Network Processor Board – definition: A Network Processor Board is “a motherboard designed specifically for embedded wireless network applications."

Gateworks Hires Electronics Industry Veteran Orlando Gallegos as Director of Business Development

on Friday, 10 August 2012.

Gateworks, the leading supplier of Powerful ARM based Network Processor Board solutions for transmitting and receiving audio, video and data in embedded wireless network system hires Orlando Gallegos as Director of Business Development. Mr. Gallegos is responsible for all aspects of customer development including marketing, key market segments and key customer penetration, online marketing, developing a sales force, new product market introduction and product planning. Mr. Gallegos reports to Ron Eisworth, Vice President Sales and Marketing.

"Mr. Gallegos brings unsurpassed credentials and a great depth of experience to Gateworks and will focus on taking the company into new and exciting growth markets" said Ron Eisworth.

Mr. Gallegos began his career with GTE Lenkurt as a Design Engineer working on Compression/Suppression non-linear amplifiers on the T1 Carrier System. He then moved into sales and marketing positions, Director of Marketing CMOS/LSI at National Semiconductor, Vice President Sales and Marketing for a Division of McDonald Douglas and Vice President Sales and Marketing Samsung Semiconductor. He then cofounded two venture funded Field Programmable Gate Array companies as President and CEO of Crosspoint Solutions and Vice President and COO of GateField which were sold after initial product introduction to the marketplace was completed. Mr. Gallegos then became President of management consultant OASIC Systems. Mr. Gallegos recently joined Gateworks as Director of Business Development.

Mr. Gallegos received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University.

Gateworks has enjoyed significant annual growth in sales since the initial Avila platform release in 2003 and has been recognized by Inc. 500/5000 for the last three years as one of the top fastest growing companies in the United States.

  • 2009 #13 in Computer Products
  • 2010 #79 in Telecommunications
  • 2011 #65 in Telecommunications


About Gateworks Corporation

Gateworks Corporation is a leading provider of network processor boards supporting wireless network infrastructures. Gateworks products cover a broad range of applications. Gateworks provides the hardware to allow OEMs to develop unique and custom solutions to address their customer’s needs. For more information on Gateworks Corporation, its products and services, call (805) 781-2000, or visit the company’s website at