Cal Berkeley BSEE ‘86
28 years with Linear Technology Corp in Milpitas, CA: FAE, Los Angeles, supporting full product line. IC designer: high performance amplifiers. Started and/or managed remote IC design groups in Singapore, Santa Barbara, and Munich. Managed corporate product definition for six years, reporting directly to the CTA. Acquired by Analog Devices, left after 6 months.
4 years as CTO at Maxim Integrated in San Jose, CA: Managed company-wide technology and IP teams. Shared corporate strategy responsibility. Acquired by Analog Devices (again!), exited after 2 months.
Skills: Analog, Mixed-signal, and Power IC design-to-product. Creating and mentoring IC design teams. Technical customer interaction for new product definition and existing product support. Executive management with a technical focus.
Goals: Identify, advise, and mentor hardware design startups (IC design a particular focus). Perform diligence on startup companies where my expertise adds value.
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