designs for SATA flash controllers.

At Luminous Networks and Adtran, Chi was a Principal Designer for switches, routers, and edge access devices for IEEE802.17 RPR, Ethernet, and OTN network protocols. Chi also spent his early career as a test and system designer for commercial and military aircraft flight avionics, ground station receivers, radar and ultrasound medical systems at Boeing, Honeywell, Siemens Medical Ultrasound division, and Lockheed Martin Space division.

Chi holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.