Fisher Consulting Services
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Extensive experience in the electronics industry with progressively Responsible positions with major international companies in digital and VLSI Technologies with special emphasis in:
Strategic planning and visioning
Extensive marketing and sales experience in a corporate environment
MCU/Processors ( 8 bit – 32 bit) and their applications
Memories and memory subsystems design/architecture
Microcontroller and Microprocessor applications
Silicon solutions in a system's environment
Mainframe/Mini and personal computers design/architecture
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
President, BND Holdings Corp. $1.2M in Gross revenue concrete coatings residential and commercial.
Corporate management for RF Products with 4 direct and 3 indirect reports. 5 product released and 2 in development.
Responsible for product support, new product definition and coordination for microcontrollers and ASSP products with 4 direct and 25 indirect reports. Multiple product lines developed and supported.
Responsible for all training, component and systems support for Intel products for the SW and coordination of account and market penetration.
Coordinated technical support for the southwest for Fairchild and National
Semiconductor, with emphasis on ASIC, PLD, Memory, and VLSI solutions.
Developed a 16 MHz Driver/Sensor module for real time digital data acquisition. Directed two people in support of development effort.
Member of development team for MC‑30 Super mini. Designed 256 KB OS Kernel ROM memory board for O.S. utilities. Authored functional specifications for processor and memory controller.
team for 8/70 and 8/70M processors. Directed manufacturing support,
test of pilot and prototype systems. Supported
Designed and developed set associative memories, with LRU memory replacement for virtual addressing pointer storage and 8k, 4 level cache memories.
Patents and Awards
Received Outstanding Memory Applications Engineer Award for Fairchild Semiconductor
Received Field Applications Engineer of the year Award for National Semiconductor
Received Factory Applications Engineer of the year Award for Microchip Technology Inc.
Received International Award for Professionalism in the European market for Microchip Technology Inc.
Significant experience in corporate strategic planning, market analysis and trends.
More than 10 years experience in evaluating patentable ideas and assisting in managing Microchip’s patent portfolio. Member of Microchip technology patent council.
Profound people skills with decades of experience in team environments and working in the marketing and sales channels.
Extensive Applications experience with interface, digital, ASIC, ProLog, micro and embedded controllers in the following markets: Automotive, Computers and peripherals, Consumer products, Appliances, Telecom and Military.
experience in all world major markets. Business
the art of doing business in the
world market regions:
Senior member of the IEEE society
Member of IEEE Remote Sensing Society
of the College of Engineering Industrial Counsel at
Team leader for Future City Competitions
Hold an Amateur Radio License, General class
Industry standards committees participation: Access.bus, USB, ZigBee
BND Holding Corp.
DBA Syntec Concrete Coatings
Microchip Technology Inc.
Director RF Products Group
Director of SMAD Applications
SMAD Applications Manager
Memory Applications Manager
Arrow Electronics Inc.
Regional Applications Engineer
Silicon and systems level applications engineering for Intel Corp.
Training, technical guidance and strategic supervision of outside sales staff.
National Semiconductor Corporation
Staff Applications Engineer
Senior Applications Engineer
Systems level engineering, product training and customer support of NSC products.
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
Senior Applications Engineer
staff and customers with technical/design issues for the states of
Top Applications engineer for Clipper processor design-in competition
Nation Award for Applications Engineer/Sales Engineer Team Award
Sr. Development Engineer
Design and development of digital measurement and data acquisition equipment.
Design and Development of Super Mini computer
Senior Systems Specialist
Logic Engineer Processor design.
Units Test Technician
Airborne Radio Repairman, Sergeant, Secret clearance, Outstanding NCO awards, USAF Honorable Discharge
graduated WITH DISTINCTION,
Numerous industrial and technology training seminars specifically with applications of silicon solutions.
Numerous management training seminars and (in-house classes)
Contemporary Liturgical Musician, Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church (33 years), Personal Computing, Amateur Radio, Wild life, Paleontology, the Natural Sciences and Life
Team Leadership Training Performance Appraisals
Worthwhile meetings Peter Lowe Leadership seminars
Lessons in Leadership, Dr. Peter Covey Management Overview
ISO9000 Awareness Managing and Sponsoring in a team environment
Quality Improvement Process Handling Performance Problems
Listening Visioning and Goal setting
Project Management Interviewing Skills
Conflict Resolution QS9000
National Semiconductor Corp.
One Minute Manager Time Power Seminar
DATAC (ARINC 629, Boeing) Classic Design (Linear ASIC)
Unix Training (Solbourne)
Fairchild Semiconductor Corp.
Impact III Presentation skills CMOS Gate Array Design Class
ECL ASIC Design Class
Honeywell Information Systems
Interactive Multics Multics Hardware Specialist
Analytic Troubleshooting (KT) Introduction to PL/1
Aircraft Radio Technician OJT Trainer Supervisor Course
Communication-Electronics Repairman Aircraft Radio Repairman
Aircraft Radio Repairman Course
Published Papers/Articles/Application Notes
Portable by Design Conference 2/1994
Serial EEPROMS Supplement Microcontrollers To Enable Flexible Portable Systems
Embedded Systems Conference 9/1994
The Digital Power Factor Correction in a Pure Inductive Load ACCESS.bus as an Embedded Control Pathway
PCI Conference 3/1995
ACCESS.bus: The Missing Communications Link For Easy, Inexpensive Connectivity Between The Host System and Computer Peripheral Devices.
1999 issue of Appliance magazine, International Technical Appliance Conference
May 8-10, 2000 in
“The Mechatronics Revolution: Enhancing Your Electromechanical Design with Microcontrollers”
PICmicro Primer in Mechatronics.
AN558 Using the 24xx65 and the 24xx32 with Stand-alone PIC16C54 Code, Dick Fisher
and Bruce Negley
AN535 Logic Powered Serial EEPROMS
Domotechnica, Implementation of a distributed processing system in Appliances: Central vs. Decentralized Processing?