is a Principal Electronics Engineer working on developing high speed electrical interfaces for the Test & Measurement and communication industries. He has over 25 years of experience developing integrated circuits and many of the projects he has been a part of has brought in 10-100 millions of dollars in revenue. Mikael has worked for many of the leading analog chip companies like Semtech Corporation, Maxim Integrated, and Tektronix Inc. He is presently employed by IPG Photonics where he is the lead Analog Design Engineer. His special interest is in high speed active and passive design with a bandwidth of several tens of GigaHertz.