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Extensive experience in high performance / high dynamic range analog mixed signal, custom digital, and RF integrated circuit design, layout, and test, from concept to production for commercial, military, and space IC products. Have knowledge of IC process development, characterization, and modeling. Have significant amount of experience in obtaining new military, space, and commercial IC business, as well as obtaining funding for start-up activities. Technical oversight for large IC design teams (20-40 people). Have ability to contribute creatively to the solution of difficult IC technical problems. Have 56 U.S. patents issued, 200-300 international issued patents, with 21 U.S. patents pending. Author or co-author of 15 published conference and journal papers. Also have experience at the discrete analog / RF / mixed signal level for system analysis, link budget analysis, board level circuit design and layout. Experience in system design, architecture, and analysis. Specialties: System Design / Architecture / Analysis / Block Specifications New business development / capture Winning proposals for small and large businesses Product road maps VC funding pursuits technical due diligence for VCs and angel investors IP creation and protection Technical lead for IC design groups and product development AMS / RF / ROIC Design Chip / Circuit / System Architect RF / Analog Mixed Signal SOC BIST / DFT architectures New circuit concepts SDR, RF TxRx, optical TxRx, LDD, TIA S / H, ADC, driver amp, DAC Flash Ladar ROIC SiGe BiCMOS, CMOS, SOI, bipolar, Complementary bipolar, GaAs, InP active secret clearance Experience Independent Integrated Circuit Design and Systems Consultant Lloyd Linder Consulting March 2006 – Present (8 years 6 months) Clients: Aerius Photonics Arete Associates Dynamic Research Corp. FBI FLIR Electro-Optic Components Hittite Microwave HRL InPhi Corporation Key2Mobile Kratos Defense Systems Linearchip Lockheed Martin Menara Networks Micrel Mobilitie MOSIS / ISI Nu-Trek Inc. Raytheon Red Dot Wireless Ridgetop Group Semtech SpaceMicro SYS Technologies Tangea Semiconductor Technoconcepts Teradyne Terocelo Q3Web Wideband Wireless Ubidyne Wistron Director of ASIC Design Menara Networks April 2008 – January 2009 (10 months) Involved with the development of electronic dispersion compensation (EDC) IC and the development of quad transceiver for next-generation 10 Gb/s ASIC with integrated FEC / EFEC in CMOS. Director of Technology / Founder TelASIC Communications February 2002 – March 2006 (4 years 2 months) Technical lead for the development of state-of-the-art ADC and DAC commercial products for the base station market. Raytheon Engineering Fellow Raytheon 1985 – 2002 (17 years) Technical lead for RF / analog / mixed signal IC development. Subject matter expert (SME) in integrated circuits. Company-wide resource for review of IC designs and technical support of new business. Senior Scientist Hughes Aircraft Company 1985 – 1997 (12 years) Technical lead for RF / analog / mixed signal IC development. Subject matter expert (SME) in integrated circuits. Company-wide resource for review of IC designs and technical support of new business
Skills Nanotechnology, Low-power microelectronics, Radio Frequency (RF), Solid State Devices, Semiconductor Packaging, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors, Telecommunications, Consumer Electronics, Energy Industry, Medical Devices, Optoelectronics, Microelectromechanical Systems, Analog Circuit, Electronic design automation (EDA)  

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