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Rick EadsPrincipal PCI Express Program ManagerKeysight

Rick is a principal program manager at Keysight Technologies with expertise in technical/industrial marketing of test and measurement tools and electronic design automation software to leaders in the computer, semi-conductor, wired and wireless communications, storage and aerospace industries worldwide. Rick's specialty is precision product definition and synthesis of breakthrough solutions that address new and emerging needs for both software and hardware products. He provides technical leadership in driving standards within industry organizations for PCI Express, CCIX, GenZ, OCP, NVM Express, CEI 4.0, IEEE 802.3, ExpressCard, DDR, HyperTransport, SATA, and InfiniBand. He has worked in marketing test and measurement products covering oscilloscopes and associated compliance software tools, vector network analyzers, bit error ratio testers (BERTs), logic analyzers, microprocessor emulation solutions, ASIC emulation tools, and EDA tools. Rick earned a MBA from the University of Colorado and holds a BSEE from Brigham Young University with an emphasis on digital design and computer architecture. Rick served on the Board of Directors for the PCI-SIG from 2007-2015 serving as secretary to the PCISIG in 2013 and 2014 and was re-elected to the PCISIG BoD in 2018. Rick actively contributes to the development of the PCIe 4.0 and 5.0 BASE, CEM, and Test specifications and has led electrical Gold Suite testing at PCI-SIG sponsored workshops worldwide since 2004.