Duke Buckner

Head of Strategy and Business Development, Frequency and Time Systems Division
Microchip

Duke is the head of strategy and business development for Microchip’s Frequency and Time Systems business unit. He has more than 30 years of experience in communications and data networking with 20 years being directly related to the timing and synchronization aspect of digital networks. Duke’s career began with the US Air Force and as a telecommunications network analyst for NASA at the emergence of the Internet era, becoming an expert in a variety of networking protocols and design. He has held strategic and managerial roles in various capacities including field sales engineering, global account management, and most recently the head of US sales. In his current role, Duke is responsible for the CTO office along with strategic guidance of product and development efforts to meet the needs of the evolving communications infrastructure.