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

DesignCon 2018 Schedule Builder

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Rick Eads, Engineer, Keysight Technologies

Rick is a principal program manager at Keysight Technologies with expertise in managing the development 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 works on 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, NVM Express, OIF-CEI, IEEE 802.3, , DDR, SATA, and InfiniBand. He has driven the development of test and measurement products covering oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, microprocessor emulation solutions, ASIC emulation tools, and EDA tools. Rick has also been an elected member of the Board of Directors for the PCI-SIG from 2007-2014 serving as secretary to the PCISIG in 2013 and 2014. Rick is an active contributor contributes to the development of the PCIe 4.0 BASE, CEM, and Test specifications. Rick holds a BSEE from Brigham Young University with an emphasis on digital design and computer architecture and he also earned a MBA from the University of Colorado.