• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

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Doug Burns, VP, Consulting, SiSoft

Doug manages SiSoft's consulting and support services group as well as providing technical leadership to SiSoft’s sales team. In this role, Doug actively interfaces with customers from both the technical and sales perspective, mentors SiSoft’s consulting staff, and defines the customized solutions needed to address our customers’ issues. As a member of SiSoft’s leadership team, he also plays a significant role in the definition and direction of SiSoft’s software products. Doug has over 30 years of experience leading teams engaged in a broad range of technical disciplines. At Honeywell, Doug quickly rose to Chip lead for the MRX product family as well as co-developing a unique gate array technology. At Digital, and Compaq Computer, Doug was a key contributor in developing the system architecture of multiple generations of Digital's GHz ALPHA processor systems and provided consulting expertise across many engineering groups. He was recognized as a “Key Patent” holder by Compaq and has a demonstrated, successful track record of bringing products to market. Doug holds seven patents in computer system design and his expertise spans a wide range of engineering disciplines including: System Architecture, VLSI design, Package Design, Timing Analysis (chip and system level), Signal Integrity, Power Integrity, and Project Management.Doug graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a BSEE degree and received his MSEE degree from Northeastern University.