|Years: 2008 to Present
||Responsibilities: Consultant in the areas of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design, intellectual property, business development, low-cost region outsourcing and design engineering management.
|Years: 2004 to 2008
||Title: Engineering Manager
||Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the design and development of test and product ICs for use in future test instruments. Managed global 40+ person organization including analog/mixed-signal design, package design and signal integrity, test and characterization.
|Years: 2003 to 2004
||Employer: Maxim Semiconductor
||Title: Business Manager
||Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the operational amplifier and comparator product line with annual revenue of $70M. Duties included new product business plans and definitions, customer relations, and product pricing and delivery.
|Years: 1997 to 2003
||Employer: Cadence Design
||Title: Engineering Group Director
Responsible for overall IP product development. The IP product development organization was the industry leading supplier of networking-related IP as measured by Gartner Dataquest. Total IP revenue was in excess of $12M. IP developed in areas of PCI Express, OIF and encryption standards. The organization was run as a profit/loss center.
Total responsibility for the Cary, North Carolina Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Center. As Director built Cadence’s analog/mixed-signal integrated circuit design center in Cary, North Carolina. Center built from the ground up yielding a fully functioning organization. Center included 35 design engineers, mask designers, program management and HR. Accomplished in less than two years.
Center provided analog/mixed-signal integrated circuit design services yielding complete integrated circuits for its customers. Designs were typically built in CMOS technology down to 0.13um. Application areas included communication transceivers and smart-power applications.
An extensive international customer base was developed in support of center and other centers within the organization. Customers included 10 top 25 integrated circuit companies by revenue, three of top four programmable device companies by revenue, and top three Japanese semiconductor companies.
|Years: 1996 to 1997
||Employer: Semiconductor Research Corporation
||Responsibilities: As both the Director for Design Sciences and the Director of Factory Sciences organizations the total research budget managed exceeded $6M. Research in integrated circuit design and manufacturing were directed for SRC’s member companies. This required driving consensus decisions among representatives of the SRC member companies. Further responsibilities included technology roadmap development, investment planning, program management, customer management and Sematech Technical Advisory Board member membership.
|Years: 1986 to 1996
||Employer: North Carolina State University
||Title: Associate Professor w/Tenure
||Responsibilities: As a researcher and educator was internationally recognized for work in the areas of integrated circuit design, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. Over 100 papers, conference presentations, panel discussions and invited presentations. Research funding obtained from Sematech, SRC, NSF, Analog Devices, Harris and other individual company and government sources.