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San Ramon, CA
March 17, 2018

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David Dick – Live in San Ramon, California

Mobile 925-***-****

Looking for a challenging position in Engineering Development/Support, Program Management, Business Development, Marketing where I can bring my talents and make a significant contribution in expanding/guiding the organization with positive interaction with engineering teams and clients.


Technologist, Solution Architect, Problem Solver, Business Development, Program Manager, Team Leader.

-Based in the Bay Area with Global Experience in WW Customer Relations.

-Managed Cross-Functional Teams creating on time New Product Introductions.

-Program Management and Engineering expertise that enabled company growth from small team of 6 to 30+ with Multi-Million Dollar revenues.

-Led Development teams creating solutions for Fortune 500 Clients in both Systems and Semiconductor Industries.

-Staffed and managed several Global Development Teams.

-Managed $20 million annual budget funding external Technology Start-ups.

-WW travel for Technology Coordination, Product Marketing, Business Development.

Details – Brief Highlights:

Robson Technologies, Inc.

Applications Director

2004 thru January 2018

Test Fixture Development for the Systems and Semiconductor Industries

-Provided the Solution Architectures and Account/Program Management enabling company growth from small team of 6 to 30+ with Multi-Million Dollar revenues.

-Developed solutions for Major Clients in the Aerospace, Medical, Electric Automotive, Optical Transceivers, Pressure Sensing, and other key industries.

-Solutions supported Failure Analysis, high volume Production/Manufacturing Test, as well as Prototype Lab Evaluation.

-Developed solution architecture with clients, Program Manager for cross functional teams to finalize and manufacture these designs thru Customer Acceptance and eventual support at Customer Sites and external Contract Manufacturers.

-Strived to meet customer expectations for deliveries and quality of solution.

Fujitsu Microelectronics, Inc.

Director of Advanced Technologies

1998 thru 2003

Advanced Design Methodology Development for WW Teams

-Staffed and managed Global Team of 40+ to define, develop, roll out and support a next generation Design System for advanced ASIC development for use by WW Design Centers.

-Supported Cross Functional Teams - 10+ Remote Design Centers in 5 countries with 150 engineers and the Kawasaki Central CAD team with 30+ engineers.

-Team developed multi user, concurrent, Internet based design methodology, patented.

-Managed ‘Discretionary’ $20 million annual budget to support external start-ups creating new features required for targeted design flow. Several of these purchased by EDA Companies.

-Managed collaborative, cross-functional vendor teams building relationships with Cadence, Mentor and Synopsis.

-WW travel as Program Manager for technology coordination as well as Marketing new product capabilities to new clients.

VLSI Technology

Director, Central Technology Center

1989 thru 1998

Grew company through technology innovation and marketing

-Led cross functional technology team of 20+ engineers to support 23 WW remote Design Centers

-Responsible for NPI, Library Design, Characterization, Support and Distribution.

-Managed SJ based computer resources to support WW teams in final phases of complex ASIC design, both Full Custom and Array based.

-Team included Product Test and FA to analyze first silicon fails to identify process vs design issues.

-Directed/participated in Technical Marketing and Sales as well as Design Support to WW clients.

-Enabled VLSI to grow to first $100 million, then to $500 Million in less than five years.

Further background includes American Microsystems (AMI), Applied Microsystems (AMCC) Co-founder, Digital Communications Inc. and Kimball Electronics.

Hands on ASIC Design Engineer. Design background included Mainframe Computers, Appliance Controllers (developed the first Touch Sensor application), Automotive Engine Controllers, Anti-Skid Braking and more. Expanded Program Management while leading the Joint Development Team with Robert Bosch based in US. Became ‘European Technical Coordinator’ and grew European ASIC Design Expertise based upon US Semiconductor resources.


Graduate in Electronics Engineering, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Minor in Solid State Physics

Taught ASIC Design classes at Cogswell College

Technical and personal references available by request


David Dick

793-7 Lakemont Place

San Ramon, California 94583

925-***-**** Mobile

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