Ali Sherkat

VP of Information Systems, Facilities and HR

Ali Sherkat

Ali is VP of Information Technology and Facilities at FXPAL. His interests and day to day activities revolve around supporting a heterogeneous information technology environment, addressing FXPAL’s research IT requirements by implementing state-of-the-art infrastructure yet maintaining stable operations, and managing building facilities.

Prior to joining FXPAL, Ali worked at Xerox Corporation where he was responsible for porting and supporting Xerox’s desktop publishing software on various non-proprietary platforms, and at SiSilk networks (a semiconductor startup in the Silicon Valley) where he built the company’s information technology infrastructure and facilities from the ground up.

Ali holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Ali’s interests outside of work include spending time with family and friends, walking/hiking, tennis, golf, and soccer.