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David was one of the founding members of Synfora, Inc., where he works as a hardware development engineer. Prior to working at Synfora, David was an Engineer/Scientist at Hewlett-Packard, working on emerging embedded computing technologies to enable the next generation of smart devices from HP and other device manufacturers.
At Hewlett-Packard, David led VLSI design projects for HP's Enterprise Server Group in both Project Manager and Technical Leadership roles and did hardware development on VLSI chipsets and processors for 7 generations of PA-RISC workstations and servers, including floating-point coprocessors, PA-RISC microprocessors, multiprocessor systems interface ASICs and second-level cache controllers, as well as IO controllers.
Prior to working at Hewlett-Packard, David was an IC designer at Bell Laboratories, working on ASICs for telecommunications switching systems and Unix computer systems.
David holds 2 patents relating to custom IC physical design and has 1 patent pending related to highly reliable computer systems. He was also the HP representative on the VSIA - Functional Verification Development Working Group.
David received his MSEE degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and holds a Bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University.